Getting Started with Nano Server

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  • Understand Nano Server
  • Deploy Nano Server
  • Deploy Hyper-V Clusters on Nano Server
  • Deploy Nano Server with SCVMM
  • Manage Nano Server using PowerShell and Remote Server Management Tools
  • Manage Nano Server with third-party tools
  • Run Server Containers and Hyper-V Containers on Nano Server
  • Troubleshoot Nano Server
  • Validate developed applications that run on Nano Server

Nano Server allows developers and operations teams to work closely together and use containers that package applications so that the entire platform works as one. The aim of Nano Server is to help applications run the way they are intended to. It can be used to run and deploy infrastructures (acting as a compute host, storage host, container, or VM guest operating system) without consuming significant resources. Although Nano Server isn't intended to replace Server 2016 or 2012 R2, it will be an attractive choice for developers and IT teams.

Want to improve your ability to deploy a new VM and install and deploy container apps within minutes? You have come to the right place! The objective of this book is to get you started with Nano Server successfully. The journey is quite exciting, since we are introducing you to a cutting-edge technology that will revolutionize today's datacenters.

We'll cover everything from the basic to advanced topics. You'll discover a lot of added value from using Nano Server, such as hundreds of VM types on a single host through a small footprint, which could be a big plus for you and your company. After reading this book, you will have the necessary skills to start your journey effectively using Nano Server.

  • The days of the local server are numbered, and this book will make you an ace by giving you the skills needed to administer Nano Server and survive in the brave new server world
  • Learn to quickly automate multiple VMs and support Hyper-V clusters, all through small footprints from a single host
  • Apply up-to-date, real-world examples presented in this book and improve the scalability and efficiency of large-scale VM deployments
Page Count 406
Course Length 12 hours 10 minutes
ISBN 9781782175223
Date Of Publication 29 Jun 2017


Charbel Nemnom

Charbel Nemnom is a Cloud Solutions Architect for itnetX (Switzerland) AG and a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for cloud and datacenter management. He has over 17 years of professional experience in IT. He works predominantly with the most recent versions of Windows Server, System Center, Microsoft Azure, and Azure Stack.

Charbel has previously contributed to several books, all of which were published by Packt. He is Microsoft-, Cisco-, and PMI- certified and holds the following credentials: MCP, MCSA, MCTS, MCITP, MCS, MCSE, CCNP, ITIL®, and PMP®. You can follow him on Twitter at @CharbelNemnom.