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Instant Hyper-V Server Virtualization Starter

Vicente Rodriguez Eguibar

An intuitive guide to learning Virtualization with Hyper-V
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782179979
Paperback58 pages

About This Book

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Step-by-step, practical guide to understanding and implementing virtualization for an enterprise environment
  • Learn how to create a virtual machine in three steps
  • Learn about capacity planning, virtual network management, integrating your virtual host, and more

Who This Book Is For

"Instant Hyper-V Server Virtualization Starter" is especially designed for system administrators and advanced PC enthusiasts who want to venture into the world of virtualization. Knowledge of server operative systems, LAN, and networking is assumed. Having a good background of server administration such as networking services is desirable but not required.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Hyper-V Server Virtualization Starter
So, what is Microsoft © Hyper-V server 2008 R2?
Requirements and Installation
Quick start – creating a virtual machine in 3 steps
Top features you need to know about
People and places you should get to know

What You Will Learn

  • Learn the basics of virtualization and the fundamentals of Hyper-V
  • Install a Hyper-V role on your Windows server
  • Create your first virtual machine in three steps
  • Make a capacity planning exercise for virtualization
  • Integrate the virtual network into your physical one
  • Make your virtual machine robust against anticipating failures

In Detail

Doing more with less and making the most of what we have is the aim of virtualization.

Although resources such as OS and printers are still shared, under the time-sharing model, in a virtualized environment individual virtual servers are isolated from each other, giving an illusion of multiple fully functional systems. Hyper-V server 2008 R2 provides software infrastructure and basic management tools that you can use to create and manage a virtualized server computing environment.

"Instant Hyper-V Server Virtualization Starter" will teach you the basics of virtualization, and get you started with building your first virtual machine. This book also contains tips and tricks for using Microsoft Hyper-V server 2008 R2.

This book is a crash course on getting your virtualization infrastructure working, creating a virtual machine, and making it more robust by anticipating failures. You will also learn how to create a virtual network so that your virtual machines can communicate among themselves and the rest of the world. You will even learn to how to calculate the costs involved in your Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization solution.


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