Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V: Deploying Hyper-V Enterprise Server Virtualization Platform

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  • Plan, design, and implement Hyper-V
  • Set up Hyper-V Replication
  • Understand Hyper-V Extensible virtual network switch
  • Get insight about Hyper-V virtual machine storage
  • Understand System Center Virtual Machine Manager for Hyper-V and private cloud fabric management
  • Master building Hyper-V high availability and understand virtual machine mobility
  • Learn Hyper-V backup and recovery methodologies for the Windows server backup feature and System Center Data Protection Manager
  • Consider Hyper-V security hardening best practices

Over a short span of time, server virtualization has been one of the most rapidly adopted technologies in IT business. Microsoft Hyper-V is a hardware-assisted hypervisor product, available as a server role in the Windows Server operating system. Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V provides cutting-edge server virtualization features for a scalable, flexible, and highly available virtual machine infrastructure.

"Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V: Deploying Hyper-V Enterprise Server Virtualization Platform" is a comprehensive guide, which starts itself from basic virtualization and server consolidation concepts, and then goes deeper for discussing advanced topics, such as a Hyper-V scalability, failover, and virtual machine migration. This book is an ideal choice for those who are stepping into Hyper-V world, and also for those who are experts in Hyper-V and want to advance their skills with the new Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V.

This book contains topics starting from introducing Hyper-V as a hypervisor, and then moves ahead with covering advanced topics, related to Hyper-V configuration and virtual machine management.

The book starts with getting to know Hyper-V, and then we discuss planning, designing, and the implementation of Hyper-V. It then goes with advanced topics such as Hyper-V Replica, Hyper-V Networking and Storage, Hyper-V High Availability, and so on.

"Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V: Deploying Hyper-V Enterprise Server Virtualization Platform" is an expert guide for discussing Hyper-V configuration and management topics.

  • A complete step-by-step Hyper-V deployment guide, covering all Hyper-V features for configuration and management best practices
  • Understand multi-tenancy, flexible architecture, scalability, and high availability features of new Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
  • Learn Hyper-V Replica, Hyper-V Extensible Virtual Switch, Virtual Machine Migration, Hyper-V Storage, Hyper-V Failover Clustering, and also System Center VMM and DPM for management, backup, and recovery
Page Count 410
Course Length 12 hours 18 minutes
ISBN 9781849688345
Date Of Publication 25 Mar 2013


Zahir Hussain Shah

Zahir Hussain Shah, a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, has worked with businesses from small to medium sized organizations to gigantic multi-national companies, providing IT consultancy and solution delivery. He has been in the IT industry for over 7 years now. Currently he is working with UAE’s prestigious oil and gas sector for providing solution designing and delivery for Microsoft Hyper-V, Clustering, Active Directory, Exchange Server, Lync Server, and System Center. He has also been honored with the industry’s most prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award in the year of 2011/2012, for his excellent contribution to the Microsoft Server Systems Technical Communities. Apart from the daily office life, Zahir is an author, public speaker, and a blogger, who owns a successful blog ( focusing on Microsoft Private Cloud, Messaging, Unified Communications, and Systems Infrastructure solutions. He is also certified for CISSP, MCSE, MCITP, MCTS, and CCNA certifications.