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Migrate to a dynamic, on-demand data delivery platformIf you're looking to hit the ground running with any virtualization project, large or small, this book is going to give you the start you need, and along the way will offer you some cautionary tales that will even take some seasoned virtualization veterans by surprise. --From the foreword by Chris Wolf, Senior Analyst, Burton Group

Transform your IT infrastructure into a leaner, greener datacenter with expert guidance from a pair of industry professionals. Through clear explanations, examples, and a five-step deployment plan, Virtualization: A Beginner's Guide shows you how to maximize the latest technologies from Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware. Consolidate your servers, set up virtual machines and applications, and manage virtual desktop environments. You'll also learn how to implement reliable security, monitoring, and backup procedures.Select a virtualization platform and develop rollout plansPerform pre-deployment network and workstation tests Configure virtual machines, storage devices, and workloadsSet up and secure a fully virtualized and highly available server environmentManage a centralized, on-demand application delivery frameworkHandle volatile and persistent desktop virtualizationUse hypervisors to facilitate workload deliveryImplement failsafe system backup and recovery strategies

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Danielle Ruest (senior enterprise architect and consultant) and Nelson Ruest (senior enterprise infrastructure architect) demonstrate how to take advantage of and maximize the most current technologies from Citrix, Microsoft when planning and implementing virtual computing environments. The guide includes a thorough explanation of how to use a five-step process to make the move to virtualization, build a virtualization infrastructure, build a business continuity strategy, update management structure, and secure and protect the infrastructure. The book combines clear writing with thorough and methodical explanations. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Get your transition to virtualization off the ground

Here is the only hands-on beginner's guide to teach IT professionals how to incorporate virtualization into a corporate environment. The book helps you evaluate and compare the major vendors' technologies--including Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware--and make the right choice for your needs. Featuring detailed explanations, best practices, and real-world examples, Virtualization: A Beginner's Guide helps organizations of all sizes move forward with more dynamic datacenter approaches.

This book provides a five-step process to help you manage the move to virtualization effectively. You will get strategies for building your virtualization infrastructure and converting physical machines to virtual implementations.

Table of Contents

Virtualization: A Beginners Guide

Part 1: Architect Virtualization

Chapter 1: The Move to Virtualization

Chapter 2: Begin the Five-Step Process

Chapter 3: Complete the Five-Step Process

Part 2: Build your Virtualization Infrastructure

Chapter 4: Perform a Comprehensive Analysis

Chapter 5: Prepare the Physical Infrastructure

Chapter 6: Begin with the Testing Environment

Chapter 7: Work with Server Virtualization and Virtual Workloads

Chapter 8: Provision Virtual Machines

Chapter 9: Work with Desktop Virtualization

Chapter 10: Work with Application VirtualizationandVirtual Applications

Chapter 11: Build the Perfect Desktop

Part 3: Consolidate the Benefits

Chapter 12: Secure your Virtual Infrastructure

Chapter 13: Protect your Virtual Infrastructure

Chapter 14: Prepare for Business Continuity

Chapter 15: CreateandManage the Dynamic Datacenter Afterword

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071614016
Author:
Ruest, Danielle
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Author:
Ruest, Nelson
Author:
Ruest Nelson
Subject:
Virtual Reality
Subject:
Networking - General
Subject:
virtualization, ESX core architecture technologies, ESX: VI 3i, enterprise, storage infrastructure, data center, VirtualCenter, infrastructure, VCB, ESX, Capacity Planning, network storage, network architecture, VI3, VirtualCenter, Virtual Machine, Virtua
Subject:
virtualization, ESX core architecture technologies, ESX: VI 3i, enterprise, storage infrastructure, data center, VirtualCenter, infrastructure, VCB, ESX, Capacity Planning, network storage, network architecture, VI3, VirtualCenter, Virtual Machine, Virtua
Subject:
virtualization, ESX core architecture technologies, ESX: VI 3i, enterprise, storage infrastructure, data center, VirtualCenter, infrastructure, VCB, ESX, Capacity Planning, network storage, network architecture, VI3, VirtualCenter, Virtual Machine, Virtua
Subject:
Virtual World
Subject:
Hardware - Network Hardware
Subject:
Virtual computer systems
Subject:
Multimedia-Virtual Reality
Copyright:
Series:
Network Professional's Library
Publication Date:
March 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
442
Dimensions:
9.02x7.30x.93 in. 1.64 lbs.

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Reference » Science Reference » General

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Get your transition to virtualization off the ground

Here is the only hands-on beginner's guide to teach IT professionals how to incorporate virtualization into a corporate environment. The book helps you evaluate and compare the major vendors' technologies--including Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware--and make the right choice for your needs. Featuring detailed explanations, best practices, and real-world examples, Virtualization: A Beginner's Guide helps organizations of all sizes move forward with more dynamic datacenter approaches.

This book provides a five-step process to help you manage the move to virtualization effectively. You will get strategies for building your virtualization infrastructure and converting physical machines to virtual implementations.

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