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A Step-by-Step Guide to Deploying and Managing Hyper-V
The newest versions of Hyper-V in Windows Server® 2008 R2 and SP1 include technical advances that make this popular virtualization platform more competitive than ever. And now, thanks to this unique and practical book, you'll find the step-by-step instruction you need to deploy and manage Hyper-V and get the most out of the technology. Learn how to design a Hyper-V deployment, build a Hyper-V host environment, and create a management system with Microsoft System Center.
Understanding the architecture of Hyper-V
Examining the many different kinds of virtualization
Sizing up your hardware and designing a Hyper-V deployment
Managing security, business continuity, and domain controllers with the right tools
Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, Operations Manager 2007 R2, and Data Protection Manager 2010
Going beyond the basics into advanced virtualization scenarios and techniques
Design, Manage, and Troubleshoot Hyper-V
Use Virtualization to Increase Productivity and Cut Costs
Optimize the Benefits of a Microkernalized Hypervisor
Stay Current in the Hot Virtualization Market
Reinforce Your Skills with Real-World Examples
This practical book shows you how to deploy Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V comprehensively. Through step-by-step instruction backed by real world examples, you will learn hands-on how to size up and design a Hyper-V deployment, build a Hyper-V host environment, design a management system with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, and incorporate System Center Operations Manager 2008 R2, System Center Data Protection Manager 2010, and System Center Essentials 2010. This book also covers security, Business Continuity, and an array of VM roles, including domain controllers, Exchange Server, SQL Server, and System Center. This in-depth guide is the ultimate resource for system administrators, engineers, and architects and IT consultants deploying Hyper-V.
The only book to take an in-depth look at deploying Hyper-V
Now in its second generation, the popular Hyper-V boasts technical advances that create even more dynamic systems than ever before. This unique resource serves an authoritative guide to deploying Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V comprehensively. Step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to design a Hyper-V deployment, build a Hyper-V host environment, and design a management system with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2.
- Features real-world examples that show you how to design a Hyper-V deployment, build a Hyper-V host environment, and design a management system
- Walks you through incorporating System Center Operations Manager 2008 R2, System Center Data Protection Manager 2010, and System Center Essentials 2010
- Offers authoritative coverage of Hyper-V security, business continuity, and an array of VM roles, including domain controllers, Exchange Server, SQL Server, and System Center
This in-depth guide is the ultimate resource for system administrators, engineers, and architects, and IT consultants deploying Hyper-V.
About the Author
Aidan Finn, MCSE, MVP in Virtual Machine: Systems Administration, is currently an IT infrastructure consultant in Ireland. He works with Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center as part of an advanced server deployment and management infrastructure. He is one of the selected members of the Microsoft Springboard Series Technical Expert Panel (STEP) Program and a member of the Microsoft System Center Influencer Program. He also leads the Windows User Group in Ireland. Patrick Lownds, MCSE, MCTS, and MVP in Virtual Machine, has been working in the IT industry since 1988. In recent years, he has worked with Citrix XenServer, VMware ESX, Microsoft Hyper-V, and a number of Microsoft System Center products. Patrick is the co-founder and co-contributor of the Microsoft Virtualization User Group in the United Kingdom and is a member of the Microsoft System Center Influencer Program.
Table of Contents
Part I: Overview.
Chapter 1: Proposing Virtualization.
Chapter 2: The Architecture of Hyper-V.
Part II: Planning.
Chapter 3: The Project Plan.
Chapter 4: Assessing the Existing Infrastructure.
Chapter 5: Planning the Hardware Deployment.
Part III: Deploying Core Virtualization Technologies.
Chapter 6: Deploying Hyper-V.
Chapter 7: Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2.
Chapter 8: Virtualization Scenarios.
Part IV: Advanced Management.
Chapter 9: Operations Manager 2007 R2.
Chapter 10: Data Protection Manager 2010.
Chapter 11: System Center Essentials 2010.
Part V: Additional Operations.
Chapter 12: Security.
Chapter 13: Business Continuity.