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Get up to speed and down to business with Hyper-V
Leveraging server virtualization has never been easier. Not only does Hyper-V come in the box withMicrosoft Windows Server 2008, now you can get up and running in no time with expert guidance from three team members at Microsoft who worked with the product.
This insiders guide takes you through Hyper-V essentials. You'll test new systems and new software. You'll discover how to use virtualization for disaster recovery and quick migrations. And you'll learn to manage virtual machines with System Center tools. The book provides pages of explanations and tipsand encourages you to work hands-on on your own virtual system, as you learn.
Migrate from hardware to virtual machines and set up backup/recovery systems
Learn scripting, command lines, and how to automate common tasks
Manage enterprise virtualization environments with Microsoft® System Center
Use Hyper-V to keep mission-critical infrastructures up and running
Explore each System Center product individually: Operations Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, and Data Protection Manager
John Kelbley, Senior Technical Product Manager at Microsoft, is involved in high-performance computing and virtualization. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and a TechNet Magazine contributor. Mike Sterling is a program manager in the Windows Server and Solutions Division at Microsoft, where he focuses on Hyper-V functionality in Windows Server 2008. Mike promotes Hyper-V through his blog and speaking engagements. Allen Stewart is a principal program manager at Microsoft, focusing on Microsoft virtualization technologies. He also leads the Microsoft Virtualization Customer Advisory Council, which has a core set of customers who help drive next-generation virtualization scenarios.
The mix of practical tips and technical detail is just right.
To be sure, the book does cover the fact that it can be done, and even has a great discussion of setting Hyper-V roles and permissions using Authorization Manager.
It is a fast read and the technical level is perfect for those with an IT background.
Easy to read and well referenced. My wife has me read it to her right before bed and it gets her in the mood for some fun. Read morePublished on April 11, 2011 by John Kelly
Delivered ontime in good quality.
Gives ideas on security features, need for security with in a virtual environment gives ideas on what you need permissions on virtual hard drives.Published on October 21, 2009 by Russell M. Moss