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  • Copyright 2009
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-672-33028-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33028-5

Using the Hyper-V virtualization capabilities built into Windows Server 2008, organizations can slash costs for power, space, and maintenance, and dramatically improve IT flexibility at the same time. This is the first book to offer comprehensive, independent, real-world coverage of planning, designing, implementing, and supporting Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V virtualization environments. Authored by Rand Morimoto and Jeff Guillet–top consultants of Microsoft technologies with unsurpassed experience deploying Hyper-V in enterprise organizations–this book delivers start-to-finish guidance for every facet of your virtualization initiative.

Leverage the experience from hundreds of real world implementations of Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager 2008 in your deployment of a virtualized server environment

  • Implement best practices for planning, prototyping, and deploying Hyper-V–including strategies, processes, and templates
  • Install and configure Windows 2008 Server with Windows Hyper-V Services
  • Provide guest operating systems ranging from Windows 2003 Server to Linux
  • Administer Hyper-V Host Servers as standalone hosts or in multiple host environments
  • Optimize Hyper-V Host Server and guest sessions, by efficiently allocating memory, processors,
  • disk space, and other resources
  • Move from basic server virtualization to a systematically managed virtual enterprise environment
  • Use Virtual Machine Manager 2008 to centrally monitor all your Hyper-V hosts and guest sessions
  • Quickly provision new guest images wherever and whenever you need them
  • Implement reliable failover processes to overcome failures in guest sessions, host systems, or sites
  • Troubleshoot problems with both Hyper-V hosts and guest operating systems

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Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Technology Primer

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Table of Contents

Part I: Windows 2008 Hyper-V Overview       

1: Windows 2008 Hyper-V Technology Primer

2: Best Practices at Planning, Prototyping, Migrating, and Deploying Windows 2008 Hyper-V  

Part II: Windows 2008 Hyper-V Host and Guest Installation    

3: Installing Windows 2008 Server       

4: Installing and Getting Familiar with Windows Hyper-V Services        

5: Installing a Guest Session on Hyper-V          

Part III: Administering and Maintaining Hyper-V Host Services

6: Managing, Administering, and Maintaining a Hyper-V Host Server    

7: Optimizing the Hyper-V Host Server and Guest Sessions      

Part IV: System Center Virtual Machine Manager Overview     

8: System Center Virtual Machine Manager Technology Primer

9: Installing and Getting Familiar with Virtual Machine Manager

Part V: Managing Guest Sessions with Virtual Machine Manager          

10: Creating Guest Images from Existing Production and Virtual Systems          

11: Using Virtual Machine Manage for Provisioning      

12: Establishing a Failover Process for Hyper-V Guest Recovery          

13: Debugging and Problem Solving the Hyper-V Host and Guest OS


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