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

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.

What you will learn from this book

  • 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

This books takes a comprehensive tutorial approach with plenty of screenshots and detailed step-by-step instructions.

Who this book is for
This book is for Windows server administrators, who may not necessarily be familiar with Hyper-V, and also for existing Hyper-V administrators who want to advance their skills in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 410 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (March 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849688346
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849688345
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