Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V: Insiders Guide to Microsoft's Hypervisor
Virtualization is a top priority for thousands of companies all over the world. Written by an author team that is part of the Windows virtualization group at Microsoft, Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V will walk you through Hyper-V essentials so you can get you up to speed and down to business with Hyper-V.
Now fully updated for Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, you will find additional content on new features and capabilities such as Live Migration and support for 64 Logical Processors (LP).
- Teaches how to manage virtual machines with the latest System Center tools such as Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, Data Protection Manager 2010, and Operations Manager 2007 R2
- Covers all of the new functionalities of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, including Live Migration, 64 LP support, Processor Compatibility Mode, enhanced processor functionality support, hot-add and remove of storage, TCP Offload support, and VM Queue support
- Demonstrates key scenarios for Hyper-V, including server consolidation, testing and development, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, and Dynamic IT
- Provides step-by-step instructions and examples
This insiders guide will help you get the most out of your hardware and reduce cost with Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.
Chapter 1: Introducing Hyper-V.
Chapter 2: Installing Hyper-V and Server Core.
Chapter 3: Configuring Hyper-V.
Chapter 4: Virtualization Best Practices.
Chapter 5: Hyper-V Security.
Chapter 6: Virtual Machine Migration.
Chapter 7: Backing Up and Recovering VMs.
Chapter 8: High Availability.
Chapter 9: Understanding WMI, Scripting, and Hyper-V.
Chapter 10: Automating Tasks.
Chapter 11: Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008.
Chapter 12: Protecting Virtualized Environments with System Center Data Protection Manager.
Chapter 13: Using System Center Operations Manager 2007.
Mike Sterling is a program manager at Microsoft, where he focuses on the functionality of Hyper-V in Windows Server. He is a regular presenter at TechEd and an active contributor to Microsoft's virtualization team blog.