Mastering Hyper-V Deployment
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.
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.
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.