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Mastering Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

Mastering Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

Michael Michael, Hector Linares

ISBN: 978-0-470-46332-1

Dec 2009

574 pages

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One-of-a-kind guide from Microsoft insiders on Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2!

What better way to learn VMM 2008 R2 than from the high-powered Microsoft program managers themselves? This stellar author team takes you under the hood of VMM 2008 R2, providing intermediate and advanced coverage of all features.

  • Walks you through Microsoft's new System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, a unified system for managing all virtual and physical assets; VMM 2008 not only supports Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, but also VMware ESXas well!
  • Features a winning author team behind the new VMM
  • Describes all the new and enhanced features of VMM 2008 R2 and devotes ample time to how it also supports top competitors VMware ES
  • Uses a hands-on approach, giving you plenty of practical examples to clarify concepts

Open this in-depth guide and discover techniques and processes you can put to immediate use.

1 Introduction to System Center Virtual Machine Manager.

2 Planning a SCVMM Deployment.

3 Installation and Configuration.

4 Managing VMware ESX Using SCVMM.

5 Managing Hyper-V Using SCVMM.

6 Managing Virtual Server Using SCVMM.

7 Provisioning Workloads.

8 Automation Using PowerShell.

9 Writing a Pro-Pack.

10 Planning for Backup and Recovery.

11 Troubleshooting.

Appendix C
PRO Pack XML definition