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Professional Xen Virtualization

Professional Xen Virtualization

William von Hagen

ISBN: 978-0-470-28918-1

Apr 2008

500 pages

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This book presents you with a complete foundation on the Xen technology and shows you how Xen virtualization offers faster response times for new server and service requests, a simplified system administration for multiple systems, and better availability for critical computing resources. Packed with detailed examples of Xen configuration files, system configuration files, and system-level configuration information, this book shows you why Xen virtualization is among the leading emerging technologies on the Linux platform and is being integrated into virtually every commercial distribution.


Chapter 1: Overview of Virtualization.

Chapter 2: Introduction to Xen.

Chapter 3: Obtaining and Installing Xen.

Chapter 4: Booting and Configuring a Xen Host.

Chapter 5: Configuring and Booting Virtual Machines.

Chapter 6: Building Filesystems for Virtual Machines.

Chapter 7: Managing and Monitoring Virtual Machines.

Chapter 8: Xen Networking.

Chapter 9: Advanced Virtual Machine Configuration.

Chapter 10: Using Xen in the Data Center.

Appendix A: xm Command and Option Reference.

Appendix B: Xen Virtual Machine Configuration File Reference.


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