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Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V: Insiders Guide to Microsoft's Hypervisor

Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V: Insiders Guide to Microsoft's Hypervisor

ISBN: 978-1-118-05978-4

Jan 2011

384 pages

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Hyper-V is one of the top virtualization products, and this practical guide focuses on the essentials of Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V. Written by the Microsoft team behind the Hyper-V product, this book shows you how to perform key virtualization scenarios, such as server consolidation, software test and development, and a dynamic data center and demonstrates how Hyper-V can be used to reduce cost and eliminate the complexity of a server infrastructure by consolidating workloads to a small number of machines. In addition, the material addresses using DPM, and SCOM with VMM in order to maintain and manage Hyper-V environments.

Foreword xvii

Introduction xix

Chapter 1 Introduction to Hyper-V 1

Chapter 2 Installing Hyper-V and Server Core 17

Chapter 3 Configuring Hyper-V 33

Chapter 4 Virtualization Best Practices 59

Chapter 5 Hyper-V Security 81

Chapter 6 Virtual Machine Migration 95

Chapter 7 Backup and Recovery 121

Chapter 8 High Availability 151

Chapter 9 Understanding WMI, Scripting, and Hyper-V 171

Chapter 10 Automating Tasks 211

Chapter 11 Systems Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 251

Chapter 12 Protecting Virtualized Environments with System Center Data Protection Manager 289

Chapter 13 System Center Operations Manager 2007 321

Summary 347

Index 349