Microsoft Virtualization: Master Microsoft Server, Desktop, Application, and Presentation Virtualization serves a thorough reference for those considering a migration into the virtualized world. It provides the tools and explanations needed to create a fresh virtualization environment. Readers walk through step-by-step instructions on everything from building a Windows 2008 server to installing and configuring Hyper-V and App-V. The book begins with the basics of virtualization, including the role of virtualization in the changing landscape of the traditional data center and its benefits, and the strategies of virtualization. It presents the step-by-step process used to build a Windows 2008 server and the process of configuring and managing a Hyper-V infrastructure. Microsoft's approach to high availability and the combination of Microsoft tools to provide a very reliable and highly available virtualization infrastructure are discussed. The chapters also cover the migration of physical servers to virtual servers; the Dynamic Data Center concept; creating and publishing a virtual application within App-V; and desktop virtualization. This book was intended for seasoned system administrators and engineers who grew up in and still manage primarily a hardware-based server environment containing a large assortment of both newer and legacy applications. Covers Microsoft virtualization products completely, including Hyper-V Includes a special section on securing virtual infrastructure Gives hands-on instructions to help understand and implement Microsoft solutions
Implement a Hyper-V virtualization solution Microsoft Virtualization with Hyper-V shows you how to deploy Microsoft's next-generation hypervisor-based server virtualization technology in a corporate environment. You'll get step-by-step guidelines for getting Hyper-V up and running, followed by best practices for building a larger, fault-tolerant solution using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008. This hands-on guide explains how to migrate physical systems to the virtual environment; use System Center Operations Manager; and secure, back up, and restore your Hyper-V solution. Plan and implement a Hyper-V installation Configure Hyper-V components Install and configure System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Create and manage virtual machines Back up and restore virtual machines Monitor, back up, and restore the virtual solution Secure your Hyper-V environment Understand the virtual desktop infrastructure Use third-party virtualization tools for Hyper-V
Unbeatable advice and expert tips for evaluating, designing, and deploying virtualization solutions If you're an IT professional, you know that virtualization is essential in today's computer infrastructures. This valuable reference is your key to all things Microsoft virtualization. Written by a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), it breaks down all the various technologies, what they mean to your organization in terms of saving money and solving problems, and how to design and deploy various solutions effectively. You'll find invaluable tips and information on such topics as Hyper-V, the changes that Windows 8 brings, private cloud scenarios, and more. Written by well-known 11-time Microsoft MVP, Windows expert, and Microsoft insider, John Savill Provides practical advice and expert insights on understanding, evaluating, designing, and deploying virtualization solutions Keeps you up to date with how Windows 8 and Windows Server “8” affect your virtualization processes Covers virtualization in all its forms--machine, application, and user Explores the private cloud and public cloud and what they mean to your organization Focuses on Microsoft solutions such as Hyper-V, but also delves into Citrix, Quest software, AppSense, and other Microsoft partner solutions Discusses bringing your own device requirements through VDI and session virtualization and which one is right Features video demonstrations and walkthroughs of some processes Microsoft Virtualization Secrets is like having a built-in Microsoft expert on hand to help you avoid mistakes and save time!
Provides information on using Microsoft Virtual Server 2005, covering such topics as creating a virtual network, installing automated deployment services, creating a virtual machine using scripts, and migrating physical servers to a virtual environment.
Executives of IT organizations are compelled to quickly implement server virtualization solutions because of significant cost savings. However, most IT professionals tasked with deploying virtualization solutions have little or no experience with the technology. This creates a high demand for information on virtualization and how to properly implement it in a datacenter. Advanced Server Virtualization: VMware® and Microsoft® Platforms in the Virtual Data Center focuses on the core knowledge needed to evaluate, implement, and maintain an environment that is using server virtualization. This book emphasizes the design, implementation and management of server virtualization from both a technical and a consultative point of view. It provides practical guides and examples, demonstrating how to properly size and evaluate virtualization technologies. This volume is not based upon theory, but instead on real world experience in the implementation and management of large scale projects and environments. Currently, there are few experts in this relatively new field, making this book a valuable resource The book is divided into major sections making it both a step-by-step guide for learning and implementing server virtualization as well as a quick reference. The chapter organization focuses first on introducing concepts and background, and then provides real-world scenarios.
|Author||: Augusto Alvarez|
|Publisher||: Packt Publishing Ltd|
|Release Date||: 2012-03-26|
|ISBN 10||: 1849684499|
|Pages||: 474 pages|
A practical tutorial containing clear, step-by-step explanations of all the concepts required to understand the technology involved in virtualizing your application infrastructure. Each chapter uses real-world scenarios so that the readers can put into practice what they learn immediately and with the right guidance. Each topic is written defining a common need and developing the process to solve it using Microsoft App-V. This book is for system administrators or consultants who want to master and dominate App-V, and gain a deeper understanding of the technology in order to optimize App V implementations. Even though the book does not include basic steps like installing App-V components or sequencing simple applications; application virtualization beginners will receive a comprehensive look into App-V before jumping into the technical process of each chapter.
|Author||: Augusto Alvarez|
|Publisher||: Packt Publishing Ltd|
|Release Date||: 2011-01-01|
|ISBN 10||: 1849681279|
|Pages||: 308 pages|
Virtualize your application infrastructure efficiently using Microsoft App-V with this book and eBook.
This book is great for administrators who are new to automating Hyper-V administration tasks using PowerShell. If you are familiar with the PowerShell command line and have some experience with the Windows Server, this book is perfect for you.
|Author||: Mitch Tulloch|
|Publisher||: Microsoft Press|
|ISBN 10||: 0735695725|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
|Author||: Greg Shields|
|Release Date||: 2009|
|ISBN 10||: 1935581058|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
|Author||: Tom Carpenter|
|Publisher||: John Wiley & Sons|
|Release Date||: 2011-07-18|
|ISBN 10||: 111814869X|
|Pages||: 400 pages|
The core concepts and technologies you need to administer aWindows Server OS Administering a Windows operating system (OS) can be a difficulttopic to grasp, particularly if you are new to the field of IT.This full-color resource serves as an approachable introduction tounderstanding how to install a server, the various roles of aserver, and how server performance and maintenance impacts anetwork. With a special focus placed on the new Microsoft TechnologyAssociate (MTA) certificate, the straightforward,easy-to-understand tone is ideal for anyone new to computeradministration looking to enter the IT field. Each chapter offers aclear and concise look at the core Windows administration conceptsyou need to know to gain an understanding of these difficulttopics. Offers a clear, no-nonsense approach to administering a Windowsoperating system and presents it in such a way that IT beginnerswill confidently comprehend the subject matter Targets the MTA 98-365 exam by covering Windows Serverinstallation, server roles, storage, and active directoryinfrastructure Provides you with a solid foundation of various networkingtopics so that you can gain a strong understanding of WindowsServer administration concepts Includes review questions and suggested labs to further enhanceyour learning process With this book by your side, you will be armed with the coreconcepts and technologies needed to administer a Windows Serveroperating system.