Mastering Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

Mastering Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 by Michael Michael and Hector Linares is now available on Order your copy today. 

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.


From the Back Cover

The Technical Foundation You Need—from Two Microsoft Insiders!

This book shows you how to use Microsoft's System Center Virtual Machine Manager to effectively manage both the virtual and physical assets of your enterprise. Learn from two virtualization insiders at Microsoft how to install, configure, deploy, monitor, and troubleshoot VMM; handle backup and recovery; and much more. Going well beyond the basics, this book provides the technical know-how, best practices, and actual code you'll need to tailor a VMM deployment and keep things running smoothly.

Coverage includes:

  • Understanding the big picture, including Hyper-VTM 2.0 and Operations Manager 2007

  • Thoroughly examining all features, capabilities, and architecture you'll need for a successful deployment

  • Interacting with VMware's vCenterTM for management of ESXTM hosts

  • Deploying virtual machines to Hyper-V hosts

  • Building rich automation through Windows PowerShellTM and extending the capability of your VMM

  • Using the Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO) infrastructure to create new PRO packs and dynamic IT

  • Backing up and planning for recovery of the VMM server; also backup and recovery of Hyper-V hosts using Hyper-V VSS Writer

Master Microsoft's System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

Learn Essential Techniques and Best Practices from Microsoft Experts

Implement Advanced, Effective Virtualization Solutions

Manage Hyper-V and Virtual Server as well as VMware's ESX Infrastructure

Reinforce Your Skills with Real-World Examples

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