Leveraging server virtualization has never been easier. Not only does Hyper-V come in the box withMicrosoft Windows Server 2008, now you can get up and running in no time with expert guidance from three team members at Microsoft who worked with the product.
This insiders guide takes you through Hyper-V essentials. You'll test new systems and new software. You'll discover how to use virtualization for disaster recovery and quick migrations. And you'll learn to manage virtual machines with System Center tools. The book provides pages of explanations and tips—and encourages you to work hands-on on your own virtual system, as you learn.
Install, configure, and get productive on Hyper-V as quickly as possible
Migrate from hardware to virtual machines and set up backup/recovery systems
Learn scripting, command lines, and how to automate common tasks
Manage enterprise virtualization environments with Microsoft® System Center
Use Hyper-V to keep mission-critical infrastructures up and running
Explore each System Center product individually: Operations Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, and Data Protection Manager