Virtualization Essentials
By Matthew Portnoy
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: March 2012
Pages: 304

Learn Virtualization Quickly and Easily

Virtualization is crucial to providing computing services economically on a wide scale, and the topic is essential learning for IT professionals. This full-color, hands-on guide thoroughly covers virtualization fundamentals. You'll discover how today's virtual machines work, explore hypervisors, learn virtual networking concepts, see how to plan for high availability, and much more. It's the perfect virtualization primer, whether you're an aspiring IT professional or just brushing up on your skills.

Learn these virtualization essentials—and more:

  • The importance of virtualization in today's data center environments

  • Hypervisors—Type 1, Type 2, their roles, and what's on the market

  • How to build a virtual machine from scratch

  • Managing CPU, memory, disk storage, and networking

  • Ways to map virtual networking to a physical machine

  • Configuring devices such as DVDs, USBs, and sound cards

  • What you need to do to ensure high availability

  • Working with applications in a virtual environment

Change virtual machine CPU quantity

Virtual network configurations

This striking Essentials book maximizes skill acquisition and knowledge retention with:

  • Chapter-opening learning objectives

  • Step-by-step tutorials

  • Four-color screenshots and illustrations

  • Essentials and Beyond—summaries and additional suggested exercises

  • Chapter review questions

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