Virtualization Essentials
By Matthew Portnoy
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: March 2012
Pages: 360

Learn Virtualization Quickly and Easily

Virtualization is crucial to providing computing serviceseconomically on a wide scale, and the topic is essential learningfor IT professionals. This full-color, hands-on guide thoroughlycovers virtualization fundamentals. You'll discover how today'svirtual machines work, explore hypervisors, learn virtualnetworking concepts, see how to plan for high availability, andmuch more. It's the perfect virtualization primer, whether you'rean aspiring IT professional or just brushing up on your skills.

Learn these virtualization essentials—and more:

  • The importance of virtualization in today's data centerenvironments

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

  • 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 andknowledge retention with:

  • Chapter-opening learning objectives

  • Step-by-step tutorials

  • Four-color screenshots and illustrations

  • Essentials and Beyond—summaries and additional suggestedexercises

  • Chapter review questions

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