Learning Proxmox VE
By Rik Goldman
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: March 2016
Pages: 224

Unleash the power of Proxmox VE by setting up a dedicated virtual environment to serve both containers and virtual machines

About This Book

  • Create virtual machines and containers from the comfort of your workstation using Proxmox VE's web-based management interface
  • Maximize performance, security, and the quality of virtual services by tailoring container and virtual machine configurations based on established best practices
  • Put theory to practice by deploying virtual servers that promise portability, modularity, flexibility, security, and quality of service at any scale

Who This Book Is For

This book is intended for server and system administrators and engineers who are eager to take advantage of the potential of virtual machines and containers to manage servers more efficiently and make the best use of resources, from energy consumption to hardware utilization and physical real estate

What You Will Learn

  • Install and configure Proxmox VE
  • Create new virtual machines and containers
  • Import container templates and virtual appliances
  • Optimize virtual machine performance for common use cases
  • Apply the latest security patches to a Proxmox VE host
  • Contrast PVE virtual machines and containers to recognize their respective use cases
  • Secure virtual machines and containers
  • Assess the benefits of virtualization on budgets, server real estate, maintenance, and management time

In Detail

Proxmox VE 4.1 provides an open source, enterprise virtualization platform on which to host virtual servers as either virtual machines or containers.

This book will support your practice of the requisite skills to successfully create, tailor, and deploy virtual machines and containers with Proxmox VE 4.1.

Following a survey of PVE's features and characteristics,this book will contrast containers with virtual machines and establish cases for both. It walks through the installation of Proxmox VE, explores the creation of containers and virtual machines, and suggests best practices for virtual disk creation, network configuration, and Proxmox VE host and guest security. Throughout the book, you will navigate the Proxmox VE 4.1 web interface and explore options for command-line management

Style and approach

This book is a practical exploration of the different processes and procedures, which are essential in beginning your journey to fluent creation and optimization of effective containers and virtual machines.

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