Mastering Hyper-V Deployment.

Finn, Aidan.

Mastering Hyper-V Deployment. - 1st ed. - 1 online resource (602 pages)

Intro -- Mastering Hyper-V™ Deployment -- Contents -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Part 1 Overview -- Chapter 1 Proposing Virtualization -- The Business Case -- Line-of-Business Application Continuity -- Centralized Computing -- Lower Costs -- Green Computing -- Self-Provisioning -- Business Continuity Planning -- The Technical Case -- Test and Development -- Standardization -- Rapid Deployment -- Greater Flexibility -- High Availability -- The Private Cloud -- Chapter 2 The Architecture of Hyper-V -- The Many Kinds of Virtualization -- Profile Virtualization -- Session Virtualization -- Application Virtualization -- Server Virtualization -- Desktop Virtualization -- Virtual Desktop Infrastructure -- How Hyper-V Works -- The System Requirements -- The Architecture -- Integration Components -- The Design of Hyper-V -- The Virtual Machine -- The Host -- The Features of Hyper-V -- Fault Tolerance -- Second-Level Address Translation -- Virtual Machine Queue -- Core Parking -- Dynamic Memory -- RemoteFX -- Management Options -- Virtualization Management -- Monitoring -- Backup and Recovery -- Small and Medium Business Management -- Other Microsoft Solutions -- Non-Microsoft Solutions -- The Bottom Line -- Part 2 Planning -- Chapter 3 The Project Plan -- Why You Need a Project Plan -- A Virtualization Project Plan -- Gather Business Requirements -- Assess Existing Infrastructure -- Test and Development -- Design Solution -- Purchase Hardware -- Deploy Production System -- Deploying Virtual Machine Manager -- Operations Manager -- Data Protection Manager -- Go into Production -- Convert Physical and Virtual Machines -- An Alternative Project Plan -- The Project Plan and This Book -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 4 Assessing the Existing Infrastructure -- An Overview of Assessment -- Why Do an Assessment? -- How to Do an Assessment -- Using MAP. Planning MAP -- Using and Installing MAP -- Pros and Cons of MAP -- Using System Center for Assessment -- Gathering Configuration Data -- Reporting on Performance Metrics -- Virtualization Candidate Report -- Pros and Cons of System Center -- Choosing an Assessment Option -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 5 Planning the Hardware Deployment -- Understanding Hyper-V Hardware Requirements -- The Business Requirements -- The Hardware Requirements of Hyper-V -- How Hyper-V Scales Out -- Hardware Options -- Converting an Assessment into a Hardware Specification -- How Hyper-V Consumes Resources -- Sizing a Solution -- Licensing for Hyper-V -- The Bad News: OEM Licensing -- The Good News: Hyper-V Is Better Than Free -- System Center and SQL -- The Bottom Line -- Part 3 Deploying Core Virtualization Technologies -- Chapter 6 Deploying Hyper-V -- Deploying Hyper-V Host Servers -- Manually Installing Hyper-V -- Using an Automated Process to Build a Hyper-V Host Server -- Configuring Hyper-V -- NIC Teaming -- Failover Clustering -- Constrained Delegation for ISO Sharing -- Managing Hyper-V -- Hyper-V Management -- Hyper-V Settings -- Virtual Network Manager -- Virtual Machine Management -- Advanced Networking -- Performance Monitoring of Virtual Machines -- Dynamic Memory -- Linux Virtual Machines -- The History of Linux on Hyper-V -- Linux Integration Components 2.1 -- Installing the Integration Components -- Using the Mouse Integration Component -- Understanding Other Linux Distributions -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 7 Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 -- Introducing Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 -- The Components of VMM -- Planning for VMM 2008 R2 -- Supported Host Servers -- VMM 2008 R2 Licensing -- Using VMM 2008 R2 -- Adding and Configuring Hosts -- Library Management -- Creating Virtual Machines -- Delegation of Administration. Converting Physical Servers -- P2V Techniques -- Supported Configurations for P2V -- Schedule Server Conversions -- Prepare Physical Servers for Conversion -- Convert the Physical Server -- Manage Other Virtualization Solutions -- Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 -- VMware Hosts -- What about Citrix XenServer Hosts? -- New Features in VMM 2008 R2 -- Maintenance Mode -- Quick Storage Migration -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 8 Virtualization Scenarios -- Designing Virtual Machines -- Application Support -- Virtual Machine Configurations -- Virtual Machine Placement -- Application Virtualization Guidance -- SQL Server 2005, 2008, and 2008 R2 -- Exchange 2007 SP1 and 2010 -- SharePoint 2007 and 2010 -- System Center -- Domain Controllers -- Fault Tolerance for Virtualized Applications -- Network Load Balancing -- Guest Failover Clustering -- The Bottom Line -- Part 4 Advanced Management -- Chapter 9 Operations Manager 2007 -- Introducing Operations Manager 2007 -- Traditional Monitoring Solutions -- Understanding Operations Manager -- Versions of Operations Manager -- Requirements and Architecture -- A Quick Tour of OpsMgr -- Integration with Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 -- Prerequisites -- Installing VMM 2008 R2 Integration -- Non-RMS Management Servers -- Configuring the VMM-OpsMgr Integration -- Managing Hyper-V and VMM in OpsMgr -- Monitoring VMM -- Monitoring Hyper-V -- OpsMgr Reporting -- VMM Reporting -- Performance and Resource Optimization -- What Is PRO? -- How PRO Works -- Enabling and Configuring PRO -- Extending PRO Functionality -- Testing PRO -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 10 Data Protection and Recovery -- An Overview of Hyper-V Backup -- Protection and Recovery Concepts -- Backup Terminology -- Learning to Back Up on a Budget -- Configuring Windows Server Backup for Hyper-V -- Protecting Virtual Machines by Using Windows Server Backup. Recovering Virtual Machines by Using Windows Server Backup -- Understanding VSS -- Hyper-V Backup and Recovery Considerations -- Using Data Protection Manager 2010 -- Planning for Data Protection Manager 2010 -- Installing Data Protection Manager 2010 -- Performing Basic Configuration Tasks -- Recovering Hyper-V Virtual Machines -- Understanding Data Protection and Recovery for Cluster Shared Volumes -- Protecting System Center Virtual Machine Manager -- Understanding SCVMM Roles -- Backing Up SCVMM -- Third-Party Solutions -- Symantec Backup Exec 2010 -- Computer Associates ARCserve R15 -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 11 The Small and Medium Business -- The Small and Medium Business -- Small Business Server 2008 -- Introducing SBS 2008 -- Using SBS on Hyper-V -- System Center Essentials (SCE) 2010 -- What Is SCE 2010? -- Installing SCE 2010 -- Comparing Products -- The Bottom Line -- Part 5 Additional Operations -- Chapter 12 Security -- The Importance of Security -- Network Architecture -- Isolated Network with Workgroup Member Hosts -- Isolated Network with Domain Member Hosts -- Open Network -- A Hybrid Network Architecture -- Physical Security -- Active Directory -- Organizational Units -- Administrators -- Antivirus -- The Argument over Antivirus -- Scanning Virtual Machines -- Configuring Antivirus Software -- Patching Your Hyper-V Infrastructure -- Patching Strategy -- Installing Hyper-V Hotfixes -- Distributing Security Updates -- How Security Updates Impact Hyper-V -- Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 3.0 -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 13 Business Continuity -- Understanding Business Continuity -- Know the Basics of Business Continuity -- Understand How Virtualization Benefits Disaster Recovery -- Looking at Ways to Implement Hyper-V Business Continuity -- Using Offsite Backup -- Using Multi-site Clustering -- Using Host-Based Replication. Using SAN Replication -- Choosing a Disaster Recovery Design -- The Bottom Line -- Appendix A The Bottom Line -- Chapter 2: The Architecture of Hyper-V -- Chapter 3: The Project Plan -- Chapter 4: Assessing the Existing Infrastructure -- Chapter 5: Planning the Hardware Deployment -- Chapter 6: Deploying Hyper-V -- Chapter 7: Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 -- Chapter 8: Virtualization Scenarios -- Chapter 9: Operations Manager 2007 -- Chapter 10: Data Protection and Recovery -- Chapter 11: The Small and Medium Business -- Chapter 12: Security -- Chapter 13: Business Continuity -- Appendix B New and Upcoming Products for Hyper-V -- System Center Opalis -- Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 5.0 -- System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal (SCVMM SSP) 2.0 -- System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) v.Next -- Windows Azure Appliance -- Azure Virtual Machine Hosting -- Index.

The only book to take an in-depth look at deploying Hyper-V Now in its second generation, the popular Hyper-V boasts technical advances that create even more dynamic systems than ever before. This unique resource serves an authoritative guide to deploying Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V comprehensively. Step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to design a Hyper-V deployment, build a Hyper-V host environment, and design a management system with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2.Features real-world examples that show you how to design a Hyper-V deployment, build a Hyper-V host environment, and design a management systemWalks you through incorporating System Center Operations Manager 2008 R2, System Center Data Protection Manager 2010, and System Center Essentials 2010Offers authoritative coverage of Hyper-V security, business continuity, and an array of VM roles, including domain controllers, Exchange Server, SQL Server, and System Center This in-depth guide is the ultimate resource for system administrators, engineers, and architects, and IT consultants deploying Hyper-V.

9781118003138


Microsoft Windows server Hyper-V.;Virtual computer systems.


Electronic books.

QA76.9.V5F56 2011

005.4476