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Build and Manage a Cloud Solution with Hyper–V Mastering Hyper–V 2012 R2 with System Center and Windows Azure provides a systematic approach to learning the features and function of Hyper–V, and shows you how to get the most from your virtualized network. Microsoft MVP and technical specialist John Savill guides you through the Hyper–V setup and explains key System Center 2012 R2 components that provide virtualization for optimum enterprise management. This intermediate–to–advanced level guide covers virtual machine fundamentals, virtual networking, storage configurations, Hyper–V management, failover clustering and migration technologies, and much more. Each chapter also includes online access to companion videos that help you visualize the concepts in the book. Coverage includes: Establishing best practices for resource planning Architecting and configuring virtual networks using SCVMM Choosing and configuring storage options for Hyper–V Installing and managing Hyper–V and using Hyper–V Integration Services Maintaining your Hyper–V environment Making Hyper–V available using failover clustering and migration technologies Providing disaster recovery protection using Hyper–V Replica and cloud orchestration Virtualizing desktops using Remote Desktop Services Networking with Windows Azure Converting VMware skills and understanding to their Hyper–V equivalent Enable Many Types of Operating System Support Master Key Networking Concepts and Implement Network Virtualization Use the Storage Migration And Resize Functions Take Virtual Machine Checkpoints and Set Up Service Templates Create Different Levels of Private Cloud Capability Build a Best–of–Breed Virtualization and Cloud Solution
About the Author
John Savill is a Windows technical specialist, an 11–time MVP, and an MCSE for Private Cloud and Server Infrastructure 2012. Hes also ITIL certified and a CISSP. John is the author of the popular FAQ for Windows and a senior contributing editor to Windows IT Pro, as well as the author of Microsoft Virtualization Secrets (Wiley). John speaks at leading industry events and blogs at http://www.savilltech.com/blog.