Microsoft Hyper V Cluster Design

Author: Eric Siron
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782177698
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book is written in a friendly and practical style with numerous tutorials centred on common as well as atypical Hyper-V cluster designs. This book also features a sample cluster design throughout to help you learn how to design a Hyper-V in a real-world scenario.Microsoft Hyper-V Cluster Design is perfect for the systems administrator who has a good understanding of Windows Server in an Active Directory domain and is ready to expand into a highly available virtualized environment. It only expects that you will be familiar with basic hypervisor terminology.

Designing Hyper V Solutions

Author: Saurabh Grover
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782171452
Format: PDF, Docs
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Deploy Microsoft Virtualization and VDI solutions using real-world Hyper-V configurations About This Book Get acquainted with the basics of Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 R2 and understand how to efficiently design a highly available virtualization solution Assess your physical server environment and understand the fundamentals of server consolidation and sizing of Hyper-V hosts Design practical solutions for common design patterns with explanations of these design decisions Who This Book Is For This book is aimed at IT admins, consultants, and architects alike who wish to deploy, manage, and maintain Hyper-V solutions in organizations of various sizes. Readers are expected to have a working knowledge of managing Windows Servers and a fair understanding of networking and storage concepts. What You Will Learn Set up independent and highly available clustered Hyper-V hosts via GUI and PowerShell Acquire knowledge about Generation 1 and 2 Virtual Machines, their creation and management, and also look at the VM Conversion process Understand NIC Teaming, Extensible Virtual Switch, and other networking advancements Gain insight into virtual machine storage changes and its follow-up benefits Discover backup and recovery patterns for Hyper-V Familiarize yourself with the essentials of Hyper-V Replica Leverage the benefits of Microsoft VDI In Detail The IT community has already experienced the benefits of server virtualization. However, they were limited to one option primarily until Microsoft released its flagship Hypervisor platform. Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 and R2 along with Hyper-V Server 2012 and R2 present a cost effective yet robust virtualization solution to enterprises who wish to consolidate their physical server workloads or migrate their pre-existing VMware workloads to Hyper-V. Hyper-V has proven to be a stable and an economical virtualization solution and with its high availability, live migration, and new network virtualization and storage enhancement features, enterprises will never feel the need to consider another alternative. This book is a practical, example-oriented tutorial that will guide you through the basics and architecture of the Hyper-V platform and thereafter help you understand how to build your Virtualization infrastructure from the ground up. The book then goes on to focus on scalability and high availability aspects and trains you in setting up highly available Hyper-V clusters and the live migration of virtual machines. You will also learn about the advancements in virtual networking and storage in Windows Server 2012. After the implementation guidance, the book then advises you on how to set up backup and recovery and how to prepare a disaster recovery plan via Hyper-V Replica. The book concludes with a good insight into Microsoft VDI implementation guidance. Style and approach This is a handy and easy-to-follow guide that describes virtualization concepts and the Hyper-V design approach. Each topic is explained sequentially and is enhanced with real-world scenarios, practical examples, screenshots, and step-by-step explanations to help readers understand clearly.

Mastering Hyper V Deployment

Author: Aidan Finn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118003152
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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 system Walks you through incorporating System Center Operations Manager 2008 R2, System Center Data Protection Manager 2010, and System Center Essentials 2010 Offers 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.

Windows Server 2012 Hyper V Installation and Configuration Guide

Author: Aidan Finn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111865143X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Go-to guide for using Microsoft's updated Hyper-V as a virtualization solution Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V offers greater scalability, new components, and more options than ever before for large enterprise systems and small/medium businesses. Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration Guide is the place to start learning about this new cloud operating system. You'll get up to speed on the architecture, basic deployment and upgrading, creating virtual workloads, designing and implementing advanced network architectures, creating multitenant clouds, backup, disaster recovery, and more. The international team of expert authors offers deep technical detail, as well as hands-on exercises and plenty of real-world scenarios, so you thoroughly understand all features and how best to use them. Explains how to deploy, use, manage, and maintain the Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V virtualization solutions in large enterprises and small- to medium-businesses Provides deep technical detail and plenty of exercises showing you how to work with Hyper-V in real-world settings Shows you how to quickly configure Hyper-V from the GUI and use PowerShell to script and automate common tasks Covers deploying Hyper-V hosts, managing virtual machines, network fabrics, cloud computing, and using file servers Also explores virtual SAN storage, creating guest clusters, backup and disaster recovery, using Hyper-V for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and other topics Help make your Hyper-V virtualization solution a success with Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration Guide.

Learning Hyper V

Author: Vinícius R. Apolinário
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1784399612
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book focuses on readers starting their journey with Hyper-V, and assumes they have minimal or no knowledge of virtualization.

Hyper V 2016 Best Practices

Author: Benedict Berger
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785880756
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Harness the power of Hyper-V 2016 to build high-performance infrastructures that suit your needs About This Book Design and build a reliable and efficient Hyper-V infrastructure. Fine-tune your Hyper-V performance by adopting network and storage best practices. Manage, monitor, and protect your workloads with System Center and Microsoft Azure. Who This Book Is For If you are working with Hyper-V and want to optimize its performance and effectiveness, this book is for you. This book will help you close the gap between the Hyper-V lab and production environments. What You Will Learn Automate and accelerate the deployment of Hyper-V host and nano servers Create high availability solutions using failover clustering Design redundant solutions with Hyper-V Replica Protect your workloads by making a backup or learning disaster recovery Use the best practices of network and storage Master the performance and scalability of storage virtualization Migrate your existing virtualization workloads to Hyper-V2016 Manage your Hyper-V stack with System Center and Azure Bridge the gap between the Hyper-V lab and production environment In Detail Hyper-V Server and Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V provide best-in-class virtualization capabilities. Hyper-V is a Windows-based, very cost-effective virtualization solution with easy-to-use and well-known administrative consoles. This book will assist you in designing, implementing, and managing highly effective and highly available Hyper-V infrastructures. With an example-oriented approach, this book covers all the different tips and suggestions to configure Hyper-V and provides readers with real-world proven solutions. This book begins by deploying single clusters of High Availability Hyper-V systems including the new Nano Server. This is followed by steps to configure the Hyper-V infrastructure components such as storage and network. It also touches on necessary processes such as backup and disaster recovery for optimal configuration. The book does not only show you what to do and how to plan the different scenarios, but it also provides in-depth configuration options. These scalable and automated configurations are then optimized via performance tuning and central management ensuring your applications are always the best they can be. Style and approach This book covers Hyper-V best practices in a step-by-step manner with clear and concise examples.

Hyper V Security

Author: Eric Siron
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782175504
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Hyper-V Security is intended for administrators with a solid working knowledge of Hyper-V Server, Windows Server, and Active Directory. An administrator with a functional environment will be able to use the knowledge and examples present in this book to enhance security.

Hyper V Best Practices

Author: Benedict Berger
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782176101
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book is intended for those who already have some basic experience with Hyper-V and now want to gain additional capabilities and knowledge of Hyper-V. If you have used Hyper-V in a lab environment before and now want to close the knowledge gap to transfer your Hyper-V environment to production, this is the book for you!

Microsoft Virtualization

Author: Thomas Olzak
Publisher: Syngress
ISBN: 9781597494892
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Microsoft Virtualization: Master Microsoft Server, Desktop, Application, and Presentation Virtualization serves a thorough reference for those considering a migration into the virtualized world. It provides the tools and explanations needed to create a fresh virtualization environment. Readers walk through step-by-step instructions on everything from building a Windows 2008 server to installing and configuring Hyper-V and App-V. The book begins with the basics of virtualization, including the role of virtualization in the changing landscape of the traditional data center and its benefits, and the strategies of virtualization. It presents the step-by-step process used to build a Windows 2008 server and the process of configuring and managing a Hyper-V infrastructure. Microsoft's approach to high availability and the combination of Microsoft tools to provide a very reliable and highly available virtualization infrastructure are discussed. The chapters also cover the migration of physical servers to virtual servers; the Dynamic Data Center concept; creating and publishing a virtual application within App-V; and desktop virtualization. This book was intended for seasoned system administrators and engineers who grew up in and still manage primarily a hardware-based server environment containing a large assortment of both newer and legacy applications. Covers Microsoft virtualization products completely, including Hyper-V Includes a special section on securing virtual infrastructure Gives hands-on instructions to help understand and implement Microsoft solutions