Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Insiders Guide to Microsoft's Hypervisor

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2011-11-04
  • Publisher: Sybex

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Get the inside scoop on Hyper-V for Windows Server 2008 R2

Virtualization is a top priority for thousands of companies all over the world. Written by an author team that is part of the Windows virtualization group at Microsoft, Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V will walk you through Hyper-V essentials so you can get you up to speed and down to business with Hyper-V.

Now fully updated for Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, you will find additional content on new features and capabilities such as Live Migration and support for 64 Logical Processors (LP).

  • Teaches how to manage virtual machines with the latest System Center tools such as Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, Data Protection Manager 2010, and Operations Manager 2007 R2
  • Covers all of the new functionalities of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, including Live Migration, 64 LP support, Processor Compatibility Mode, enhanced processor functionality support, hot-add and remove of storage, TCP Offload support, and VM Queue support
  • Demonstrates key scenarios for Hyper-V, including server consolidation, testing and development, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, and Dynamic IT
  • Provides step-by-step instructions and examples

This insiders guide will help you get the most out of your hardware and reduce cost with Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.

Author Biography

John Kelbley is a senior technical product manager at Microsoft, helping customers with virtualization and high-performance computing. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and a TechNet Magazine contributor.

Mike Sterling is a program manager at Microsoft, where he focuses on the functionality of Hyper-V in Windows Server. He is a regular presenter at TechEd and an active contributor to Microsoft's virtualization team blog.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introducing Hyper-V.

Chapter 2: Installing Hyper-V and Server Core.

Chapter 3: Configuring Hyper-V.

Chapter 4: Virtualization Best Practices.

Chapter 5: Hyper-V Security.

Chapter 6: Virtual Machine Migration.

Chapter 7: Backing Up and Recovering VMs.

Chapter 8: High Availability.

Chapter 9: Understanding WMI, Scripting, and Hyper-V.

Chapter 10: Automating Tasks.

Chapter 11: Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008.

Chapter 12: Protecting Virtualized Environments with System Center Data Protection Manager.

Chapter 13: Using System Center Operations Manager 2007.


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