Manage, automate, and streamline your Hyper-V environment effectively with advanced PowerShell cmdlets
Windows PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. Hyper-V is Microsoft's hypervisor that creates and runs virtual machines. Hyper-V for Windows PowerShell provides IT pros with an easy way to enable automation of management tasks more » within Windows Server. The Hyper-V PowerShell module includes several significant features that extend its use, improve its usability, and allow you to control and manage your Hyper-V environment with more granular control.
This book explores the new features made available with Hyper-V version 3, and breaks down the mystery and confusion that surrounds which feature to use and when. It also teaches you the PowerShell way to automate the usage of these features. It will take you through a number of practical examples that will help you take advantage of the Hyper-V version 3 cmdlets efficiently. You will also learn how to use Hyper-V version 3 PowerShell cmdlets to install and configure Hyper-V in a Windows Server environment and also learn about the various administration tasks in detail. You will learn everything you need to get started with administering your Hyper-V environment using PowerShell. « less
Secure your Hyper-V hosts, their guests, and critical services from intruders and malware
Keeping systems safe and secure is a new challenge for Hyper-V Administrators. As critical data and systems are transitioned from traditional hardware installations into hypervisor guests, it becomes essential to know how to defend your virtual operating systems from intruders and hackers.
Hyper-V more » Security is a rapid guide on how to defend your virtual environment from attack.
This book takes you step by step through your architecture, showing you practical security solutions to apply in every area. After the basics, you'll learn methods to secure your hosts, delegate security through the web portal, and reduce malware threats. « less
Ensure business continuity and improve your disaster recovery policy using Hyper-V Replica
Enterprises need to make sure that their systems are always up and running no matter what happens. Hyper-V Replica is a free disaster recovery tool in Hyper-V 3.0 that creates and maintains copies of virtual machines (VMs). In the event of a catastrophic loss, an administrator can failover to the replica more » VMs and provide business continuity.
Hyper-V Replica Essentials is a step by step guide to configuring Hyper-V Replica in various deployment scenarios. This book will give you an overview of Hyper-V Replica before taking you through the prerequisites required to properly configure Hyper-V Replica. Then, through a series of practical steps, this book will enable you to take advantage of this highly beneficial disaster recovery tool. « less
An intuitive guide to learning Virtualization with Hyper-V
Although resources such as OS and printers are still shared, under the time-sharing model, in a virtualized environment individual virtual servers are isolated from each other, giving an illusion of multiple fully functional systems. Hyper-V server 2008 R2 provides software infrastructure and basic management more » tools that you can use to create and manage a virtualized server computing environment.
"Instant Hyper-V Server Virtualization Starter" will teach you the basics of virtualization, and get you started with building your first virtual machine. This book also contains tips and tricks for using Microsoft Hyper-V server 2008 R2. « less
This scenario-focused title provides concise technical guidance and insights for troubleshooting and optimizing networking with Hyper-V. Written by experienced virtualization professionals, this little book packs a lot of value into a few pages, offering a lean read with lots of real-world insights and more » best practices for Hyper-V networking optimization in Windows Server 2012. « less
This scenario-focused title provides concise technical guidance and insights for troubleshooting and optimizing storage with Hyper-V. Written by experienced virtualization professionals, this little book packs a lot of value into a few pages, offering a lean read with lots of real-world insights and more » best practices for Hyper-V storage optimization. « less
Use Citrix management tools to publish applications and resources on client devices with this book. Deploy and optimize XenApp 6.5 on Citrix XenServer, VMware ESX, and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines and physical servers. Understand new features included in XenApp 6.5 including a brand new chapter more » on advanced XenApp deployment covering topics such as unattended install of XenApp 6.5, using dynamic data center provisioning, and more. Clear, easy-to-follow steps and screenshots to carry out each task. « less
If you're an IT professional, you know that virtualization is essential in today's computer infrastructures. This valuable reference is your key to all things Microsoft virtualization. Written by a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), it breaks down all the various technologies, what they mean more » to your organization in terms of saving money and solving problems, and how to design and deploy various solutions effectively.
You'll find invaluable tips and information on such topics as Hyper-V, the changes that Windows 8 brings, private cloud scenarios, and more. « less
Take advantage of numerous Hyper-V best practices for administrators. Get to grips with migrating virtual machines between servers and old Hyper-V versions, automating tasks with PowerShell, providing a High Availability and Disaster Recovery environment, and much more. A practical Cookbook bursting more » with essential recipes. « less
Using the Hyper-V virtualization capabilities built into Windows Server 2008, organizations can slash costs for power, space, and maintenance, and dramatically improve IT flexibility at the same time. This is the first book to offer comprehensive, independent, real-world coverage of planning, designing, more » implementing, and supporting Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V virtualization environments. Authored by Rand Morimoto and Jeff Guillet - top consultants of Microsoft technologies with unsurpassed experience deploying Hyper-V in enterprise organizations - this book delivers start-to-finish guidance for every facet of your virtualization initiative. « less