Virtualization, A Beginner's Guide / Edition 1

Virtualization, A Beginner's Guide / Edition 1

by Nelson Ruest, Danielle Ruest
     
 

ISBN-10: 007161401X

ISBN-13: 9780071614016

Pub. Date: 02/17/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Migrate to a dynamic, on-demand data delivery platform

"If you're looking to hit the ground running with any virtualization project, large or small, this book is going to give you the start you need, and along the way will offer you some cautionary tales that will even take some seasoned virtualization veterans by surprise." —From the foreword by Chris Wolf,

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Overview

Migrate to a dynamic, on-demand data delivery platform

"If you're looking to hit the ground running with any virtualization project, large or small, this book is going to give you the start you need, and along the way will offer you some cautionary tales that will even take some seasoned virtualization veterans by surprise." —From the foreword by Chris Wolf, Senior Analyst, Burton Group

Transform your IT infrastructure into a leaner, greener datacenter with expert guidance from a pair of industry professionals. Through clear explanations, examples, and a five-step deployment plan, Virtualization: A Beginner's Guide shows you how to maximize the latest technologies from Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware. Consolidate your servers, set up virtual machines and applications, and manage virtual desktop environments. You'll also learn how to implement reliable security, monitoring, and backup procedures.

  • Select a virtualization platform and develop rollout plans
  • Perform pre-deployment network and workstation tests
  • Configure virtual machines, storage devices, and workloads
  • Set up and secure a fully virtualized and highly available server environment
  • Manage a centralized, on-demand application delivery framework
  • Handle volatile and persistent desktop virtualization
  • Use hypervisors to facilitate workload delivery
  • Implement failsafe system backup and recovery strategies

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071614016
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
02/17/2009
Series:
Beginner's Guide Series
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Architect Virtualization

Chapter 1: The Move to Virtualization

Chapter 2: Begin the Five-Step Process

Chapter 3: Complete the Five-Step Process

Part 2: Build your Virtualization Infrastructure

Chapter 4: Perform a Comprehensive Analysis

Chapter 5: Build the Resource Pool

Chapter 6: Begin with the Testing Environment

Chapter 7: Work with Server Virtualization

Chapter 8: Work with Virtual Workloads

Chapter 9: Provision Virtual Machines

Chapter 10: Work with Desktop Virtualization

Chapter 11: Work with Application Virtualization

Chapter 12: Work with AppV

Part III. Consolidate the Benefits

Chapter 13: Secure Your Virtual Intrastructure

Chapter 14: Protect Your Virtual Infrastructure

Chapter 15: Prepare for Business Continuity

Chapter 16: Update Your Management Structure

Afterword

Index

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