Virtualization with Xen(tm): Including XenEnterprise, XenServer, and XenExpress

Virtualization with Xen(tm): Including XenEnterprise, XenServer, and XenExpress

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by David E. Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 1597491675

ISBN-13: 9781597491679

Pub. Date: 06/06/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Complete Coverage of Xen, Including Version 3.2
Virtualization with Xen is the first book to demonstrate to readers how to install, administer, and maintain a virtual infrastructure based on XenSource’s latest release, Xen 3.2. It discusses best practices for setting up a Xen environment correctly the first time, maximizing the utilization of server

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Complete Coverage of Xen, Including Version 3.2
Virtualization with Xen is the first book to demonstrate to readers how to install, administer, and maintain a virtual infrastructure based on XenSource’s latest release, Xen 3.2. It discusses best practices for setting up a Xen environment correctly the first time, maximizing the utilization of server assets while taking advantage of the fastest and most secure enterprise-grade paravirtualization architecture. It covers both basic and advanced topics, such as planning and installation, physical-to-virtual migrations, virtual machine provisioning, resource management, and monitoring and troubleshooting guests and Xen hosts.

• Explore Xen’s Virtualization Model
Find a complete overview of the architecture model as well of all products: Xen 3.0 , Xen Express, XenServer, and Xen Enterprise.
• Deploy Xen
Understand the system requirements, learn installation methods, and see how to install Xen on a free Linux distribution.
• Master the Administrator Console
Learn how to use the command-line tools and the remote Java-based consoler that manages the configuration and operations of XenServer hosts and VMs.
• Manage Xen with Third-Party Tools
Use products like openQRM, Enomalism, and Project ConVirt to manage the VMM.
• Deploy a Virtual Machine in Xen
Learn about workload planning and installing modified guests, unmodified guests, and Windows guests.
• Explore Advanced Xen Concepts
Build a Xen Cluster, complete a XenVM migration, and discover XenVM backup and recovery solutions.
• See the Future of Virtualization
See the unofficial Xen road map and what virtual infrastructure holds for tomorrow’s data center.
• See Other Virtualization Technologies and How They Compare with Xen
Take a look at the different types of server virtualization, other virtual machine software available, and how they compare with Xen.

• Complete with a demonstration version of Xen 3.2 on CD-ROM
• Xen has the lead in the open-source community; now distributed as a standard kernel package for Novell’s SLES 10 and Red Hat’s RHEL 5 and Fedora Core 6 Linux distributions
• Covers installation, administration, management, monitoring, and deployment planning and strategies

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597491679
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
06/06/2007
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1: An Introduction to Virtualization
2: Introducing Xen
3: Deploying Xen: Demystifying the Installation
4: The Administrator Console and Other Native Tools
5: Managing Xen with Third-Party Management Tools
6: Deploying a Virtual Machine in Xen
7: Advanced Xen Concepts
8: The Future of Virtualization
9: Appendix A: Glossary: Xen Terminology
10: Appendix B: Other Virtualization Technologies and How They Compare to Xen

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