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The Hyper-V Resource Kit is now available !!!

The Hyper-V Resource Kit is now available !!!

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Hyper-V Want the latest information about Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V?  If so, then you’ll want to check out the “Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Resource Kit” by Robert Larson and Janique Carbone with the Windows Virtualization Team at Microsoft (Microsoft Press, 2009; ISBN: 9780735625174; 800 pages).

In-depth and comprehensive, this official RESOURCE KIT delivers the information you need to plan, implement, and manage a virtualized enterprise infrastructure. Covers R2 features. You get authoritative technical guidance from those who know the technology best—leading industry experts and the Windows Virtualization Team—along with sample scripts, job aids, and other essential resources. Get expert advice on how to:

  • Manage the project visioning phase—scope, risks, budget
  • Design Hyper-V server infrastructure and components
  • Apply the steps and tools that streamline installation
  • Configure single or multiple Hyper-V servers
  • Plan a server workload consolidation strategy
  • Use console-based tools to manage central and remote operations
  • Minimize downtime when migrating from Microsoft Virtual Server to Hyper-V
  • Apply security best practices
  • Implement business continuity and recovery plans
  • Monitor health and tune performance CD features:
  • Library of Windows PowerShell scripts for automating Hyper-V management tasks
  • Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions From Desktop to Datacenter eBook
  • Job aids and links to useful virtualization-related resources and tools
  • Fully searchable eBook of this guide
  • Get it from Amazon @ http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0735625174

    Get it from B&N @ http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?isbn=9780735625174

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    • The MS Press Self-Paced Training Kit for 70-652: Windows Server Virtualization, Configuring also released in June.

      I had passed that exam a couple months back, myself.

      We've got most of our Hyper-V infrastructure up and managed using SCVMM and its been a blast!

    • Is this R2 specific?  Does not seem to say?

    • never mind I see the yellow print now.  ;)