More new books released, this time covering Virtual Server 2005!  Great!

The 2 new books on Virtual Server 2005 are:

  • The Rational Guide to Managing Microsoft Virtual Server 2005
    by Anil Desai (Rational Press) (ISBN - 1932577289)

    Microsoft MVP Anil Desai discusses the benefits of virtualisation technology and covers the essentials of working with Virtual Server 2005, including installation, configuration, creating a virtual machine, and installing a guest operating system.

    The book covers the technical architecture of Virtual Server, topics related to disk, CPU, memory, and network resources, as well as procedures for administering host and guest operating system.

    James Ni, Group Product Manager, Windows Virtualisation in Redmond is quoted as saying, "Anil has created a great resource for IT Professionals interested in making virtualisation a reality!"

  • The Rational Guide to Scripting Microsoft Virtual Server 2005
    by Anil Desai (Rational Press) (ISBN - 1932577297)

    Microsoft MVP shows how to use scripting to automate complex virtual environments. The book contains numerous scripting examples in VBScript, Visual Basic .NET and C#, and covers the automation of virtual machine creation and management. It shows software developers and network administrators how to programmatically set up virtual environments to rapidly build development and testing scenarios.

    The book also shows how to script entire data center virtualisation environments to avoid scaling out with expensive hardware.

    James Ni, Group Product Manager, Windows Virtualisation in Redmond is quoted as saying, "This book is a must read for technologists who are serious about virtualisation."

Happy Reading!