PacktLib: Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V: Deploying Hyper-V Enterprise Server Virtualization Platform

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V: Deploying Hyper-V Enterprise Server Virtualization Platform


About the Author

About the Reviewers



Getting to Know Microsoft Hyper-V

Introducing Hyper-V

Hyper-V deployment scenario

Hyper-V architecture

Hyper-V Virtual Machine Management Service

Features of Hyper-V

Hardware requirements

Software requirements

Hyper-V version comparison

Hyper-V Windows Server 2012 guest VM support



Planning, Designing, and Implementing Microsoft Hyper-V

Planning and designing Hyper-V infrastructure

Upgrading legacy Hyper-V servers to Windows Server 2012

Installing Hyper-V server role

Configuring basic settings for Hyper-V server role


Setting Up Hyper-V Replication

Introducing Hyper-V replication

Software requirements

Hardware requirements

Deployment scenario for Hyper-V Replica

Technical overview of the Hyper-V Replica feature

Hyper-V Replica best practices

Setting up Hyper-V Replica

Monitoring Hyper-V Replica environment


Understanding Hyper-V Networking

Hyper-V virtual switch technical overview

Windows Server 2012 – a cloud-ready platform

Improved Hyper-V virtual network switch

Configuring the Hyper-V extensible virtual network switch

Implementing NIC teaming for Hyper-V host and guest

Configuring NIC teaming for the Hyper-V host


A New World of Hyper-V Automation with PowerShell

Introduction to PowerShell

Insight into Windows Server 2012 PowerShell (3.0)

Managing Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V with PowerShell 3.0

Windows PowerShell 3.0 capabilities for Hyper-V


Insight into Hyper-V Storage

Understanding virtual storage

Improved Hyper-V storage

Types of Hyper-V virtual storage

Virtual machine storage settings

Hyper-V storage best practices


Managing Hyper-V with System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Overview of System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)

What's new in SCVMM 2012

Installing System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

Configuring SCVMM basic settings

Creating a virtual machine using the SCVMM console

Access to Self-Service Portal


Building Hyper-V High Availability and Virtual Machine Mobility

Overview of Hyper-V high availability

Understanding Hyper-V high availability and failover clustering core components

Preparing, creating, and configuring a Hyper-V failover cluster

Managing virtual machine mobility and migration


Hyper-V Security Hardening – Best Practices

Hyper-V and virtualization security pillars


Performing Hyper-V Backup and Recovery

Hyper-V backup methodologies overview

Hyper-V backup considerations and best practices

Implementing Hyper-V virtual machine backup and recovery


SCVMM 2012 New Features and Enhancements

SCVMM Management Console Configuration Settings