Virtualization Essentials, by Portnoy, Matthew
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- ISBN: 9781118176719 | 1118176715
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/1/2012
Virtualization Essentials provides aspiring IT professionals and those just starting out in IT a solid foundation in virtualization by teaching them fundamental concepts and skills to working in a virtual environment. Presented in full-color, this practical book takes on a learning-by-doing approach to gaining a core understanding of virtualization. Each chapter begins by clearly identifying what readers will learn in the chapter, followed by a straightforward discussion of concepts and then engaging readers in hands-on tutorials for readers to gain strong understanding of the chapter topics. Chapters conclude with suggested exercises that allow readers to reinforce their understanding. In this book, readers will learn to: Understand how virtualization software operates within a computing environment Distinguish between Type 1 and Type 2 hypervisors and compare hypervisor products in the market today Create a virtual machine, by scratch and by migrating from physical to virtual Manage the basics of CPU, memory, storage, and networking of a virtual machine Configure supporting devices for a virtual machine Make considerations for availability And more!