Virtualization Essentials

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Virtualization Essentials by Portnoy, Matthew, 9781394181568
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  • ISBN: 9781394181568 | 1394181566
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/2/2023

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Learn the fundamental concepts and skills by building your own virtual machine

Virtualization is more important than ever, it's how the Cloud works! As virtualization continues to expand, millions of companies all over the world are leveraging virtualization. IT professionals need a solid understanding of virtualization concepts and software to compete in today's job market.

The updated new edition of Virtualization Essentials teaches you the core concepts and skills necessary to work with virtualization environments. Designed for new and aspiring IT professionals alike, this practical guide offers an applied, real-world approach to help you develop the necessary skill set to work in Cloud computing, the DevOps space, and the rest of the virtual world.

Virtualization Essentials simplifies complex concepts to ensure that you fully understand what virtualization is and how it works within the computing environment. Step by step, you’ll learn how to build your own virtual machine, both by scratch and by migrating from physical to virtual. Each user-friendly chapter contains an overview of the topic, a discussion of key concepts, hands-on tutorials, end-of-chapter exercises, review questions, and more.

  • Configure and manage a virtual machine’s CPU, memory, storage, and networking
  • Distinguish between Type 1 and Type 2 hypervisors
  • Compare the leading hypervisor products in today’s market
  • Configure additional devices for a virtual machine
  • Make considerations for availability
  • Understand how cloud computing leverages virtualization

Virtualization Essentials is an invaluable ‘learn-by-doing’ resource for new and aspiring IT professionals looking to gain a solid foundation in virtualization. It is also an excellent reference for more experienced IT admins responsible for managing on-premise and remote computers and workstations.

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