Wednesday, February 17, 2010

“Understanding Microsoft Virtualization R2 Solutions” – The free, 466 page, eBook (only available until the end of February 2010)

Microsoft Press - Free ebook: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization R2 Solutions

“Here it is! Mitch Tulloch has updated his free ebook of last year. You can now download Understanding Microsoft Virtualization R2 Solutions in XPS format here and in PDF format here.

Six chapters adding up to 466 pages.



The chapters from the Table of Contents:

1. Why Virtualization?

2. Server Virtualization

3. Local Desktop Virtualization

4. Remote Desktop Virtualization

5. Virtualization Management

6. Cloud Computing

From the Introduction;

Welcome to Understanding Microsoft Virtualization R2 Solutions. This is the book for IT professionals who want to learn more about the latest Microsoft virtualization technologies, including Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5, Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization, Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, and Microsoft’s private and public cloud computing platforms including Windows Azure.

Who Is This Book For?
The primary target audience for this book is IT administrators, implementers, and decision makers of large and mid-sized organizations who want to learn about the benefits of the latest virtualization technologies and how to plan, implement, and manage virtual infrastructure  solutions based on these technologies. The book assumes that you are familiar with core Windows Server technologies and how to implement an Active Directory Domain Services infrastructure. The book also assumes you have experience working with the latest client and server versions of Windows, namely Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Finally, the book assumes you are already familiar with earlier Microsoft virtualization products such as Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 and Microsoft Virtual PC 2007.


Update 2/17/2010 @ 10:00AM PST:
This is a limited time offer and expires at the end of February. So get it while you can…

(via James O'Neill's blog - Free ebook: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization R2 Solutions)


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