January 31, 2013 Leave a comment
I just want to share with all of you that my book is now published : http://www.packtpub.com/microsoft-system-center-virtual-machine-manager-2012-cookbook/book
I will be waiting for your feedback!
Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) is a management solution for the virtualized datacenter, enabling Administrators to configure and manage their virtualization host, networking, and storage resources in order to create and deploy virtual machines and services to private clouds.
Covering the VMM 2012 SP1 and Windows 2012 features, architecture design, deloyment planning this book is full of tips, techniques and solutions. It will guide to create, deploy and manage your own Private Cloud with a mix of Hypervisors: Hyper-V, Vmware ESXi and Citrix XenServer.
What you will learn
- VMM Architecture and planning for a real word deployment
- Network Virtualization, Gateway integration, Storage integration, Resource Throttling, Availability options
- Operations Manager (SCOM) deployment and integration with VMM
- SC APP Controller (SCAC) deployment and integration with VMM to manage Private and Public Cloud (Azure)
- Cluster deployment with VMM Bare Metal
- Create and deploying Virtual Machines from Templates
- Deploy an High Available VMM Management Server
- Managing Hyper-V, Vmware and Citrix from VMM
- Upgrade from SCVMM 2008R2 to SCVMM 2012 SP1
- Monitoring VMware with Veeam Management Pack
Currently, no other book offers thorough coverage of System Center VMM 2012 SP1 and integration with App Controller and SCOM.
It has been an amazing journey and I greatly appreciate all of those who gave me their full support.
I could not have finished this book without the help from the Microsoft System Center and Microsoft Virtualization team in Redmond: Travis Wright, Carmen Summers, Ben Armstrong and Nigel Cain.
In addition, as I wanted this book to be reviewed by the Microsoft System Center team, I would like to acknowledge and thank Carmen Summers and Nigel Cain not only for endorsing my participation in the System Center TAP program, but also for their assistance, working beyond their time to review and to provide great feedbacks that helped out to improve the content, adding substantial value to this book. The readers will truly appreciate that!
I also would like to thank Richard Skinners, Steve Buchanan and Kristian Nese for reviewing the book.
I also would like to thank the Veeam for the great insights about their product.
I would also like to thank the Packt Pub team involved in this great project.