Microsoft System Center 2012 is a comprehensive IT infrastructure, virtualization, and cloud management platform. With System Center 2012, you can easily and efficiently deploy, manage, and monitor a virtualized infrastructure, as well as services and applications across multiple hypervisors. This can also be done across public and private cloud infrastructures to deliver flexible and cost-effective IT services for your business.
This book will take you through a series of recipes to streamline your System Center VMM architecture. Each section has been discreetly designed to help you simplify, plan, and deploy a highly scalable, high availability virtual infrastructure. The first few sections take you through the design and installation of System Center 2012 R2 VMM and Windows 2012 Hyper-V R2 features. Network virtualization, storage integration, and bare metal deployment are also covered in this book.
This book is a step-by-step guide packed with recipes that cover architecture design and planning. The book is also full of deployment tips, techniques, and solutions.
Who this book is for
If you are a solutions architect, technical consultant, administrator, or any other virtualization enthusiast who needs to use Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager in a real-world environment, then this is the book for you.
We assume that you have previous experience with Windows 2012 R2 and Hyper-V.
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso
Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso is passionate about technology, an evangelist, and a subject matter expert on cloud, virtualization, and management. He is an author and also a speaker at key technical events in Australia and New Zealand. He has been the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Hyper-V since 2009. He leads major virtualization, UC&C, and AD and Exchange projects for large customers in APJ, closely collaborating and liaising with presales and sales teams to ensure client satisfaction and IT synergies. He has experience working within multigeographic and virtual teams. He has in-depth knowledge across the Microsoft and VMware technologies stack. He holds the Microsoft MCSE+S and VMware VCP certifications. He also has experience leading complex global projects in his 24-year career in IT; he has worked in segments spanning the government, health, education, and IT services sectors. He is an established manager with extensive leadership experience in all facets of IT management and functional management practices. He recently authored the book, Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Cookbook (http://wp.me/p15Fu3-mK), and reviewed the books, Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cookbook, Microsoft Hyper-V Cluster Design, and VMware vSphere 5.1 Cookbook, all by Packt Publishing. He is a blogger at http://cloudtidings.com/. You can also follow him on Twitter: @cloudtidings.