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If you're contemplating the use of virtualization in any area of your network operations, this concise book presents a clear picture of the concepts involved. Virtualization offers organizations many advantages, whether you're managing extremely large stores of rapidly changing data, scaling out an application, or harnessing huge amounts of computational power. This guide provides an overview of the five main types of virtualization technology, along with information on security, management, and modern use cases.


On Jul 17 John Brady wrote: Vitualization: A Manager's Guide
Vitualization: A Manager's Guide is a short (about 58 pages in the ebook version) offering from O'Reilly which is targeted towards "managers or subject matter experts outside of information technology (IT)". The text generally revolves around the author's model of virtualization, which breaks the topic into subareas like access virtualization, network virtualization, etc. Full Review  >

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On Jul 17 Rob Dawson wrote: Simple Introduction to Virtualization
I picked up a copy of "Virtualization: A Manager's Guide" as a part of the O'Reilly blogger review program. It was little questionable as while I'm technically a manager, I am also still very technical, so am on the border of the books audience. Full Review  >

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On Jul 16 Brian McSweeney wrote:
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On Jul 14 Santosh Shanbhag wrote: Precise and concise guide
Unless you have taken a sabbatical for the last couple of years, virtualization buzz words have become commonly talked about topics in IT organizations including infrastructure and application development. In fact, even business contacts have started taking notice of virtualization and are frequently questioning the IT department on what initiatives are being taken on that aspect. This concise book puts all flavors of virtualization together neatly organized in to different chapters. Full Review  >

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On Jul 9 Luis Antonio Galindo Castro wrote:
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On Jul 5 Thomas Maher wrote: Book Review: Virtualization: A Manager’s Guide
Dan Kusnetzky’s new book “Virtualization: A Manager’s Guide” is subtitled “Big picture of the who, what, and where of virtualization”. The book’s ISBN is 9781449306458. Its website is at I have read the book. Full Review  >

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