Chapter 8. Virtualizing Exchange Server 2010

Virtualization of computers has been around for a long time. Users have been virtualizing servers on mainframe computers for more than 15 years. It has only been in the past 5 years or so that nonmainframe computers have gained the capability to perform virtualization. Only in the past couple of years have they gotten good at virtualization. In this chapter, we will discuss virtualizing Microsoft Exchange 2010.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Evaluate the possible virtualization impacts

  • Evaluate the existing Exchange environment

  • Determine which roles to virtualize

Virtualization Overview

Virtualization gives you the ability to host multiple independent instances of operating systems on a single server. ...

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