3.1. Prerequisites and Requirements for Installing and Configuring VMM Hosts and Libraries

If you look at virtualization management technologies, there are two things that are key to the performance and reliability of the underlying system infrastructure: the control channel robustness and the data transfer channel bandwidth and throughput. System Center Virtual Machine Manager is no exception.

Since its inception in 2007, System Center Virtual Machine Manager builds its command communication framework based on a set of well-known industry-standard protocols (primarily WS-Management, or WS-MAN, and there are also cases where Windows Management Instrumentation, or WMI, and others are used); and it takes advantage of a proven Windows technology, ...

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