O'Reilly logo

Microsoft Private Cloud Computing by Damian Flynn, Patrick Lownds, Hans Vredevoort, Aidan Finn

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 3

Introducing the VMM 2012 Architecture

Virtual Machine Manager 2012 has become the main tool for building the Microsoft private cloud and is now an important member of the System Center 2012 family of management products. This chapter describes the following:

  • How VMM evolved from a patched-together collection of managers to today's sophisticated tool
  • The capabilities of VMM that make it a complete solution for managing private clouds
  • The architecture and main components of a VMM private cloud

Exploring the New Capabilities of VMM 2012

The traditional data center has a large variety of servers, clusters, hypervisors, network devices, storage devices, and other equipment. Most physical servers host dozens of virtual machines. Those virtual ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required