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Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™ Resource Kit by Janique Carbone Robert Larson and Microsoft Windows Virtualization Team

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Summary

This chapter provided an overview of the products and technologies that can be combined to provide a comprehensive management solution for Hyper-V and virtual machines. The products were presented in three groups: management solutions, disaster recovery solutions, and monitoring solutions.

You saw that there are tools that ship with the operating system for each function as well as enterprise tools that greatly expand on the features and functionality available in the builtin tools. If you are going to manage a small number of Hyper-V servers or a small number of virtual machines, then the tools that come with the operating system can be great places to start. As your virtualization infrastructure grows, however, you will want to augment ...

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