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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 outlines four different server virtualization scenarios that are typically deployed in customer environments. Data center virtualization scenario design considerations include reducing the number of physical servers required to establish an operational infrastructure while sizing Hyper-V servers correctly, providing fault-tolerant solutions, creating reliable backup and restore procedures, and centralizing management and provisioning operations. Branch office scenario design considerations include setting up a single Hyper-V server to provide key services to a single location while designing for normal management, backup, and operations for WAN-connected and WAN outage situations. Test lab scenario design considerations include ...

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