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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

A server virtualization pilot project is a scaled-down deployment of the production implementation plan. The goal of a project pilot phase is to validate the virtualization infrastructure design, processes, and procedures prior to a full production deployment. Before the pilot can begin, pilot scope must be defined, and the pilot architecture must be available to deploy. Planning a pilot requires the creation of individual plans and procedures for deployment, support, migration, operations, and communications. You can increase project success by creating an issue tracking process, developing a training plan, documenting project risks and mitigation plans, establishing project milestones, and defining measurable success criteria.

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