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Windows Server® 2008 Server Core Administrator's Pocket Consultant by Mitch Tulloch

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Chapter 12. Hyper-V and Other Roles

In addition to the roles described in the previous chapters of this book, Server Core supports running the Microsoft Hyper-V (Virtualization), Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS), and Streaming Media Services roles. This chapter examines how to install and manage these different roles on Server Core.

Installing and Managing the Hyper-V Role on Server Core

Hyper-V is a hypervisor-based virtualization platform built into Windows Server 2008 that provides the ability to create and manage virtual machines. Hyper-V provides a robust and scalable platform for managing and consolidating workloads in enterprise environments and for optimizing the use of physical hardware resources. The term virtualization ...

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