Free Book: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

Microsoft has made available a free eBook called: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions, From the Desktop to the Datacenter (Second Edition).

The eBook written by Mitch Tulloch, is an update to the earlier version which was released last year. This new version is now updated for Windows Server 2008 R2 and contains six chapters and has a total of 466 pages.

"…This is the book for IT professionals who want to learn more about the latest Microsoft virtualization technology including Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5, Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization, Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, and Microsofts, private and public cloud computing platforms including Windows Azure…"

The following topics are covered:

  • Why Virtualization?
  • Server Virtualization
  • Local Desktop Virtualization
  • Remote Desktop Virtualization
  • Virtualization Management
  • Cloud Computing


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