Book Description

Review 1: Introduction to Virtual Computing. 2: Installing and Working with VMware Workstation. 3: Installing and Working with VMware Server. 4: Installing and Working with Microsoft Virtual PC. 5: Installing and Working with Microsoft Virtual Server. 6: Installing and Working with Microsoft Hyper-V. 7: Working with Virtual Networks. 8: Implementing Disaster Recovery and High Availability. 9: Enhancing Virtual Security and Performance. 10: Working with Virtual Machine Manager. Appendix A: The Technology Behind Virtualization. Appendix B: Using VMware Player. Appendix C: Working with Server Core and Hyper-V Server. Read more About the Author Ted Simpson is a long-time Course Technology author. He has been working, teaching, and writing about computers for over 20 years. In 1990, Simpson wrote one of the first books in the Course Technology Networking series, Hands-On Netware 3.11. Ted has used virtualization software to aid in teaching computer lab classes for several years, and has given presentations on virtualization for Course Technology conferences. Ted is currently a certified Novell and Microsoft instructor at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, and the author of many books, including Hands-On Novell Open Enterprise Server, Guide to Novell Netware Administration Enhanced Edition, 70-270, 70-290: MCSE/MCSA Guide to Installing and Managing Microsoft XP Professional and Windows Server 2003, and Virtual Machines Companion, all of which are written for use with virtualization. In addition to classroom teaching and industry training, Ted has been developing curricula for microcomputer related courses since the 1980s and holds the following certifications: A+, Network+, NetWare 6 CNE and CNI, and MCSE.Jason Novak is a life-long computer enthusiast. In addition to co-authoring HANDS-ON VIRTUAL COMPUTING, Mr. Novak has worked on the successful book VIRTUAL MACHINES COMPANION. Mr. Novak operates his own business that has been developing desktop and mobile applications since 1998. He also uses his skills to offer both computer support and consulting services to a variety of businesses and industries. Mr. Novak is CompTIA A+ certified. Read more