My First Book Reviewed: Hyper-V Best Practices 2012 R2 #HyperV #PacktPub

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Hello folks,

For the past few months, I’ve been busy working as “Technical Reviewer” for the book title: “Hyper-V Best Practices

And guess what? I Just received good news that it is finally published by Packt Publishing.

The book is authored by my fellow Hyper-V MVP Benedict Berger.


This book is intended for those who already have some basic experience with Hyper-V, and now want to gain additional capabilities and knowledge of Hyper-V.

Here is a sneak peak of how the book page looks like Winking smile :

When you click on “Credits” link, you will see my name:- (Under Reviewers)


Here is my acknowledgement:- (Charbel Nemnom)


Here is the detailed table of contents and what to expect to learn after reading this book:

Chapter 1: Accelerate Hyper-V Deployment
Why Hyper-V projects fail?
Planning your environment
Preparing your host systems
Creating unattended installation files
Adding basic components
Which edition to install
To GUI or not to GUI
Hyper-V hosts in Active Directory domains
Activating Hyper-V features
Post-installation tasks
Antivirus on a Hyper-V host
Setting the Pagefile
Creating virtual machines

Chapter 2: High Availability Scenarios
Preparing for High Availability

Chapter 3: Backup and Disaster Recovery
Protecting a Hyper-V environment
Hyper-V Replica
Azure Site Recovery
Backup of virtual machines

Chapter 4: Storage Best Practices
Storage overview
SANs versus SOFS
Storage Spaces and tiering
Multipath I/O
Cluster Shared Volumes
Data deduplication
Storage Quality of Service
NTFS versus Resilient File System
The iSCSI target

Chapter 5: Network Best Practices
Networking overview
NIC Teaming
Converged networking
Storage network
SMB Direct
Advanced networking options

Chapter 6: Hyper-V Performance Tuning
Measuring performance
Performance tuning
Hyper-V benchmarking
Hyper-V for virtual desktops

Chapter 7: Management with System Center
Microsoft System Center

Chapter 8: Migration to Hyper-V 2012 R2
Upgrading single Hyper-V hosts
Migrating VMware virtual machines

Do you want to accelerate and deploy Hyper-V right from the first time? Then I strongly encourage you to grab a copy of this book here.

Enjoy reading!


About Charbel Nemnom 579 Articles
Charbel Nemnom is a Cloud Architect, Swiss Certified ICT Security Expert, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), totally fan of the latest's IT platform solutions, accomplished hands-on technical professional with over 17 years of broad IT Infrastructure experience serving on and guiding technical teams to optimize the performance of mission-critical enterprise systems. Excellent communicator is adept at identifying business needs and bridging the gap between functional groups and technology to foster targeted and innovative IT project development. Well respected by peers through demonstrating passion for technology and performance improvement. Extensive practical knowledge of complex systems builds, network design, business continuity, and cloud security.

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