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Oracle Solaris 10 System Virtualization Essentials

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ISBN-10: 013708188X

ISBN-13: 9780137081882

Edition: 2011

Authors: Jeff Victor, Jeff Savit, Bob Netherton, Gary Combs, Simon Hayler

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List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 9/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Jeff Victor's25+ year career has included software design and development, network and telecom administration, and ten years as a Sun Microsystems Systems Engineer. He wrote the Sun BluePrints Solaris Containers Technology Architecture Guide and How to Move a Container, and maintains's Solaris Zones and Containers FAQ.Jeff Savitis a Sun Microsystems Principal Field Technologist, Datacenter Ambassador, and OS Ambassador specializing in Solaris, virtualization, Linux, Java, migration, architecture, and performance. He authored Sun's Energy Efficiency Strategies: Sun Server Virtualization Technology Blueprint, and the Datacenter Reference Guide's virtualization chapter.

About the Authors
Introduction to Virtualization
Definitions and Motivations
System Virtualization Models
Hard Partitioning: Dynamic Domains
Domain Implementation
Managing Domains
Oracle VM Server for SPARC
Overview of Logical Domains Features
Logical Domains Implementation
Details of Domain Resources
Installing Logical Domains and Building a Guest Domain
Domain Mobility
Physical to Virtual Conversion
Ease-of-Use Enhancements
Comparison with Oracle Solaris Containers
Oracle Solaris 10 as an x86 Guest
Oracle VM Server for x86
XVM Hypervisor
Citrix XenServer
VMware ESX
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
Oracle VM VirtualBox
How Oracle VM VirtualBox Works
Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Platform
Oracle Solaris as an Oracle VM VirtualBox Host
Oracle Solaris as an Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest
Creating and Managing Oracle VM VirtualBox Guests
Oracle Solaris Containers
Feature Overview
Feature Details
Solaris 8 Containers and Solaris 9 Containers
Network Virtualization in OpenSolaris
Strengths of Oracle Solaris Containers
Choosing a Virtualization Technology
Review of Strengths and Limitations
Choosing the Technology: Start with Requirements
Virtualization Decision Tree
Choosing the Technology: Examples
Applying Virtualization
How to Configure for Dynamic Domains
Consolidating with Oracle VM Server for SPARC (Logical Domains)
Deploying Oracle Solaris 10 with Oracle VM Server for x86
How to Enable xVM Hypervisor Live Migration
Running Microsoft Windows in an Oracle Solaris Container
Consolidating with Oracle Solaris Containers
Security Hardening with Oracle Solaris Containers
Virtualization Management
VE Life-Cycle Management
Opportunities for Business Agility and Operational Flexibility
Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Appendix: History of Virtualization and Architectural Evolution