|| ||"Riddhima Shetty" <riddhimas-AT-packtpub.com>|
|| ||Xen Virtualization Press Release!|
|| ||Tue, 8 Jan 2008 10:11:01 +0530|
Install, Configure, Manage and Administer Xen Servers with New book on Xen.
Xen Virtualization is a new book from Packt that helps Linux administrators
to use Xen virtualization for development, testing, virtual hosting or
operating systems training. Written by Prabhakar Chaganti this book is a
practical guide for supporting multiple operating systems with the Xen
Xen was originally developed in 2003 at the University of Cambridge Computer
Laboratory and users now have the choices of both commercial and free
versions of the Xen hypervisor. The commercial versions are built on top of
the open-source version with additional enterprise features. In this book
Chaganti explores and uses the open-source version of Xen.
Xen is an open-source paravirtualization technology that provides a platform
for running multiple operating systems on one physical hardware resource,
while providing close to native performance. Xen supports several operating
systems like Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, and NetBSD. It enables the user to
easily test, deploy and run their software and services on multiple operating
systems with resource isolation and great performance. It is also a terrific
way to consolidate servers, save hardware and maintenance costs, and minimize
downtime. Xen is one of the most popular open source projects in the world
and vendors like IBM, Sun, HP, RedHat and Novell are working on integrating
Xen into their Linux servers.
This concise handbook which hosts Fedora Core as its host operating System is
ideal for professionals who want a user-friendly reference beside them while
they get working with Xen and virtualization. Its easy-to-navigate content
offers bite-sized walkthroughs for a wide variety of common virtualization
tasks using Xen.
Each chapter is a collection of practical tasks that demonstrate how to
achieve common virtualization tasks. Users then learn how it works so that
they can apply this knowledge to their Xen installation and environment. This
book is for Linux administrators who want to use Xen virtualization for
development, testing, virtual hosting, or operating systems training.
For more information about this book please visit
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