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Managing Virtualization with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008


When you are just managing a single Hyper-V server, using the Hyper-V. Manager tool may fit your needs. However, if you are planning on deploying a larger environment consisting of several Hyper-V servers, you should consider using System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008. VMM is Microsoft’s newest management product in the System Center line of products. Here are some of its key benefits:
  • Provides a single management console for multiple servers in your virtual environment

  • Allows you to manage VMware ESX hosts

  • Integrates with System Center Operations Manager

  • Monitors and reports on your virtual environment

  • Allows easy automation through PowerShell cmdlets

  • Supplies wizard-guided physical-to-virtual conversions

  • Supports optimizing the load on your hosts

  • Allows you to delegate administrative tasks to defined roles

  • Provides improved Hyper-V failover cluster management


Virtual Machine Virtual Network Library Server Host Group Live Migration 
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