The Hyper-V Cloud Deployment Guides from Microsoft can help IT Pros by:
Accelerating deployment by providing best practices for planning and delivering a Private Cloud solution based on Microsoft Virtualization technologies.
Reducing training costs by providing methodologies for delivering Server Virtualization scenarios.
Lowering risk by providing real-world examples of problems and solutions encountered by Microsoft architects and consultants.
The Architecture and Sizing Guide outlines the design, hardware, software, and support considerations that must be taken into account when designing the server architecture for a private cloud infrastructure.
This guide outlines the minimum system requirements, supported operating systems, host server architecture patterns, storage design, and server design considerations for deploying Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating system with Hyper-V™ virtualization technologies, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 and System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self Service Portal 2.0.
This Deployment Guide is one of five modules that are a part of the Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud Deployment Guides that are based on the framework that Microsoft Consulting Services has leveraged to deliver Server Virtualization for several years in over 82 countries.