Getting Started with Windows Nano Server

Key FeaturesThe days of the local server are numbered, and this book will make you an ace by giving you the skills needed to administer Nano Server and survive in the brave new server worldLearn to quickly automate multiple VMs and support Hyper-V clusters all through small footprints from a single hostApply up-to-date real world examples presented in this book and improve the scalability and efficiency of large-scale VM deploymentsBook DescriptionWindows Nano Server allows developers and operations teams to work closely together and use containers that package applications so that the entire platform works as one. The aim of Windows Nano Server is to help applications run the way they are intended to. It can be used to run and deploy infrastructures (act as a compute host, storage host, container, or VM guest operating system) without consuming significant resources. Although Windows Nano Server isn't intended to replace Windows Server 2016 or 2012 R2, it will be an intriguing choice for developers and IT teams.Want to improve your ability to deploy a new VM and install and deploy container apps within minutes? You have come to the right place! The objective of this book is to get you started with Nano Server successfully. The journey is quite exciting, since we are introducing you to a cutting edge technology that will revolutionize today’s data centers.We’ll cover everything from the basic to advanced topics. You’ll discover many such added values of using Nano Server, such as hundreds of VM types on a single host through a small footprint, which could be a big plus for you and your company. After reading this book, you will have the necessary skills to start your journey effectively using Nano Server.What you will learnUnderstand Windows Nano ServerDeploy Windows Nano ServerDeploy Hyper-V Clusters on Nano ServerDeploy Nano Server with SCVMMManage Nano Server using PowerShell and Remote Server Mnagement ToolsManage Nano Server with third-party toolsRun Windows Server Containers and Hyper-V Containers on Nano ServerTroubleshoot Nano ServerValidate developed applications that run on Nano ServerAbout the AuthorCharbel Nemnom is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Cloud and Datacenter Management and is a Technical Evangelist with 5nine Software. Charbel has extensive infrastructure expertise and a vast knowledge of a variety of Microsoft and VMware technologies. He has over thirteen years of professional experience in the Information Technology field, guiding technical teams to optimize the performance of mission-critical enterprise systems.He has worked as a system and network engineer, a senior consultant, and an IT manager, and has a history of successful enterprise projects in the IT, banks, education, and publishing sectors. He works as an IT Consultant Architect in the MENA region. He reviewed Hyper-V Best Practices and VMware Virtual SAN Cookbook, Packt Publishing.Charbel also runs his blog at ( where he blogs frequently about software-defined data centers and Cloud Computing. Charbel is Microsoft, Cisco, and VMware Certified and holds the following credentials: VCA-DCV, MCP, MCSA, MCTS, MCITP, MCS, MCSD, MCSE, CCNP, ITIL®, and PMP®. You can also follow him on Twitter @CharbelNemnom.

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