We’re very excited to announce another free ebook offering from Microsoft Press. Introducing Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview Release (ISBN 9780735682931), by Mitch Tulloch with the Windows Server Team, introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now. This book is based on the Preview release and will be updated to cover Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM.
Brain Madden has released a free eBook Notes on Desktop Virtualization by Brain Madden.
Index: 1) Virtualization is MORE than just VDI 2) Why storage matters 3) 3 Issues to address 4) What is IOPS and why does it matter? 5) The dumbest thing you can do 6) The secret to desktop virtualization savings 7) How the *@&% is it possible for multiple users to share the same disk image? 8) How Win7 will affect your storage and virtualdesktop environment 9) Does the storage protocol matter? 10) Multiple classes of storage are okay 11) Ten questions to ask when evaluating your storage vendor 12) "TCO" and "ROI" Confusion 13) Why VDI? 14) 5 sure-fire ways to get canned 15) Which kind of virtualizer are you? 16) Why do people like VDI? 17) The Vicious Cycle of VDI storage 18) Notes for article “Desktop VM sizing & IOPS”
Just Click on the picture to go to the NetApp site where you can download this free eBook If you click HERE you have the PDF file direct
Microsoft has released a free eBook: Desktop Virtualization for Dummies. It has 43 pages with covers the following things – What is Desktop Virtualization – Discovering the benefits of Desktop Virtualization – Thinking about your organization requirements – Choosing between the options – Taking things forward with Desktop Virtualization – Ten (Well, Nearly) top tips for Desktop Virtualization
I am not a Linux fan. Maybe for interesting for any Linux sysadmin
Copy: The GNU/Linux systems have reached an important level of maturity, allowing to integrate them in almost any kind of work environment, from a desktop PC to the sever facilities of a big company.
In this ebook "The GNU/Linux Operating System", the main contents are related with system administration. You will learn how to install and configure several computer services, and how to optimize and synchronize the resources using GNU/Linux.
The topics covered in this 500+ page eBook include Linux network, server and data administration, Linux kernel, security, clustering, configuration, tuning, optimization, migration and coexistence with non-Linux systems. A must read for any serious Linux system admin.