Prepare for today’s dramatically changing IT world with the insights and timely instruction in HANDS-ON VIRTUAL COMPUTING, 2E. This unique book combines current theory and emerging concepts with practical hands-on activities and projects to help you master virtualization and learn to apply those skills in real world scenarios. You gain experience working with the latest virtualization technology and learn the differences between the two major leaders in virtualization products — VMware and Microsoft. Specific chapters address Oracle VirtualBox, VMware Workstation, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, and virtualization in software-defined data centers. You develop the solid understanding of virtualization concepts and products that you need to advance within your IT career.