Unleash the power of Proxmox VE by setting up a dedicated virtual environment to serve both containers and virtual machines
About This Book
Create virtual machines and containers from the comfort of your workstation using Proxmox VE's web-based management interface
Maximize performance, security, and the quality of virtual services by tailoring container and virtual machine configurations based on established best practices
Put theory to practice by deploying virtual servers that promise portability, modularity, flexibility, security, and quality of service at any scale
Who This Book Is For
This book is intended for server and system administrators and engineers who are eager to take advantage of the potential of virtual machines and containers to manage servers more efficiently and make the best use of resources, from energy consumption to hardware utilization and physical real estate
What You Will Learn
Install and configure Proxmox VE
Create new virtual machines and containers
Import container templates and virtual appliances
Optimize virtual machine performance for common use cases
Apply the latest security patches to a Proxmox VE host
Contrast PVE virtual machines and containers to recognize their respective use cases
Secure virtual machines and containers
Assess the benefits of virtualization on budgets, server real estate, maintenance, and management time
Proxmox VE 4.1 provides an open source, enterprise virtualization platform on which to host virtual servers as either virtual machines or containers.
This book will support your practice of the requisite skills to successfully create, tailor, and deploy virtual machines and containers with Proxmox VE 4.1. Following a survey of PVE's features and characteristics,this book will contrast containers with virtual machines and establish cases for both. It walks through the installation of Proxmox VE, explores the creation of containers and virtual machines, and suggests best practices for virtual disk creation, network configuration, and Proxmox VE host and guest security. Throughout the book, you will navigate the Proxmox VE 4.1 web interface and explore options for command-line management
Style and approach
This book is a practical exploration of the different processes and procedures, which are essential in beginning your journey to fluent creation and optimization of effective containers and virtual machines.
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