We’re happy to announce that the latest edition of our new Exam Ref series, Exam Ref 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (ISBN 9780735673168) by Craig Zacker, is available for purchase. Use this book as an aid in your studies to take the Microsoft Exam 70-410. You can buy the book from here and here . The contents and information about the book are on this previous blog post .   Chapter 3 Configure Hyper-V (excerpt) The concept of virtualizing servers has, in the past several years, grown from a novel experiment to a convenient lab and testing tool to a legitimate deployment strategy for production servers. Windows Server 2012 includes the Hyper-V role, which enables administrators to create virtual machines (VMs), each of which runs in its own isolated environment. ...read more