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Outline for Getting Started

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   1. Document Conventions
       1.1. Typographic Conventions
       1.2. Pull-quote Conventions
       1.3. Notes and Warnings
   2. We Need Feedback!

1. Introduction

   1.1. Who should read this guide?
   1.2. Virtualization in Fedora Linux
   1.3. Virtualization resources

2. What is virtualization and migration?

   2.1. What is virtualization? --> Lnovich ADD Here we need to add a section on "How a computer/server is virtualized - ie how it works? with a diagram. Add what a hypervisor is, what a host and guest are as this may be misunderstood.
   2.2. What is migration? --> Lnovich - consider moving this elsewhere 
       2.2.1. Benefits of migrating virtual machines

3. Advantages and misconceptions of virtualization

--> smccann consider rewriting as Why use virtualization

   3.1. Virtualization costs
   3.2. Virtualization learning curve
   3.3. Performance
   3.4. Flexibility
   3.5. Disaster recovery
   3.6. Security
       3.6.1. Virtualization security features
   3.7. Virtualization for servers and individuals

4. Introduction to Fedora virtualization products

   4.1. KVM and virtualization in Fedora
   4.2. libvirt and libvirt tools
   4.3. Boxes
   4.4. Storage
       4.4.1. Storage pools
       4.4.2. Storage volumes

5. Introduction to Boxes

   5.1. Features of Boxes
   5.2. How do I create a virtual machine in Boxes?
   5.3. How do I connect to other computers in Boxes?
   5.4. How do I change the settings of a machine in boxes?
   5.5. How do I move a Virtual Machine between computers?
   5.6. How do I delete a box?
   5.7. Boxes Tips and Tricks
   5.8. Advanced Commands in Boxes

6. Creating and Managing Guests with Virt-Manager --> smccann work toward common topic titles w/ Boxer chapter - should be covering same information

   6.1. System Requirements
   6.2. Installing Virtualization package groups
   6.3. Network Support
   6.4. Creating guests with virt-manager

A. Advanced Virtualization Concepts

   A.1. Virtualized hardware devices
       A.1.1. Virtualized and emulated devices
       A.1.2. Para-virtualized devices
       A.1.3. Physical host devices
       A.1.4. CPU models
   A.2. guestfish
   A.3. Other useful tools

B. Revision History