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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  --> kirsti when moving this elsewhere, consider changing title 2. as well 
       2.2.1. Benefits of migrating virtual machines

3. Advantages and misconceptions of virtualization

--> smccann consider rewriting as Why use virtualization --> kirsti or just Andvantages (misconceptions seems negative)

   3.1. Virtualization costs
   3.2. Virtualization learning curve --> kirsti suggestion to skip this 
   3.3. Performance
   3.4. Flexibility
   3.5. Disaster recovery
   3.6. Security
       3.6.1. Virtualization security features--> kirsti suggestion to make this 3.6 
   3.7. Virtualization for servers and individuals

4. Introduction to Fedora virtualization products

   4.1. KVM and virtualization in Fedora --> kirsti suggestion to just call it KVM? (since the fedora is mentioned in the main title 
   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 --> kirsti only a separate chapter for boxes, not for the other products?

   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 --> kirsti would this be a place to make a pointer to containers?

   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

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