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Mastering Vmware Vsphere 4by Scott Lowe
Synopses & Reviews
Harness the power of virtualization for your enterprise
Install and manage one or one thousand virtual servers in your enterprise with the latest generation of VMware virtualization software, vSphere 4, and this comprehensive guide. Using step-by-step instruction backed by real-world scenarios, this book takes you under the hood of this powerful VMware suite, clearly explaining all of the components and how you can get the most out of them. Discover how to reduce your overall server footprint, expand capacity, optimize performance, track cost savings, and more with this in-depth guide.
Increase Capacity with Scalable, Robust Virtual Solutions
Get the Very Most out of a vSphere 4 Infrastructure
Reduce Your Overall Server Footprint and Cut Costs
Secure Your Virtual Network and Monitor Performance
Reinforce Your Skills with Real-World Examples
Update to the bestselling book on VMWare Infrastructure
This update to the bestselling book on VMWare Infrastructure 3, Mastering VMware TBD will prove to be indespensible to anyone using the market-leading virtualization software.
As part of the highly acclaimed Mastering series from Sybex, this guide offers a comprehensive look at VMware technology, how to implement it, and how to make the most of what it offers. Shows how VMware Infrastructure saves on hardware costs while maximizing capacity Demonstrates how to work with virtual machines, reducing a company's carbon footprint within its data center Helps maximize the technology Reinforces understanding of VMware Infrastructure through real-world examples
Now that virtualization is a key cost-saving strategy, Mastering VMware is the strategic guide you need to maximize the opportunities.
As part of the highly acclaimed Mastering series from Sybex, this book offers a comprehensive look at VMware vSphere 4, how to implement it, and how to make the most of what it offers.
Now that virtualization is a key cost-saving strategy, Mastering VMware vSphere 4 is the strategic guide you need to maximize the opportunities.
About the Author
Scott Lowe has worked in IT for more than 15 years and currently works with a national VAR/reseller as a technical lead specializing in virtualization and virtualization technologies. Scott maintains a well-respected virtualization website, blog.scottlowe.org, and is a contributing author for SearchVMware.com and SearchServerVirtualization.com. Scott is also the recipient of a VMware vExpert Award, an honor awarded to a very select group of individuals for their contributions to the VMware and virtualization community in 2008.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introducing VMware vSphere 4.
Chapter 2: Planning and Installing VMware ESX and VMware ESXi.
Chapter 3: Installing and Configuring vCenter Server.
Chapter 4: Installing and Configuring vCenter Update Manager.
Chapter 5: Creating and Managing Virtual Networks.
Chapter 6: Creating and Managing Storage Devices.
Chapter 7: Creating and Managing Virtual Machines.
Chapter 8: Migrating and Importing Virtual Machines.
Chapter 9: Configuring and Managing VMware vSphere Access Controls.
Chapter 10: Managing Resource Allocation.
Chapter 11: Ensuring High Availability and Business Continuity.
Chapter 12: Monitoring VMware vSphere Performance.
Chapter 13: Securing VMware vSphere.
Chapter 14: Automating VMware vSphere.
Appendix A: The Bottom Line.
Appendix B: Frequently Used Commands.
Appendix C: VMware vSphere Best Practices.
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