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Vmware Cookbook: A Real-World Guide to Effective Vmware Use

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With scores of step-by-step solutions, this cookbook helps you work with VMware ESXi in a wide range of network environments. Youll not only learn the basics—how to pool resources from hardware servers, computer clusters, networks, and storage, and then distribute them among virtual machines—but also how to overcome the stumbling blocks youll encounter when you monitor systems, troubleshoot problems, and deal with security.

This expanded second edition covers recent advances in vCloud Director and vShield cloud security. Ideal for system administrators of any level, VMware Cookbook also includes valuable information to help you determine your virtualization needs.

  • Move into the cloud with vCloud Director, and secure virtual datacenters with vSphere
  • Secure and monitor your virtual environment from the command line
  • Manage disk, SSD, and SAN storage implementation and configuration
  • Discover options for managing resources, such as clustering, shares, and hot add/hotplug support
  • Configure logical and physical networks, including virtual switches and software and hardware adapters
  • Make virtual machine replication easier by automating ESXi installations
  • Gain valuable tips for configuration and fine-tuning

Synopsis:

If you want to gain insight into the real-world uses of VMware ESXi, this cookbook provides scores of step-by-step solutions for working with this product in a wide range of network environments. You'll not only learn the basics—how to pool resources from hardware servers, computer clusters, networks, and storage, and then distribute them among virtual machines—but also the stumbling blocks you'll encounter when you monitor systems, troubleshoot problems, and deal with security.

Written by experts with experience using VMware in a production environment, VMware Cookbook shares tips and tricks earned through trial and error, and supplies the background information you need to apply them.

  • Follow best practices for installing VMware and vSphere in your environment
  • Discover how to secure and monitor your network
  • Understand disk, SSD, and SAN storage implementation and configuration
  • Use the distributed resource scheduler, shares, and resource pools to learn resource management
  • Get solutions for using vCloud Director and vShield
  • Configure logical and physical networks
  • Learn how to clone and migrate servers
  • Gain valuable tips for configuration and fine-tuning

About the Author

Matthew Helmke has written articles for magazines such as Linux+ and Linux Identity, helped write Prentice Hall's The Official Ubuntu Book, and has written and self-published two books about Arabic and Moroccan culture. He first used Unix in 1987 while studying Lisp on a Vax at the university. Currently, he is an active member of the Ubuntu Linux community as an Administrator and Forum Council member for the Ubuntu Forums (ubuntuforums.org), and a member of the membership approval committee for Ubuntu in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He has run a business using only free software, has done some consulting, and is currently working on a master's degree in Information Resources and Library Science at the University of Arizona.

Table of Contents

PrefaceChapter 1: VMware Infrastructure InstallationChapter 2: StorageChapter 3: NetworkingChapter 4: Resource and vCenter ManagementChapter 5: Useful Tools and ReferencesChapter 6: General SecurityChapter 7: Automating ESXi InstallationsChapter 8: vCloud Director OverviewChapter 9: vSphere Storage ApplianceColophon

Product Details

ISBN:
9781449314477
Author:
Troy, Ryan And Matthew Helmke.
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Author:
Helmke, Matthew
Author:
Troy, Ryan
Subject:
Parallel Processing
Subject:
DRS;Distributed Resource Scheduler;ESX;NAS;SAN;VLAN;VMware;fiber channel;high availability;iSCSI;network;storage;switch;vCloud Director;vConverter;vShield;vSphere;virtualization
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CourseSmart Subject Description
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
20120631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
364
Dimensions:
9.19 x 7 in

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Computers and Internet » Computer Architecture » Parallel
Computers and Internet » Networking » General
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » General
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Microsoft Windows » System Administration » Windows Administration
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Unix » Linux
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Unix » System Administration » Linux and UNIX Administration
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » General

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If you want to gain insight into the real-world uses of VMware ESXi, this cookbook provides scores of step-by-step solutions for working with this product in a wide range of network environments. You'll not only learn the basics—how to pool resources from hardware servers, computer clusters, networks, and storage, and then distribute them among virtual machines—but also the stumbling blocks you'll encounter when you monitor systems, troubleshoot problems, and deal with security.

Written by experts with experience using VMware in a production environment, VMware Cookbook shares tips and tricks earned through trial and error, and supplies the background information you need to apply them.

  • Follow best practices for installing VMware and vSphere in your environment
  • Discover how to secure and monitor your network
  • Understand disk, SSD, and SAN storage implementation and configuration
  • Use the distributed resource scheduler, shares, and resource pools to learn resource management
  • Get solutions for using vCloud Director and vShield
  • Configure logical and physical networks
  • Learn how to clone and migrate servers
  • Gain valuable tips for configuration and fine-tuning

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