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Maximum Vsphere: Tips, How-Tos, and Best Practices for Working with Vmware Vsphere 4
Synopses & Reviews
Best Practices, How-Tos, and Technical Deep Dives for Working VMware VI4/VI3 Pros
Maximum vSphere is the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute, working reference for everyone who plans, implements, or administers VMware virtual infrastructure. Authored by top VMware consultants, it brings together proven best practices, tips, and solutions for achieving outstanding performance and reliability in your production environment.
This book brings together crucial knowledge you won’t find anywhere else, including powerful new vSphere 4 techniques drawn from the experiences of dozens of advanced practitioners. You’ll find sophisticated, expert coverage of virtual machines, vCenter Server, networking, storage, backups, vMotion, fault tolerance, vSphere management, installation, upgrades, security, and much more.
Author Eric Siebert takes the same hands-on approach that made his VMware® VI3 Implementation and Administration so popular with working professionals. Whether you’re implementing or managing vSphere 4, upgrading from older virtualization technologies, or taking new responsibilities in any VMware environment, you’ll find this bookindispensable.
About the Author
Eric Siebert, a VMware vExpert and a twenty-five-year IT industry veteran, has achieved elite Guru status on VMware’s VMTN support forums, maintains the VMware information web site vsphere-land.com, and regularly blogs and contributes to many Tech Target web sites, including searchvmware.com and searchservervirtualization.com. He is the author of VMware® VI3 Implementation and Administration (Prentice Hall, 2009), a past VMworld speaker, and a frequent Best of VMworld awards judge.
Contributor Simon Seagrave, a VMware vExpert and VCP, has worked with VMware products since the early days of VMware GSX. He covers virtualization, servers, and storage related technologies on his popular blog, TechHead (techhead.co.uk).
Table of Contents
About the Author
Chapter 1: Introduction to vSphere
Chapter 2: ESX & ESXI HOSTS
Chapter 3: Virtual Machines
Chapter 4: vCenter Server
Chapter 5: Storage in vSphere
Chapter 6: Networking in vSphere
Chapter 7: Performance in vSphere
Chapter 8: Backups in vSphere
Chapter 9: Advanced Features
Chapter 10: Management Of vSphere
Chapter 11: Installing vSphere
Chapter 12: Upgrading To vSphere
Chapter 13: Creating And Configuring Virtual Machines
Chapter 14: Building Your Own vSphere Lab
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