All you need to know to plan, deploy, and run virtual infrastructure with VMware vSphere 5 - including secrets nobody else will tell you! * *Fully covers planning, implementing, operating, and managing vSphere 5. *Brings together key techniques in a start-to-finish case study. *Offers expert guidance on overcoming common VMware pitfalls, problems, and obstacles to 100% virtualization. *By two leading experts, including one of the world's first holders of VMware's elite VCDX certification. To make the most of VMware's vSphere 5, IT professionals need knowledge, tips, and insights they'll never find in the manuals - or in any book, until now! In Managing and Optimizing vSphere Deployments, two world-class VMware experts offer start-to-finish lessons for vSphere planning, implementation, operation, management, and troubleshooting: expert insights drawn from their own unsurpassed 'in-the-trenches' consulting experience. The authors focus on the most crucial techniques VMware professionals need, providing guidance optimized for the new vSphere 5, and frameworks that will support the evolution of virtual infrastructure for years to come. They present scenarios and case studies drawn from real-world data, addressing areas ranging from sizing and performance to redundancy. Coverage includes: * *Smoothly integrating vSphere 5 into current environments and considerations. *Overcoming roadblocks to 100% virtualization. *Establishing a more stable infrastructure. *Choosing hardware and making optimal configuration decisions. *Automating tasks and maximizing availability. *Efficiently managing updates, patches, and upgrades. *Monitoring vSphere 5 with tools provided by VMware and its community. *Planning for growth, and much moreThis book is a guide to planning, designing, implementing, operating, and managing a robust vSphere infrastructure. ... Many VMware books tell you how to set up and configure vSphere, but few talk about specific and real use cases. ... VMware Data Recovery, VMware View, VMware Site Recovery Manager, and other third-party additions, such as the Cisco Nexus 1000v distributed virtual switch.
|Title||:||Managing and Optimizing VMware VSphere Deployments|
|Author||:||Harley Stagner, Sean Crookston|
|Publisher||:||VMWare Press - 2012|