Mastering VMware vSphere 5.5

Mastering VMware vSphere 5.5

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The 2013 edition of the bestselling vSphere book on the market Virtualization remains the hottest trend in the IT world, and VMware vSphere is the industry's most widely deployed virtualization solution. The demand for IT professionals skilled in virtualization and cloud-related technologies is great and expected to keep growing. This comprehensive Sybex guide covers all the features and capabilities of VMware vSphere, showing administrators step by step how to install, configure, operate, manage, and secure it. This perfect blend of hands-on instruction, conceptual explanation, and practical application is reinforced with real-world examples. Led by Scott Lowe and Nick Marshall, both VMware vExperts, the author team provides expertise that will prepare IT professionals to excel in using this virtualization technology. * Virtualization is seen as a "best practice" for high availability and disaster recovery solutions, as well as for applications such as Exchange Server and SharePoint * IDC estimates that there are as many as 7 million jobs available worldwide in virtualization and cloud technology * Provides hands-on instruction in all the latest features and capabilities of VMware vSphere, with both conceptual explanations and practical applications * Author team is lead by Scott Lowe and Nick Marshall, well-known VMware experts and popular bloggers Mastering VMware vSphere provides what every virtualization professional needs to know.

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  • Paperback | 840 pages
  • 185.42 x 233.68 x 50.8mm | 1,020.58g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New YorkUnited States
  • English
  • 1118661141
  • 9781118661147
  • 66,387

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All the Information IT Professionals Need for VMware vSphere 5.5 VMware vSphere is the world's leading virtualization platform, and vSphere 5.5 gives you even greater control over how to allocate your virtual resources. Whether you're just starting to virtualize, or you already have a virtualized environment but want to improve your skills with practical advice, best practices, and real-world examples, this book is your complete VMware vSphere resource. The author team of VMware vExperts Scott Lowe and Nick Marshall uses a logical, start-to-finish approach, showing you in detail how to install, configure, manage, and monitor a dynamic virtual environment using the VMware vSphere 5.5 product suite. Coverage includes: Understanding all components of the VMware vSphere 5.5 suite Installing and configuring VMware ESXi(TM) Server, vCenter(TM) Server, and vSphere Update Manager Creating and configuring virtual networks and storage devices Ensuring high availability, and planning for disaster recovery and business continuity Creating virtual machines, including installing VMware Tools, deploying, and managing everything with the vSphere Web Client Cloning virtual machines with your own templates and vApps, or with OVF (Open Virtualization Format) Understanding utilization versus allocation and balancing resource utilization Integrating vCenter Operations Manager and monitoring VMware vSphere performance Install, Configure, and Manage a Virtualized System with VMware vSphere 5.5 Increase Your Capacity with Scalable, Robust, Virtualized and Cloud Solutions Monitor Performance and Maintain High Availability Reinforce Skills with Best Practices and Real-World Examples

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About Scott Lowe

Scott Lowe, VCDX 39, is an engineering architect for VMware focusing on network virtualization and software-defined networking (SDN). He is also a VMware vExpert and author of Mastering VMware vSphere 5. Nick Marshall is a senior consultant with over 13 years of IT experience and multiple advanced IT certifications, including VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) in Datacenter Administration (DCA) and Datacenter Design (DCD). He currently works at VMware in the APAC region.

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