Mastering VMware vSphere 5.5

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.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introducing VMware vSphere 5.5
Chapter 2. Planning and Installing VMware ESXi
Chapter 3. Installing and Configuring vCenter Server
Chapter 4. vSphere Update Manager and the vCenter Support Tools
Chapter 5. Creating and Configuring Virtual Networks
Chapter 6. Creating and Configuring Storage Devices
Chapter 7. Ensuring High Availability and Business Continuity
Chapter 8. Securing VMware vSphere
Chapter 9. Creating and Managing Virtual Machines
Chapter 10. Using Templates and vApps
Chapter 11. Managing Resource Allocation
Chapter 12. Balancing Resource Utilization
Chapter 13. Monitoring VMware vSphere Performance
Chapter 14. Automating VMware vSphere

Book Details

  • Paperback: 840 pages
  • Publisher: Sybex (November 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118661141
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118661147
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