Mastering VMware Infrastructure 3
By Chris McCain
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: August 2008
Pages: 554

Transform your IT infrastructure without extra hardware

Cut hardware costs, expand your capacity, and manage an entirefleet of virtual machines in your enterprise with the leadingvirtualization solution, VMware Infrastructure 3 (VI3), and thestep-by-step instruction in this must-have guide. This essentialbook is packed with the technical details, best practices, andhow-tos you need to install, configure, and run a virtualinfrastructure at maximum efficiency. You'll learn how to createand manage virtual networks and machines, configure every productin the VI3 suite, monitor resources and performance, maintainsecurity, and much more.

Coverage includes:

  • Installing and configuring the VI3 product suite, including ESXServer 3.5and ESXi, Virtual Center 2.0, VMotion, and VMwareConsolidated Backup

  • Creating and managing virtual networks and setting virtualswitch security

  • Configuring and managing storage devices, including iSCSI,NAS/NFS, and fiber channel storage

  • Setting up and deploying virtual machines, including guestoperating systems

  • Migrating machines, from virtual to virtual and from physical tovirtual

  • Allocating CPU and memory and monitoring resource usage

  • Backing up, restoring, and securing virtual machines andinfrastructures

  • Managing resource utilization with VMotion and DRS

  • Managing host and virtual machine updates with VMware UpdateManager

  • Setting up and deploying virtual machines and guest operatingsystems

  • Performing physical to virtual and virtual to virtual migrationsusing VMware Converter

  • Implement disaster recovery and business continuity plans withVMware HA and VCB

Run 2 to 2,000 Virtual Servers with VI3's Robust, ScalableTools

Partition Even Mission-Critical Physical Servers into VirtualOnes

Expand Your IT Capacity without Extra Hardware

Follow Best Practices for Monitoring Access and ProtectingData

Reinforce Your Skills with Real-World Examples

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