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VMware Infrastructure 3!
Virtualization can save your business real money. That's what VMware's exciting Infrastructure 3 is all about, and this book is all about making VMware Infrastructure 3 easy to understand and use. Here's what you need to know to understand, design, and deploy a reliable and fault-tolerant VMware Infrastructure 3 environment, whether you're new to virtualization or just starting with VMware Infrastructure 3.
Grasp the groundwork — get a basic understanding of how virtualization works and what you need to do before virtualizing your machines
Know your needs — analyze the capacity your system will require as it grows
Build a foundation — learn the anatomy and installation of the ESX hosts on which you build a virtual infrastructure
Tolerant to a fault — discover how to assure fault tolerance with clusters and the VirtualCenter database
Dive in — see how to use resource pools, how to set them up and secure them, and why they're useful
Always be prepared — explore new options for disaster preparedness, including Virtual Consolidated Backup