Virtualization is hotter than ever. VMware vSphere is the mostwidely deployed virtualization platform, and this indispensablebook by VMware vExpert and VCDX Scott Lowe is your key toharnessing the newest version. Using step-by-step instruction andreal-world examples, he takes you under the hood of VMware vSphere5 and shows you how to get the very most out of all its components.Learn how to install, configure, operate, monitor, secure, andautomate your virtual infrastructure from a leading expert and withthe leading virtualization solution.
Understanding all components of the VMware vSphere 5 suite
Installing and configuring VMware ESXi, vCenter Server, andvSphere Update Manager
Building and managing virtual machines, networks, andstorage
Handling day-to-day or advanced tasks through the vSphere WebClient
Ensuring high availability and optimized resource usage withvSphere HA and vSphere DRS
Securing and automating VMware vSphere
Monitoring resource allocation and performance
Leveraging new storage features in VMware vSphere 5, such asStorage DRS
Harness the Power of Virtualization with VMware vSphere
Increase Your Capacity with Scalable and Robust Solutions
Master All Tools in the New VMware vSphere 5 Suite
Scott Lowe has been in the Information Technology field for 10 years, and has installed dozens of networks in environments ranging from homes with a few users, to small offices with a few dozen users, to sixty-building networks with a few thousand users. In addition to his position as the IT Director for the National Association of Attorneys General, he writes technical articles for CNet's Techrepublic unit. He's written more than 200 articles on a wide range of topics, from wireless security to installing web servers on Linux to discussions of tools for managing NetWare servers. The walls of his home are currently in the process of being patched up from his latest home networking venture.