VMware vSphere Design
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: February 2011
Pages: 456

What You Need to Make the Right Design Decisions

To design a VMware vSphere implementation for the performance,scalability, and ROI that your business needs, you must understandall the factors that influence the outcome. Written for engineersand architects who plan, deploy, maintain, and optimize vSpheresolutions, this unique book helps you make the right designdecisions.

Should you use ESX or ESXi? Build your vCenter as a virtualmachine? Design your storage for capacity or for performance?Filled with real-world examples, clear explanations of tools andconcepts, and coverage of such topics as network topology, securitydomains, storage infrastructure, and more, this is the perfectguide for deploying a new design or transforming an existing one.Inside, you'll explore:

  • Fundamentals of designing VMware environments around yourbusiness goals

  • Details of the overall design process, vSphere hypervisorchoice, server hardware selection and scaling, and your virtualmachine blueprint

  • How networking and storage landscapes impact vSphere design

  • Different vCenter datacenter and clusterpossibilities—tailoring availability and load-balancingoptions

  • How to create compelling vSphere architecture with security inmind

  • Basics of monitoring and capacity planning and the common toolsavailable

  • Design decisions that a typical company encounters, questioningthe choices made

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