VMware vSphere Design, 2nd Edition
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: March 2013
Pages: 528

What You Need to Make the Right Design Decisions

vSphere is the most robust and sophisticated hypervisor productavailable today. It is the de facto standard for businesses, bothlarge and small. This book—written for engineers andarchitects who plan, install, maintain, and optimize vSpheresolutions—is the only one of its kind to concisely explain howto execute a successful vSphere architecture that's tailored tomeet your company's needs. Expert authors share with you thefactors that shape the design of a vSphere implementation.

Which storage protocol is best for you? Should you build yourvCenter as a virtual machine? Design your storage for capacity orfor performance? This new updated edition reveals the designdecisions that most companies face, explores the available options,discusses solutions—then helps you make the right choices. Inaddition to Datacenter Virtualization, this book also examinesvCloud Director deployments.

Packed with real-world proven strategies, it's the perfect guidefor deploying a new design or transforming an existing one. Inside,you'll explore:

  • The fundamentals of designing VMware environments
  • The overall design process
  • Key things to consider, such as server hardware selection andsizing, security, virtual machine templates, and more
  • How networking and storage landscapes impact vSpheredesign
  • Design decisions that a typical company encounters, taking intoconsideration availability, manageability, performance,recoverability, and security
  • Designing VMware vCloud Director environments
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