VMware ESX and ESXi in the Enterprise

VMware ESX and ESXi in the Enterprise

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Edward L. Haletkya€™s Complete, Solutions-Focused Guide to Running ESX Server 3.5, vSphere, and VMware 4.x Extensively updated and revised, this is the definitive real-world guide to planning, deploying, and managing VMware ESX Server 3.5, VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi), or VMware vSphere 4.x cloud computing in mission-critical environments. Drawing on his extensive experience consulting on enterprise VMware implementations, renowned expert Edward L. Haletky offers a a€œsoup-to-nutsa€ collection of field-tested best practices and solutions. He illuminates the real benefits, issues, tradeoffs, and pitfalls associated with VMwarea€™s newest platforms, using real-world examples that draw upon both VMware and third-party products. This edition features detailed coverage of new vSphere features such as Storage IO Control, Network IO Control, Load-Based Teaming, Distributed Virtual Switches, ESXi, hardware and processors, and a significantly expanded discussion of auditing and monitoring. Haletky offers new or enhanced coverage of VM Hardware, virtual networking, VMsafe, and more. All new coverage is thoroughly integrated into Haletkya€™s insightful discussion of the entire lifecycle: planning, installation, templates, monitoring, tuning, clustering, security, disaster recovery, and more. Haletky consistently presents the most efficient procedures, whether they use graphical tools or the command line. Youa€™ll learn how to: a€c Assess VMware datacenter and infrastructure hardware requirements a€c Understand technical, licensing, and management differences between ESX/ESXi 3.5 and 4.x a€c Plan installation for your environment and identify potential a€œgotchasa€ a€c Select, configure, utilize, and support storage cost-effectively a€c Manage key operational issues associated with virtual infrastructure a€c Adapt existing network and security infrastructure to virtualization a€c Configure ESX from host connections a€c Configure ESX Server from Virtual Centers or hosts a€c Create, modify, and manage VMs (with detailed Windows, Linux, and NetWare examples) a€c Troubleshoot VM issues with eDirectory, private labs, firewalls, and clusters a€c Utilize vSphere 4.1a€™s improved Dynamic Resource Load Balancing (DRLB) a€c Implement disaster recovery, business continuity, and backup a€c Plan for vApps and the future of virtualization VMware ESX and ESXi in the Enterprise has long been the definitive single-source guide to VMware planning, deployment, and management. For todaya€™s VMware architects, administrators, and managers, this edition will be even more valuable.Planning Deployment of Virtualization Servers Edward Haletky. Manuala€”This option will allow vCenter to warn you that balancing should take place but leaves the actual balancing of the VMs across the cluster hosts in your hands. Partiallyanbsp;...

Title:VMware ESX and ESXi in the Enterprise
Author:Edward Haletky
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2011-02-07


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