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VMware Cookbook: A Real-World Guide to Effective VMware Use

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If you want to gain insight into the real-world uses of VMware ESX and ESXi, this book provides scores of step-by-step solutions for working with these products in a wide range of network environments. You'll not only learn the basics -- how to pool resources from hardware servers, computer clusters, networks, and storage, and then distribute them among virtual machines -- ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published October 30th 2009 by O'Reilly Media (first published October 15th 2009)
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James Larose
Oct 01, 2010 James Larose rated it liked it
VMware Cookbook is written in a similar fashion to what many IT professionals are accustomed to when searching the knowledge base of any vendor. It clearly states the problem, the solution and an area for discussion. It would be extremely difficult, if not impossible to cover every problem that an administrator will encounter when working with a virtual environment, however, this book addresses a wide array of issues and common tasks from installation to networking and general security. The book ...more
Wgarider
Nov 23, 2009 Wgarider rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: VMware admins
As someone who works with VMware most everyday, I'm always on the lookout for new tips, ideas and things that make administration easier.

VMware Cookbook is organized into seven chapters that cover everything from installation to automation and much in between. The authors do a great job of explaining the nuts and bolts of core VMware functions in very understandable terms. The resource management and automation chapters were particularly useful and apply to tasks I come across frequently.

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