Mastering VMware vSphere 5.5
Scott D. Lowe, Nick Marshall, Forbes Guthrie (Contributions by), Matt Liebowitz (Contributions by), Josh Atwell (Contributions by)
840 pages, November 2013
Virtualization remains the hottest trend in the IT world, and VMware vSphere is the industry’s most widely deployed virtualization solution. The demand for IT professionals skilled in virtualization and cloud-related technologies is great and expected to keep growing. This comprehensive Sybex guide covers all the features and capabilities of VMware vSphere, showing administrators step by step how to install, configure, operate, manage, and secure it.
This perfect blend of hands-on instruction, conceptual explanation, and practical application is reinforced with real-world examples. Led by Scott Lowe and Nick Marshall, both VMware vExperts, the author team provides expertise that will prepare IT professionals to excel in using this virtualization technology.
Virtualization is seen as a “best practice” for high availability and disaster recovery solutions, as well as for applications such as Exchange Server and SharePoint
IDC estimates that there are as many as 7 million jobs available worldwide in virtualization and cloud technology
Provides hands-on instruction in all the latest features and capabilities of VMware vSphere, with both conceptual explanations and practical applications
Author team is lead by Scott Lowe and Nick Marshall, well-known VMware experts and popular bloggers
Mastering VMware vSphere provides what every virtualization professional needs to know.
Scott Lowe, VCDX 39, is an engineering architect for VMware focusing on network virtualization and software-defined networking (SDN). He is also a VMware vExpert and author of Mastering VMware vSphere 5. Nick Marshall is a senior consultant with over 13 years of IT experience and multiple advanced IT certifications, including VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) in Datacenter Administration (DCA) and Datacenter Design (DCD). He currently works at VMware in the APAC region.
DOWNLOAD Chapter 1 (.PDF): Introducing VMware vSphere 5.5