fling

Flings – VMware Labs

Flings often address a specific problem or offer a utility not found in a VMware product. VMware staffers publish these short-term projects for free on the VMware Labs site, where users can offer feedback and suggestions. Some VMware flings are go on to become official products. VMware vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager, which manages other hypervisors from…

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Performance

VMware vSphere Performance: Designing CPU, Memory, Storage, and Networking for Performance-Intensive Workloads

  Covering the latest VMware vSphere software, an essential book aimed at solving vSphere performance problems before they happen VMware vSphere is the industry′s most widely deployed virtualization solution. However, if you improperly deploy vSphere, performance problems occur. Aimed at VMware administrators and engineers and written by a team of VMware experts, this resource provides…

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Basics

VMware Basics Part 2

  This post is continuation for previous post “VMware Basics Part 1”   VMware vCenter Orchestrator: VMware Orchestrator is a free vCenter feature that helps automate VMware vCloud Suite, vSphere and other virtualization management system processes   vSphere Virtual Symmetric Multi-Processing: VMware Virtual SMP is a utility that allows a single virtual machine to use…

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Network

Networking for VMware Administrators

The one-stop guide to modern networking for every VMware administrator, engineer, and architect: Now that virtualization has blurred the lines between networking and servers, many VMware specialists need a stronger understanding of networks than they may have gained in earlier IT roles. Networking for VMware Administrators fills this crucial knowledge gap. Writing for VMware professionals,…

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Basics

VMware Basics Part 1

What are the Product & Features of VMware vSphere 5.5? The VMware vSphere product suite is a comprehensive collection of products and features that together provide a full array of enterprise virtualization functionality. The vSphere product suite includes the following products and features: ◆ VMware ESXi ◆ VMware vCenter Server ◆ vSphere Update Manager ◆…

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vSphere storage

Storage Implementation in vSphere 5.0 by Mostafa Khalil

Effective VMware virtualization storage planning and management has become crucial–but it can be extremely complex. Now, the leading VMware expert on storage completely demystifies the “black box” of vSphere storage and provides illustrated, step-by-step procedures for performing every key task associated with it. You’ll gain the deep understanding you need to make better storage decisions,…

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