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  • Paperback: 768 pages
  • Publisher: Sybex (Oct. 18 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470890800
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470890806
  • Product Dimensions: 18.3 x 4.1 x 23.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #167,323 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Back Cover

Thoroughly Updated for VMware vSphere 5!

Virtualization is hotter than ever. VMware vSphere is the most widely deployed virtualization platform, and this indispensable book by VMware vExpert and VCDX Scott Lowe is your key to harnessing the newest version. Using step-by-step instruction and real-world examples, he takes you under the hood of VMware vSphere 5 and shows you how to get the very most out of all its components. Learn how to install, configure, operate, monitor, secure, and automate your virtual infrastructure from a leading expert and with the leading virtualization solution.

Coverage includes:

  • Understanding all components of the VMware vSphere 5 suite

  • Installing and configuring VMware ESXi, vCenter Server, and vSphere Update Manager

  • Building and managing virtual machines, networks, and storage

  • Handling day-to-day or advanced tasks through the vSphere Web Client

  • Ensuring high availability and optimized resource usage with vSphere HA and vSphere DRS

  • Securing and automating VMware vSphere

  • Monitoring resource allocation and performance

  • Leveraging new storage features in VMware vSphere 5, such as Storage DRS

Harness the Power of Virtualization with VMware vSphere

Increase Your Capacity with Scalable and Robust Solutions

Master All Tools in the New VMware vSphere 5 Suite

Monitor Performance and Maintain Security

Reinforce Your Skills with Real-World Examples

About the Author

Scott Lowe, VCDX, has been in IT for more than 17 years and is a VMware vExpert, an honor granted by VMware to individuals whose work in the VMware community has made a significant impact. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer for the vSpecialist team at EMC Corporation, where he specializes in the integration of VMware, Cisco, and EMC solutions, products, and technologies. Scott is the author of Mastering VMware vSphere 4 and coauthor of VMware vSphere 4 Administration Instant Reference and VMware vSphere Design. He is also a former contributor to and, and a former columnist for Virtualization Review magazine. Scott's top-rated VMware/virtualization blog is

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