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Best Vmware Books WORTH Your Attention

Our list of some of the best Vmware books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7 (2018)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionMastering VMware vSphere 6.7 is the fully updated edition of the bestselling guide to VMware’s virtualization solution. With comprehensive coverage of this industry-leading toolset, this book acts as an informative guide and valuable reference. Step-by-step instruction walks you through installation, configuration, operation, security processes, and much more as you conquer the management and automation of your virtual environment. Written by certified VMware vExperts, this indispensable guide provides hands-on instruction and detailed conceptual…
Author(s): Nick Marshall , Mike Brown , et al.

2. Mastering VMware Horizon 7.8: Master desktop virtualization to optimize your end user experience, 3rd Edition (2019)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionDesktop virtualization can be tough, but VMware Horizon 7.8 changes all that. With a rich and adaptive UX, improved security,and a range of useful features for storage and networking optimization, there’s plenty to love. But to properly fall in love with it, you need to know how to use it, and that means venturing deeper into the software and taking advantage of its extensive range of features, many of which are underused and underpromoted. This guide will take you through everything you need to know to not only successfully virtualize your desktop…
Author(s): von Oven, Peter, Barry Coombs

3. VMware vSphere For Dummies (2011)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionWith virtualization, a single server can host dozens or hundreds of virtual machines running a variety of operating systems, and even hook them together in a virtual network or cloud infrastructure. This practical guide shows you how to create a virtual system using the VMware VSphere environment.  You’ll find all the information you need to understand, design, and deploy one—without getting overwhelmed with technical detail. And once you’re up and running, this book is the perfect reference for maintenance and troubleshooting issues. Get up and running on the…
Author(s): Daniel Mitchell, Tom Keegan

4. VMware vSphere 6.7 Data Center Design Cookbook: Over 100 practical recipes to help you design a powerful virtual infrastructure based on vSphere 6.7, 3rd Edition (2019)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionVMware is the industry leader in data center virtualization. The vSphere 6.x suite of products provides a robust and resilient platform to virtualize server and application workloads. This book uses proven infrastructure design principles and applies them to VMware vSphere 6.7 virtual data center design through short and focused recipes on each design aspect. The second edition of this book focused on vSphere 6.0. vSphere features released since then necessitate an updated design guide, which includes recipes for upgrading to 6.7, vCenter HA; operational…
Author(s): Mike Brown, Hersey Cartwright

5. Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7: Effectively deploy, manage, and monitor your virtual datacenter with VMware vSphere 6.7, 2nd Edition (2019)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionvSphere 6.7 is the latest release of VMware’s industry-leading, virtual cloud platform. It allows organisations to move to hybrid cloud computing by enabling them to run, manage, connect, and secure applications in a common operating environment.Complete with step-by-step explanations of essential concepts, practical examples and self-assessment questions, this updated second edition of Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7 provides complete coverage of vSphere 6.7. The book begins with an overview of the products, solutions, and features in the vSphere 6.7…
Author(s): Martin Gavanda , Andrea Mauro , et al.

6. Mastering VMware vSphere 6.5: Leverage the power of vSphere for effective virtualization, administration, management and monitoring of data centers (2017)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionVMware vSphere 6.5 provides a powerful, flexible and secure foundation for next generation applications which helps you create effective digital transformation. This book is based on VMware vSphere 6.5 which empowers you to virtualize complex applications with ease.You’ll begin by getting an overview of all the products, solutions and features of the vSphere 6.5 suite, comparing any changes with previous releases. Next, you’ll design and plan a virtualization infrastructure to drive planning and performance analysis. Following this, you’ll proceed with workflow and installation of components. New network trends are also covered which…
Author(s): Andrea Mauro , Paolo Valsecchi , et al.

7. Virtualization Essentials, 2nd Edition (2016)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionVirtualization Essentials, Second Edition provides new and aspiring IT professionals with immersive training in working with virtualization environments. Clear, straightforward discussion simplifies complex concepts, and the hands-on tutorial approach helps you quickly get up to speed on the fundamentals. You’ll begin by learning what virtualization is and how it works within the computing environment, then you’ll dive right into building your own virtual machine. You’ll learn how to set up the CPU, memory, storage, networking, and more as you master the skills that put you in-demand on the job market….
Author(s): Matthew Portnoy

8. VMware vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive (2018)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionVMware’s vSAN has rapidly proven itself in environments ranging from hospitals to oil rigs to e-commerce platforms and is one of the top three players in the hyperconverged space. Along the way, it has matured to offer unsurpassed features for data integrity, availability, and space efficiency. vSAN 6.7 U1 has radically simplified IT operations and supports the transition to hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI). The authors of the vSAN Deep Dive have thoroughly updated their definitive guide to this transformative technology. Writing for vSphere administrators, architects, and consultants, Cormac Hogan,…
Author(s): Cormac Hogan, Duncan Epping

9. VCA-DCV VMware Certified Associate on vSphere Study Guide: VCAD-510 (2015)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionVCA-DCV VMware Certified Associate on vSphere Study Guide: VCAD-510 is a comprehensive study guide for the VMware Certified Associate – Data Center Virtualization exam. Hands-on examples, real-world scenarios, and expert review questions cover the full exam blueprint, and the companion website offers a suite of tools to help you prepare for the exam including practice exams, electronic flashcards, and a glossary of key terms. In addition, the website includes videos that demonstrate how to complete the more challenging tasks. Focused on…
Author(s): Robert Schmidt, Dane Charlton

10. VMware vSphere 6.5 Cookbook – Third Edition: Over 140 task-oriented recipes to install, configure, manage, and orchestrate various VMware vSphere 6.5 components (2018)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionVMware vSphere is a complete and robust virtualization product suite that helps transform data centers into simplified on-premises cloud infrastructures, providing for the automation and orchestration of workload deployment and lifecycle management of infrastructure. This book focuses on the latest release of VMware vSphere and follows a recipe-based approach, giving you hands-on instructions required to deploy and manage a vSphere environment.The book starts with the procedures involved in upgrading your existing vSphere infrastructure to vSphere 6.5, followed by deploying a new vSphere 6.5 environment. Then the book delves further…
Author(s): Abhilash G B, Cedric Rajendran

11. Mastering VMware Horizon 7 – Second Edition (2016)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionAbout This Book Who This Book Is ForAdmins, architects… whatever your role, if you find virtualization a bit of a headache this book is for you. You’ll go deep into VMware Horizon and see just what its capable of. It will take you to an advanced level, but at a pace that ensures you’re always solving real-world problems. You’ll need some experience in desktop management using Windows and Microsoft Office, and familiarity with Active Directory, SQL, Windows Remote Desktop Session Hosting, and VMware vSphere technology.What You Will Learn In DetailDesktop virtualization can…
Author(s): Peter von Oven, Barry Coombs

12. Mastering VMware vSphere 6 (2015)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionMastering VMware vSphere 6 is the fully updated edition of the bestselling guide to VMware’s virtualization solution. With comprehensive coverage of this industry-leading toolset, this book acts as an informative guide and valuable reference. Step-by-step instruction walks you through installation, configuration, operation, security processes, and much more as you conquer the management and automation of your virtual environment. Written by certified VMware vExperts, this indispensable guide provides hands-on instruction and detailed conceptual explanations, anchored by…
Author(s): Nick Marshall , Scott Lowe, et al.

13. Learning VMware vSphere: Lay the foundations for data center virtualization using VMware vSphere 6 and strengthen your understanding of its power (2016)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionComputer virtualization, the foundation of modern day data centers, entails running multiple application workloads on a single machine to reduce the number of physical machines in a data center and achieve scalability. What began as a technology to virtualize x86 architecture has now grown beyond the limits of a server’s hardware and into the realm of storage and network virtualization. VMware is currently the market leader in developing data center virtualization solutions.This book goes into the details of designing and implementing VMware solutions that form the foundation of a VMware infrastructure. The book…
Author(s): Abhilash G B, Rebecca Fitzhugh

14. VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration (2016)

 Best Vmware Books WORTH Your AttentionVMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference, Automating vSphere Administration, 2nd Edition is a one-stop solution for vSphere automation. Fully updated to align with the latest vSphere and PowerCLI release, this detailed guide shows you how to get the most out of PowerCLI’s handy cmdlets using real-world examples and a practical, task-based approach. You’ll learn how to store, access, update, back up, and secure massive amounts of data quickly through the power of virtualization automation, and you’ll get acquainted with PowerCLI as you learn how to automate…
Author(s): Luc Dekens, Jonathan Medd, et al.

Best Vmware Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some vmware books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7

Author(s): Martin Gavanda et al.
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: March 2019 , Size: 91 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2344124

VMware Workstation Pro 12 User Guide

Author(s): VMware
Publisher: VMware, Year: 9,13,2016, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1570172

Mastering VMware NSX for vSphere

Author(s): Elver Sena Sosa
Publisher: Sybex, Year: 2020, Size: 16 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2499273

Zero Trust Networks with VMware NSX: Build Highly Secure Network Architectures for Your Data Centers

Author(s): Sreejith Keeriyattil
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2019, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2467437

VMware vSphere 6.5 cookbook

Author(s): Abhilash G B, Cedric Rajendran
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 45 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2215506

Storage Design and Implementation in vSphere 6: A Technology Deep Dive

Author(s): Mostafa Khalil
Publisher: VMware Press, Year: 2017, Size: 61 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2126086

Virtualization and Private Cloud with VMware Cloud Suite

Author(s): Lee Chao
Publisher: Taylor & Francis;Auerbach Publications, Year: 2017, Size: 180 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2133402

VMware vSphere 6.5 Host Resources Deep Dive

Author(s): Frank Denneman, Niels Hagoort
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC, Year: 2017, Size: 29 Mb, Download: azw3
ID: 2139010

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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