Free today only! VMware vSphere 5.x Datacenter Design Cookbook @ PacktPub (ebook)
VMware vSphere provides a robust and resilient platform for virtualizing server and application workloads in datacenters. The features available in VMware’s vSphere suite of products simplify the management of resources, increase the availability of applications, and guarantee the performance of workloads deployed in the virtualized datacenters. "VMware vSphere 5.x Design Cookbook" covers the design process from creating the conceptual design, to determining the resource requirements for the logical design, and then on to creating the physical design which you can bring to 6.x and beyond. From the conceptual design, the logical design is created. The logical design process includes determining the architecture of and the resources required for the management, storage, network, and compute resources. This Cookbook includes recipes for calculating the resources required and determining the architecture and features to use while applying VMware recommended practices!