New book by VMware: Storage Design and Implementation in vSphere 5.0

New book by VMware: Storage Design and Implementation in vSphere 5.0

VMware released a new book regarding storage design and the implementation in a vSphere 5. environment. This book will explain in about 700 pages the know how about storage. You can order it now over at Pearson or Amazon!

The more important VMware virtualized infrastructure becomes, the more important virtualization storage becomes. Virtualization storage planning and management is complex, and it’s been almost impossible to find authoritative guidance – until now. In Storage Implementation in vSphere 5.0, one of VMware’s leading experts completely demystifies the “black box” of vSphere storage, and provides illustrated, step-by-step procedures for performing virtually every task associated with it. Mostafa Khalil brings together detailed techniques and guidelines, insights for better architectural design, planning and management best practices, common configuration details, and deep dives into both vSphere and external storage-related technologies. He gives technical professionals the deep understanding they need to make better choices, solve problems, and keep problems from occurring in the first place. This book answers crucial, ground-level questions such as: How do you configure storage array from “Vendor X” to support vSphere “Feature Y”? How do you know you’ve configured it correctly? What happens if you misconfigure it? How can you tell from logs and other tools that you have a problem – and how do you fix it? Most of the author’s troubleshooting techniques are based on his own personal experience as a senior VMware support engineer helping customers troubleshoot their own vSphere production environments – experience that nobody else has.

Niels Engelen
Working as a pre-sales with an interest for anything virtual and cloud. Certified as a VMware Certified Professional 4, 5 & 6. Niels also gained the VMware vExpert award (2012-2017) and is an ex-PernixPro.

One thought on “New book by VMware: Storage Design and Implementation in vSphere 5.0

  1. Interesting stuff. I’ve only recently got into the business of looking at vmware training courses and I’ll need all the help I can get. My boss actually referred me to take the course, as it opens me up to the possibility of a promotion.

    I’ll definitely be purchasing this book though, along with many others haha!

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