Learn to optimize VMware environments using Packt’s new book and eBook.

May 2014 | Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of VMware vCenter Operations Manager Essentials, a step-by-step guide containing practical, real-world examples, showing readers that there's never just one way to narrow down problems. The print book is 246 pages long and is competitively priced at $55.99, while the eBook version is available for $28.89 in all the popular formats.

About the author:

Lauren Malhoit has been working in the IT field for over 10 years. She's currently a technical virtualization architect specializing in virtualization and storage in the datacenter. Lauren tries to stay involved in the community as a VMware vExpert, Cisco Champion, EMC Elect, and PernixPro member. She also hosts a bi-weekly technology podcast called AdaptingIT (http://www.adaptingit.com/). Lauren has been a delegate for Tech Field Day (http://techfieldday.com/) several times as well.

VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite automates operations management using patented analytics and an integrated approach to performance, capacity, and configuration management.

The book contains step-by-step tutorials, detailed descriptions, and real-world solutions that will help overcome the complexity of a powerful but often overwhelming suite of tools for the modern network administrator. The book will help readers install, configure, troubleshoot, and expand virtualization deployment.

VMware vCenter Operations Manager Essentials will guide readers through installing and configuring vCenter Operations Manager and shows users how to maximize its potential. vCenter Operations Manager helps maintain and troubleshoot the VMware environment as well as the physical environment. It goes beyond using the simple alarms vCenter gives by explaining the virtual environment and how to track, explain, and find solutions to anomalous behavior. The book teaches readers how to deploy the power of vCops to maximize the ability to plan capacity and design environments, enabling more efficient use of hardware than ever before.

The book covers the following topics:
Chapter 1: Introduction to vCenter Operations Manager
Chapter 2: Installing vCenter Operations Manager
Chapter 3: Dashboards and Badges
Chapter 4: Troubleshooting Our Virtual Environment with vCenter Operations Manager
Chapter 5: Capacity Planning with vCenter Operations Manager
Chapter 6: Reports
Chapter 7: vCenter Configuration Manager
Chapter 8: Log Insight
Chapter 9: VMware Horizon View Integration
with vCenter Operations Manager
Chapter 10: vCenter Infrastructure Navigator
Chapter 11: EMC Storage Analytics

Packt Publishing has also released the following VMware books:

  • VMware Workstation - No Experience Necessary

  • VMware vSphere 5.x Datacenter Design Cookbook


· Implementing VMware vCenter Server

About Packt:
All books on VMware by Packt are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google, and SAP technologies.


VMware vCenter Operations Manager Essentials
Understand, troubleshoot, and design your virtual environment in a better and more efficient way than you ever have before

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/vmware-vcenter-operations-manager-essentials/book

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