Design and implement vSphere using Packt’s New Book and eBook

August 2013 | Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of vSphere High Performance Cookbook, a comprehensive guide for technical professionals to learn about the configuration features, functions, and advanced optimization of vSphere 5.1. This book is now available in print, eBook, Kindle and select library formats. The print book comes in at over 240 pages and is competitively priced at $54.99, whilst the e-book and Kindle versions are available for $26.39.

About the Author :

Prasenjit Sarkar has over 10 years of expert knowledge and expertise in architecting and deploying virtualization solutions. Prasenjit is a senior member of the Technical Staff at VMware Service Provider Cloud R&D. Voted as one of the ‘VMware vExperts’ in 2012, Prasenjit holds certifications from VMware, Cisco, Citrix, Red Hat, Microsoft, IBM, HP, and Exin.

With a learn-by-example approach, this book will help readers to understand VMM Scheduler, Cache Aware CPU Scheduler, and NUMA Aware CPU Scheduler during CPU Performance Design. It will also teach readers to take into account vital aspects such as the virtual memory reclamation technique, monitoring host ballooning, swapping activity, and more. Developers and System Administrators will learn to identify, diagnose and troubleshoot operational faults and critical performance issues in vSphere.

vSphere High Performance Cookbook will show readers how to scale up and scale out cluster design for performance, FT and its caveats, application monitoring, DPM and host affinity/anti-affinity rules. It will also help readers choose the right platform while designing vCenter Server, redundant vCenter design, vCenter SSO and its deployment.

Some of the topics are:

Chapter 1: CPU Performance Design

Chapter 2: Memory Performance Design

Chapter 3: Networking Performance Design

Chapter 4: DRS, SDRS, and Resource Control Design

Chapter 5: vSphere Cluster Design

Chapter 6: Storage Performance Design

Chapter 7: Designing vCenter and vCenter Database for Best Performance

Chapter 8: Virtual Machine and Application Performance Design

Packt Publishing has also released and is due to release vSphere books:

Learning PowerCLI

VMware vSphere 5.1 Cookbook

About Packt:

All vSphere books 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.

vSphere High Performance Cookbook
Over 60 recipes to help you improve vSphere performance and solve problems before they arise

For more information, please visit: vSphere High Performance Cookbook

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