Explore the knowledge of VMware Workstation with Packt’s New Book

October 2013 | Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of VMware Workstation - No Experience Necessary, a practical and step-by-guide designed for developers and system administrators who are interested in creating and managing virtual machines using VMware Workstation. This book is now available now in print and all the popular eBook formats, including Amazon, Kindle, e-pub and PDF.

About the Author :

Sander van Vugt is an independent author, consultant, and technical trainer who has specialized in open source software and virtualization. He has also written over 50 books on many subjects, most of them about Linux. As a consultant, Sander has completed numerous projects involving open source software and virtualization for various companies around the world.

VMware Workstation is a hypervisor that enables users to set up multiple virtual machines (VMs) and use them simultaneously along with the actual machine. Each virtual machine can execute its own operating system, such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, or BSD variants. As such, VMware Workstation allows one physical machine to run multiple operating systems simultaneously.

VMware Workstation - No Experience Necessary shows readers how to install VMware Workstation on Windows or Linux, create virtual Machines, take into account vital aspects such as configuring and networking in virtual environments, setting up a DMZ-test environment on a single machine, and accessing Virtual Machines running on other computers.

This practical guide not only teaches readers to multiply virtual machines using clones and easily revert to a previous VM state using snapshot technology, but it also helps them to upload virtual machines to the cloud and vSphere while sharing virtual machines with VMware Player users.

The book covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: Installing VMware Workstation

Chapter 2: Installing Virtual Machines

Chapter 3: Working with Virtual Machines

Chapter 4: VMware Workstation behind the Scenes

Chapter 5: Networking VMware Workstation

Chapter 6: Accessing Virtual Machines Remotely

Chapter 7: Converting Virtual Machines

Chapter 8: Cloning and Snapshots

Chapter 9: Sharing Virtual Machines

Packt Publishing has also released the following books on VMware Workstation:

VMware View 5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions

Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2

vSphere High Performance Cookbook

About Packt:

All books on VMware Workstation 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 Workstation - No Experience Necessary
Get started with VMware Workstation to create virtual machines and a virtual testing platform

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