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Mastering VMware vSphere 6.5

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Learn
  • Get a deep understanding of vSphere 6.5 functionalities
  • Design and plan a virtualization environment based on vSphere 6.5
  • Manage and administer a vSphere 6.5 environment and resources
  • Get tips for the VCP6-DCV and VCIX6-DCV exams (along with use of the vSphere 6 documentation)
  • Implement different migration techniques to move your workload across different environments.
  • Save your configuration, data and workload from your virtual infrastructure.
About

VMware vSphere 6.5 provides a powerful, flexible and secure foundation for next-generation applications which helps you create an effective digital transformation. This book will be based on VMware vSphere 6.5 which empowers you to virtualize any complex application with ease.

You’ll begin by getting an overview of all the products, solutions and features of the vSphere 6.5 suite, comparing the evolutions with the previous releases. Next ,you’ll design and plan a virtualization infrastructure to drive planning and performance analysis. Following this , you will be proceeding with workflow and installation of components. New network trends are also covered which will help you in optimally designing the vSphere environment. You will also learn the practices and procedures involved in configuring and managing virtual machines in a vSphere infrastructure. With vSphere 6.5, you’ll make use of significantly more powerful capabilities for patching, upgrading, and managing the configuration of the virtual environment. Next we’ll focus on specific availability and resiliency solutions in vSphere.

Towards the end of the book you will get information on how to save your configuration, data and workload from your virtual infrastructure. By the end of the book you’ll learn about VMware vSphere 6.5 right from design to deployment and management.

Features
  • This new edition is based on vSphere 6.5 and has described new features in different areas, including management, security, scalability, availability and so on.
  • Design, deploy and manage VMware datacenters
  • Implement monitoring and security of VMware workloads with ease.
Page Count 598
Course Length 17 hours 56 minutes
ISBN9781787286016
Date Of Publication 15 Dec 2017
Analyzing a physical environment before virtualizing
Assessment of an existing virtual environment
Summary
VM components
Deploying VMs
Managing VMs
Resource management
VM migration
Converting VMs
Summary
Updating or patching ESXi hosts and vCSAs
VUM
Upgrading and migrating to vSphere 6.5
Summary

Authors

Andrea Mauro

Andrea Mauro has more than 20 years of experience in IT, both in industry and the academic world. He works as a solutions architect and is responsible for infrastructure implementation, architecture design, upgrades, and migration processes. He is a virtualization and storage architect, specializing in VMware, Microsoft, Citrix, and Linux solutions. His first virtualized solution in production was built around ESX 2.x, several years ago. His professional certifications include not only several VMware certifications, but also other vendor-related certifications. He is also a VMware vExpert (2010-18), Nutanix NTC (2014-19), and Veeam Vanguard (2016-19), and he was a Microsoft MVP (2014-16).

Karel Novak

Karel Novak has 18 years of experience in the IT world. He currently works as a senior virtual infrastructure engineer at Arrow ECS Czechia, and is responsible for implementation, design, and complete consultation when it comes to VMware and Veeam. As an instructor of advanced VMware and Veeam, he has delivered many courses. He specializes in VMware DCV, NSX, and, of course, Veeam. He has been using VMware for 12 years and Veeam from the first version. He is a VMware vExpert 2012-2018, VMware vExpert NSX 2016-2018, and a Veeam Vanguard 2015-2019. His highest certifications are VCI-Level 2, VCIX6-NV, VCIX6-DCV, VMCT-Mentor, and VMCA. He is also a VMware Certification Subject Matter Expert.

Paolo Valsecchi

Paolo Valsecchi has worked in the IT industry for more than 20 years, and he currently works as a system engineer mainly focused on VMware vSphere, Microsoft technologies, and backup/DR solutions. His current role involves covering all tasks related to ensuring IT infrastructure availability and data integrity (including implementation, upgrades, and administration).

He holds the VMware VCP65-DCV and Veeam VMCE professional certifications, and he has been awarded the VMware vExpert title (2015-18) and the Veeam Vanguard title (2016-19).