ISBN 9780070703698,VMware vSphere 4 Implementation

VMware vSphere 4 Implementation



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780070703698

ISBN-10 0070703698


Number of Pages 696 Pages
Language (English)

Computer hardware & operating systems

Design and deploy a high-performance cloud-based enterprise IT platform with guidance from a VMware expert. Featuring tips, techniques, and best practices, VMware vSphere 4 Implementation explains how to dramatically cut hardware costs, maximize computing power, and centralize system administration. Configure hardware and storage devices, build virtual machines and networks, install guest operating systems, and import physical machines. Security, disaster recovery, performance tuning, and system updates are also covered in this comprehensive resource. Perform a clean VMware vSphere 4 install or migrate existing systems Build Distributed Virtual Networks using DvSwitches and VMotion Manage SAN, NAS, iSCSI, and fiber channel storage devices Construct VM and provision new copies of Windows/Linux from vCenter Automate server maintenance with the Distributed Resource Scheduler Set up multiple security zones, users, permissions, roles, and privileges Maximize uptime using VMware High Availability and Fault Tolerance Work with VMware Consolidated Backup, vDR, and Update Manager TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1. Install and Configure ESX 4 Classic; Chapter 2. Install and Configure ESXi 4; Chapter 3. Install vCenter; Chapter 4. Standard Networking; Chapter 5. Distributed Virtual Networking; Chapter 6. Storage; Chapter 7. Creating and Modifying Virtual Machines; Chapter 8. Rapid VM Deployment; Chapter 9. Access Control; Chapter 10. Resource Monitoring; Chapter 11. Resource Management; Chapter 12. VMotion, Storage VMotion, and Cold Migration; Chapter 13. VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler; Chapter 14. VMware Distributed Power Management; Chapter 15. VMware High Availability; Chapter 16. VMware Fault Tolerance; Chapter 17. vSphere Advanced Configuration Tools; Chapter 18. Virtual Machine Backup; Chapter 19. VMware Patch Management; Chapter 20. Upgrading from VI3.5 to vSphere 4; Index