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Implementing VMware Horizon View on IBM Flex System

Implementing VMware Horizon View on IBM Flex System

By: Ilya Krutov; Claudio Costanzo; Reza Fanaei Aghdam; Stanimir Markov

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 11-APR-2014

Insert Date: 09-JUL-2014

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The IBM® SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure offers robust, cost-effective, and manageable virtual desktop solutions for various clients, user types, and industry segments. These solutions can help increase business flexibility and staff productivity, reduce IT complexity, and simplify security and compliance. Based on a reference architecture approach, this infrastructure supports various hardware, software, and hypervisor platforms. IBM SmartCloud® Desktop Infrastructure with VMware Horizon View simplifies desktop and application management and increases security and control. Horizon View...

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vSphere Design Best Practices

vSphere Design Best Practices

By: Brian Bolander; Christopher Kusek

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 29-MAY-2014

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Apply industry-accepted best practices to design reliable high-performance datacenters for your business needs Learn how to utilize the robust features of VMware to design, architect, and operate a virtual infrastructure using the VMware vSphere platform Customize your vSphere Infrastructure to fit your business needs with specific use-cases for live production environments Explore the vast opportunities available to fully leverage your virtualization infrastructure In Detail vSphere allows you to transform your IT infrastructure into a private cloud, then bridge it to...

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VCP5-DCV Official Certification Guide (Covering the VCP550 Exam): VMware Certified Professional 5 - Data Center Virtualization on vSphere 5.5
This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the VCP5-DCV exam, including • Installing, upgrading, and securing all the key components in your vSphere, including ESXi hosts, vCenter, datastores, and network components • Networking components in vSphere, including vSphere standard switch and distributed switch concepts • Configuring and managing all forms of storage, including Fibre Channel, iS CSI, and network-attached storage • Creating, configuring, and managing virtual machines and vApps • Keeping your vSphere...

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DevOps for VMware Administrators

DevOps for VMware Administrators

By: Trevor A. Roberts Jr.; Josh Atwell; Egle Sigler; Kelsey Hightower; Yvo van Doorn

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 30-APR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. DevOps represents a powerful new approach to delivering IT services, where software developers and IT operations teams work closely together to deploy projects far more often and more reliably. As pioneers like Google, Amazon, and Netflix have discovered, DevOps can improve efficiency, accelerate delivery, and reduce costs. However, most discussions of DevOps focus on theory rather than implementation, and DevOps raises unique issues in virtualized environments. DevOps for VMware Administrators addresses these issues, offering realistic...

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Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere

Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere

By: Christian Mohn

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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Learn how to protect your data in your VMware vSphere infrastructure with Veeam® Backup and Replication Explore Veeam Backup and Replication v7 infrastructure and its components Create backup, replication, and restore strategies that protect data, your company's most valuable asset Includes advanced features like off-site replication and tape retention In Detail Veeam Backup and Replication for VMware is a backup and replication solution that provides data protection for virtualized VMware vSphere environments. This powerful and easy-to-use solution helps administrators...

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VMware ESXi Cookbook

VMware ESXi Cookbook

By: Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen; Aravind Sivaraman

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Over 50 recipes to master VMware vSphere administration Understand the concepts of virtualization by deploying vSphere web client to perform vSphere administration Learn important aspects of vSphere including administration, security, performance, and configuring vSphere Management Assistant (VMA) to run commands and scripts without the need to authenticate every attempt VMware ESXi 5.1 Cookbook is a recipe-based guide to the administration of VMware vSphere In Detail VMware ESX and VMware ESXi hypervisors are used for providing the foundation for building and managing a...

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VMware Horizon Suite: Building End-User Services

VMware Horizon Suite: Building End-User Services

By: Stephane Asselin; Paul O’Doherty

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 13-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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VMware® Horizon Suite The authoritative guide to delivering end-user services with VMwarE  View and VMware Horizon Suite Today, IT professionals must manage stateless, mobile, streamed workspaces delivered across devices ranging from traditional PCs to tablets and smartphones. Using VMware View and VMware Horizon Suite, they can do so–providing flexible end-user services that support any business requirement cost effectively. Now there’s a complete guide to planning, configuring, implementing, and integrating VMware Horizon Suite technologies and using them to deliver high-value...

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VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials

VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials

By: Peter von Oven; Peter Björk; Joel Lindberg

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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Use the workspace aggregator to get a unified Workspace that will help you do your job and deliver it to the device of your choice Design, install, and configure a Horizon Workspace infrastructure Deliver a user's workspace to mobile devices such as Android and iOS Easy to follow, step-by-step guide on how to deploy and work with Horizon Workspace In Detail The Horizon suite is VMWare's end user solution suite. VMware Horizon Workspace allows administrators to virtualize operations systems, applications, and user data, and also delivers modern desktops to end users....

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Virtualizing Oracle Databases on vSphere

Virtualizing Oracle Databases on vSphere

By: Kannan Mani; Don Sullivan

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 10-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 08-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Thousands of organizations are virtualizing large-scale Oracle database systems. But, until now, reliable best practices have been hard to find, and database and virtualization professionals have often brought differing and incompatible perspectives to the challenge. Now, there's a comprehensive best practice guide reflecting deep understanding of both Oracle and vSphere, and supported by extensive in-the-field experience with the full spectrum of applications and environments. Combining theory and practice, Virtualizing Oracle Databases...

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Virtualizing SQL Server with VMware: Doing IT Right

Virtualizing SQL Server with VMware: Doing IT Right

By: Michael Corey; Jeff Szastak; Michael Webster

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 04-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 07-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The start-to-finish guide to virtualizing business-critical SQL Server databases on VMware vSphere 5 By virtualizing business-critical databases, enterprises can drive far more value from existing IT infrastructure. But squeezing maximum performance out of a virtualized database instance is an art as much as a science. This indispensable start-to-finish guide brings together all the techniques, tips, and insights you need to succeed. Drawing on unsurpassed personal experience, three leading experts share complete best practices for...

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Instant Getting Started with VMware Fusion

Instant Getting Started with VMware Fusion

By: Michael Roy

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 26-FEB-2014

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Learn everything you need to know to get started with VMware Fusion Understand how to keep your Virtual Machine secure See what’s new in VMware Fusion 6 from previous versions Get a quick, concise, and easy introduction to VMWare Fusion In Detail Running Windows on your Mac can seem complicated, but this book will make things easy by showing you how to get the most out of VMware Fusion. Having a virtual copy of Windows on your Mac can let you make a secure backup of your files and run Windows applications, which makes your computer more versatile This book will show...

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VMware vSphere Resource Management Essentials

VMware vSphere Resource Management Essentials

By: Jonathan Frappier

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 19-FEB-2014

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Optimum solutions to help you manage your VMWare vSphere resources effectively Understand the requirements to build a strong virtual foundation and the features that can support your VMware environment Monitor and automate the tools available to make your VMware vSphere environment more efficient Packed with practical methods and techniques that will enhance your resource management in VMware In Detail vSphere is the flagship suit of Server virtualization, cloud deployment, and management. VMware vSphere comes with features that help you prepare a robust foundation to...

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Learning PowerCLI

Learning PowerCLI

By: Robert van den Nieuwendijk

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 21-FEB-2014

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A practical guide to get you started with automating VMware vSphere via PowerCLI Automate your VMware vSphere environment including hosts, clusters, storage, and vCenter Server virtual machines and networks Create good-looking, clean reports in no time, increasing your efficiency Get to grips with PowerCLI to automate routine tasks using practical examples In Detail VMware vSphere PowerCLI is a powerful command-line tool to automate all aspects of a VMware vSphere environment. PowerCLI is built on top of the popular Windows PowerShell, with which you can automate server...

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Essential Virtual SAN (VSAN): Administrator’s Guide to VMware® Virtual SAN

Essential Virtual SAN (VSAN): Administrator’s Guide to VMware® Virtual SAN

By: Cormac Hogan; Duncan Epping

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 15-FEB-2014

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Understand and implement VMware Virtual SAN: the heart of tomorrow’s Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC) VMware’s breakthrough Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC) initiative can help you virtualize your entire datacenter: compute, storage, networks, and associated services. Central to SDDC is VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN): a fully distributed storage architecture seamlessly integrated into the hypervisor and capable of scaling to meet any enterprise storage requirement. Now, the leaders of VMware’s wildly popular Virtual SAN previews have written the first authoritative guide to this pivotal...

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VCA-DCV Official Cert Guide: VMware Certified Associate - Data Center Virtualization

VCA-DCV Official Cert Guide: VMware Certified Associate - Data Center Virtualization

By: Matthew Vandenbeld; Jonathan McDonald

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 08-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2014

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Trust the Official Cert Guide series from VMware Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are the only VMware-authorized self-study books and are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam. Master VMware certification exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks Reinforce your learning with web-based practice exams An excellent "fundamentals" book on vSphere The Official VCA-DCV...

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VMware vSphere 5.x Datacenter Design Cookbook

VMware vSphere 5.x Datacenter Design Cookbook

By: Hersey Cartwright

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 29-JAN-2014

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Over 70 recipes to design a virtual datacenter for performance, availability, manageability, and recoverability with VMware vSphere 5.x Innovative recipes, offering numerous practical solutions when designing virtualized datacenters Identify the design factors—requirements, assumptions, constraints, and risks—by conducting stakeholder interviews and performing technical assessments Increase and guarantee performance, availability, and workload efficiency with practical steps and design considerations In Detail VMware vSphere 5.x provides a robust and resilient platform...

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VMware Horizon View 5.3 Design Patterns and Best Practices

VMware Horizon View 5.3 Design Patterns and Best Practices

By: Jason Ventresco

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 24-DEC-2013

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Explore the techniques to build a reliable and high performing View infrastructure Identify the reasons why you are deploying Horizon View, a critical step to identifying your metrics for success Determine your Horizon View desktop resource requirements, and use that to size your infrastructure Recognize key design considerations that should influence your Horizon View infrastructure Learn how third party add-on solutions can complement and enhance your Horizon View deployment In Detail VMware Horizon View is easy to install and configure, but building an adequate...

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VMware Horizon Mirage Essentials

VMware Horizon Mirage Essentials

By: Peter von Oven

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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Manage your entire desktop environment with a single management tool, VMware Horizon Mirage Deliver a centralized Windows image management solution for physical, virtual, and BYOD Migrate seamlessly to new versions of operating systems with minimal user downtime Easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide on how to deploy and work with the technology In Detail Managing desktop software builds has always been a time consuming task. Having to build and maintain multiple different images for the various use cases and hardware platforms in an organization is a complex full-time job...

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VCAP5-DCA Official Cert Guide: VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5- Data Center Administration

VCAP5-DCA Official Cert Guide: VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5- Data Center Administration

By: Steve Baca; John A. Davis

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 13-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2013

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The VCAP5-DCA Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending “Review Tasks” help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Master VMware VCAP5-DCA exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes and review tasks Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks Practice with realistic...

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Instant VMware Player for Virtualization

Instant VMware Player for Virtualization

By: Kevin L. Sapp

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 05-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 01-OCT-2013

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A simple approach towards learning virtualization to play with virtual machines Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results Discover the latest features of VMware Player 5.0 Evaluate new technology without paying for additional hardware costs Test your applications in an isolated environment In Detail Virtual technology has been around for years, but only recently has it really taken off with the introduction of products such as VMware’s Player, Oracle’s Virtual box, and Microsoft’s Hyper-V. Each of these companies...