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Mastering VMware vSphere 6 by Josh Atwell, Grant Orchard, Scott Lowe, Nick Marshall

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Introduction

Back in 2005 I was trying to convince my boss that we should use GSX Server on our shiny new DL385. To him, it was a hard sell. He didn’t understand why on earth we should install two operating systems onto a server—”It’ll just slow it down!” he exclaimed in his Aussie accent. So I went ahead and started experimenting with VMware software on my desktop computer. Luckily at the time I had a workstation capable of running such things.

The times have changed quite a bit since then, and now virtualization—especially server virtualization—is readily embraced in corporate datacenters worldwide. VMware has gone from a relatively small vendor to one of the industry heavyweights, garnering a commanding share of the server virtualization ...

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