Efficiently virtualize your IT infrastructure with vSphere
This book will provide you with the skills you'll need to plan, deploy, and manage VMware vSphere infrastructures. Starting with an introduction to vCenter Server and managing single and multiple ESXi servers, you'll learn the basics of vSphere's architecture of virtualization, hypervisors, and virtual infrastructure, and discover how to create and manage virtual machines. You'll learn network management using inbuilt vSphere operations and network virtualization using VMware NSX technology, along with virtual storage in a vSphere environment. You'll go on to implement and configure VSAN with vSphere and discover the advanced operations that can be performed with virtual machines. By the end of this book, you will have explored critical components in vSphereHA, FT, and DRS security of vSphere architecture, and some vSphere 6.0 new features.
What You Will Learn
Explore a multiple-host virtualization environment with ESXi and vCenter Server
Create and manage virtual machines
Create and configure vNetwork Switches to manage your virtual networks
Build software-defined, performance-oriented shared storage and network topologies with VSAN and NSX
Discover features such as vMotion, Storage vMotion, snapshots, templates, and cloning
Familiarize yourself with vSphere High Availability, Fault Tolerance, DRS, and Update management
Discover some of the newly added vSphere 6.0 features
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