Networking for VMware Administrators – Book

A new book “Networking for VMware Administrators” written by Chris Wahl and Steven Pantol and the book is published by VMware Press. The book is around 325 pages consists of 19 chapter and the chapter are split into 4 parts: NVA

  • Physical Networking 101
  • Virtual Switching
  • IP Storage
  • Design Scenarios

The book includes:

  • The absolute basics: network models, layers,  and interfaces, and why they matter
  • Building networks that are less complex,  more modular, and fully interoperable
  • Improving your virtual network stack: tips, tricks, and techniques for avoiding common pitfalls
  • Collaborating more effectively with network  and storage professionals
  • Understanding Ethernet, Advanced Layer 2, Layer 3, and modern converged infrastructure
  • Mastering virtual switching and understanding how it differs from physical switching
  • Designing and operating vSphere standard  and distributed switching
  • Working with third-party switches, including Cisco Nexus 1000V
  • Creating powerful, resilient virtual networks to handle critical storage network traffic
  • Deploying rackmount servers with 1 Gb and  10 Gb Ethernet
  • Virtualizing blade servers with converged  traffic and virtual NICs

Sample Chapter 8″vSphere Standard Switch” is available for free download from here.The book is availbale for purchase via Amazon and VMware Press

Happy Reading 🙂


One Response to“Networking for VMware Administrators – Book”

  1. Mohan
    April 2, 2014 at 5:22 AM #

    Thanks for Sharing 🙂

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