Books: 73


Leverage the features of NetScaler VPX to optimize and deploy responsive web services and applications on multiple virtualization platforms
With a larger demand for responsive websites and availability of services, the IT domain is faced with an ever-rising need for services that are optimized for speed. NetScaler VPX is a software-based virtual appliance providing users with the comprehensive NetScaler feature set. Implementing apps and more » cloud-based services is much easier with its increased service performance, and integrated security. Starting off with the basics, this book will give you an insight on all the features NetScaler VPX has to offer. You will learn how to set it up and configure it in a virtual environment and will also discover how to integrate it with an existing Citrix infrastructure. Next, you will venture into other topics such as load balancing Microsoft and Citrix solutions, configuring different forms of high availability Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB), and will learn how to troubleshoot and analyze data using its extensive array of features. Finally, you will learn how to protect web services using an application firewall. « less
Learn how to protect your data in your VMware vSphere infrastructure with Veeam Backup & Replication
Veeam Backup & 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 rest assured that their data is protected, while at the same time retaining the flexibility more » that virtualization provides. Learning Veeam Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere - starts with an introduction to Veeam Backup & Replication, describing the prerequisites, requirements, and deployment steps needed to get the required infrastructure in place. It provides a description of its features and capabilities as well as useful tips on doing day-to-day administrative tasks. This book is a practical and hands-on guide to installing, configuring, and managing a backup infrastructure. « less
Apply industry-accepted best practices to design reliable high-performance datacenters for your business needs
vSphere allows you to transform your IT infrastructure into a private cloud, then bridge it to public clouds on-demand, delivering an IT infrastructure as an easily accessible service. vSphere delivers uncompromised control over all IT resources with the highest efficiency and choice in the industry. The more » book begins with a definition of the core technologies in a virtual datacenter, vCenter, and ESXi. It then covers the architecture of specific virtual datacenter components. Readers will learn design principles related to storage and storage protocols. Moving on to networking, readers will learn to design flexible and reliable networks for their virtual datacenters. After this, Virtual Machine design considerations are reviewed in depth and readers are guided through inspecting existing VMs and design principles for correctly resourced and configured virtual machines. « less
Create vSphere virtual machines, manage performance, and explore advanced capabilities
A virtual machine (VM) is a software implementation of a machine (a computer) that executes programs like a physical machine. vSphere has clusters of virtual machines that are all interconnected. Virtualization changes everything. Virtual machines have far more functionality than physical servers and more » are capable of incredible things. Virtual machines should not be treated and administered exactly like physical servers. It is imperative that the administrators know how to correctly create and administer virtual machines. vSphere Virtual Machine Management depicts how to create a virtual machine step-by-step using multiple creation methods. In this book, you will learn how to develop virtual machine performance, resource allocation, and performance monitoring in detail. You will also be introduced to load balancing and virtual machine availability concepts and configurations. « less
Over 60 recipes for the administration and management of Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1
Microsoft System Center 2012 is a comprehensive IT infrastructure, virtualization, and cloud management platform. With System Center 2012, you can more easily and efficiently manage your applications and services across multiple hypervisors as well as across public and private cloud infrastructures to more » deliver flexible and cost-effective IT services for your business. This cookbook covers architecture design and planning and is full of deployment tips, techniques, and solutions designed to show users how to improve VMM 2012 in a real world scenario. It will guide you to create, deploy, and manage your own Private Cloud with a mix of Hypervisors: Hyper-V, Vmware ESXi, and Citrix XenServer. It also includes the VMM 2012 SP1 features. « less
A Real-World Guide to Effective VMware Use
With scores of step-by-step solutions, this cookbook helps you work with VMware ESXi in a wide range of network environments. You'll not only learn the basics - how to pool resources from hardware servers, computer clusters, networks, and storage, and then distribute them among virtual machines - but more » also how to overcome the stumbling blocks you'll encounter when you monitor systems, troubleshoot problems, and deal with security. « less
Learn how to quickly and efficiently virtualize your applications with ThinApp 4.7
VMware ThinApp 4.7 Essentials shows you how to deploy ThinApp packages in order to improve the portability, manageability and compatibility of applications by encapsulating them from the underlying operating system on which they are executed. Application virtualization improves the portability, manageability more » and compatibility of applications by encapsulating them from the underlying operating system on which they are executed. « less
Big picture of the who, what, and where of virtualization
What exactly is virtualization? As this concise book explains, virtualization is a smorgasbord of technologies that offer organizations many advantages, whether you're managing extremely large stores of rapidly changing data, scaling out an application, or harnessing huge amounts of computational power. more » With this guide, you get an overview of the five main types of virtualization technology, along with information on security, management, and modern use cases. « less
A Real-World Guide to Effective VMware Use
This book provides a look into real-world use of VMware ESX and ESXi, with step-by-step solutions for problems that occur in a wide range of environments. Written by experts with experience using VMware in a production environment, VMware Cookbook shares tips and tricks earned through trial and error, more » and supplies the background information you need to apply them. « less
Virtualization has become a "megatrend" – and for good reason. Implementing virtualization allows for more efficient utilization of network server capacity, simpler storage administration, reduced energy costs, and better use of corporate capital. In other words: virtualization helps you save money, more » energy, and space. Not bad, huh? If you're thinking about "going virtual" but have the feeling everyone else in the world understands exactly what that means while you're still virtually in the dark, take heart. Virtualization for Dummies gives you a thorough introduction to this hot topic and helps you evaluate if making the switch to a virtual environment is right for you. « less