3 07, 2014

Book Review: Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager

By | July 3rd, 2014|Book Review, Review, SRM, Virtual Lab, Virtualization|0 Comments

It's time for another book review and this time, I am reviewing "Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager" This book is written by Abhilash GB (@AbhilashGB) who is amongst many things, a vExpert as well. The book is just over 140 pages long with five chapters. One thing I immediately [...]

14 04, 2014

Book Review: Networking for VMware Administrators

By | April 14th, 2014|Book Review, ESX, NIOC, vCenter, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere|2 Comments

I always wondered why there is no book that specifically focusses on VMware networking, given its importance when it comes to deployment and maintenance of a stable virtual platform.  No need for me to think that any more as "Networking for VMware Administrators" by Chris Wahl (@ChrisWahl) and Steve Pantol (@StevePantol) is available for purchase [...]

24 02, 2014

Book Review: VMware vCloud Security

By | February 24th, 2014|Book Review, Cloud, Firewall, Review, Strategy, vCenter, vCNS, Virtual Lab, Virtualization, VMware, vShield, vSphere|1 Comment

Security is a subject that has historically been overlooked by companies/vendors when it comes to deployment of new systems.  Generally, an easy and quick way out is preferred, especially when there are time-pressures to deliver a project or solution. That situation is exacerbated due to the fact that techies don't generally give security much thought [...]

21 06, 2013

Book Review: VCDX Boot Camp: Preparing for the VCDX Panel Defense (VMware Press)

By | June 21st, 2013|Book Review, General, How To, VCDX, Virtualization|1 Comment

Today, I am doing a book review of VCDX Boot Camp: Preparing for the VCDX Panel Defense (VMware Press).  This is a book not only for VCDX hopefuls but also for people who want to see what's involved in becoming one.  What could be better than a book written by three VCDXs (who are also [...]