VMware vSphere For Dummies
Part I: Deciding on vSphere.
Chapter 1: Getting the Most Out of VMware vSphere.
Chapter 2: Introducing Virtualization.
Chapter 3: Exploring the Capabilities of VMware vSphere.
Chapter 4: Comparing Virtual Infrastructure 3.5 with vSphere 4.x.
Part II: Getting Ready for Sphere.
Chapter 5: Planning for a vSphere Rollout.
Chapter 6: Preparing Network and Storage for vSphere.
Part III: Installing Sphere.
Chapter 7: Installing VMware ESX 4 for the First Time.
Chapter 8: Building the vCenter Server.
Chapter 9: Getting Started with the vSphere Client.
Part IV: Configuring and Connecting vSphere.
Chapter 10: Configuring a New vCenter Server.
Chapter 11: Wiring Up vSphere to the Network, Virtually.
Chapter 12: Connecting vSphere to Shared Storage.
Chapter 13: Assembling an ESX Cluster.
Part V: Administering and Maintaining vSphere.
Chapter 14: Creating, Cloning, and Converting VMs.
Chapter 15: Organizing vSphere Resources.
Chapter 16: Events, Alarms, and Monitoring.
Chapter 17: A Quick Tour of Your Virtual Infrastructure.
Chapter 18: One of These Hosts Is Not Like the Other — Host Profiles.
Part VI: Tuning and Troubleshooting vSphere.
Chapter 19: Making VMs Play Fair with Resource Pools.
Chapter 20: Using vSphere Availability Features.
Chapter 21: Troubleshooting vSphere.
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: Ten Tools to Make vSphere Management Easier.
Chapter 23: Ten Places to Improve Your vSphere Know-How.
Chapter 24: Ten Pro Tips for a Successful vSphere Deployment.