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Packt has released a new book for VMware vSphere: Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7 – Second Edition written by Martin Gavanda.

I’m in the author list, but just because some of the material of this book cames from the Mastering VMware vSphere 6.5 book.


I’ve choose to don’t partecipate on this book writing because I’ve not agreed with the title (that was an editor’s choice), considering that there was already a book with this name: Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7 book by Nick Marshall and other authors.

Anyway this book is now out and I’m starting reading it in some part… Marting has made a good job improving the previous book, both in the content and in quality.

Mastering VMware vSphere, 6.7, Second Edition begins by covering an overview of all the products, solutions and features of the vSphere 6.7 suite, comparing the evolutions with the previous releases. You’ll learn to design and plan a virtualization infrastructure to drive performance analysis and then proceed with the workflow and installation of components.

Along with new network trends that will help you in optimally designing the vSphere environment, you will also learn the best practices involved in configuring and managing virtual machines in a vSphere infrastructure.

With vSphere 6.7, you’ll make use of more powerful capabilities for patching, upgrading and managing the configuration of the virtual environment.

The concluding chapters focus on core vSphere components as storage and network and you will learn all you need about resource management followed by topics as high availability and disaster recovery, troubleshooting, monitoring and security.

What You Will Learn

  • Get a deep understanding of vSphere 6.7 functionalities
  • Design a virtualization environment based on VMware vSphere 6.7
  • Manage and administer a vSphere 6.7 environment and resources
  • Get tips for the VCP6-DCV and VCIX6-DCV exams
  • Implement different migration techniques across different environments
  • Deploy and understand different concepts of VMware vSphere 6.7 lab
Andrea MauroAbout Andrea Mauro (3076 Posts)

Virtualization, Cloud and Storage Architect. Tech Field delegate. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMware VMTN Moderator and vExpert 2010-18. Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014-15. Microsoft MVP 2014-16. Veeam Vanguard 2015-18. Nutanix NTC 2014-18. PernixPro 2014-16. Several certifications including: VCDX-DCV, VCP-DCV/DT/Cloud, VCAP-DCA/DCD/CIA/CID/DTA/DTD, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCA, NPP.


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