Advanced Server Virtualization: VMware and Microsoft Platforms in the Virtual Data Center
by David Marshall, Wade A. Reynolds, Dave McCrory: Presenting practical guidelines and examples, Advanced Server Virtualization emphasizes design, implementation, and management from both a technical and consultative point of view. It features step-by-step guidelines for planning, deployment, installing, configuring, and creating virtual servers.
How to Cheat at Configuring Vmware Esx Server
by David Rule: This book will detail the default and custom installation of VMwares ESX server as well as basic and advanced virtual machine configurations.
Professional VMwareServer (Programmer to Programmer)
by Eric Hammersley: Developing software and testing within virtual machines provides you with countless advantages in terms of automation, stability, disaster recovery, and overall code quality. With this book as your guide, you get the tools you need to create a fleet of virtual machine images that you can use to build your own secure applications.
Rob's Guide to Using VMWare: Covers Workstation, ACE, GSX and ESX Server, 2nd Edition
by Rob Bastiaansen: The second edition of Rob's Guide to Using VMWare continues where the author stopped with the first edition. New topics covered in the book are VMWare ACE and VMWare GSX Server. The book now also contains information on VMWare and Linux.
Scripting VMware: Power Tools for Automating Virtual Infrastructure Administration
by Al Muller, Andy Jones, David E Williams: This book contains simple and advanced scripting using both ESX and Linux commands to provide awesome virtual tools to automate administrative tasks of ESX Server.
The Book of VMware: The Complete Guide to VMware Workstation
by Brian Ward: all aspects of VMware 3.0 Workstation (from VMware Corporation) for both the Windows and Linux versions of the software. Coverage of the two variants is approximately equal. In addition to explaining how to install both kinds of VMware, the author shows how guest systems behave--in terms of disk usage, driver compatibility, device sharing, networking, and all other major systems--in both environments. There's great coverage of FreeBSD as a guest system
The VMWare Workstation 5 Handbook
by Steven S. Warren: The VMware Workstation 5.0 Handbook teaches users the nuts and bolts of this powerful program, including how to install and upgrade VMware and use its guest operating systems. It gives administrators and developers everything they need to know in order to use VMware Workstation effectively, including how to configure, run, and troubleshoot virtual machines.
Virtualization with VMware ESX Server
by Al Muller, Seburn Wilson, Don Happe, Gary J. Humphrey: This book will detail the default and custom installation of VMwares ESx server as well as basic and advanced virtual machine configurations. It will also discuss the requirements for a server virtualization and consolidation project and the cost savings surrounding such an effort.
VMware 2 for Linux
by Jason Compton: guides the reader through the installation process for Linux, which can be run simultaneously with Windows without dual booting. Text shows the user how to configure Linux to best meet individual needs, providing tips and tricks to maximize the software. The included CD-ROM provides a trial version of Linux, TurboLinux, and SuSE Linux, and much more.
VMware ESX Server: Advanced Technical Design Guide
by Ron Oglesby, Scott Herold: Detailing the design and deployment of a VMware ESX Server environment, and written from the practical experience of proven VMware engineers, this book provides IT architects with the insight needed to tackle tough design issues such as ESX Server security, network and SAN design, host hardware selection, guest selection and configuration, management tool selection, ESX performance optimizations, and automated installs and provisioning.
VMware Server and VMware Player. The way forward for Virtualization
by Dennis Zimmer: Whether you are a system administrator or engineer, a user of VMware GSX, or simply interested in virtualization, this book is all you need.