VMware vSphere Design – The What, The Who And The How

I’ve just bought VMware vSphere Design book authored by a trio of experts in the matter: Forbes Guthrie, Scott Lowe and Maish Saidel-Keesing.

This week-end I started to read the book and from the first chapter titled An Introduction to Designing VMware Environments, extreme valuable information are given out.

Whenever you start designing a VMware vSphere environment you need to pay attention to three things. The authors call them facets. There are the Technical, the Operational and the Organizational facets. These are the What, the Who and the How.

All three facets are tied up with the Functional Requirements. As the authors say, Functional requirements are important because they answer the question: “What things should this design do

Read here a preview of the first chapter. I hope that will give you the envy to buy the book. It is worth the money for any vAdmin out there concerned by the design of VMware environments. In the mean time I return to my reading 🙂


About PiroNet

Didier Pironet is an independent blogger and freelancer with +15 years of IT industry experience. Didier is also a former VMware inc. employee where he specialised in Datacenter and Cloud Infrastructure products as well as Infrastructure, Operations and IT Business Management products. Didier is passionate about technologies and he is found to be a creative and a visionary thinker, expressing with passion and excitement, hopefully inspiring and enrolling people to innovation and change.
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2 Responses to VMware vSphere Design – The What, The Who And The How

  1. karlochacon says:

    I have it so far so good very interesting reading!!! highly recommended

  2. stevemiles70 says:

    Highly recommended reading!

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