The #vBrownBag crew, thanks to VMware Press and Packt Publishing, is proud to bring you the 2014 Summer Book-apolooza. Â We have several great titles to give away to our listeners including: DevOps for VMware Administrators Virtualizing SQL Server with VMware Essential Virtual SAN (VSAN) VCAP5-DCA Official Cert Guide CCENT Practice and Study Guide CCNA Routing[…]
Iâ€™ll be at the Austin vMUG tomorrow with some free copies of vCO book (hard copy / kindle). If you are in town, stop by and say hello. There are a number of other vMUGs in the works (San Antonio, North Carolina, and any others thatâ€™ll have me).
Well, honestly Iâ€™m not sure if shipping is the right word for an electronic book, but nevertheless, the electronic editions of vCO Book are now shipping. Kindle If you have it, drop a line, or link a picture & tell me what you think.
Hot on the release of vSphere 5, Scott Lowe has released an update to one of the best general vSphere books on the market, Mastering VMware vSphere 5. Pre-Review I pulled down the kindle edition of this one about a week ago and moving through at a pretty good clip and wanted to share my[…]
Woot! So, blogging may be picking up again in the nearish future as I approach the end of the first pass on writing the vCO book. That said, I was hoping to get some input from the larger vCO using community on some bits of the book. That is, help me shape the vCO troubleshooting[…]
Scott Lowe will be along for this weeks BrownBag to talk vSphere Design, his new book, and anything else we can come up with. New Book? Yes, Scott, in combination with Maish Saidel-Keesing, and Forbes Guthrie have put together a tome ofâ€¦ well, vSphere Design awesomeness. Go read a sample chapter here, or order it[…]
One of the questions I get asked most often is some variant of: â€œIâ€™m new to vSphere, how do I get up to speed?â€ or â€œIâ€™ve been using VMware for ages, but I want to take it to the next level, recommendations?â€ My most common answer, is read. Read lots, and read often. With that[…]
Itâ€™s that time of year again, when all the hard work various folks in the community turn into tangible products. In this round weâ€™ve some second editions of some popular books. Letâ€™s dive right in: VCP4 Exam Cram Elias Khnaser (@ekhnaser) The VCP4 Exam Cram volume looks to be about the only game in town[…]
Itâ€™s summer reading time again! The first item on my reading list this summer is none other than the â€œCisco Unified Computing System (UCS) (Data Center): A Complete Reference Guide to the Cisco Data Center Virtualization Server Architecture (Networking Technology)â€ (A mouth and a half full). From the first two chapters of the book, the[…]
Being that I will have quite a bit of downtime in the near future (a broken arm will do that). Here is what is currently on my reading list: Tribes – Seth Godin Not exactly virtualization, but as a blogger it applies. In sum: â€œStop waiting, start doing.â€ Presentation Zen – Garr Reynolds Again, not[…]