Publications

This pages provides an overview of all official publications such as white papers and books done by me.

VMware Technical Papers

Books

 
VMware vSphere 5.1 Clustering Deepdive

vSphere51deepdive-frankdennemanVMware vSphere 5.1 Clustering Deepdive is the follow-up to best seller vSphere 5.0 Clustering Deepdive and zooms in on three key components of every VMware based infrastructure and. It provides the knowledge and expertise needed to create a cloud infrastructure based on the solid foundation of vSphere HA, vSphere DRS and vSphere Storage DRS. It explains the concepts and mechanisms behind HA, DRS and Storage DRS which will enable you to make well educated decisions. Besides a brand new stretched cluster use case section it includes a fully rewritten Storage DRS section, and new details on both vSphere HA and vSphere DRS.

This book will take you in to the trenches of HA, DRS and Storage DRS and will give you the tools to understand and implement e.g. HA admission control policies, DRS resource pools, Datastore Clusters and resource allocation settings. Each section contains basic design principles that can be used for designing, implementing or improving VMware infrastructures.

  • Authors: Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman
  • Paperback: 415 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace (August, 2012)
  • ISBN-10: 1478183411
  • Paperback
  • Kindle

vSphere 5 Clustering Technical Deepdive

vSphere5VMware vSphere 5.0 Clustering Technical Deepdive zooms in on three key components of every VMware based infrastructure and is by no means a “how to” guide. It covers the basic steps needed to create a vSphere HA and vSphere DRS cluster and to implement vSphere Storage DRS. Even more important, it explains the concepts and mechanisms behind HA, DRS and Storage DRS which will enable you to make well educated decisions. This book will take you in to the trenches of HA, DRS and Storage DRS and will give you the tools to understand and implement e.g. HA admission control policies, DRS resource pools, Datastore Clusters and resource allocation settings.

On top of that each section contains basic design principles that can be used for designing, implementing or improving VMware infrastructures and fundamental supporting features like (Storage) vMotion, Storage I/O Control and much more are described in detail for the very first time.

  • Authors: Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman
  • Paperback: 348 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace (July, 2011)
  • ISBN-10: 1456301446
  • Paperback
  • Kindle

VMware vSphere 4.1 HA and DRS Technical Deepdive

vSphere41VMware vSphere 4.1 HA and DRS Technical Deepdive zooms in on two key components of every VMware based infrastructure and is by no means a “how to” guide. It covers the basic steps needed to create a VMware HA and DRS cluster, but even more important explains the concepts and mechanisms behind HA and DRS which will enable you to make well educated decisions. This book will take you in to the trenches of HA and DRS and will give you the tools to understand and implement e.g. HA admission control policies, DRS resource pools and host affinity rules.

On top of that each section contains basic design principles that can be used for designing, implementing or improving VMware infrastructures.

  • Authors: Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman
  • Paperback: 222 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace (December 2, 2010)
  • ISBN-10: 1456301446
  • Paperback
  • Kindle