The Best VMware Books for Beginners and Experts
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Do you want to expand your VMware knowledge so that you can master vSphere and the rest of their data centre products? Maybe you want to become a VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or a VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX).
You’re in luck because we’ve curated a list of the best VMware books that teach you VMware in-depth.
First up, is a book on vSphere…
Mastering vSphere 6.7 1st Edition
by Nick Marshall, Mike Brown, G. Blair Fritz, Ryan Johnson.
Essential Virtual SAN (VSAN) 2nd Edition
by Cormac Hogan, Duncan Epping.
VMware vSphere 6.7 Data Center Design Cookbook 3rd Edition
by Mike Brown, Hersey Cartwright.
This book uses proven infrastructure design principals and applies them to VMware vSphere 6.7 so you can design a virtualized data center.
VMware vSphere Deep Dive Series Paperback Edition
by Frank Denneman, Niels Hagoort, Duncan Epping, Cormac Hogan.
A three book deep dive into vSphere, covering host resources, clustering and vSAN. This series is essential reading for anyone who wants to know VMware at an expert level.
After reading the books above, you should have a solid understanding of VMware’s data center products. Reading Mastering vSphere* will teach you how to install, configure and manage vSphere clusters. Essential VSAN* will show you how to use their enterprise software defined storage product.
The recipes in the Data Center Design Cookbook* will show you how to design a virtualized data center with VMware vSphere. The Deep Dive series.* will expand your knowledge further and prepare you for the VCDX certification.