The Virtualization Practice

Virtualization Bookshelf

Many of these books including the first two are on the Intel Recommended Reading List.
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VMware vSphere and Virtual Infrastructure Security: Securing the Virtual Environment

VMware vSphere and Virtual Infrastructure Security: Securing the Virtual Environment

by Edward Haletky [Prentice Hall][0137158009]
Price: $52.24

Networking for VMware Administrators (VMware Press Technology)

Networking for VMware Administrators (VMware Press Technology)

by Christopher Wahl [VMware Press][0133511081]
Price: $34.43

Mastering VMware vSphere 5.5

Mastering VMware vSphere 5.5

by Scott Lowe [Sybex][1118661141]
Price: $34.91

VMware vSphere Design

VMware vSphere Design

by Forbes Guthrie [Sybex][1118407911]
Price: $35.48

Virtualizing and Tuning Large Scale Java Platforms (VMware Press Technology)

Virtualizing and Tuning Large Scale Java Platforms (VMware Press Technology)

by Emad Benjamin [VMware Press][013349120X]
Price: $49.99

Mastering VMware vSphere 5

Mastering VMware vSphere 5

by Scott Lowe [Sybex][0470890800]
Price: $34.91

VMware vSphere 5 Clustering Technical Deepdive

VMware vSphere 5 Clustering Technical Deepdive

by Duncan Epping [CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform][1463658133]
Price: $18.41

Storage Implementation in vSphere 5.0 (VMware Press)

Storage Implementation in vSphere 5.0 (VMware Press)

by Mostafa Khalil [VMware Press][0321799933]
Price: $42.45

Automating vSphere with VMware vCenter Orchestrator (VMware Press Technology)

Automating vSphere with VMware vCenter Orchestrator (VMware Press Technology)

by Cody Bunch [VMware Press][0321799917]
Price: $41.46

Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 (VMware Press Technology)

Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 (VMware Press Technology)

by Michael Gordon Laverick [VMware Press][0321799925]
Price: $35.37

Managing and Optimizing VMware vSphere Deployments (IT Best Practices)

Managing and Optimizing VMware vSphere Deployments (IT Best Practices)

by Sean Crookston [VMware Press][0321820479]
Price: $32.15

VMware View 5: Building a Successful Virtual Desktop (VMware Press Technology)

VMware View 5: Building a Successful Virtual Desktop (VMware Press Technology)

by Paul O'Doherty [VMware Press][032182234X]
Price: $49.99

VCDX Boot Camp: Preparing for the VCDX Panel Defense (VMware Press Technology)

VCDX Boot Camp: Preparing for the VCDX Panel Defense (VMware Press Technology)

by John Arrasjid [VMware Press][0321910591]
Price: $39.89

VMware Private Cloud Computing with vCloud Director

VMware Private Cloud Computing with vCloud Director

by Simon Gallagher [Sybex][1118180585]
Price: $38.98

VMware View 5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions

VMware View 5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions

by Jason Langone [Packt Publishing][1849681120]
Price: $49.49

VMware ThinApp 4.7 Essentials

VMware ThinApp 4.7 Essentials

by Peter Björk [Packt Publishing][1849686289]
Price: $49.49

Cloud Computing with VMware vCloud Director (Short Topics in System Administration, Volume 24)

Cloud Computing with VMware vCloud Director (Short Topics in System Administration, Volume 24)

by John Y. Arrasjid [USENIX Association][1931971838]
Price: $142.28

Deploying the VMware Infrastructure (USENIX Short Topics in System Administration, #18)

Deploying the VMware Infrastructure (USENIX Short Topics in System Administration, #18)

by John Arrasjid [USENIX Association][1931971625]
Price: $20.38

VMware ESXi: Planning, Implementation, and Security

VMware ESXi: Planning, Implementation, and Security

by Dave Mishchenko [Cengage Learning PTR][1435454952]
Price: $32.45

VMware vSphere 4 Implementation

VMware vSphere 4 Implementation

by Mike Laverick [McGraw-Hill Education][0071664521]
Price: $41.83

VMware VI and vSphere SDK: Managing the VMware Infrastructure and vSphere

VMware VI and vSphere SDK: Managing the VMware Infrastructure and vSphere

by Steve Jin [Prentice Hall][0137153635]
Price: $51.27

VMware vSphere 4.1 HA and DRS Technical deepdive

VMware vSphere 4.1 HA and DRS Technical deepdive

by Duncan Epping [CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform][1456301446]
Price: $9.49

vSphere 4.0 Quick Start Guide: Shortcuts down the path of Virtualization

vSphere 4.0 Quick Start Guide: Shortcuts down the path of Virtualization

by Duncan Epping [BookSurge Publishing][1439263450]
Price: $15.99

VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration

VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration

by Luc Dekens [Sybex][0470890797]
Price: $39.21

VMware vSphere Design

VMware vSphere Design

by Forbes Guthrie [Sybex][0470922028]
Price: $3.49

The Green and Virtual Data Center

The Green and Virtual Data Center

by Greg Schulz [CRC/Auerbach Publications][1420086669]
Price: $79.95

Maximum vSphere: Tips, How-Tos, and Best Practices for Working with VMware vSphere 4

Maximum vSphere: Tips, How-Tos, and Best Practices for Working with VMware vSphere 4

by Eric Siebert [Prentice Hall][0137044747]
Price: $32.43

VMware ESX Server in the Enterprise: Planning and Securing Virtualization Servers

VMware ESX Server in the Enterprise: Planning and Securing Virtualization Servers

by Edward Haletky [Prentice Hall][0132302071]
Price: $59.99

VMware vSphere 4 Administration Instant Reference

VMware vSphere 4 Administration Instant Reference

by Scott Lowe [Sybex][0470520728]
Price: $1.98

Virtualizing Microsoft Tier 1 Applications with VMware vSphere 4

Virtualizing Microsoft Tier 1 Applications with VMware vSphere 4

by Charles A. Windom [Sybex][0470563605]
Price: $8.15

Mastering VMware vSphere 4 (Computer/Tech)

Mastering VMware vSphere 4 (Computer/Tech)

by Scott Lowe [Sybex][0470481382]
Price: $3.49

Managing VMware Infrastructure with Windows PowerShell TFM

Managing VMware Infrastructure with Windows PowerShell TFM

by Hal Rottenberg [SAPIEN Technologies][0982131402]
Price: $35.00

Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 4.0

Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 4.0

by - [-][B003TSZTHY]
Price: $35.00

Administering VMware's Site Recovery Manager

Administering VMware's Site Recovery Manager

by - [RTFM Education Ltd][B00262SAIO]
Price: $46.00

by - [-][B00262IELC]
Price: -

Administering vSphere 5: Planning, Implementing and Troubleshooting

Administering vSphere 5: Planning, Implementing and Troubleshooting

by John Hales [Cengage Learning PTR][1435456548]
Price: $27.36

VMware VI3 Implementation and Administration

VMware VI3 Implementation and Administration

by Eric Siebert [Prentice Hall][0137007035]
Price: $54.99

VMware ESX Essentials in the Virtual Data Center

VMware ESX Essentials in the Virtual Data Center

by David Marshall [Auerbach Publications][1420070274]
Price: $67.69

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking

by Greg Schulz [Auerbach Publications][1439851735]
Price: $74.34


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Microsoft Private Cloud Computing

Microsoft Private Cloud Computing

by Aidan Finn [Sybex][1118251474]
Price: $31.16

Mastering Hyper-V Deployment

Mastering Hyper-V Deployment

by Aidan Finn [Sybex][0470876530]
Price: $43.76

Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V: Insiders Guide to Microsoft's Hypervisor

Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V: Insiders Guide to Microsoft's Hypervisor

by John Kelbley [Sybex][B0044KN1VC]
Price: $8.42


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The Definitive Guide to the Xen Hypervisor

The Definitive Guide to the Xen Hypervisor

by David Chisnall [Prentice Hall][013234971X]
Price: $72.01

Running Xen: A Hands-On Guide to the Art of Virtualization

Running Xen: A Hands-On Guide to the Art of Virtualization

by Jeanna N. Matthews [Prentice Hall][0132349663]
Price: $50.58

Citrix XenDesktop Implementation: A Practical Guide for IT Professionals

Citrix XenDesktop Implementation: A Practical Guide for IT Professionals

by Gareth R. James [Syngress][1597495824]
Price: $25.89


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VMware vSphere and Virtual Infrastructure Security: Securing the Virtual Environment

VMware vSphere and Virtual Infrastructure Security: Securing the Virtual Environment

by Edward Haletky [Prentice Hall][0137158009]
Price: $52.24

Securing Storage: A Practical Guide to SAN and NAS Security

Securing Storage: A Practical Guide to SAN and NAS Security

by Himanshu Dwivedi [Addison-Wesley Professional][0321349954]
Price: $4.60

24 Deadly Sins of Software Security: Programming Flaws and How to Fix Them

24 Deadly Sins of Software Security: Programming Flaws and How to Fix Them

by Michael Howard [McGraw-Hill Education][0071626751]
Price: $33.51

Linux iptables Pocket Reference

Linux iptables Pocket Reference

by Gregor N. Purdy [O'Reilly Media][0596005695]
Price: $9.26

Forensic Discovery (paperback)

Forensic Discovery (paperback)

by Dan Farmer [Addison-Wesley Professional][0321703251]
Price: $51.38

Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker (2nd Edition)

Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker (2nd Edition)

by William R. Cheswick [Addison-Wesley Professional][020163466X]
Price: $36.53

TCP/IP Illustrated, Vol. 1: The Protocols (Addison-Wesley Professional Computing Series)

TCP/IP Illustrated, Vol. 1: The Protocols (Addison-Wesley Professional Computing Series)

by W. Richard Stevens [Addison-Wesley Professional][0201633469]
Price: $48.00


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Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn))

Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn))

by Kenneth S. Rubin [Addison-Wesley Professional][0137043295]
Price: $31.78

The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win

The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win

by Gene Kim [IT Revolution Press][0988262592]
Price: $40.00

Continuous Integration: Improving Software Quality and Reducing Risk

Continuous Integration: Improving Software Quality and Reducing Risk

by Paul M. Duvall [Addison-Wesley Professional][0321336380]
Price: $47.00

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)

by Nassim Nicholas Taleb [Random House][1400067820]
Price: $18.71

Out of the Crisis

Out of the Crisis

by W. Edwards Deming [The MIT Press][0262541157]
Price: $35.13

Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software (Pragmatic Programmers)

Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software (Pragmatic Programmers)

by Michael T. Nygard [Pragmatic Bookshelf][0978739213]
Price: $21.38

by - [-][0884271781]
Price: -

Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business

Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business

by David J. Anderson [Blue Hole Press][0984521402]
Price: $40.27

Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding under Any Conditions

Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding under Any Conditions

by John Kotter [St. Martin's Press][031236198X]
Price: $15.70


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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook - Second Edition

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook - Second Edition

by Kevin Jackson [Packt Publishing][1782167587]
Price: $44.99

OpenStack Operations Guide

OpenStack Operations Guide

by Openstack Foundation [lulu.com][1300903678]
Price: $49.99

Software Defined Storage with OpenStack Swift

Software Defined Storage with OpenStack Swift

by Joe Arnold [SwiftStack, Inc.][B00C93QFHI]
Price: -

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

by Kevin Jackson [Packt Publishing][1849517320]
Price: $49.99


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Building End User Computing Solutions with VMware View
by Barry Coombs, Mike Laverick [Lulu]

vCalendar Virtualization Page-a-Day Calendar

by Jason Boche [The Printed Owl]

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