Bookshelf

Here is our curated list of books that we feel are interesting and relevant, between us we’ve read most of them, so enjoy!

Agile Titles

The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations

Price: $22.27

4.7 out of 5 stars (47 customer reviews)

34 used & new available from $17.55

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)

Price: $20.00

4.3 out of 5 stars (906 customer reviews)

106 used & new available from $5.89

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

Price: $135.14

4.6 out of 5 stars (1719 customer reviews)

31 used & new available from $17.70

Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business

Price: $43.63

4.4 out of 5 stars (98 customer reviews)

43 used & new available from $22.19

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

Price: $21.86

4.6 out of 5 stars (67 customer reviews)

70 used & new available from $14.69

Continuous Integration: Improving Software Quality and Reducing Risk

Price: $49.06

4.2 out of 5 stars (31 customer reviews)

57 used & new available from $27.95

Our Iceberg Is Melting

Price: $7.90

4.3 out of 5 stars (380 customer reviews)

460 used & new available from $1.14

The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

Price: $19.23

4.5 out of 5 stars (1703 customer reviews)

220 used & new available from $10.49

Out of the Crisis (MIT Press)

Price: $40.20

4.6 out of 5 stars (124 customer reviews)

80 used & new available from $11.71

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

Price: $32.88

4.7 out of 5 stars (210 customer reviews)

82 used & new available from $22.00

Container Titles

Building Applications on Mesos: Leveraging Resilient, Scalable, and Distributed Systems

Price: $23.94

5.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer reviews)

53 used & new available from $15.49

Ansible: Up and Running: Automating Configuration Management and Deployment the Easy Way

Price: $28.62

4.3 out of 5 stars (21 customer reviews)

55 used & new available from $19.71

Building Microservices: Designing Fine-Grained Systems

Price: $46.76

4.2 out of 5 stars (118 customer reviews)

67 used & new available from $28.18

Docker: Up & Running: Shipping Reliable Containers in Production

Price: $22.49

4.0 out of 5 stars (31 customer reviews)

59 used & new available from $13.62

Hyper-V Titles

Mastering Hyper-V Deployment

Price: $10.95

4.1 out of 5 stars (9 customer reviews)

17 used & new available from $1.99

Microsoft Private Cloud Computing

Price: $53.70

5.0 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)

23 used & new available from $17.49

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

Price: $8.48

4.1 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

26 used & new available from $5.77

OpenStack Titles

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook – Third Edition

Price: $40.99

5.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)

21 used & new available from $39.77

OpenStack Swift: Using, Administering, and Developing for Swift Object Storage

Price: $23.85

4.0 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)

67 used & new available from $1.99

OpenStack Operations Guide

Price: $2.00

4.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer reviews)

7 used & new available from $2.00

Software Defined Storage with OpenStack Swift

Price:

3.6 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)

0 used & new available from

Security Titles

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

Price: $36.43

4.4 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

60 used & new available from $19.49

Securing the Virtual Environment, Included DVD: How to Defend the Enterprise Against Attack

Price: $49.97

4.7 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)

24 used & new available from $3.43

Cloud Security and Privacy: An Enterprise Perspective on Risks and Compliance (Theory in Practice)

Price: $28.02

4.1 out of 5 stars (17 customer reviews)

74 used & new available from $1.99

Linux iptables Pocket Reference

Price: $6.95

3.9 out of 5 stars (21 customer reviews)

64 used & new available from $2.59

Forensic Discovery (paperback)

Price: $49.79

4.6 out of 5 stars (16 customer reviews)

12 used & new available from $41.56

Securing Storage: A Practical Guide to SAN and NAS Security

Price: $29.30

3.9 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)

18 used & new available from $2.00

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

Price: $45.29

3.9 out of 5 stars (25 customer reviews)

62 used & new available from $2.93

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

Price: $60.00

4.7 out of 5 stars (103 customer reviews)

57 used & new available from $7.79

VMware vSphere and Virtual Infrastructure Security: Securing the Virtual Environment

Price: $54.99

4.8 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)

31 used & new available from $1.31

Virtualization and Forensics: A Digital Forensic Investigator’s Guide to Virtual Environments

Price: $52.77

3.5 out of 5 stars (20 customer reviews)

44 used & new available from $16.95

VMware Titles

Administering VMware’s Site Recovery Manager

Price:

(0 customer reviews)

0 used & new available from

VMware ESXi: Planning, Implementation, and Security

Price: $36.99

4.5 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)

25 used & new available from $2.50

The Green and Virtual Data Center

Price: $21.65

4.6 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)

49 used & new available from $1.99

VMware ESX Essentials in the Virtual Data Center

Price: $51.29

4.0 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)

22 used & new available from $5.36

Mastering VMware vSphere 5.5

Price: $33.55

4.5 out of 5 stars (82 customer reviews)

75 used & new available from $15.99

VMware vSphere Design

Price: $36.81

4.6 out of 5 stars (22 customer reviews)

35 used & new available from $11.97

VMware Private Cloud Computing with vCloud Director

Price: $10.77

5.0 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)

17 used & new available from $6.79

Managing VMware Infrastructure with Windows PowerShell TFM

Price: $20.00

4.6 out of 5 stars (6 customer reviews)

16 used & new available from $0.78

VMware Infrastructure 3: Advanced Technical Design Guide and Advanced Operations Guide (No. 3)

Price: $5.99

4.1 out of 5 stars (15 customer reviews)

27 used & new available from $1.76

Administering vSphere 5: Planning, Implementing and Troubleshooting

Price: $21.39

4.3 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)

24 used & new available from $2.46

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

Price: $15.99

4.8 out of 5 stars (12 customer reviews)

17 used & new available from $1.99

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking

Price: $77.55

4.6 out of 5 stars (6 customer reviews)

39 used & new available from $33.36

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

Price: $100.01

3.8 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)

6 used & new available from $9.95

Foundation for Cloud Computing with VMware vSphere 4 (USENIX Short Topics in System Administration,

Price: $8.14

3.4 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)

10 used & new available from $2.97

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

Price: $113.29

(0 customer reviews)

7 used & new available from $48.50

VMware ThinApp 4.7 Essentials

Price: $54.97

5.0 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

22 used & new available from $10.01

VMware View 5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions

Price: $54.99

4.8 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)

43 used & new available from $5.01

VMware vSphere 5 Clustering Technical Deepdive

Price: $19.95

4.9 out of 5 stars (45 customer reviews)

43 used & new available from $1.98

VMware vSphere 4.1 HA and DRS Technical deepdive

Price: $9.49

4.7 out of 5 stars (42 customer reviews)

29 used & new available from $0.98

VMware vSphere Design

Price: $5.47

4.1 out of 5 stars (19 customer reviews)

25 used & new available from $2.00

Mastering VMware vSphere 5

Price: $8.72

4.5 out of 5 stars (63 customer reviews)

105 used & new available from $0.99

VMware vSphere and Virtual Infrastructure Security: Securing the Virtual Environment

Price: $54.99

4.8 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)

31 used & new available from $1.31

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

Price: $53.06

4.0 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

27 used & new available from $9.99

VMware ESX and ESXi in the Enterprise: Planning Deployment of Virtualization Servers (2nd Edition)

Price: $49.99

4.7 out of 5 stars (6 customer reviews)

34 used & new available from $2.00

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

Price: $39.99

4.1 out of 5 stars (11 customer reviews)

28 used & new available from $0.99

VMware VI3 Implementation and Administration

Price: $31.15

4.6 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)

28 used & new available from $6.49

Networking for VMware Administrators (VMware Press Technology)

Price: $39.65

4.5 out of 5 stars (33 customer reviews)

40 used & new available from $27.27

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

Price: $46.48

5.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)

10 used & new available from $40.16

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

Price: $59.99

4.0 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)

29 used & new available from $0.01

Automating vSphere with VMware vCenter Orchestrator (VMware Press Technology)

Price: $39.73

3.3 out of 5 stars (17 customer reviews)

35 used & new available from $12.94

Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 (VMware Press Technology)

Price: $41.49

4.8 out of 5 stars (14 customer reviews)

27 used & new available from $8.45

Storage Implementation in vSphere 5.0 (VMware Press)

Price: $38.00

4.3 out of 5 stars (11 customer reviews)

19 used & new available from $7.03

VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration

Price: $35.91

4.3 out of 5 stars (19 customer reviews)

28 used & new available from $3.38

Virtualizing Microsoft Tier 1 Applications with VMware vSphere 4

Price: $59.17

4.3 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)

25 used & new available from $1.98

VMware vSphere 4 Administration Instant Reference

Price: $2.00

4.8 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)

33 used & new available from $0.77

Mastering VMware vSphere 4 (Computer/Tech)

Price: $2.85

4.6 out of 5 stars (51 customer reviews)

68 used & new available from $0.49

Virtualizing Microsoft Business Critical Applications on VMware vSphere (VMware Press Technology)

Price: $53.57

4.8 out of 5 stars (8 customer reviews)

15 used & new available from $21.16

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

Price: $37.98

4.4 out of 5 stars (13 customer reviews)

28 used & new available from $4.87

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

Price: $40.23

4.4 out of 5 stars (14 customer reviews)

32 used & new available from $7.19

Managing and Optimizing VMware vSphere Deployments (IT Best Practices)

Price: $34.99

4.1 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

10 used & new available from $6.10

VMware vSphere 4 Implementation

Price: $63.00

4.3 out of 5 stars (9 customer reviews)

46 used & new available from $1.99

Xen Titles

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

Price: $50.99

4.1 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

45 used & new available from $1.00

The Definitive Guide to the Xen Hypervisor

Price: $18.00

4.8 out of 5 stars (6 customer reviews)

28 used & new available from $9.03

Citrix XenDesktop Implementation: A Practical Guide for IT Professionals

Price: $35.61

3.6 out of 5 stars (14 customer reviews)

48 used & new available from $4.45

To add a book or resource to this list please contact me via Twitter as Texiwill or as vPractice, PM on VMware Communities Forum, email, or adding a comment below.

last modified: August 16th, 2016 by Edward Haletky