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: $18.50

4.6 out of 5 stars (56 customer reviews)

60 used & new available from $13.89

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)

Price: $18.80

4.3 out of 5 stars (918 customer reviews)

128 used & new available from $5.87

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

Price: $79.70

4.6 out of 5 stars (1757 customer reviews)

29 used & new available from $14.69

Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business

Price: $39.22

4.4 out of 5 stars (99 customer reviews)

43 used & new available from $28.50

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

Price: $20.77

4.6 out of 5 stars (67 customer reviews)

63 used & new available from $13.92

Continuous Integration: Improving Software Quality and Reducing Risk

Price: $44.88

4.2 out of 5 stars (31 customer reviews)

49 used & new available from $31.41

Our Iceberg Is Melting

Price: $10.17

4.4 out of 5 stars (388 customer reviews)

424 used & new available from $1.26

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

Price: $13.09

4.5 out of 5 stars (1805 customer reviews)

245 used & new available from $8.37

Out of the Crisis (MIT Press)

Price: $37.74

4.6 out of 5 stars (126 customer reviews)

88 used & new available from $7.14

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

Price: $32.14

4.7 out of 5 stars (213 customer reviews)

91 used & new available from $20.96

Container Titles

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

Price: $23.94

5.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer reviews)

51 used & new available from $18.29

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

Price: $29.13

4.2 out of 5 stars (24 customer reviews)

37 used & new available from $22.96

Building Microservices: Designing Fine-Grained Systems

Price: $39.28

4.3 out of 5 stars (127 customer reviews)

62 used & new available from $29.44

Docker: Up & Running: Shipping Reliable Containers in Production

Price: $23.72

3.9 out of 5 stars (32 customer reviews)

56 used & new available from $16.02

Hyper-V Titles

Mastering Hyper-V Deployment

Price: $38.57

4.0 out of 5 stars (9 customer reviews)

17 used & new available from $2.99

Microsoft Private Cloud Computing

Price: $44.37

5.0 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)

23 used & new available from $10.48

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

Price: $16.08

4.1 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

23 used & new available from $5.30

OpenStack Titles

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook – Third Edition

Price: $40.99

5.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)

25 used & new available from $34.95

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

Price: $18.45

4.0 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)

63 used & new available from $5.98

OpenStack Operations Guide

Price: $2.00

4.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer reviews)

5 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 (Networking & Comm – OMG)

Price: $37.42

4.4 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

64 used & new available from $11.00

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

Price: $46.00

4.7 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)

17 used & new available from $15.82

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

Price: $24.43

4.1 out of 5 stars (17 customer reviews)

73 used & new available from $2.99

Linux iptables Pocket Reference

Price: $6.95

3.9 out of 5 stars (20 customer reviews)

70 used & new available from $1.70

Forensic Discovery (paperback)

Price: $48.68

4.6 out of 5 stars (16 customer reviews)

13 used & new available from $41.35

Securing Storage: A Practical Guide to SAN and NAS Security

Price: $30.00

3.9 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)

20 used & new available from $2.00

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

Price: $30.84

3.9 out of 5 stars (25 customer reviews)

67 used & new available from $3.18

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

Price: $58.99

4.6 out of 5 stars (103 customer reviews)

58 used & new available from $9.99

VMware vSphere and Virtual Infrastructure Security: Securing the Virtual Environment

Price: $21.25

4.8 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)

33 used & new available from $2.00

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

Price: $47.69

3.5 out of 5 stars (20 customer reviews)

46 used & new available from $15.94

VMware Titles

Administering VMware’s Site Recovery Manager

Price: $199.99

(0 customer reviews)

1 used & new available from $199.99

VMware ESXi: Planning, Implementation, and Security

Price: $62.14

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)

45 used & new available from $1.89

VMware ESX Essentials in the Virtual Data Center

Price: $53.91

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)

80 used & new available from $10.76

VMware vSphere Design

Price: $36.96

4.6 out of 5 stars (22 customer reviews)

25 used & new available from $25.86

VMware Private Cloud Computing with vCloud Director

Price: $15.04

5.0 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)

12 used & new available from $15.04

Managing VMware Infrastructure with Windows PowerShell TFM

Price: $20.00

4.6 out of 5 stars (6 customer reviews)

11 used & new available from $4.74

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

Price: $12.50

4.1 out of 5 stars (15 customer reviews)

28 used & new available from $1.99

Administering vSphere 5: Planning, Implementing and Troubleshooting

Price: $22.40

4.2 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)

30 used & new available from $2.84

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 $2.01

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking

Price: $60.75

4.6 out of 5 stars (6 customer reviews)

44 used & new available from $23.95

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)

8 used & new available from $8.67

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

Price: $2.97

3.4 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)

7 used & new available from $2.97

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

Price: $22.54

(0 customer reviews)

5 used & new available from $22.54

VMware ThinApp 4.7 Essentials

Price: $52.30

5.0 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

23 used & new available from $40.99

VMware View 5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions

Price: $29.95

4.8 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)

41 used & new available from $5.10

VMware vSphere 5 Clustering Technical Deepdive

Price: $17.83

4.9 out of 5 stars (45 customer reviews)

44 used & new available from $1.99

VMware vSphere 4.1 HA and DRS Technical deepdive

Price: $4.26

4.7 out of 5 stars (42 customer reviews)

34 used & new available from $0.01

VMware vSphere Design

Price: $5.46

4.1 out of 5 stars (19 customer reviews)

24 used & new available from $1.36

Mastering VMware vSphere 5

Price: $19.94

4.5 out of 5 stars (63 customer reviews)

100 used & new available from $1.00

VMware vSphere and Virtual Infrastructure Security: Securing the Virtual Environment

Price: $21.25

4.8 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)

33 used & new available from $2.00

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

Price: $16.13

4.0 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

25 used & new available from $8.25

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: $4.26

4.1 out of 5 stars (11 customer reviews)

26 used & new available from $2.57

VMware VI3 Implementation and Administration

Price: $38.83

4.6 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)

23 used & new available from $8.49

Networking for VMware Administrators (VMware Press Technology)

Price: $38.59

4.5 out of 5 stars (33 customer reviews)

44 used & new available from $27.65

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

Price: $46.48

5.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)

8 used & new available from $35.00

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

Price: $29.84

4.0 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)

34 used & new available from $0.26

Automating vSphere with VMware vCenter Orchestrator (VMware Press Technology)

Price: $36.98

3.3 out of 5 stars (17 customer reviews)

36 used & new available from $4.68

Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 (VMware Press Technology)

Price: $44.05

4.7 out of 5 stars (14 customer reviews)

29 used & new available from $24.20

Storage Implementation in vSphere 5.0 (VMware Press)

Price: $43.95

4.1 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

18 used & new available from $25.99

VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration

Price: $21.47

4.3 out of 5 stars (19 customer reviews)

25 used & new available from $2.89

Virtualizing Microsoft Tier 1 Applications with VMware vSphere 4

Price: $8.16

4.3 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)

28 used & new available from $1.99

VMware vSphere 4 Administration Instant Reference

Price: $10.71

4.8 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)

33 used & new available from $0.99

Mastering VMware vSphere 4 (Computer/Tech)

Price: $26.41

4.6 out of 5 stars (51 customer reviews)

70 used & new available from $0.49

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

Price: $56.23

4.8 out of 5 stars (8 customer reviews)

16 used & new available from $20.65

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

Price: $26.14

4.4 out of 5 stars (13 customer reviews)

26 used & new available from $4.99

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

Price: $43.27

4.4 out of 5 stars (14 customer reviews)

32 used & new available from $7.31

Managing and Optimizing VMware vSphere Deployments (IT Best Practices)

Price: $34.99

4.1 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

12 used & new available from $6.30

VMware vSphere 4 Implementation (Networking & Communication – OMG)

Price: $11.99

4.3 out of 5 stars (9 customer reviews)

38 used & new available from $2.00

Xen Titles

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

Price: $23.61

4.1 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)

52 used & new available from $2.67

The Definitive Guide to the Xen Hypervisor

Price: $65.00

3.6 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)

23 used & new available from $8.05

Citrix XenDesktop Implementation: A Practical Guide for IT Professionals

Price: $19.49

3.6 out of 5 stars (14 customer reviews)

43 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