Upcoming Books about vCO (and more)

VMware is going to publish a book about Day-to-Day administration with the Orchestrator. Author is Cody Bunch, who also has some great information and tutorials on his hompage, e.g. this one: http://professionalvmware.com/2011/05/spring-cleaning-orphaned-vm-files-with-vco/

For updates (and other planned books from very promising Authors), see the announcement below and watch http://www.vmware.com/go/vmwarepress

The official press announcement about VMware Press:
VMware Press is the official publisher of VMware books and training materials that provide guidance for the critical topics facing today’s technology professionals and students. With books, certification and study guides, video training, and learning tools produced by world-class architects and IT experts, VMware Press helps IT professionals master a diverse range of topics on virtualization and cloud computing, and is the official source of reference materials for completing the VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Examination.

Automating Day-to-Day Administration of VMware vSphere 5.x Automating Day-to-Day Administration of VMware vSphere 5.x
by Cody Bunch • Technology Hands-On • Fall 2011

This hands-on technical guide to automating vSphere with Orchestrator teaches administrators how to save time and resources by automating their virtual infrastructure. Automation expert Cody Bunch teaches valuable practices and tool use through a combination of real world automation examples and case studies.

Storage Design and Implementation in VMware vSphere 5.x Storage Design and Implementation in VMware vSphere 5.x
by Mostafa Khalil • Technology Deep Dive • Fall 2011

In this technology deep dive book, expert architect Mostafa Khalil teaches everything an administrator or architect needs to know about design, management and storage maintenance in the vSphere 5.0 virtual environment, including detailed procedures and guidelines, architectural design elements, best practices, common configuration details, and more.

Administering VMWare SRM 5.x Administering VMware SRM 5.x
by Mike Laverick • Technology Hands-On • Fall 2011

In this practical and technical guide to installing and configuring VMware’s Site Recovery Manager 5.0, expert Mike Laverick takes readers through set-ups for multiple vendors, disaster recovery, common pitfalls and errors, while along the way explaining why things happen, and how to fix them.

( I felt free to change the list of planned books to the proper order 😀 )