VMware Workstation 5.0 Handbook

VMware Workstation 5.0 Handbook

by Steven S. Warren
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Cengage Learning


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VMware Workstation 5.0 Handbook

VMware is the leading virtual machine software available today and it is the foundation for next generation computing as it allows users to run multiple operating systems simultaneously on the same PC. The VMware Workstation 5.0 Handbook teaches users the nuts and bolts of this powerful program, including how to install and upgrade VMware and use its guest operating systems. It gives administrators and developers everything they need to know in order to use VMware Workstation effectively, including how to configure, run, and troubleshoot virtual machines. Step-by-step tutorials allow users to work with the software as they read, and real-world examples and software screenshots reinforce the tutorials and make understanding this powerful new technology easy. With this book, users will learn all the skills necessary to use VMware effectively in corporate IT infrastructures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781584503934
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/28/2005
Series: Charles River Media Networking & Security Series
Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
Pages: 1
Product dimensions: 7.42(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.01(d)
Age Range: 3 Months

About the Author

Steven S. Warren (Winter Haven, FL) is a Senior Technical Consultant for The Ultimate Software Group. He has written columns for well-known IT Web sites including Techrepublic.com, CNET, and ZDNET, and has published numerous articles. He holds MCDBA, MCSE, MCSA, CCA, CIW-SA, CIW-MA, Network+, and I-Net+ certifications, and was named a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Installing VMware Workstation Chapter 3 Quick Tour of VMware Workstation Chapter 4 Upgrading VMware Workstation Chapter 5 Creating Virtual Machines Chapter 6 Installing Windows and Linux Guest Operating Systems Chapter 7 Installing VMware Tools Chapter 8 Managing and Working with Snapshots Chapter 9 Cloning a VMware Workstation Virtual Machine Chapter 10 Working with Teams Chapter 11 Securing VMware Workstation Chapter 12 Networking Virtual Machines Chapter 13 Performance Tuning and Optimization of Virtual Machines Chapter 14 Virtual to Virtual (V2V) Conversion Chapter 15 Physical to Virtual Conversion Chapter 16 Tips and Tricks Chapter 17 High Availability with VMware Workstation Chapter 18 High Availability with GSX Server About the CD-ROM Index

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