I would like to acknowledge the endless support I got from my wife Gloria. I would also like to acknowledge the encouragement I got from Scot Bajtos, Senior VP of VMware Global Support Services, and Eric Wansong, VP of VMware Global Support Services (Americas).
I truly appreciate the feedback from those who took time out of their busy schedules to volunteer to review parts of the books:
Craig Risinger, Consulting Architect at VMware
Mike Panas, Senior Member of Technical Staff at VMware
Aboubacar Diar, HP Storage
Vaughn Stewart, NetApp
Jonathan Van Meter
A special thanks to Cormac Hogan, Senior Technical Marketing Architect at VMware, for permitting me to use some of his illustrations.
I also would like to acknowledge Pearson’s ...