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VMware vSphere Essentials by Christian Stankowic, Kunal Kumar

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Summary

In this chapter, we understood the core concept of virtualization and both, the need for and use of vSphere in infrastructure virtualization. We also had a look at the major differences between vSphere and other common hypervisors. To sum it up, virtualization is basically, abstraction of an operating system from hardware resources present on your server. In other words, it lets you install multiple operating systems on the same server, enabling the server administrator to utilize a server more effectively and efficiently. vSphere, the data center product of VMware, provides effective measures and features to create a virtual infrastructure. It can be installed on your server in three different ways – Auto Deploy, fresh installation from ...

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