vSAN Deep Dive book available in traditional chinese

Advertise here with BSAIt took a while, but it is my pleasure to announce that the publisher DrMaster just published the Traditional Chinese version of “VMware vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive”. For those who would like to get a copy of the book in Traditional Chinese, there are a couple of ways to pick it up: Tenlong Computer … [Read more...]

Self-publishing, where do you start and which tools to use?

Advertise here with BSAI have had this question a couple of times and typed lengthy emails as a response, I figured I may as well write a blog post and share that going forward. Self-publishing, where do you start and which tools to use? Well, I think the process is rather simple, but it takes a lot of time. Before you … [Read more...]

Must have book: Host Resources Deep Dive

Advertise here with BSAYesterday I was fortunate enough to receive a copy of a new book by Frank Denneman and Niels Hagoort. This new book is titled Host Resources Deep Dive and is available as of today in the US through Amazon. As most of you know I wrote the Clustering Deepdive series together with Frank, which means … [Read more...]

Essential Virtual SAN second edition paper copy available now!

Advertise here with BSAAs of today Essential Virtual SAN second edition paper copy is available now! If you are interested, pick it up today, note that there is also a Kindle version out there if you prefer that! VMware’s Virtual SAN has rapidly proven itself in environments ranging from hospitals to oil rigs to … [Read more...]

Recommended Read: The Phoenix Project

Last week when traveling to China I finally had the time to read a book which I had on my “to read” list for a long time: The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win. I just posted a review up on Amazon.com and figured I would share it with my readers as well as I felt this … [Read more...]

Great read: Virtualizing SQL Server with VMware: doing IT right

A couple of months back I received an email from Jeff Szastak. He asked me if I wanted to write a foreword for the book he was authoring with Michael Corey an Michael Webster. When he mentioned the book was on the topic of virtualizing SQL Server I knew it would be an instant classic, and I did not hesitate one second … [Read more...]

Win a free ebook copy of Essential Virtual SAN?

A couple of weeks ago the electronic version of Essential Virtual SAN was published and this week the first paper copies are shipping! Because of that Cormac and I decided we will give away 4 ebooks each. If you want to win one then please let us know why you feel you deserve to win a copy using the hashtag … [Read more...]

Paper copy of Essential Virtual SAN available as of today!

3 weeks ago I announced the availability of the ebook of “Essential Virtual SAN”. Today I have the pleasure to inform you that the paper copy has also hit the streets and is being shipped by Amazon as of today. So for those who were waiting with ordering until the paper version was available… Go here, … [Read more...]

Essential Virtual SAN book available as of today! (ebook first)

Yes, the day has finally come… Our pet project, the Essential Virtual SAN book is finally out! Cormac and I decided to take the “e-book first” route which enables us to have it out weeks before the printed copy. Before doing the thank you’s and provide you with some details on what the book is … [Read more...]

Book: Networking for VMware Administrators

Fellow blogger Chris Wahl just announced the availability of an awesome book titled Networking for VMware Administrators he authored with Steve Pantol. The book is published via VMware Press and is a must read if you ask me. I am going to order it for sure as it is an area that I can definitely brush up on. The book is … [Read more...]