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Upgrading Your vSphere Environment

by Chris Wahl

This course walks through the design, planning, and implementation steps necessary to upgrade a vSphere environment.

What you'll learn

Running a virtualized environment is already a complex and demanding task, especially when upgrading to the next version of vCenter or ESXi is on your list of things to do. This course is your upgrade companion, providing guidance on all of the planning, design, and deployment work necessary to continue being the triumphant VMware guru that you know yourself to be. We'll cover support guidelines, architecture pivot points, common pitfalls and gotchas, and do a step-by-step upgrade in a multisite data center scenario with plenty of lab demos.

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About the author

Chris Wahl has acquired over a decade of IT experience in enterprise infrastructure design, implementation, and administration. He has provided architectural and engineering expertise in a variety of virtualization, data center, and cloud based engagements while working with high performance technical teams on global reaching environments. As an independent author of the award winning Wahl Network blog, Chris focuses on creating content that revolves around virtualization, automation, infrast... more

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