Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Everything about VMware vNetwork Distributed Switch ( VDS or dvswitch )

If you are moving to VMware vcloud or getting ready to get certified with VMware VCP5-IaaS then you must have realized how important it is to be aware of VMware networking concepts especially the VMware vNetwork Distributed Switch (VDS or dvSwitch) . I thought the same for myself and collated some of the materials that I am planning to go through and if you know I love videos more than text. So here you go....
VMware vSphere: Networking - Distributed Virtual Switch
VMware Networking | Creating a vSphere Distributed Switch
VMworld 2011: VSP3864 - Best Practices for Virtual Networking

Using the vSphere Distributed Virtual Switch dvswitch) 

Configuring LACP on a vSphere 5.1 Distributed Switch
Migrating VMs and ISCSI from vSS to vDS without service interruption in vSphere 5
VMworld 2011: VSP2894 - Virtual Distributed Switch Best Practices 
Creating a Distributed Virtual Switch and Portgroups with the vSphere Web Client 

additionally you might also like to see the following if you are not me...
If you are done with all these materials now you are an official rockstar with dvswitches...hell yeah !