In what it seems to be the Top 10 things you must read about VMware series, Eric Siebert wrote the top 10 about VMware Networking:
1-VI3 Networking – Concepts and Components: A VMworld 2007 presentation (you will need to sign-in) describing the VI3 network architecture and how to properly configure it.
2-VI3 Networking - Advanced Configurations and Troubleshooting: A VMworld 2007 presentation (you will need to sign-in) on advanced virtual networking topics with tips for troubleshooting problems.
3-VMware ESX Server 3 802.1Q VLAN Solutions: Provides concepts and configuration tips for using 802.1Q VLAN tagging with your vSwitch configurations.
4-Integrating Virtual Machines into the Cisco Data Center Architecture: A white paper written by Cisco on ESX server networking architecture and integration with Cisco network devices.
5-Networking Performance in VMware ESX Server 3.5: A white paper from VMware comparing virtual to physical networking performance.
6-Network Throughput in a Virtual Infrastructure: A white paper from VMware that outlines the considerations that affect network throughput.
7-ESX3 Networking Internals: A VMware TSX 2007 presentation on the internals of how ESX vSwitches function.
8-High Performance ESX Networking: A VMware TSX 2007 presentation on ESX network design considerations.
9-How To Configure Networking from the Service Console Command Line: A VMware KB article on setting up networking via the CLI.
10-Server Virtualization – Network Implications and Best Practices: A presentation from Cisco on network virtualization architecture and design considerations for Cisco networks to support virtual environments.
Posted by Gabriel Maciel