I was going through some links on vmware & found an Interesting blog (virtcloud) regarding VMWARE.

Backups:
Virtual Machine Backup Guide – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_vm_backup.pdf
Consolidated Backup in Vmware Infrastructure 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_consolidated_backup.pdf
Vmware Consolidated Backup Best Practices, Tips and Tricks – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct4540.pdf
Backup and Recovery of Virtual Servers – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/mdc9870.pdf
Hot Backups and Restores – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9816.pdf
Non-disruptive Backups of Vmware Environments Using Veritas Netbackup – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9912.pdf
Vmware Consolidated Backup for Disaster Recovery – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab01-VCB-PRESENTATION.pdf
Perl Backup Script for Vmware ESX – vmbk.pl ( free ) – http://www.vmts.net/vmbk.htm
ESX Ranger ( not free ) – http://vizioncore.com
esXpress ( not free ) – http://esxpress.com
Backup scripts – http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/?p=23 and http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/?p=156
Shell script – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=475244񴁬
Perl script – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=70253&start;=0&tstart;=0
Oracle backups – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=76746&messageID;=601703#601703
Vmware Consolidated Backup Technology: Today and Future – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct4539.pdf
Implementing Effective Backup Strategies for Disaster Recover – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct9502.pdf

Books/Documentation/Learning Resources:
http://www.lulu.com/content/712361
http://www.vi3book.com
http://www.vmguru.com/
Vmware VI3 documentation – http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vi_pubs.html
Configuration Maximums for VMware Infrastructure 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_301_201_config_max.pdf
Vmworld presentations – http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/vmworld/
ESX on non-supported hardware to learn with – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=77560

Citrix
Optimizing Citrix Presentation Server on Vmware ESX Server – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/med0115.pdf
Citrix and Vmware – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9728.pdf

Cloning:
Newsid – http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/Security/NewSid.mspx
Sysprep – http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/deploy/duplication.mspx
Sysprep – http://www.vernalex.com/guides/sysprep/

Clustering:
Setup for Microsoft Cluster Service – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_vm_and_mscs.pdf

Converter/P2V:
Boot.ini file – http://mirror.href.com/thestarman/asm/mbr/bootini.htm
Guide to P2V 2.x – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/admin-p2v-2.0.pdf
Vmware P2V Assistant Best Practices – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9886.pdf
Converter tutorial – http://www.petri.co.il/virtual_convert_physical_machines_to_virtual_machines_with_vmware_converter.htm
Introducing the Next Generation of P2V: Vmware Converter 3.0 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9453.pdf
Converter FAQ – http://www.vmware.com/products/converter/faqs.html
Converter Manual – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/VMware_Converter_manual.pdf
Converter Release Notes – http://www.vmware.com/support/converter/doc/releasenotes_conv3.html
Converter Data Sheet – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/converter_datasheet.pdf
Converter download – http://www.vmware.com/download/converter/
Import of physical machine fails – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=567860򊨴
Ultimate P2V – http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/?page_id=174
EZ P2V – http://www.ezp2v.net/
VMware P2V and Virtual Machine Importer – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab09-P2V.VMImporter-MANUAL.pdf
What machines should not be converted – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=73357
Remove non-present devices from converted system – http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/winxphks2/chapter/hack116.pdf
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315539
http://www.vmware.com/support/p2v21/doc/updatedevices7.html
Linux conversion – http://virtualaleph.blogspot.com/2007/04/cloning-linux-machine-with-converter.html
Linux conversion – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=562582򉖖

Domain Controllers/Active Directory:
Virutalization of Active Directory – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=352424񖂨
Considerations when hosting Active Directory domain controller in virtual hosting environments – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888794
Virtualizing a Windows Active Directory Domain Infrastructure – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9710.pdf
How to detect and recover from a USN rollback in Windows 2003 Server: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/885875/
How to detect and recover from a USN rollback in Windows 2000 Server: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875495/
P2Ving Domain Controllers – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=390630

ESX:
Disabling Web access on the ESX Server – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=59508&tstart;=0
Using SCP to Copy Files to or from an ESX Server System – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1918
Using SCP to Copy Files to or from an ESX Server System – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=599300򒔄
ESX Server 3.0 Tips and Tricks – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9567.pdf
Change VM swap file path – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=530426
Change VM swap file path – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_esx_resource_mgmt.pdf (Page 141)
Vmimages obsolete – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=503192
Vmimages obsolete – http://www.vmware.com/community/message.jspa?messageID=530228
3.0.1 restart bug – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=597633򑺁
3.0.1 restart bug – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=75462&tstart;=0

General:
Server product comparison – http://www.vmware.com/products/server_comp.html
Introduction to ESX 3.0.1 and VirtualCenter 2.0.1 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_intro_vi.pdf
Tips and tricks for implementing infrastructure services on ESX server – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/tips_tricks_infrastructure_services.pdf
Virtual Infrastructure Implementation Best Practices From A to Z – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc0051.pdf
Vmware Infrastructure 3 Customer FAQ – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_customer_faq.pdf
Server Consolidation with VMware ESX Server – http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redpapers/pdfs/redp3939.pdf
Virtual Machine Cost Calculator spreadsheet – http://www.ronoglesby.com/downloads/vmoglator1.1.xls
TCO Calculator – http://www.vmware.com/products/vi/calculator.html?

HA/DRS:
Automating High Availability (HA) Services with Vmware HA – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vmware_ha_wp.pdf
Effective DRS and HA in Production – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9413.pdf
Resource Management with Vmware DRS – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vmware_drs_wp.pdf
Resource Management in Vmware ESX Server 3 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9726.pdf
Intel & AMD with HA & DRS – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=526615

Hardware:
Vmotion CPU Compatibility for Intel processors – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1991
Vmotion CPU Compatibility for AMD processors – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1992
Vmotion – How to override CPU masks due to cpu mismatch – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1993
Vmotion requirements – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_admin_guide.pdf (Chapter 14)
Vmotion between Apples and Oranges: Understanding CPU Compatibility Restraints for Vmotion – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac1356.pdf
Vmotion and CPU Compatibility – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=452231񮚇
Vmotion Info tool – http://www.run-virtual.com/?page_id=155
HP Management Agents for VMware ESX Server 3.x version 7.7.0 – http://h18023.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/download/26407.html
Vmotion and VM Compatibility Matrix for Dell PowerEdge Servers – http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/solutions/vmotion_compatiblity_matix.pdf
Vmotion and VM Compatibility Matrix for HP Proliant Servers – ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/products/servers/vmware/vmmotion-compatibility-matrix.pdf
HP Vmotion Compatibility Matrix – http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/software/vmware/hpvmotion-compatibility-matrix.html
Production Consolidation using VMware and the AMD Opteron Processor – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc9743.pdf
IBM Insights in Sizing Hardware for Virtualization – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac4057.pdf


HP Virtualization Management Software – http://h18013.www1.hp.com/products/servers/proliantessentials/valuepack/vms/index.html
10K vs. 15K & iSCSI – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=75202
To vSMP or not to vSMP – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=298150񈲦
Best Practices using Vmware Virtual vSMP – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsmp_best_practices.pdf
Hardware recommendations to build a cheap ESX server – http://www.vmweekly.com/articles/hardware_recommendations_to_build_cheap_esx_server/1/
White box/Home ESX system – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=620124򗙜

Licensing:
Vmware licensing page – http://www.vmware.com/download/licensing.html
Server-based License File Checker – http://www.vmware.com/checklicense/
Pricing, Packaging & Licensing Overview – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi_pricing.pdf
Install License File – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=76518
Microsoft Virtual Machine Technology FAQ – http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/highlights/virtualization/faq.mspx
Windows Server Virtualization Calculator – http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/howtobuy/licensing/calculator.mspx
Licensing Microsoft Server Products with Virtual Machine Technologies – http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/8/9/68964284-864d-4a6d-aed9-f2c1f8f23e14/virtualization_whitepaper.doc

Linux:
Getting a DHCP Address in a Red Hat Linux Virtual Machine – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/977
Windows to Linux roadmap – http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-roadmap.html
Windows to Linux roadmap post on Vmtn – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=77279
Install Vmware Tools in a Linux VM under ESX Server 3.x – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/5242329
From DOS/Windows to Linux HowTo – http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/DOS-Win-to-Linux-HOWTO.html
Universal Command Guide for Operating Systems – http://www.allcommands.com/

Memory:
Host Mem and Guest Mem % – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=620581򗠥
http://www.stanford.edu/~stinson/cs240/cs240_1/revs/esx.txt
The Role of Memory in ESX Server 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx3_memory.pdf
Memory resource management in Vmware ESX Server – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/usenix_resource_mgmt.pdf
Understanding memory usage in Windows 2000 – http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windows2000serv/tips/w2mem.mspx
Operating System Extensions to Support Host Based Virtual Machines – http://www.eecs.umich.edu/techreports/cse/2002/CSE-TR-465-02.pdf
Memory performance – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=65293
Memory Shares/Limits/Reservations – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=73411
RAM, Virtual Memory, Pagefile and all that stuff – http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=555223
Understanding the Impact of RAM on Overall System Performance – http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Understanding-Impact-RAM-Overall-System-Performance.html
RAM, Virtual Memory, Pagefile and all that stuff – http://members.shaw.ca/bsanders/WindowsGeneralWeb/RAMVirtualMemoryPageFileEtc.htm
Pagefile thread – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=79080&messageID;=617876#617876
Resizing Memory With Balloons and Hotplug – https://ols2006.108.redhat.com/reprints/schopp-reprint.pdf

Networking:
VMware ESX Server 3 802.1Q VLAN Solutions – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx3_vlan_wp.pdf
Networking Virtual Machines – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/TAC9689-A.pdf
Networking Scenarios & Troubleshooting – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9689-b.pdf
Duplex Mismatch Primer – http://www.happyrouter.com/content/view/32/1/
3rd party software and the new Service Console Firewall – http://kb.vmware.com/KanisaPlatform/Publishing/302/2143_f.SAL_Public.html
Firewall and Netbackup – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=477399񴣗
DMZ & VLANs – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=347532񔶌
ESX & DMZ – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=233918𹆾
ESX & DMZ – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=344471񔆗
ESX VM’s in the DMZ – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?forumID=21&threadID;=19402&messageID;=222399#222399
Second Service Console NIC – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=536518򂿆
NIC teaming and VLAN trunking – http://blog.scottlowe.org/2006/12/04/

esx-server-nic-teaming-and-vlan-trunking/
Which NIC is used in cold migration – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=555404򇦌
Esxcfg-firewall – http://72.14.205.104/search?q=cache:do0cm-wxcWsJ:download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab05-SECURITY-MANUAL-APPENDIX.pdf+esxcfg-firewall&hl;=en&ct;=clnk&cd;=6≷=us
Service Console and Vmotion NIC sharing – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=146348𣮬
Configure multiple IP addresses to a NIC in Linux – http://handsonhowto.com/virt.html
Configure a static MAC address for a VM – http://virtrix.blogspot.com/2007/04/vmware-configuring-static-mac-address.html
Rename a vSwitch – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=80075&tstart;=0
Rename a vSwitch – http://www.vmweekly.com/ask_an_expert/how_can_I_rename_a_virtual_switch/1/
Changing the MAC address of a virtual machine – http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType;=kc&externalId;=507

Patches:
Patch Management for ESX Server 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx3_esxupdate.pdf
Download – http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/index.html
ESX patches – http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/vi3_patches.html#c4310
Virtual Center 2.0.1 Patch2 – http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/vc-201-200702-patch.html
Autopatching ESX host – http://virtrix.blogspot.com/2007/03/vmware-autopatching-your-esx-host.html
Patching and updating Vmware ESX Server 3 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9858.pdf
Automated download of ESX patches – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=600341
Patch Script: – http://www.vmprofessional.com/material/esx-autopatch.pl
Pre-compiled patchlist.txt – http://www.vmprofessional.com/material/3.0.1/patchlist.txt and http://www.vmprofessional.com/material/3.0.0/patchlist.txt
Patch order – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=80531 amd http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=80296

Performance:
VMware ESX Server guest performance tips Pt .1 – http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid94_gci1231666,00.html
VMware ESX Server guest performance tips Pt. 2 – http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid94_gci1231917,00.html
VMware ESX Server guest performance tips Pt. 3 – http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid94_gci1235138,00.html
Top 12 ways to Improve Guest Server Performance under VMware ESX Server – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/mdc9700.pdf
Vmware ESX Server 2 Performance Tips and Tricks – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx_performance_tips_tricks.pdf
Performance Tuning for VI3 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9872.pdf
Performance Troubleshooting – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab04-PERFORMANCE-MANUAL.pdf
Performance Tuning Best Practices for ESX Server 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi_performance_tuning.pdf
ESX Server 3.0 Tips and Tricks – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9567.pdf
Performance Monitoring and Capacity Planning – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc0199.pdf
A Performance Comparisopn of Hypervisors – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/hypervisor_performance.pdf
Using esxtop to troubleshoot performance problems – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx2_using_esxtop.pdf
ESX Workload Analysis: Lessons Learned – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc9398.pdf

RTFM Guides:
Upgrade Guide to ESX 3 and VirtualCenter 2 – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/esx3.x-vc2-upgradeguide.pdf
Guide to ESX 3 Service Console – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/esx3.x-vc2.x-serviceconsole-guide.pdf
Guide to ESX 2.x Administration I – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/admin-01-esx2.x.pdf
Guide to ESX 2.x Administration II – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/admin-02-esx2.x.pdf
Beyond the Manual – VMware ESX 2.x – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/esx2.x-beyondthemanual.pdf
ESX 2.x Service Console Quick Command-Line Guide – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/esx2.x-serviceconsolecommands.pdf
Guide to vCenter 1.x Administration – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/admin-vcenter1.2.pdf

Scripting:
Simplifying Administration with Scripting APIs – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab12-Scripting.VI3-MANUAL.pdf

Security:
Vmware as a secure and leak resistant sandbox environment – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=66085&tstart;=0
Security Design of the V

mware Infrastructure 3 Architecture – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_security_architecture_wp.pdf
Vmware Infrastructure 3 Security Hardening – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_security_hardening_wp.pdf
VI3 Securing and Monitoring – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab05-SECURITY-MANUAL-APPENDIX.pdf
Vmware ESX Server – Providing LUN Security – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx_lun_security.pdf
Vmware and NSA – http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/nsa_pr.html

Service Console:
Common Linux commands on the service console – http://www.vmts.net/article/linuxcommand.htm
Command Line Interface Tips and Tricks for Vmware ESX Server 2 and 3 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9685.pdf

Snapshots:
Snapshots take long time to commit – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=74669
Snapshots take long time to commit – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=584324򎪄
Snapshots take long time to commit – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=73553
Beware the long snapshot – http://www.vmwarez.com/2006/11/beware-long-snapshot.html

Storage:
SAN Configuration Guide – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_esx_san_cfg.pdf
SAN System Design and Deployment Guide – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_san_design_deploy.pdf
Extending a VMFS3 data store – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=65156&tstart;=0
LUNS – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=333672񑝨
HBA load balancing – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=342918񓮆
HBA Redundancy – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=428932񨮄
Configuring iSCSI in a Vmware 3 environment – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_iscsi_cfg.pdf
iSCSI , NAS and IP Storage Configuration for Vmware ESX Server – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9722.pdf
ESX Server Raw Device Mapping – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx25_rawdevicemapping.pdf
Unofficial list of SATA controllers that will work with ESX – http://vmprofessional.com/index.php?content=sata_faq
Running Vmware ESX on SATA disks – http://www.virtualization.info/2006/02/tech-running-vmware-esx-server-on-sata.html
Install ESX on SATA – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=554936򇞸
Fibre channel paths – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=76763&messageID;=601390#601390
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx2/doc/esx20admin_multipath_disks.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx21/doc/esx21admin_multipath_disks.html
VMFS volume symblic links/uuid – http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-3-Manual/sysadmin-guide/ch-devlabel.html
VMFS volume symblic links/uuid – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=606588򔅼
Choosing and Architecting Storage for your Environment – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc0135.pdf
Using multi-pathing in ESX Server – http://www.vmware.com/support/esx21/doc/esx21admin_multipath_disks.html
Vmware Infrastructure 3, HP StorageWorks best practices – http://h71019.www7.hp.com/ActiveAnswers/downloads/VMware3_StorageWorks_BestPractice.pdf

Time sync:
Configuring windows time service (not in ESX) – http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Configuring-Windows-Time-Service.html
Vmware time sync and windows time service (understand windows time first) – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1318
Time sync – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?forumID=21&threadID;=16115&messageID;=186017
Timekeeping in VMware virtual machines – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vmware_timekeeping.pdf
Clock in a Linux guest runs more slowly or quickly than real time – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1420

Troubleshooting:
Troubleshooting Vmware ESX Server 3 and Vmware VirtualCenter 2 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/mdc9694.pdf
Kernrate viewer – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=d6e95259-8d9d-4c22-89c4-fad382eddcd1&displaylang;=en
VI3 Network Scenarios and Troubleshooting – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9689-b.pdf
VirtualCenter 2 Diagnostics – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac4096.pdf
Tips for Troubleshooting Vmware ESX Server Faults – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac0028.pdf
Vm-support options – http://www.vmug.nl/modules.php?name=Content&pa;=showpage&pid;=2&page;=15
When disaster strikes Vmware – http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-vmware/
Troubleshoot high CPU on ESX with top command – http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&context;=SSEQTP&q1;=mustgather+cpu&uid;=swg21132699&loc;=en_US&cs;=utf-8⟨=en

Upgrade from ESX 2.x to ESX 3.0:
Virtual Infrastructure 3: Beta to Production – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/mdc5173.pdf
Understanding Virtual Infrastructure Upgrade Moving to the new ESX 3.0/VC2.0 Release – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9809.pdf
Details of What’s New and Improved in VMware Infrastructure 3 – http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/whatsnew_esx301_vc201.html
Vmware Infrastructure 3 Release Notes – http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/releasenotes_esx301_vc201.html
Planning a Upgrade to Vmware Infrastructure 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_upgrade_plan.pdf
http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/docs/vmwdocs/ESX3.x-VC2-upgradeguide.pdf

Utilities:
Vmware utilities – http://petruska.stardock.net/Software/VMware.html
WinScp – http://winscp.net/eng/index.php
Vmount 1.1 for Vmware – http://www.abinsight.com/vm/
FastSCP – http://www.veeam.com/veeam_fast_scp.asp

Virtual disk (VMDK):
Repair VMDK – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=77535&messageID;=606523#606523
Extend boot volume of Windows 2003 VM – http://vmprofessional.com/index.php?content=2k3resize
Resizing Windows VM disks – http://djberen.googlepages.com/resizingvmwarepartitions
Defragging virtual disks – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=77661&tstart;=0
Resizing Windows VM disks – http://www.vmprofessional.com/index.php?content=2k3resize
Resizing Windows VM disks – http://h0bbel.p0ggel.org/2007/04/10/howto-expand-vm-boot-partition/
Resizing Windows VM disks – http://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Recovery/System-Rescue-CD-188.shtml
Unable to log on if the boot partition drive letter has changed – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/249321/en-us
How to restore the system/boot drive letter in Windows – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223188/en-us

Virtual Center:
VIrtualCenter Technical Best practices – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vc_technical_best.pdf
VirtualCenter Monitoring and Performance Statistics – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_monitoring_statistics_note.pdf
VirtualCenter 2.X Using Database Views – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vc_dbviews_2x.pdf
SQL Server database as a VM Guest – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=577459򌾳
SQL 2005 support – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/6565318
SQL 2005 Express edition support – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=67175
SQL 2005 support – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=75222
Operation timeout – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=75010
Managing remote servers – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=593730򐽂
Running VirtualCenter in a Virtual Machine – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_vc_in_vm.pdf
Template Usage and Best Practices – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vc_2_templates_usage_best_practices_wp.pdf
Virtual Center and remote ESX servers – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=593730򐽂
Managing Vmware VirtualCenter Roles & Permissions – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_vc_roles.pdf

Virtual Machine:
VMware disk files explained – http://www.petri.co.il/virtual_vmware_files_explained.htm
What Files Make Up a Virtual Machine? – http://www.vmware.com/support/ws5/doc/ws_learning_files_in_a_vm.html
Installing Windows XP on ESX – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=61099&tstart;=100
SQL Server virtualization and multi-instancing – http://www.microsoft.com/sql/howtobuy/virtualization.mspx
How to virtualize SQL Server on Virtual server – http://www.microsoft.com/technet/community/events/vs/add-62.mspx
Configuring swap files on Windows 2003 VM – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=326236
Deploying Microsoft Exchange in Vmware Infrastructure – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/exchange_best_practices.pdf
Change vswp file location – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=530426

Vmware Server:
10 ways to increase performance on a Vmware system – http://www.petri.co.il/virtual_increase_vmware_performance.htm
Vmware Server Tips and Tricks – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/dvt4696.pdf

Websites:
Mike Laverick’s RTMF Education – http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk
Vmware Technology Center – http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/technology/
Australia and New Zealand’s Premier Virtualisation Community – http://www.ozvms.com/
VM Professional – http://vmprofessional.com/
Virtual Tri

cks – http://virtrix.blogspot.com/
http://www.vmweekly.com/
http://x86virtualization.com/
http://sanbarrow.com/
http://www.virtualization.info/
http://www.run-virtual.com/
http://www.vmwareprofessional.com/
Vmwarez – http://www.vmwarez.com/
Virtual Strategy Magazine – http://www.virtual-strategy.com/en/home
http://blog.scottlowe.org/
http://trivore.com/vmware/esx25.html
Virtual Infrastructure 411 – http://www.vi411.org/



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