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Learning VMware NSX - Second Edition

By : Ranjit Singh Thakurratan
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Learning VMware NSX - Second Edition

By: Ranjit Singh Thakurratan

Overview of this book

VMware NSX is a platform for the software-defined data center. It allows complex networking topologies to be deployed programmatically in seconds. SDNs allow ease of deployment, management, and automation in deploying and maintaining new networks while reducing and in some cases completely eliminating the need to deploy traditional networks. The book allows you a thorough understanding of implementing Software defined networks using VMware’s NSX. You will come across the best practices for installing and configuring NSX to setup your environment. Then you will get a brief overview of the NSX Core Components NSX’s basic architecture. Once you are familiar with everything, you will get to know how to deploy various NSX features. Furthermore, you will understand how to manage and monitor NSX and its associated services and features. In addition to this, you will also explore the best practices for NSX deployments. By the end of the book, you will be able to deploy Vmware NSX in your own environment with ease. This book can come handy if you are preparing for VMware NSX certification.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Chapter 9. Conclusion

By now you should have a pretty good understanding about NSX and should feel comfortable in using it. In this book, we went over the basics and step-by-step deployment of NSX and its features. It is important to understand that this is not the end, but in fact the beginning of the NSX ecosystem. There is a lot more to learn and understand about NSX, but the preceding eight chapters will give you a head start.

There are lots of other articles about NSX that are worth reading along with this book. In this conclusion chapter, I will list these recommended articles; I suggest you go through them to get a better understanding of NSX features and use cases:

  • First there is always VMware's NSX documentation. NSX documentation is very well written and has a lot of information that will further help you. More specifically, you should read up on the administration guide. The administration guide is available at: