I thought that it might be a good idea to gather a list some available VMware Reviewer's guides. The reviewers guides are a good “tools” when learning new product by installing it in a home lab or as a POC project. Reviewer's guides (or sometimes called evaluator's guides or deployment guides) are step-by-step PDFs how-to's.
The evaluator's guides are here to help and make it more easy to follow than the administrator's guides. However the administrator's guides as well as user's guides are more complete in their globality so the reviewer's guides are not a replacements. The Reviewer's guides do have more screenshots along with the text.
Without further info here are the links to those guides. If you find that there is a product or guide missing, just drop me an e-mail (contact at vladan.fr) or comment bellow and I'll have it added to the list.
Note that some of the links point directly to the PDFs where others to a page where you can download the document. That's because I haven't find some pages to link to so I had to link directly to the PDF (not what I prefer).
VMware Reviewer's Guides
VMware vSphere 5.x:
- vSphere Evaluations Guide – Volume 1
- Advanced Storage Features – Volume 2
- Advanced Networking Features – Volume 3
- Auto Deploy – Volume 4
Other VMware Products:
- VMware VCAC 6.0 (unofficial) by @virtualjad. (To upgrade from 6.0 > 6.1 follow this link)
- VMware Horizon Workspace 2.1 portal (new)
- VMware Horizon View
- VMware Horizon View 6.0 Performance and Best Practices Guide (New)
- VMware View Persona Management Deployment Guide
- VMware Mirage 5.0 Reviewer Guide Here.
- VMware vCloud Director
- VMware vCenter Operations
- VMware vCenter Operations 5.7 (Getting Started guide-with less screenhots)
- VMware Thinapp
- VMware VDP (vSphere Data Protection)
- SAP, Sybase IQ with VMware
- Getting Started with OpenStack and VMware vSphere
- VMware® VXLAN Deployment Guide
- VMware vFabric™ SQLFire Best Practices Guide
And some older ones:
VMware Reviewers guides is something that I'd like to see to expand even further, so VMware if you're listening, this is the good way to go.