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Since 2007 Joe's been sharing his unique perspective on VMinstall to help new SysAdmins understand why it’s important to go beyond thinking only about whistles and bells from VMware, Microsoft and Cisco.

Go further and intrigue hiring managers with your strategic approach of building robust services that offer a fantastic “user experience”.

Any SysAdmin can build and support servers…

To Be Different, You Must Think Different!

What you’ll discover on VMinstall are 175+ Guides, Lessons and Tips on how to change your mindset and skills, as well as information on the Best VMware Training Videos and Top DevOps Training Courses for beginners.

Think Service First Book Series

vSphere Manager's GuideJoe's first book "VCP for Hire" was released on Kindle in 2012 out of a sheer desire to help other managers.  Back then, learning to manage a growing team of VMware vSphere administrators and engineers was not what it is today.

Yup, at times it was overwhelming dealing with the constant changes going on within the business and with VMware. No sooner did your team have everything caught up when VMware released another round of patches and updates or worse, the business decided to change direction and cut the IT budget. Hmm... not a lot has changed!

In VCP for Hire, Joe breaks hiring and managing into chunks, so whether you are managing a small team of one administrator or a large team of 10 engineers, you have a guide that can help you adjust and scale for the long term.

Troubleshooting VMwareThe second book in the Think Service First Series is "Why Is My App Running Slow On VMware?" and was released on Kindle in 2014 after dealing with the same technical problems at several large companies i.e. VM performance problems.

This VM troubleshooting handbook is still relevant today, as the same oversubscription problems continue to happen in 2017, even with the introduction of faster networks and storage.

In "Why Is My App Running Slow On VMware?", Joe takes a step by step approach to troubleshooting VM performance problems. Starting at the VM he works his way through the server hardware, network, and storage; piece by piece.

You'll be shocked at how relevant these reads are because both books are based on real-world technical and political issues that managers deal with between teams.

Written and edited by Joe, you can read them on Kindle (click the links above to preview a sample of each book here on VMinstall). And if you're looking for more books to read, then visit the learning center and check out the 10 Bestseller VMware Books and the 10 Bestseller DevOps Books.

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