Literature

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Introduction

This page links to books about Proxmox VE and related technologies.

Proxmox VE

Mastering Proxmox - Second Edition

Author: Wasim Ahmed

Published Date: May 2016

Publisher: Packt Publishing

You begin with refresher on the advanced installation features and the Proxmox GUI to familiarize yourself with the Proxmox VE hypervisor. You then move on to explore Proxmox under the hood, focusing on the storage systems used with Proxmox. Moving on, you will learn to manage KVM Virtual Machines and Linux Containers and see how networking is handled in Proxmox. You will then learn how to protect a cluster or a VM with a firewall and explore the new HA features introduced in Proxmox VE 4 along with the brand new HA simulator.


Learning Proxmox VE

Author: Rik Goldman

Published Date: March 2016

Publisher: Packt Publishing

This book will support your practice of the requisite skills to successfully create, tailor, and deploy virtual machines and containers with Proxmox VE 4.1. Following a survey of PVE's features and characteristics,this book will contrast containers with virtual machines and establish cases for both. It walks through the installation of Proxmox VE, explores the creation of containers and virtual machines, and suggests best practices for virtual disk creation, network configuration, and Proxmox VE host and guest security.Throughout the book, you will navigate the Proxmox VE 4.1 web interface and explore options for command-line management


Proxmox Cookbook

Author: Wasim Ahmed

Published Date: August 2015

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Over 60 hands-on recipes to perform server virtualization and manage virtualized server solutions with Proxmox.


Proxmox High Availability

Author: Simon M.C. Cheng

Published Date: October 2014

Publisher: Packt Publishing


Mastering Proxmox

Author: Wasim Ahmed

Published Date: July 2014

Publisher: Packt Publishing

This book starts by guiding you through how to set up your very first Proxmox virtualization platform with minimal configuration. The book will then make you familiar with the Proxmox GUI and the directory structure. We will then take a look at the shared storage system that Proxmox supports and its pros and cons. As we move on, you will learn how to configure virtual machines beyond the basic default setup as well as how networking is handled.

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Ceph

Learning Ceph

Author: Karan Singh

Published Date: January 2015

Publisher: Packt Publishing

This book will give you all the skills you need to plan, deploy, and effectively manage your Ceph cluster, guiding you through an overview of Ceph's technology, architecture, and components. With a step-by-step, tutorial-style explanation of the deployment of each Ceph component, the book will take you through Ceph storage provisioning and integration with OpenStack.


Ceph Cookbook

Author: Karan Singh

Published Date: February 2016

Publisher: Packt Publishing

This book takes you from a basic knowledge of Ceph to an expert understanding of the most advanced features, walking you through building up a production-grade Ceph storage cluster and helping you develop all the skills you need to plan, deploy, and effectively manage your Ceph cluster. Beginning with the basics, you’ll create a Ceph cluster, followed by block, object, and file storage provisioning. Next, you’ll get a step-by-step tutorial on integrating it with OpenStack and building a Dropbox-like object storage solution. We’ll also take a look at federated architecture and CephFS, and you’ll dive into Calamari and VSM for monitoring the Ceph environment.


Mastering Ceph

Author: Nick Fisk

Published Date: May 2017

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Mastering Ceph covers all that you need to know to use Ceph effectively. Starting with design goals and planning steps that should be undertaken to ensure successful deployments, you will be guided through to setting up and deploying the Ceph cluster, with the help of orchestration tools. Key areas of Ceph including Bluestore, Erasure coding and cache tiering will be covered with help of examples. Development of applications which use Librados and Distributed computations with shared object classes are also covered. A section on tuning will take you through the process of optimisizing both Ceph and its supporting infrastructure. Finally, you will learn to troubleshoot issues and handle various scenarios where Ceph is likely not to recover on its own.

By the end of the book, you will be able to successfully deploy and operate a resilient high performance Ceph cluster.