NSX Resources

VMware NSX 6 Documentation Center
Nothing fancy about this one… ’tis the manuals.  The latest revision of NSX Install and Upgrade Guide, Administration Guide, API Guide and CLI Command Reference can all be found here .
Although in the public domain, this resource is extremely difficult (if not impossible) to find via search.

VMware Product Walkthroughs – NSX
The NSX walkthrough is the perfected balance the brevity of a presentation slide-deck with hands-on demonstrations.   Very well put together (Check out some of the other walkthroughs).

VMware NSX Design Guide
The design guide is a PDF~30 pages is a gentle introduction to NSX topologies.  Fundamental read if you’re still trying to get a handle on NSX concepts. 

VMware NSX for vSphere (NSXv) Design  Guide 2.0
The 91-page design guide, focused on NSX for vSphere

VMware Network Virtualization Blog
Subject matter content from the uber-experts.  Posts by Martin Casado, Bruce Davie, Brad HedlundRoger Fortier.

VMware Hands on Labs (HOL) Focus: Networking
Get acquainted with NSX Dynamic Routing, the Distributed Firewall & Load Balancing.

Network Heresy
This is Martin Casado’s blog, Martin is one of the pioneers in the Network Virtualization sphere.  Currently leads VMware’s Networking & Security Business Unit.

VCIX-NV Study Guide
Martijn Smit’s study guide, covering blue print topics.

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Roie Ben Haim – vExpert 2015.  VMware PSO – knowledgeable NSX resource.


NSX Video Resources

NSX Architecture Webinar by Ivan Pepelnjak on ipspace.net

VMworld 2013 – Introducing the World to VMware NSX (By Sachin Thakkar)

VMware Interview – Bruce Davie on NSX

VMware NSX Demo

This should at the very least provide a fair start for anyone looking to mentally ramp up on NSX.


– Gabe

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