I’ve posted more than a couple of articles on running vSphere inside of VMware Workstation. One thing we haven’t done a deep dive is how to setup networking in the environment to do things such as vMotion, DRS and Storage.
I’ve been using Mastering VMware vSphere 5 (ISBN-10: 0470890800) as a jump start for my VMware 5 self-training. Overall it’s a pretty good book. It’s not an introduction to VMware and I don’t know if I’d recommend it for someone who is