Hot off the presses!
After a lot of work by a multitude of people (Keith F., Elisha Z., and Marc S., to name a few), I'm proud to announce the availability of the vSphere HA 5.0 Best Practices Guide.
This guide is for people who implement, design, or manage environments that leverage the power of vSphere HA for high availability. Although it is focused on 5.0, there is still a fair amount of general knowledge information contained within the guide that will be of use when using earlier versions.
This will be made available on VMware.com soon, but for now you can get it here: