Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Manager provides unified, embedded management of all software and hardware components in the Cisco UCS. It controls multiple chassis and manages resources for thousands of virtual machines
Components that make up the UCS include:
There are currently three certifications covering Cisco’s UCS
In addition you also have the following book: -
A second edition of this book is due in the March 2012 timeframe
I'm currently trying to get myself rapped around the UCS too. Below are some resources I've come across as I've been becoming more familiar that have been helpful
Cisco UCS Video Library
Search for "Brad Hedlund UCS" on Google. He has a great website with videos on articles on Cisco UCS.
I spoke with somebody at Cisco Press and they said the project is on hold. They weren't sure the reason why. I'm sure if we start bugging them about the update it could get restarted. Maybe this blog moderator can express the community's want for a revised version.