I think this will make you happy. VMware just released the vCloud Director virtual appliance. That means no more installing Red Hat, Oracle and vCloud Director. Just download the appliance and deploy it. On top of there is a great vCloud Cloud Director Evaluators Guide which will help you to evaluate the product.
- vCloud Director virtual appliance download (You will need to register for the eval)
- VMware vCloud Director Evaluator’s Guide
If you haven’t done anything with vCloud Director before the following articles might also be worth reading, note that these are 1.0 based articles but most of the content is still valid today.