Posts Tagged ‘ Vmware ’

VMware IaaS Certification Program News

July 30, 2012

Just received an email that the VMware Certified Professional – Infrastructure as a Service (VCP5-IaaS) certification program has started and is available for current VCP5 holders.
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Performance test of ioTurbine with VM in VMware vSphere 5

July 25, 2012

I just wanted to show some simple testing results from using ioTurbine. The environment consists of a HP BL460G7 blades which has a 320GB IO Accelerator from FusionIO.
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Microsoft Hyper-V 3.0 from a vSphere lovers perspective.

July 10, 2012

Microsoft is making claims that Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 is the best virtualization platform for Windows. I have to say that they have caught my interest with Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V version 3 and Systems Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012. So I have been hard at work getting deep into the products, first...
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EMC PowerPath/VE Installation with vSphere 5 and Update Manager

May 7, 2012

Installing updates, extensions, and upgrading esx is very easy with vSphere Update Manager and here is one way how it can be used to install EMC PowerPath/VE. The same process can be used to install other extensions but lets stay focused. PowerPath/VE is used to optimize storage i/o and automate path failures. It ...
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VMware View 5.1 Announced

May 2, 2012

VMware View 5.1 was announced today along with various other End-User solutions which can be found on this page. View 5.1 is not a major release but will come with many improvements. Here is some of what we'll have to look forward to with View 5.1.
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Avamar VMware Virtual Machine Protection Pt.1

April 30, 2012

I wanted to give some insight into how Avamar protects VMware virtual machines. I have been using Avamar 6.0.x and most of the management and configuration from a Mac. Since the operating systems running on the Avamar servers and proxies are linux, having a terminal comes in handy. Plus the management using Avamar Administrator...
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Replication and Exporter for PHD Virtual Backup

March 14, 2012

So, continuing on a post I did for the PHD Virtual backup and recovery solution, which can be used to protect your VMware vSphere environment I wanted to give more detail on the replication and export features of the product. It doesn’t have to be said but backup and recovery is key in any...
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PHD Virtual Backup Product Review

February 29, 2012

Data protection is very important in this day and age so I have been evaluating many products that focus on protecting data for virtualized environments. Recently I had the chance the evaluate PHD Virtual Backup and Replication. This product stems from what used to be called esXpress back in the day. For those that...
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VCP5 Passed.

February 28, 2012

I can proudly say that I have passed the VCP5 exam and like so many others who have scrambled last minute to get the VCP5 exam out of the way at the last minute I am glad it’s done. Now, if you still haven’t taking the test it may already be to late for...
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New Beta Build of CloudStack Acton 3.0 now available

February 6, 2012

CloudStack is open source software written in java that is designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, scalable cloud computing platform. CloudStack current supports the most popular open source hypervisors VMware, Oracle VM, KVM, XenServer and Xen Cloud Platform.
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