Category Archive: VMware

VMware: Server and desktop virtualization, Cloud Computing,

May 09 2011

VMware – CPU key indicators

Important CPU metrics to look at when troubleshooting CPU performance in VMware environments.   %Ready (%RDY) •% time a vCPU was ready to be scheduled on a physical processor but couldn’t due to processor contention •Investigation Threshold: 10% per vCPU %Co-Stop (%CSTP) •% time a vCPU in an SMP virtual machine is “stopped” from executing, …

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May 04 2011

VMware – vCenter Orchestrator Plug-In for Microsoft Active Directory

The VMware vCenter Orchestrator plug-in for Microsoft Active Directory allows organizations to automate the management of directory services tasks, particularly as they pertain to cloud provisioning use cases. For instance, the plug-in enables the automatic provisioning of vCloud Director organizations based on data retrieved from Active Directory.  The plug-in also includes many administrative actions around …

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Apr 17 2011

VMware – Scripted installation of ESX4i

A good article on scripted installations for ESX4i can be found here: http://blog.arentcs.com/esxi-4-1-scripted-installation/ http://blog.arentcs.com/esxi-scripted-installation-%E2%80%93-part-ii/                                           This solution uses the Microsoft Windows Deployment Service.

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Apr 16 2011

VMware Capacity Planner Assessment Service

Virtualization is a compelling solution for organizations to increase productivity, reduce complexity and improve the predictability of their IT infrastructure. Typically, the first step towards virtualization is a project that will identify an optimal IT infrastructure, consolidation opportunities and cost savings. For an overview of capacity planner please read this article. VMware Capacity Planner Assessment …

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Mar 21 2011

VMware – Investigating the health of a vCenter database server

For troubleshooting purposes it may be necessary to verify the health of the VirtualCenter database server. This VMware article provides steps to eliminate the common causes for problems with a database server, including full disk space, transaction log maintenance, index fragmentation and other common database problems.

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Mar 06 2011

Virtualization Comparison

 

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Feb 26 2011

VMware – vCloud Connector

VMware has released today vCloud Connector version 1.0. vCloud Connector allows pooling of Virtual infrastructure resources in your existing datacenter and deliver them to users as a catalog-based service with VMware vCloud Director. More information can be found at http://downloads.vmware.com/d/details/vccp/ZGhoYnRkZXdiZGpoKg==  

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Feb 26 2011

Cloud Computing – The view of VMware

INTRODUCTION The promise of Cloud Computing is a much better approach to helping IT with two fundamental business goals drive greater agility lowering cost Achieving these goals has a direct impact on business: IT agility drives business agility Lowering IT costs will free up funds for further business innovation and investment. However we also know …

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Dec 15 2010

VMware – vSphere Advanced Troubleshooting

VMware vSphere Advanced Troubleshooting

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Dec 11 2010

VMware – How to configure VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM)

    How to configure VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) with an HP LeftHand array        How to configure VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) with an EMC Clariion array     How to configure VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) with an EMC Celerra array   How to configure VMware vCenter Site Recover …

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