VMworld: Business Continuity What to Watch

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As we're all putting the final touches on preparation for VMworld, wanted to give a quick preview of some of the sessions at VMworld in the business continuity area.  Probably many people headed to VMworld have already figured out their schedules, but given how many people buy their Christmas presents at the last minute I'm Read more...

vNetwork API Community Website launched

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Feeling creative? Have a virtual networking problem or idea? If so, then the vNetwork APIs could be for you. The ‘”vNetwork API Community” is now open for business at the easy to remember url of vmware.com/go/vnetworkapis The vNetwork API Community is hosted under the VMware Developer Communities website where you’ll find APIs, code samples, and Read more...

See the ESXi team at VMworld

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VMworld is only two weeks away, and we wanted to give you a run-down of the ESXi sessions that will be at the show: Session ID Title Session Type BOF111 Operationalizing ESXi Birds of a Feather TA3195 Stateless ESXi: Scalable Rollout and Management of Virtualized Hosts Breakout Session — Advanced TA4060 The Path to COS-less Read more...

Which NIC is my ESXi based VM using? resxtop for ESXi and ESX

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In an earlier post in April, titled, “Which NIC is my VM using"? Load Balancing Visibility with vSphere”,  I described how esxtop could reveal the active (or hashed) vmnic for a VM or vmkernel port. Early vSphere 4 customers have found this an extremely useful feature, however, in my description, I completely ignored ESXi (sorry!). Read more...