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New Release: vCenter Server 5.5 Update 2d

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Today VMware released an update to its vCenter Server management solution. vCenter Server 5.5 Update 2d | 27 JAN 2015 | Build 2442329 vCenter Server 5.5 Update 2d Installation Package | 27 JAN 2015 | Build 2442328 vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 Update 2d | 27 JAN 2015 | Build 2442330 Please make sure to review Read more...
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vCenter Server 5.5 Update 2 Released

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Today VMware released Update 2 of its vSphere management solution, vCenter Server. In this release there are updates to the supported database versions and many resolved known issues. What’s New vCenter Server database support: vCenter Server now supports the following external databases: Oracle 12c. Important: For pre-requisite requirements, see KB 2079443. Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack Read more...
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vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1b released

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Today VMware released an update to its virtualization management solution, vCenter Server. The update brings several fixes as documented in the release notes which can be reviewed in full here. The new versions are as follows: vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1b | 12 JUN 2014 | Build 1891313 vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1b Installation Package Read more...
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vCenter Availability and Performance survey

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As many of you know, I work very closely with VMware Product Management and Engineering and we are always looking for data points to support concepts and aid the development of future generations with our products. We have created a 3 page survey that covers Performance and Availability within vCenter Server environments. Help us make Read more...
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vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1 Released

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As hinted throughout most of the day, the vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1 has been publicly released this evening. vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1 | 11 MAR 2014 | Build 1623101 vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1 Installation Package | 11 MAR 2014 | Build 1623099 vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 Update 1 | 11 MAR 2014 Read more...
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Now Available – VMware vSphere Mobile Watchlist

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VMware vSphere Mobile Watchlist allows you to monitor the virtual machines you care about in your vSphere infrastructure remotely on your phone. Discover diagnostic information about any alerts on your VMs using VMware Knowledge Base Articles and the web. Remediate problems from your phone by using power operations or delegate the problem to someone on Read more...
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When to Centralize vCenter Single Sign-On Server 5.5

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While VMware highly recommends the deployment of all vCenter Server components into a single virtual machine (excluding the vCenter Server database), large enterprise customers running multiple vCenter Server instances within a single physical location can simplify the vCenter Single Sign-On architecture and management by reducing the footprint and required resources and specify a dedicated vCenter Read more...
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PM Research: Managing Content with vCenter(s) – Quick Survey

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As an admin in the data center, you have to Ensure that your VM templates are up to date Maintain a set of scripts for customizing the guest OS’s, installing custom applications, etc., Share all of them across sites and vCenter instances. Therefore, we at VMware are trying hard to provide you with a simple and Read more...