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Join our VMware Hands-on Labs Online Workshop on Tuesday, March 25th 10:00 AM PDT

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[crayon-57e7f01527f92124679637/] Join our VMware Hands-on Labs Online Workshop on Tuesday, March 25th 10:00 AM PDT. In our vSphere with Operations Management 101 online workshop, you will learn first-hand how vCenter Operations Manager can help you manage your vSphere environments. We will walk you through the steps to access the live vCenter Operations labs.  Using the Read more...
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Using vCenter Heartbeat To Protect The Auto Deploy Server

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I’m often asked if you can use vCenter Server Heartbeat to protect the Auto Deploy Server. The answer is yes and I’m happy to announce that we now have some videos and product walkthroughs that show how this is done. To view the product walkthrough visit http://vmwarewalkthroughs.com and select the recently added vCenter Server Heartbeat Read more...
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Are ESXi Patches Cumulative

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Updated based on feedback.  Thanks for the comments! I’d like to revisit the question “are ESXi patches cumulative”?  This time I hope to hammer home the point with an example. In short, the answer is yes, the ESXi patch bundles are cumulative.  However, when applying patches from the command line using the ESXCLI command you Read more...
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A Summary of What’s New in vCloud Director 5.5

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I recently posted a summary of the new features and capabilities available in vSphere 5.5 and I want to follow that with a summary of the new features and capabilities available in vCloud Director 5.5. However, before we talk about what’s new in vCloud Director 5.5 I recommend you first read Mike Adams recent post discussing Read more...
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A Summary of What’s New in vSphere 5.5

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On August 26th at VMworld 2013 VMware announced vSphere 5.5, the latest release of  VMware’s industry-leading virtualization platform.  This latest release includes a lot of improvements and many new features and capabilities.  In an effort to try and get my head around all this exciting new “stuff” I decided to go through the what’s new Read more...