Virtual security: brave new world or more of the same?

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Greg Ness, VP of Marketing for Blue Lane Technologies, wrote an article that talks about the increased security complexity that comes with virtualization. Not so coincidentally, Blue Lane has a product that can address these complexities! (Disclaimer: Blue Lane is a VMware partner, has a very cool product, and is going to release a virtual Read more...

RapidApp’s Quick Start guide to ESX 3.0

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At VMworld 2006, one of the hottest items on the expo floor was a little booklet that RapidApp was giving away at their booth. It’s now available in electronic or dead tree version. Link: RapidApp’s Quick Start guide to ESX 3.0 VMTN Forums regular Jason Boche gives it two thumbs up: This book is a Read more...

Remaindered Links – March 14, 2007

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It’s been a while. Here’s what I’ve been bookmarking: How To Preview chapters of the next version of the VI3 ESX Server Advanced Technical Design Guide by Herold, Oglesby, and Laverick at www.vi3book.com (Auto)patching your ESX host using a Perl script to automate an HTTP Update Depot. See also this thread. Installing ESX Server from Read more...

ACE 2 Beta: favorite new features

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The ACE 2 public beta started this week. Although much of the attention was focused on Pocket ACE, there’s actually quite a bit of new functionality in this long-awaited release. Warren Ponder from the VMware desktop team gives his perspective: I wanted to take a few seconds and mention the ACE 2.0 Beta is now Read more...

New blogs: Blade Watch, Vitrix

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New blogs in the truly globe-spanning Planet V12n: Vincent Vlieghe’s Virtrix. Vincent works for the Belgian IT consulting company Xylos (as does fellow Planet V12n blogger Geert Baeke). Vincent has hands-on experience with VMware products, and his blog reflects that with practical tips and advice. Recent posts include: Best practices for deploying Citrix on ESX Read more...