Start shopping early for VMworld

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VMworld 2008 is weeks away. There will be plenty of themed merchandise available on site, have no doubt. If you can’t wait until then (or if you’d like to be fashionable while walking the halls of the Venetian), check out VMdigest’s shop on cafepress for your virtualization-themed t-shirts. "Virtual Goddess", "Mainframe: virtual since 1967", and Read more...

Thinapp for VI admins – Communities Roundtable #15 podcast

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Today on the Roundtable, our guest was Travis Sales to talk about VMware Thinapp. The Roundtable crew are all experienced VI admins (and user moderators on the VMware Communities), so they know their way around ESX and VC, but nobody on the call today had used Thinapp. So this was a good opportunity to cut Read more...

VMware ESX and Enhanced VMotion Compatibility | Novosco

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VI 3.5 Update 2 brought a new feature to the table — Enhanced VMotion. I’m still trying to track down some video of the demo we were doing at last week’s IDF, but James Montgomery at Novosco gives a good explanation and some context for why you want to pay attention to this. [via DABCC.com] Read more...

Tool: Statelesx | virtualization.info

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Stu Radnidge and Shyam Madhavan over at vinternals.com have put together an interesting tool, now at v1.1. Link: Tool: Statelesx | virtualization.info. This tool allows the VMware administrators to define a configuration file on a web interface (including details about the virtual networking, the DRS, the HA, etc.) and associate it to a certain ESX Read more...