Netqueue & VMDirectPath from IDF

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Two more entries from my visit to the Intel Developer Forum: Link: IDF@Intel · VMDq and VMware Netqueue will fill your virtual 10GbE NICs with high-speed, low-latency goodness. To recap, here are some things you should know about Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDq) from Intel and Netqueue from VMware: VMDq is the base technology, Netqueue Read more...

IDF@Intel · Virtualization performance testing tips

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More from this week at the Intel Developer Forum. Link: IDF@Intel · Virtualization performance testing tips. Their list of "common sources of errors and anomolies" is worth a paper of its own, as you can tell it comes from long experience, but for this blog post let me just hit the headers of their slides Read more...

Site Recover Manager: Communities Roundtable #14

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Today the topic was SRM and our guest was Jon Bock. If you’ve wondered what SRM does, what components it’s actually made up of, what you might use it for, and how to operationalize your DR plan, then check us out this week. Due to popular demand, I ran the audio file through the magic Read more...

VMware: The Console: VMware is in SVVP

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Link: VMware: The Console: VMware is in SVVP. The August 19 announcements from Microsoft are good news for VMware customers.  VMware is now part of the Microsoft Server Virtualization Validation Program Program (SVVP), and is happy to work with Microsoft to deliver better support to our many mutual customers.  Under SVVP, customers running Windows and Read more...

blog.scottlowe.org | VMworld 2008 Spouse Activities Schedule

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Scott Lowe’s wife Crystal is organizing some activities for spouses (of the male or female persuasion) at VMworld. Link: VMworld 2008 Spouse Activities Schedule – blog.scottlowe.org – The weblog of an IT pro specializing in virtualization, storage, and servers. For spouses traveling to Las Vegas with their VMworld-attending partners, my wife Crystal has volunteered to Read more...