Storage, Backup, and Small Business: Communities Roundtable #12

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Today’s guest on the VMware Communities Roundtable was VMware’s own Paul Manning, and the topic was storage. Our conversation took us over to the world of small business and some of the considerations when you’re trying to roll out virtualization and shared storage and backup on a tight budget. I’m afraid we didn’t end up Read more...

Interesting items in Update 2 for VMware Infrastructure 3.5 | VI Team Blog

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Leena Joshi lays out some of the highlights from last week’s release of VI3.5 Update 2. Link: VMware: VI Team Blog: Interesting items in Update 2 for VMware Infrastructure 3.5. She mentions enhanced VMotion compatibility VSS quiescing for Windows applications Monitoring and availability enhancements "Many more interesting features," including live cloning, guided consolidation enhancements, and Read more...

VMware Everywhere, part II

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If you’re interested in the newly-free ESXi, check out the new VMware ESXi Community Portal, which pulls together some of the available resources as well as being the best place to get up and running with ESXi. Here is VMware CTO Steve Herrod on ESXi as a free download and some of the ecosystem and Read more...

VMware Fusion 2 Beta 2 Now Available

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VMware often adds features during the beta cycle. You should always keep an eye out if a certain beta release doesn’t yet include your heart’s desire. The Fusion team has just released Beta 2 of Fusion 2, and has added what looks like a whole version’s worth of features over Beta 1. Multiple snapshots, my Read more...

Top Tips for Deploying VI | VI Team Blog

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Link: VMware: VI Team Blog: Top Tips for Deploying VI. The following “top tips” highlight some issues that can arise in a VI deployment. They cover things which are sometimes hard to diagnose, or which might result in a problem weeks or months after some seemingly innocuous action. It is meant to shed some insight Read more...