SRM demo video, usage tips: new from Uptime

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Our new blog Uptime continues to deliver the goods. Two new posts from VMware's own Lee Dilworth cover vCenter Site Recovery Manager from the overview (if you're still trying to get a handle on what SRM does and how it replaces that paper DR plan and set of scripts you've never really fully tested) to Read more...

New blog from VMware: Uptime

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The newest blog from the VMware stables has left the starting gate. The blog, entitled Uptime, will cover business continuity, high availability, and disaster recovery. Welcome! VMware: Uptime (VMware and Business Continuity). We continue to see a lot of interest and questions about how to protect VMware environments as well as a lot of excitement Read more...

Top 10 Predictions for 2009 from Steve Herrod | VMblog.com

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VMware CTO Steve Herrod gives his thoughts on the year ahead… VMware: Top 10 Predictions for Virtualization in 2009 : VMblog.com – Virtualization Technology News and Information for Everyone. 1. Virtualization of the Enterprise Desktop Breaks Out. The “desktop dilemma” – i.e., the business choice of whether to provide thick or thin clients for employees Read more...

Operating System Specific Packages for VMware Tools

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We are pleased to announce the General Availability of Operating System Specific Packages (OSPs) for VMware Tools. Using OSPs, enterprise customers virtualizing Linux on VI will be able to install/update/manage their VMware Tools installations using the guest operating systems' native packaging format (rpm, deb etc) and update mechanisms (apt, yum, rug, etc). More details including Read more...

Searchable, database-driven hardware compability guide

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We're pleased to announce the availability of a new database-driven system for our compatibility guides. From the page: "This online Hardware Compatibility Guide replaces the former Hardware Compatibility Guides for systems, I/O devices, and SAN arrays for ESX 3.0 and greater versions, as well as VMware View Client. For compatibility guides of other VMware products Read more...