Top 5 Planet V12N blog posts for week 17

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Luc Dekens – Orphaned files and folders – Spring cleaning – One of our readers asked if that function could be used to remove orphaned VMDK files from one or more datastores. Now unfortunately that is not the case since the function we presented in chapter 7 uses the ReconfigVM_Task method to remove the harddisk. Read more...

A week in virtualization

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Weekly virtualization news, as featured on the Community Roundtable podcast. Yesterday, VMware announced acquisition of SlideRocket. SlideRocket delivers innovative presentation solutions that use modern concepts of cloud computing, collaboration, social media and mobile computing platforms. To find out more, visit sliderocket.com You can also check out Steve Herrod's blog post about the acquisition, at blogs.vmware.com/console We are Read more...

Top 5 Planet V12N blog posts for week 16

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Sorry the Top 5 is a little late this week, I was able to slip away for a few days and visit my new(er)born nephew in Philadelphia, PA.  Anyways, here we go! Joshua Townsend – Storage Basics – Part VIII – The Difference in Consumer vs. Enterprise Class Disks and Storage Arrays; or ‘Why is Read more...

A week in virtualization

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Weekly virtualization news, as featured on the Community Roundtable podcast. The new certification called the VMware Certified Associate 4 – Desktop is now officially available. The VCA4-DT is the first step toward gaining expertise in desktop virtualization and is designed for Desktop System Administrators who want to demonstrate their ability to manage, monitor and troubleshoot Read more...

Top 5 Planet V12N blog posts for week 15

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Michael Poore – Trying vCenter CapacityIQ – Previously I have posted about trying out vCenter Operations. Now the trial, assuming that you went down that route, is actually for vCenter Operations Advanced version. This includes vCenter CapacityIQ. It would be remiss of me not to talk about that too so here goes.  I’m going to Read more...