vSphere 6.0 vExpert Blog Articles Covering What’s New, Installation, VVOLS, vMotion, VSAN, Web Client and much much more

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Today we announced vSphere 6.0 and the vExpert community has some excellent insight into what this release is about. The articles below are written by VMware vExperts who are the best IT professionals in virtualization. There are several in depth single as well as multipart articles to help understand this release. Throughout the day we Read more...

How to manage your Community email notifications

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If you are a registered VMTN user, you will have noticed a change in the email notifications you receive since the upgrade to the new platform. They look a little different, and there are new notifications. For example, there's the "Updates" email that looks somewhat like this:  This email notification contains a summary of updates that 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...

Introducing VAssert

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VAssert is a new API, debuting in Workstation 6.5, that uses the Record and Replay functionality that we’ve been talking about for some time now. As you can tell by its name, VAssert is a relative of your standing programming ASSERT debugging tool, but by delaying assert-checking until later when the exact machine instructions are Read more...

Microsoft’s Virtualization ROI/TCO Calculator gets a failing grade

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From our Virtual Reality blog. Link: Microsoft’s Virtualization ROI/TCO Calculator: Our Take | VMware: Virtual Reality. We Reviewed Microsoft’s ROI/TCO Model Some of you may have seen Microsoft’s recently released virtualization ROI/TCO calculator. Briefly, the model purports to offer an accurate cost/benefit comparison between Microsoft’s Hyper-V offering and a “Competitive Server Virtualization Solution” – gee Read more...