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FlashSoft SE-V Applies Enterprise Flash To Accelerate Application Performance in Virtual Machine Environments Based on VMware vSphere 5 FlashSoft Corporation, the Flash Virtualization Company, today announced the immediate commercial availability of FlashSoft SE-V, the company’s solution for accelerating application performance on Windows Server in virtual machine environments based on VMware vSphere 5. The new solution […]
Vmware has relased Performance Best Practices for vSphere 5 and its available by clicking the download link below this short summary. This is a book designed to help system administrators obtain the best performance from vSphere deployments. VMware addressed many of the new features in vSphere 5.0 from a performance perspective. These include: Storage Distributed […]
Its been almost 3 months since VMware released an update for its vSphere 4 product. I’ve began upgrading my lab and clients and wanted to share this little how to guide to help you upgrade as well. So let us begin and prepare the host for an upgrade: vMotion all virtual machines from the host […]
On Vmware ESX or ESXi: If you are trying to Vmotion a Virtual Machine (VM) that has a Raw Device Mapping (RDM) attached, you may get an error message saying: virtual disk ‘hd1′ is mapped direct-access LUN that is not accessible. This error usually occurs when there is LUN ID mismatch across hosts. Here is solution from VMware […]
In my last blog I went through various hardware that we use for backup purposes and their specifications. Since I wrote that article, I’ve been busy testing and deploying Veeam Backup and Replication virtualization backup software along with Symantec BackupExec 2010 R2. I will post reviews and HOW-Tos on both but first I wanted to […]
If you have your VMs on an cheap iSCSI storage, chances are you’ve seen this error before in VMware vCenter: Unable to connect to MKS: Virtual machine config file does not exist When this happens, you cannot shutdown/stop or start the VM but VM IP address still remains pingable. Even if you to browse the […]
VMware has released Update 1 for its ESXi 4.1 hypervisor and it is ready for download. The following information describes some of the enhancements available in this release of VMware ESXi: What’s New The following information describes some of the enhancements available in this release of VMware ESXi: Enablement of Trusted Execution Technology (TXT) — […]
This is a how-to guide on installing additional drivers for network adapters for which vmware ESXi may not install drivers during installation. During our initial setup of the new Dell PowerEdge R710 servers, we ran into issue where ESXi 4.0 U1 did not detect the 2 Intel Gigabit Quad Port ET NICs that the each server came with.