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Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 5.0

Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 5.0

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 […]

VMware Unveils vSphere 5 and Comprehensive Cloud Infrastructure Suite

VMware Unveils vSphere 5 and Comprehensive Cloud Infrastructure Suite

Major Platform and Product Upgrades Strengthen Infrastructure Foundation for the Cloud Computing Era SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.,:  At a live event today, VMware CEO Paul Maritz unveiled VMware vSphere® 5 and a comprehensive suite of cloud infrastructure technologies built to help customers transform IT to drive greater efficiency of existing investments and improve operational agility. With […]

HDS Accelerates Cloud Deployments With Support for VMware vSphere 5

HDS Accelerates Cloud Deployments With Support for VMware vSphere 5

VMware vSphere Storage Integration with Hitachi VSP and Hitachi AMS Optimizes IT Infrastructure and Accelerates Private and Public Cloud Deployments SANTA CLARA, Calif.: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., today announced integration with the new VMware vSphere® 5 and cloud infrastructure suite to help customers optimize and scale their IT […]

Enable SSH in Nexus 1000v Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM)

Enable SSH in Nexus 1000v Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM)

For those users who have Cisco Nexus 1000v VSM deployed (distributed switch), if SSH fails to enable during provisioning or you are unable to SSH into the Nexus 1000v distritubed switch’s Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM), use steps below to enable SSH in VSM. How to enable SSH on Cisco Nexus 1000v VSM: Using CLI, login […]

Unable to connect to MKS: Virtual machine config file does not exist

Unable to connect to MKS: Virtual machine config file does not exist

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 […]

Poll: VMware vCenter Database Requirements and Issues

Poll: VMware vCenter Database Requirements and Issues

What Windows OS and database platform is your virtual infrastructure running on?
With over 20 database software platforms, numerous OSes, there is bound to be problems and incompatibility issues. I’ve had an opportunity to deal with one of those issues over the last few days. At one of my clients, vCenter 4.1 was running on Windows Server 2008 R2 with SQL Express edition, everything was working as it should until the VMware vCenter services started failing, vSphere client would not authenticate and log system admins into management console, so in other words, major problems as server provisioning and deployments were delayed!

VMware to Enhance Application Monitoring Across Virtual Infrastructure

VMware to Enhance Application Monitoring Across Virtual Infrastructure

VMware, Inc, the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter and to the cloud, today announced SpringSource Hyperic 4.4, an award-winning solution for managing and monitoring custom applications. Hyperic Deepens Integration With VMware vCenter™ to Dramatically Simplify Monitoring of Custom Applications Spanning Physical and Virtual Environments.

VMware Update 2 Released for ESX 4.0 and vCenter Server 4.0

VMware Update 2 Released for ESX 4.0 and vCenter Server 4.0

Vmware has released update 2 for its virtualization software ESX 4.0 and vCenter Server 4.0. Below are some of the key enhancements for each product. Be sure to check the Vmware compatibility guide for supported hardware. VMware ESX 4.0 Update 2 Release Notes The following information provides highlights of some of the enhancements available in […]