Foglight for Virtualization – New Free Tool from Dell for Multi Hypervisors Environments

Foglight for Virtualization - Snapshot Explorer

Dell has just released updated free tool for virtual infrastructure called Foglight for Virtualization. It’s a known tool to my readers previously called vOps Server Explorer and which contains already 5 different Free utilities to give you an overview of overall activity of your virtual environment, eventual bottlenecks etc. In addition to vSphere 5.1 and Hyper-V 3.0, the RHEV 3.1 is […]

Securing a virtual DMZ environment using vCloud Networking and Security – Free PDF from VMware

Securing the DMZ with VMware vCloud® Networking and Security™

New technical PDF from VMware which helps with a design of a DMZ by using software protection that comes with VMware vSphere. By using the vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS). The vCNS is a product bundled with VMware vSphere (from Essentials Plus and higher) and vCloud Suite, and it’s destined to secure VMware vSphere environments. vCNS […]

Top 5 VM performance problems and how to solve them

A Survival Guide for the Top Five  VM Performance Problems

We could discuss Top 5 VM Performance Problems during long hours, but most important problems are usually storage array performance problems and not enough memory in your infrastructure. So when your hosts starts to “fight” for memory and starts to use one of the 4 memory reclamation techniques that VMware uses, then there might be time […]

Multi Hypervisor Free Monitoring Tool from VMturbo – Virtual Health Monitor


VMturbo continues the development and releasing Free multi hypervisor monitoring tool – Virtual Health Monitor. This tool is successor to a tool previously called Community edition, and allows the the monitoring of virtual infrastructures spanning multiple datacenters with multiple hypervisors. The product uses the “same analytics engine” as in the full product – VMturbo Operations Manager. Virtual Health Monitor […]

NTFS Permissions Reporter to quickly check directory permissions on file servers

NTFS Permission Reporter

Another cool tool from Chris Wright called NTFS Permissions Reporter which allows you to create reports on directory permissions on file servers. The reporting is very fast, and allows you to see which users and groups have access to which directories. Chris also programmed another tool which I’ve reported on called AD Tidy and which allows […]

WordPress Performance Test – Track your plugins first!

How to tweak the speed of your Worpress site - P3 Performance Profiler

There is a very useful plugin when it comes to track WordPress plugins performance and resource consumption. A P3 Performance Profiler plugin allows you to automatically test the WordPress site and show you the plugin that uses the most of the resources. Usually after installing WordPress, the clean installation needs to be enhanced to fit your needs. The plugins […]

Mobile version of vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide Available


There is an update on the vSphere 5.1 Hardening guide. As you know, this guide is very good tool to start to harden your infrastructure running vSphere 5.1. There is a newly available Mobile version of vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide. It’s been published through the VMware Mobile Knowledge Portal (VMKP). The VMKP app provides access to […]