vSphere Best Practices on iSCSI – Deployments and Design

vSphere Best Practices on iSCSI

Newly updated white paper by VMware is all about design and deployment of vSphere on iSCSI storage, which is the most used by smaller and bigger customers. It’s a document which has been updated last week called iSCSI Design Consideration and Deployment guide teaches the best practices for running VMware vSphere on iSCSI storage.  Authored by Cormac […]

Copy files from one cloud service provider to another – with Mover

Mover

There is a nice and convenient service called Mover.io which allows easily make transfer of your files from Dropbox to SkyDrive for example. But not only. There is quite a few connectors available through the service. It’s possible to transfer files and folders from many online storage service providers. This can be useful for individuals, […]

New Free Script (with GUI) called Event-O-Matic to pick an event to generate a PowerShell Code

Event-O-matic

Luc Dekens has created a nice script which brings up a GUI which enables you to pick up a number of events, and then the script will generate PowerShell code which is placed to the clipboard. He named it Event-O-Matic and it’s available from his blog. When you connect to your vCenter, you have on […]

vSphere 5.5 demos – New Interactive Product Walkthroughs

vCloud-interractive

VMware vSphere 5.5 announced earlier this week during VMworld 2013 in San Francisco just got about twice robust than the 5.1 release. The enhancements are and innovations at multiple levels. There is a new website which allows to see interactive vSphere 5.5 demos. One of the speakers during the keynote said that VMware is contributing 70% […]

Free VMworld 2013 Session – The Next Phase in the Evolution of Enterprise Storage

Software Defined Storage

There is over 22 000 attendees this year at VMworld 2013 San Francisco, for the 10th VMworld! This is a new record, certainly, but I think that there is many more people which still could not attend. For different reasons, financial, time, work, family…  I’m trying to cover the event remotely too, as I’m planning […]

FreeNAS 9.1 Released

FreeNAS91

FreeNAS 9.1 released, last week. According to the official release notes, there is a new wizard for creating and managing volumes and better plugin support. Yes, FreeNAS can be used to store files, photos, videos etc.. but enhanced with plugins it can also handle miniDLNA which can stream media files such as music, pictures, and video to […]

WordPress 3.6 Released with better revision control, post locking and new HTML 5 media player

3.6

As a big WordPress fan, I just want quickly post about this newest WordPress 3.6 release, which brings useful features to the community, and all WordPress users. WordPress 3.6 which has a name “Oscar”, brings better auto-save, enhanced revision browser, native support for audio and video embeds, better integration with Spotify, Rdio and SoundCloud. Especially […]

Excellent new utility for Optimizing Windows 7/8 VDI desktops from VMware called VMware OS Optimization Tool

VMware OS Optimization Tool

This utility from VMware just went out as a “Fling” and it’s called VMware OS Optimization Tool. This is the first release which can be used for Windows 7/8 desktops. It’s a small MSI package (3.5 Megs) which can be used two ways. In fact there are two icons on the desktop when you first install […]