ESX Virtualization http://www.vladan.fr VMware ESXi, vSphere, DR... how-to, videos.... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:14:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) is Showing Unlicensed on Cluster Level http://www.vladan.fr/vmware-vsphere-data-protection-vdp-showing-unlicensed-cluster/ http://www.vladan.fr/vmware-vsphere-data-protection-vdp-showing-unlicensed-cluster/#respond Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:14:09 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36688 VMware VDP and VDP advanced starts to become more popular. One of the main reasons perhaps is the possibility to leverage existing virtual infrastructure to deploy the product without additional Windows licensing. Often Small businesses do invest into a virtual infrastructure but the real utilization is far from 100% the first years. Admins are creating [...]

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ESX Virtualization (@vladan) at VMworld Barcelona http://www.vladan.fr/esx-virtualization-vladan-vmworld-barcelona/ http://www.vladan.fr/esx-virtualization-vladan-vmworld-barcelona/#respond Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:43:37 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36656 This year I’ll be at VMworld Barcelona again. Thanks to VMware for the blogger pass. VMworld US was certainly awesome for those who managed to attend, but not everyone can. The event has been covered great manner by many bloggers and medias, including myself. My VMworld 2014 page is packed with links, however will get [...]

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How-to update vCenter Operations Manager to the latest release http://www.vladan.fr/update-vcenter-operations-manager-latest-release/ http://www.vladan.fr/update-vcenter-operations-manager-latest-release/#respond Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:42:09 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36638 VMware has made the upgrade of their products based on Linux VMs, most of the time called Virtual Appliances, very easy. Today I’ll show you How-to update vCenter Operations Manager to the latest release. In fact there is a single file to download with extension PAK. This file is then loaded through the admin UI and [...]

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Microsoft Exchange Server performance on VMware Virtual SAN http://www.vladan.fr/microsoft-exchange-server-performance-on-vmware-virtual-san/ http://www.vladan.fr/microsoft-exchange-server-performance-on-vmware-virtual-san/#respond Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:59:52 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36607 New technical PDF showing Microsoft Exchange Server performance on VMware Virtual SAN. Many customers runs Microsoft Exchange locally at their datacenters and wonder how Exchange would perform. I think the paper comes just in time to show that VSAN can considerably accelerate the Exchange Workflows. The paper is written by Jinpyo Kim (staff engineer in the [...]

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Thinapp 5.1Allows Control of Thinapped Apps via GPO http://www.vladan.fr/thinapp-5-1allows-control-of-thinapped-apps-via-gpo/ http://www.vladan.fr/thinapp-5-1allows-control-of-thinapped-apps-via-gpo/#respond Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:27:06 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36587 Recent release of Thinapp 5.1 brought new features to the software. Thinapp now creates a new directory called Policy on the system where it’s installed where he puts ADMX, ADML files which are used for managing thinapp applications configuration over a GPO. Thinapp runtime features (AppSync, AppLink) can be controlled through those GPO. The administration [...]

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VMware vSphere 5.5 Update 2 Released http://www.vladan.fr/vmware-vsphere-5-5-update-2-released/ http://www.vladan.fr/vmware-vsphere-5-5-update-2-released/#respond Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:15:32 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36511 New release of VMware vSphere 5.5 Uupdate 2 yesterday. With over a 100 bug fixes this release also brings many new additions as support for new chipsets and support for hosts with up to 6 TB of RAM. vSphere 5.5 Update 2 allows using a vSphere Client (C++ version) to modify and edit VMs configuration [...]

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Virtualizing Oracle DB on VMware vSphere – The Book http://www.vladan.fr/virtualizing-oracle-db-on-vmware-vsphere/ http://www.vladan.fr/virtualizing-oracle-db-on-vmware-vsphere/#respond Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:32:57 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36563 There is a new book (currently in pre-order) which targets administrators who will be virtualizing Oracle DB on VMware vSphere. The book is written by Kannan Mani and Don Sullivan, is available in pre-order at Amazon. It detailes the architecture, performance, design, sizing, and high availability. It focuses on current versions of Oracle and vSphere, while highlighting [...]

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Virtual SAN Network Design Guide http://www.vladan.fr/virtual-san-network-design-guide/ http://www.vladan.fr/virtual-san-network-design-guide/#respond Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:36:18 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36555 VMware has released a new whitepaper helping out for VSAN network design. The paper provides an outline of VSAN functions and then focuses on different network scenarios. It walks through the possibilities and best practices for configuring networking with putting an accent on 10GbE which is actually not required but strongly recommended. Quote from the [...]

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VMware Horizon Suite: Building End User Experience – New Book by VMware Press http://www.vladan.fr/vmware-horizon-suite-building-end-user-experience-book/ http://www.vladan.fr/vmware-horizon-suite-building-end-user-experience-book/#respond Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:44:32 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36537 This book covers all Horizon Suite (Workspace, Mirage and View) concerning planning, implementation and examples. It’s published by VMware press and the author are Paul O’Doherty and Stephane Asselin. Looking at the content gives you already the idea whats in. Three VMware products within the Horizon suite are covered. The VMware Horizon Suite: Building End User [...]

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VMware Fling Contest 2014 – Vote for the best idea http://www.vladan.fr/vmware-fling-contest-2014/ http://www.vladan.fr/vmware-fling-contest-2014/#respond Sun, 07 Sep 2014 06:49:18 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36528 During VMworld VMware has launched also a VMware Fling Contest 2014. As last year, but this year a bit different. Unfortunately the news got buried with all other explosive announcements, you know how it is. Many announcements from VMware and all the other vendors results that this one about Fling contest has escaped completely from [...]

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