vMotion is one of the best features when it comes to VMware and it’s virtualization technology. With the latest vSphere 5.1 version, an additional – enhanced vMotion has been added to the long list of features that keeps VMware ahead of the competition. So not only “standard” vMotion, storage vMotion, but also enhanced vMotion are […]
VMware Enhanced vMotion – New in vSphere 5.1
In the latest release of VMware vSphere 5.1, the introduction of Enhanced vMotion which enables you to move virtual machines (VMs) which runs on local storage on one host to local storage on another host has been introduced. The VMDK disk files are moved from one side to another without the need of shared storage. […]
Multiple NIC vMotion in vSphere 5 – 2 Videos from KBTV
Two videos showing the configuration of multiple NICs for vMotion. In those 2 new videos from VMware KBTB you’ll be able to see the new vSphere 5 feature, which enables to use 2 NICs for vMotion. The first video showing the configuration of standard vSwitch and the second shows the same for vDS (vSphere Distributed […]
vMotion for long distance… cool. VMware and vSphere is already in the Sky..
vMotion Certified for 200 Kilometers by VMware Now it’s just been certified by VMware that the long distance vMotion is officially supported by VMware. The maximum distance is 200 Kilometers. That’s perfect because our Island has about this distance. From St Denis to St Pierre (Two capitals) there is only about 80 Kilometers… -:). There […]
What is Enhanced vMotion compatibility
vMotion everybody knows. Right? If not your are living under the rock….. -:) Just kidding. Using vMotion you can move the VMs needed to another host (another physical server) in your cluster. For what? Like this you can stop your physical server for maintenance, cleaning, vacuum cleaning…..of course. Even the serves needs some vacuum cleaning…. […]
How to configure OpenFiler iSCSI Storage for use with VMware ESX.
I wanted to test an Openfiler as a solution for HA and vMotion with ESX Server and vCenter. Using Openfiler is a great way to save some money on expensive SANs and for home lab testing and learning, this choice is just great. I did not have 3 physical boxes (2 for ESX hosts and one for […]