Tag / ESX

  • December 14, 2009 - Johan

    Large locally attached storage

    We all know that ESX supports LUNs / Disks up to 2TB (minus a few kb) but what happens when a larger locally attached disk is connected to a host? This is what  I have noticed when I tried to create a large volume on my own ESX white box with more than 2TB locally […]

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  • Edit: I started this blogpost more than a week ago, but I never finished it. Just as I wanted to complete the blogpost, I found out VMware released a new whitepaper about VMware vSphere Memory management. I’ve added the best practices on the bottom of this blogpost. This hour and a half session about “Host” and […]

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  • July 23, 2009 - Sven Huisman

    Why vCenter server should be free

    Do you remember the days when VMware P2V Assistant costs $20.000? And a couple of years ago, the product was suddenly available for free? And what about the introduction of the free ESXi? VMware’s hypervisor available for free all of a sudden? Well, this is exactly what I think will happen to vCenter Server. It’s just a […]

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  • A while ago I posted an article about my ESX whitebox and the HP P400 RAID controller I use in this whitebox server. At that time, I used ESXi 3.5 and there was no way I could configure or get the status from the RAID controller. Fortunately, someone commented that it was possible when using […]

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  • May 27, 2009 - Matthijs Haverink

    1 week of G/A of vSphere 4.0 : getting started

    vSphere is out on the market for about a week now and the blogosphere was already actively releasing all kinds of information about VMware’s next-gen “Cloud Operating System”. I‘ve been reading quite a lot and made a list for myself with articles that I found most interesting concerning VMware vSphere 4.0 and I would like to share […]

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