Tag / vSphere

  • February 18, 2010 - Sven Huisman

    NetApp Rapid Cloning Utility 3.0 now available!

    NetApp just announced the release of the Rapid Cloning utility (RCU): NetApp is proud to announce the release of the Rapid Cloning Utility 3.0.  This release brings many new features to assist virtual data center administrators with managing their server and desktop environments to further reduce management overhead associated with traditional storage deployments. Here is a list of some of the new […]

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  • The “Project Virtual Reality Check” team just released a new whitepaper: “Hyper-V 2008R2, vSphere 4, XenServer 5.5 on Intel ‘Nehalem’ Xeon 5500“.   “If you are looking for an independent advise and a ‘Reality Check’ in relation to Virtualizing Terminal Server and Desktop workloads, if you are curious about the impact of different hypervisors and the […]

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  • Not a lot of info is found when you Google for manually selecting/fixing the primary HA nodes in a VMware VI or vSphere environment. Of course Duncan Epping has a couple of extremely interesting posts on Yellow-Bricks.com concerning HA even when it comes down to selecting or promoting the HA status of ESX nodes (a must […]

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  • Last month I was on-site at one of my customers and experienced a major problem on the vSphere environment. We suddenly experienced about 150 virtual servers running on 16 hosts in 2 clusters (on the same SAN) going in jabber-mode. They froze, which made them unavailable for pings and other traffic. The freeze moment varied from 1 to […]

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  • January 4, 2010 - Sven Huisman

    Time to vote for your favorite bloggers

    First of all: Happy new year and I wish you all a fantastic 2010! In this first post of the year on Virtualfuture, I want to bring the latest survey of Eric Siebert’s top 25 “VMware and virtualization bloggers” to your attention. Currently Virtualfuture.info is ranked at number 17, which I’m very proud of. I’m […]

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