The other day (Nov 16, 2011 to be exact), my fellow nerd and Tech Field Day delegate, Tom Hollingsworth crafted a great blog post on the new movement in IT, and business in generalâ€¦ Bring Your Own (Apple) Device to work. If you have not read the post yetâ€¦ you gotta check it out.
I have to say, I am quite shocked that I am on the tail end of waiting 1.5 hours for an ESXi 5.0 upgrade to complete booting. Seriouslyâ€¦ 1.5 hours. I have been waiting for some time to get some ESXi 5.0 awesomeness going on in my environment. vCenter has been sitting on v5 for […]
With the release of VMware’s vSphere 5 product, the addition of the vCenter Virtual Appliance has been a welcome addition to management options. However, vCenter Virtual Appliance includes DHCP and TFTP functions that can be used for a PXE installation environment. Read on for instructions on using the vCenter Virtual Appliance as a PXE host for ESXi host installations!
When VMware acquired Integrien in August 2010, there were some questions as to what that acquisition was going to lead to in the future. With the release of vCenter Operations suite of programs, that question is answered.
However, I believe I have found a great use case for I/O virtualization thanks to a presentation from Virtensys during the most recent Portland VMUG meeting.
The more and more I think about it, VMware is a farmer. No doubt they have created something very special. The ecosystem surrounding their foundation product, the hypervisor, is rich, fertile, and ready for harvesting.