VMware SRM software is just the last piece of the total data center recovery â€œmachineâ€. Many organizations may be seeking the semblance of automated site fail over, but have they really considered in detail what it takes to start up their business critical systems at a secondary location?
Youâ€™ve probably already heard about VMwareâ€™s open source VDI client. VMwareâ€™s official announcement for the VMware View Open Client was released on February 4. Touted as the next step for creating a universal client to be used on any device from anywhere, VMware releasing the client as open source enables technology partners to start to fufill the vision.
Most physical to virtual migrations (P2V) of servers end up as virtual machines with the partitions encapsulated in virtual disk (.vmdk or .vhd) files. But what if the physical server already has a partition that’s configured through an iSCSI connection to the SAN, and what if that’s the same SAN that the new VM will […]
On 12.02.08 VMware announced the general availability of their latest version of VDI products and moved a step closer to fulfilling it’s vClient initiative discussed at VMworld 2008 in Las Vegas earlier this year. The new VMware View 3 is comprised of a suite of products that will work together to deliver virtual desktop infrastructure […]
Over the Thanksgiving weekend I was playing golf with my father when we had a conversation that lead to me trying to explain what virtualization is all about. I’m embellishing the details a little, but it went something like this:
Dad: “So, what exactly do you do again? Email right?”
Me: “[laugh] Dad, that was several years […]
A reader named Tom commented on my Matrix to Determine VMotion Compatibility by Processor post today asking
“has VMotion evolved at all to the point where differences between Intel chips are less of an issue than they were in June when you blogged this?? “.
It always amazes me when the virtualization blogisphere seems to be talking […]