Why Buy VMware vSphere when others give for FREE : VMware vs Hyper-V

Anything which is FREE or cost-effective is mostly attractive to all of us. Now for application users, what matters the most is the uptime for those Applications. Whether applications work on VMware or any other hypervisor, it doesn’t matter for the users using those applications. and this is where VMware excels in delivering the highest […]

VMware vSphere Replication

Do we all know that VMware vsphere replication now comes FREELY bundled with all eligible vsphere licenses. Let us give you a small background about what vsphere replication do. truly hypervisor level replication engine by VMware. Copies a virtual machine to another location, within or between clusters, and makes that copy available for restoration through […]

VMware vCenter Configuration Manager Free Compliance Checkers

A compliance tool for FREE???? Yes it is….VMware vCenter Configuration Manager Free Compliance Checkers only for you. You can check the compliance of your IT infrastructure against specific standards and best practices that are applicable for the environment. The VMware vCenter Configuration Manager Free Compliance Checkers is a free, downloadable product for checking compliance of […]

What is VMware VCM: vCenter Configuration Manager

What is VMware VCM (vCenter Configuration Manager) ? Most of us would know and would have read about it. Lets see in a nutshell what it can do There are N number of solutions available in the market for Configuration and Compliance Management for virtual platforms or for physical platforms. Most of them do few […]

Part 2: SAP on VMware: Why Virtualize

I believe, after reading Part 1, why choose x86 for SAP (http://wp.me/p4d8v7-2L) it would be clear that x86 is the way going forward for all your business critical applications. Now in Part 2, lets understand why virtualize SAP on VMware for your critical SAP environment. SAVE MONEY!!! Decrease SAP datacenter costs for space, energy, cooling, […]

$3,495 worth of free Training with VMware vSphere with Operations Management promotion

You will get free self paced training from VMware , when you opt for VMware vSphere with Operations Management promotion VMware has given a new dimension to the hypervisor world by introducing Operations management.  With VMware vSphere with Operations Management (vC Ops) (VCOPS), you can do capacity planning and health monitoring. Take advantage of this […]

Part 1: SAP on VMware : Why choose x86

Using SAP on VMware is no more a myth or risky but a reality. There are good number of customers who had not only virtualized their SAP test/Dev but also their production SAP on VMware’s reliable platform. To understand all the aspects better, let me break this post into various parts. This part 1 will […]

What’s new with VMware vCenter Log Insight 1.5

In my earlier post http://www.walkonblock.com/vmware-vcenter-log-insight/ we saw about some details about VMware vCenter Log Insight. This got much better in the minor release 1.5. Here are the details for VMware vCenter Log Insight 1.5 Active Directory (AD) can be used for authentication in addition to local accounts. Query performance have been significantly improved by optimizing […]

10 points about Log Management using VMware vCenter Log Insight

VMware vCenter Log Insight (will term as log Insight) is a tool to play around with log data if you are looking for Why another tool for Log Management Loads of logs is generated by systems all day throughout the year. Scanning through logs in case of troubleshooting or monitoring or during Root cause analysis […]

Final Part 3: VMware vSphere vs. Oracle VM: Hypervisor War game: Decide where to put your Oracle DB…

Happy new year to all and thank you for your patience. WELCOME to final round of the war VMware vs Oracle to understand where both stand as per TCO/ROI justification You would have read about Part 1 at http://wp.me/p4d8v7-1V which talks about feature comparison between vSphere & OVM & Part 2 at http://wp.me/p4d8v7-26 which gives clear […]

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