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Learning VMware vCloud Air : Book Review

Learning VMware vCloud Air: Book (reviewed by me) got published recently and I would like to share some insights about this book. First and foremost, I would like to thank author Yohan Rohinton Wadia for writing such an amazing book for Novices who has no experience around public cloud and specifically offering by VMware around […]

VMware launch gets biggest on 2nd February

VMware launch gets biggest on 2nd February Almost all of VMware’s customers / partners will be attending this online event hosted by VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger & CTO, Ben Fathi, make sure you don’t miss out attending this.  Register using the link below http://www.vmware.com/now.html?src=vmw_so_vex_vsege_604 VMware has announced an online event that you would not like […]

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 […]

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 […]

Part 1: VMware vSphere vs. Oracle VM: Hypervisor War game: Decide where to put your Oracle DB

Players in the game are latest vSphere 5.5 and VM Server 3.2….popularly called as VMware vs Oracle. These points will help you understand to host Oracle DB’s or any other business critical applications on which hypervisor.  All the below points are very much available on the respective vendors documentation. Below points will make it clear […]

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