Archive | September, 2012

Install/Upgrade VMware vCenter 5.1

Pictures say more than words. At www.mikes.eu you see some screenshots how to upgrade to VMware vCenter version 5.1. Be careful because there are some Pre-requisition before you can update vCenter server. See the screenshots first before you start. Source: http://www.mikes.eu/index.php/how-to/257-install-upgrade-vmware-vcenter-5-1

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Win a Free Pass for VMworld Barcelona 2012

Win a full free conference pass for VMworld Barcelona 2012. Want to join the crowd this year at VMworld 2012? Veeam is offering you the opportunity to win a FREE PASS! Try your luck as this year there are 6.5 more things to do at VMWORLD. As mentioned, Veeam is offering you the opportunity to win a FREE PASS! Go and take the […]

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vSphere 5.1 What’s New

vSphere 5.1 is VMware’s latest release of its industry-leading virtualization platform. This new release contains the following new features and enhancements: Compute Larger virtual machines – Virtual machines can grow two times larger than in any previous release to support even the most advanced applications. Virtual machines can now have up to 64 virtual CPUs […]

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Xangati Releases a new UI with StormTracker

Xangati has released a new feature to their product set called the storm tracker. This allows more visibilitiy into the infrastructure. After seeing this for the first time, it was pretty cool. it integrates all the cool Xangati features such as the DVR functionality but also brings in WMI integration. So think about this. A […]

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VMworld 2012: First Thoughts and Observations

Now that VMworld 2012 is well under way I wanted to share some of my first thoughts and observations about the conference. At the start of the conference, during the first General Session, the virtual passing of the torch from the outgoing CEO, Paul Maritz, to the new incoming CEO, Pat Gelsinger, took place with […]

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NEW LICENSING: VMWARE VCLOUD SUITE

vSphere 5.1 has been unveiled. vSphere 5.1 is a “bare-metal” hypervisor, meaning it installs directly on top of the physical server. Of course nothing new. One big change is killing it’s vRam license model. Like VMware Sphere 4.x, VMware vSphere 5 is licensed on a per- processor basis again. Each physical processor (CPU) in a server needs […]

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