Archive | April, 2013

Host Deployments in a Software Defined Data Center (SDDC)

Host deployments in a Software Defined Data Center (SDDC):  How do you deploy the hypervisors in your company?  There are several different choices: installing from a CD, installing over the network, and/or Pre eXecution Environment (PXE), to name a few methods currently available. When there are not too many physical hypervisors to worry about, CD […]

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Cloud is designed to Fail

The differents between a Datacenter design and Cloud design is Datacenters are build to prevent a failure instead assuming that something will fail. Datacenters are build with a lot of redundancies to prevent outage. One of the main concerns is business continuity. Companies rely on their information systems to run their operations. If a system becomes unavailable, […]

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SSD, HOT OR NOT

Solid State Drives (SSDs) are immens populair these day’s. They are known for extreme performance. This is where SSDs shine. From that perspective it’s more then reasonable to think that there is a good future role for solid-state drives. The downside still is that SSDs are frakking expensive. But this is just a matter of […]

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vExpert 2013 applications are now open

John Troyer (@jtroyer) – VMware Chief Social Media and Community Evangelist, has announced that the applications for vExpert 2013 are now open. My apologize that I copy and paste the article, but it explains better than I can how great this new year of possibly is to become a vExpert or extend your last one. So Again, […]

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