Archive | September, 2013

vCenter 5.1 Service Failed – SQL execution took too long: INSERT INTO VPX_EVENT_ARG WITH (ROWLOCK)

This post is share my troubleshooting experience happened during this week. I have been reported that users are unable to connect to the vCenter server using vSphere client. So my initial step is logged into the vCenter server and verified the status of the  VirtualCenter Server service. I noted down that the status was showing […]

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Eighty Twenty Thinking in Traditional and Cloud Environment

In traditional IT environment, there is a constant pressure of cost reduction. Unpredictable demands, rapid changes in technologies, complex IT portfolios and acquisitions, increased business competition, and revenue demands are the main factors which have compelled organizations to look for better alternatives. There is little automation and considerable amount of effort goes into resource provisioning […]

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vCD To Die A Slow and Painful Death after 5.5

Just like a 2010 Mercedes SL550 being crashed into a wall, the parts are being scrapped and re-purposed into other applications. I knew this was a speculated announcement coming up at VMworld, but kept heads down until I heard it was true. Yesterday, there was an article detailing all of this information by Beth Pariseau […]

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Start of VMworld

It is the start of VMworld and my during my first days of meetings and briefings I have met up with a few companies like QualiSystems, Rackware, and Intiqua that are focusing on automation. These meetings have further confirmed my thoughts from my previous post that automation has now made it mainstream and will continue […]

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