Archive for July, 2011

How will the Citrix acquisition of change the game?

July 28, 2020

If you haven't heard Citrix acquired developer of CloudStack which is an open source Infrastructure as a Service cloud computing platform. More details on this can be read here. I have deployed and use CloudStack with open source hypervisors, KVM and Xen, with great success and ease.
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Least advertised golden nugget in Mac OS X Lion

July 21, 2020

I can't help but blog about this even though it is not about the main topic of my blog which is virtualization. This one feature in the latest version of Mac OS X was something I have always wanted being spoiled by the Windows OS.
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Performance-driven SQL databases and virtualization

July 21, 2020

Server virtualization changed the way IT has deployed most of its infrastructure for the last few years. Many companies are adopting a “virtualization first” policy because of all the benefits associated with virtualization. While most applications can be virtualized without any penalty to the application and user experience, there is still a worry about...
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Mac OSX Lion available

July 20, 2020

Apple has released Mac OSX Lion and it’s available as a digital download from the Mac App Store. Check it out.
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Deepdive with Tintri VMstore

July 15, 2020

This week I got to talk with Ed Lee - Architect and Chris Bennet - VP Marketing both over at Tintri about the new VMstore storage array for VMware virtualize environments. They walked me through the product and gave sort of a deep dive into what the product does and what sets this storage...
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VMware View for Android Tech Preview

July 14, 2020

If you don't have it already the new VMware View for Android is now available as a Tech Preview. It sports some what of a different look and feel from the iPad version and looks really nice.
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Is OpenSource driving the Cloud?

July 13, 2020

Cloud Computing is all the rage these days and after drilling into many of the different services and solutions I noticed that opensource seems to prevail and propel the cloud. Before I go on my rant about opensource and it’s relationship to the cloud let me define a few things. By now most people...
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Where does VMware HA and FT fall for me.

July 8, 2020

This is in response to a post that Duncan Epping posted a couple days ago which can be found here. It seems VMware wanted get some feedback on why customers were not virtualizing certain clustered software in vShpere or replacing cluster solutions with VMware HA. I don’t think it was defined well but I’d...
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Reservation or Resource Pool they are not the same.

July 7, 2020

Do you need a reservation or a resource pool? Don't know? Well hopefully this will help you decide which one will best fit your need.
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