Monthly Archives: December 2008

root == Bad

I’ve been reading a bunch of posts that have been covering the idea of “making another root account”.   I read this KB article from VMware when it first came out and said “how dumb, no thanks”.   I didn’t realize it … Continue reading

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vSphere here we come

Ever since VMworld 2008 I’ve been waiting on the official words on what the new VI4 version name will be.   I figured it’d be changed from VMware VI4 which was the latest name.  Just wasn’t sure what it would change … Continue reading

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Powershell speed – Get-VM vs. Get-Type -ViewType

I’ve been starting to look at using the VI Toolkit which uses Powershell.   In doing this many of the command formats tend to be “Get-VM | Get-View” or “Get-VMHost | Get-View“.   So I’m off and figuring this out and I … Continue reading

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Citrix vs VDI/View – Round 1

Recently my company has gone through this huge architectural discussion/debate around using Citrix versus using VDI.   It has been rather entertaining to say the least.   I’ve met with the architect that’s attempting to put together a comparision document on a … Continue reading

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