Monthly Archives: July 2011

VMware still supporting DOS

Just saw the release of the 28 July 2011 patches for ESX(i) and in the list fixed is this little nugget. When you use Altiris DOS boot disk and PXE boot a virtual machine running on ESX 4.1 with flexible … Continue reading

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John Troyer – A Leader by Example

One of the challenges any leader has is how to motivate and encourage people to contribute their time and energy to a cause. This can be done a variety of ways and a company that wants to foster a community … Continue reading

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vSphere 5 Licensing – Enterprise Viewpoint

Every since “Raising The Bar” announcement of vSphere 5 and its associated changes, the blogosphere has been running rampant about Licensing both for and against.   Some of the blog postings I see make some good points like CPU core count … Continue reading

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100k vMotions in Production

I logged into the environment and was checking some things out and we just recently broke a rather important milestone. In our production environment one of our oldest clusters just broke 100,000 vMotions (or more accurately since they aren’t at … Continue reading

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Maybe its time for a new job.

I got back from a 10 day vacation where I was completely disconnected from work.  The work emails started getting downloaded and the initial filter went through them. I have 666 unread ones in my inbox.  Maybe its time to … Continue reading

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