Monthly Archives: August 2011

CIM1644: Lab Manager to vCloud for SAP

We know that Lab Manager is End of Life.  It is just a matter of time.   vCloud Director has most of the features and functionality to start migrating over. Some of the nice new benefits are: Everything in vCloud Director … Continue reading

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BCA1360 – Global Enterprise virtualizing Exchange 2010

Exchange 2010 can be virtualized and this session covers how they did it. Some of the design points that need to be covered are: DAS vs SAN Scale up or Scale out The choices made here are arbitrary and dependent … Continue reading

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VMworld 2011 – General Session #2 with Steve Herrod

Live Blog and notes taken during the session Steve Herrod, VMware CTO, presenting for the General Session 2. One of the great changes is the shift from servers and technology to End Devices and Services.   Universal access to the … Continue reading

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VMworld 2011 – Keynote with Paul Maritz

Live blog taken during the keynote. The keynote started off with a beautiful Tron-3D stylized video talking about computing, virtualization, automation and ultimately the cloud.  Your cloud.  My cloud. Hands on Labs started off as a private cloud onsite in … Continue reading

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Conference Fun with WiFi

Its always interesting to look at some of the things people do for their personal devices. At the VMworld conference I found these wifi points. So we have someone who feels something is overweight and apparently someone that believes they … Continue reading

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VMworld 2011 – Its on

After much work and challenge, I have been able to get a VMworld Pass, a Plane Ticket and by the generosity of some wonderful VMware Peeps, a room to crash in.  At this point I’m digging into and attempting to … Continue reading

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Vendor Minimum Requirements

Recently I was pulled into a slow performance issue with a VM. After looking at the standard metrics of value and seeing that none of them were really bad, I started asking some more questions.  We contacted the vendor and … Continue reading

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