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September 29, 2015
A new version of vSphere wasn't announced at VMworld, but the new technologies that were left users excited for the future
February 16, 2015
VMware's origin started with five employees and an idea to abstract hardware. Now the company is evolving faster thanks to a rapid succession of acquisitions.
July 31, 2014
The annual VMware event is expected to draw more than 20,000 but, for some, the company's products aren't the only selling point.
July 10, 2014
The vSphere 2015 beta party is no longer invite-only. VMware pros hope the new program will reduce the amount of bugs in the next version of vSphere.
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VMware vSphere HA (High Availability) is a utility included in VMware's vSphere software that can restart failed virtual machines (VMs) on alternative host servers to reduce application downtime. Continue Reading
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Thanks to their overwhelming popularity, the HTML5-based ESXi Embedded Host Client and vSphere Client have made the transition from flings to features. Continue Reading
The free vSphere license lacks the ability to create a template from an existing VM. How can administrators work around this shortcoming? Continue Reading
You can use the free edition of VMware vSphere to build a virtualization platform, but remember, you get what you pay for. Continue Reading
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The VMware Host Client is faster and more secure than the vSphere Flash-based client, but it has yet to reach maturity. Here are some other tools you can use to manage ESXi hosts. Continue Reading
The SaltStack management tool allows admins to create a consistent management system for multiple operating systems, including VMware vSphere environments. Continue Reading
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Configuring ESXi time sync should be a top priority for admins once installation is complete -- failure to do so could result in application failure, VM issues and more. Continue Reading
In order to successfully log in to vCenter Server with vSphere Web Client, start by figuring out which version of vCenter Server you're running. Continue Reading
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