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September 25, 2013
VMware users took to Twitter to express delight, displeasure and to offer guidance following the vSphere 5.5 general availability announcement.
June 24, 2013
VMware's vCenter Certificate Automation Tool is barely out of beta, but users are optimistic it will ease the nightmarish certificate update process.
May 10, 2012
VMware customers hope that vSphere virtualization products will soon have more automation and integration.
April 10, 2012
For newly mixed hypervisor shops, HotLink SuperVISOR lets operations teams use the VMware vCenter management stack they already know and love.
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VMware DirectPath I/O is the technology that gives a virtual machine (VM) direct access to a physical PCI and PCIe hardware devices on the host by circumventing the hypervisor. Continue Reading
VMXNET Generation 3 (VMXNET3) is a virtual network adapter designed to deliver high performance in virtual machines (VMs) running on the VMware vSphere platform. Continue Reading
A quirk in older ESX/ESXi versions will not result in a prompt rename of a VM until it has moved to another data store. Continue Reading
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An administrator can choose thick or thin provisioning on a destination volume for a data store, but which one offers better performance? Continue Reading
When top performance is necessary, virtualization administrators need to know how their server hardware matches up with the virtual machine sizes. Continue Reading
Savvis originally developed its own cloud middleware for VMware-based clouds, but adopted vCloud Director to support evolving enterprise cloud usage. Continue Reading
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Many IT administrators prefer the vSphere desktop client, but VMware is slowly phasing it out in favor of the vSphere Web Client. Continue Reading
Rebecca Fitzhugh explains how vApps can be configured differently, depending on whether they are built in vSphere or vCloud Director. Continue Reading
Administrators in an ESXi environment should adjust the networking configuration to prevent slow VM migrations. Continue Reading
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When a VM is being moved with VMware Storage vMotion and the migration doesn't execute properly, there are several ways to pinpoint the problem. Continue Reading
Without correct implementation and persistent monitoring, a resource pool can cause more problems than it solves. Continue Reading
Sizing VMs with sufficient resources and understanding the relationship between components will ensure application performance and user happiness. Continue Reading