Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery

Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery

Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery

Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery In the first part of this series we provided a high level view of the benefits of using Virtual Volumes enabled storage for database operations. In this post, we will examine in more detail how Virtual Volumes can improve the backup and recovery capabilities for business critical databases, […] The post Virtual Volumes for Database Backup and Recovery appeared first on Virtualize Business Critical Applications .


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vExpert 2016 Applications are Now Open!

#vExpert 2016 Applications are Now Open!

vExpert 2016 Applications are Now Open!

Applications for the 2016 vExpert program are now open. Applications will be accepted until December 18th at midnight PDT. The vExpert 2016 announcement will be on February 5th 2015. Current 2016 vExperts need to apply through the fastrack application only.


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How NSX Simplifies and Enables True Disaster…

How #NSX Simplifies and Enables True Disaster Recovery with Site Recovery Manager

How NSX Simplifies and Enables True Disaster…

By Dharma Rajan VMware Network Virtualization Platform (NSX) is the network virtualization platform for the software-defined datacenter (SDDC). Network virtualization using VMware NSX enables virtual networks to be created as software entities, saved and restored, and deleted on demand without requiring any reconfiguration of the physical network. Logical network entities like logical switch, logical routers, […] The post How NSX Simplifies and Enables True Disaster Recovery with Site…Read More


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VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM 6.0) Part 11…

VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM 6.0) Part 11 – Creating SRM Recovery Plans

VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM 6.0) Part 11…

vCenter Site recovery manager recovery plan is a automated plan for recovering protected virtual machines to the recovery site. SRM recovery plan includes one or more protection groups. You can include a protection group in more than one recovery plan. You create one recovery plan to handle a planned migration or other can be created […]]> vCenter Site recovery manager recovery plan is a automated plan for recovering protected virtual machines to the recovery site. SRM recovery plan includes…Read More


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Distributed Switch – Port Group Properties

Distributed Switch – Port Group Properties

Distributed Switch – Port Group Properties

Configuring a Distributed Switch can be a pain, especially if you do it for the first time after using a virtual switch. Avirtual switch is mostly used in smaller… The post Distributed Switch – Port Group Properties appeared first on Mind The Virtualization.


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VMware: Dell’s purchase and the spoils of war

VMware: Dell’s purchase and the spoils of war

VMware: Dell’s purchase and the spoils of war

The real prize from the EMC Dell deal is the associated purchase of VMware, Inc. Analysts from all over the globe predict everything from utter VMware destruction to VMware as a cash-producing Wunderkind. They’re all wrong.


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How To Erase ESXi Disks With ESXi Host Client v3

How To Erase ESXi Disks With ESXi Host Client v3

How To Erase ESXi Disks With ESXi Host Client v3

Newly released ESXi host client v3 (already) has been up for few weeks. I’ve been quite busy visiting VMworld Barcelona and VeeamON recently. However I’m back home, at Reunion, and can fully work as usually. Homelabbing, blogging and providing IT services to few clients localy here where I live. Today we will focus on quick […] Read the full post How To Erase ESXi Disks With ESXi Host Client v3 at ESX Virtualization.


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NSX & IT Operations Videos Released in the…

NSX & IT Operations Videos Released in the VMware Learning Zone

NSX & IT Operations Videos Released in the…

Four new Network Virtualization videos by instructor Paul McSharry and two videos on transforming your IT Operations have recently been added to the VMware Learning Zone video library: NSX Architecture – Troubleshooting This video walks though building a logical design, including a close look at NSX components, how they work together, and how data flows between them. […] The post NSX & IT Operations Videos Released in the VMware Learning Zone appeared first on VMware Education and…Read More


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Lesson Learnt While Working With SSL Certificates

Lesson Learnt While Working With SSL Certificates

Lesson Learnt While Working With SSL Certificates

From last 2 days I was working on using signed certificates for my vSphere lab and was determined to replace my self-signed certificate with signed certificate generated by my CA server. I have written a blog post on how to … Continue reading →


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Update SRM 5.8.0.1 to 5.8.1 ASAP if you use…

Update SRM 5.8.0.1 to 5.8.1 ASAP if you use linked mode

Update SRM 5.8.0.1 to 5.8.1 ASAP if you use…

VMware have not shouted about this one as much as they should have, given the potential gravity of the situation. If you use linked mode to connect multiple sites and have SRM 5.8.0.1 installed, then you will not be able to run an SRM recovery when you have the sites disconnected. As in, when you are experiencing a disaster which you want to recover from as quickly and painlessly as possible, as in, precisely what you purchased SRM for in the first place, you’re out of luck. So, if you are…Read More


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1000 VM per rack is the new minimum

1000 VM per rack is the new minimum

1000 VM per rack is the new minimum

The purpose of the above article is to drive a point that you need to look at the entire SDDC, and not just a component (e.g. Compute, Storage, Network, Security, Management). Once you look at the whole SDDC infrastructure in its entirety, you maybe surprised that everything fits into just 1-2 rack! The purpose is […] The post 1000 VM per rack is the new minimum appeared first on virtual red dot.


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What is vCenter Server Watchdog?

What is vCenter Server Watchdog?

What is vCenter Server Watchdog?

If you’ve done any research into the high-availability options available for vCenter Server 6.0, hopefully you have had a chance to read the VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Availability Guide written in collaboration with Technical Marketing and Global Support Services as well as KB 1024051. And you might have noticed particular sections that refer to the vCenter Server Watchdog. […] The post What is vCenter Server Watchdog? appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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Setup SSL Certificate For vSphere…

Setup SSL Certificate For vSphere Lab-Part-4-Creating and Replacing vSphere SSL Certificates

Setup SSL Certificate For vSphere…

You have observed that whenever you connect to vCenter Server using vSphere Client or connect via web-client you receive a warning that the certificate presented is not trusted and bla bla bla. For lab environments or small environments Self-Signed certificates … Continue reading →


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Microsoft’s About To Become More Aggressive…

Microsoft’s About To Become More Aggressive With Windows 10 Upgrades

Microsoft’s About To Become More Aggressive…

Microsoft has announced that, starting next year, they will begin pushing Windows 10 upgrades more aggressively through Windows Update. The post Microsoft’s About To Become More Aggressive With Windows 10 Upgrades appeared first on Petri.


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