July 29, 2014

Cool Tool - VMware Guest Console Tool - v1.0


The VMware Guest Console Tool is a GUI Tool to launch the console of a powered on VM Guest. Currently, only powered on guests are included, although, if requested, a version to include all guests can be compiled. Check out the screenshot to get an idea of what

by EricSloof at July 29, 2014 11:57 PM

Free e-learning course - Horizon (With View) Fundamentals [V6.0]


This (4 hours; self paced) free e-learning course covers the main features and components in the View solution and how to install and configure View. The course consists of five modules:
  • Introduction to View discusses the View architecture and key bene
  • by EricSloof at July 29, 2014 11:45 PM

    @VMTurbo Recognized by CRN as a 2014 Emerging Vendor

    VMBlog )

    VMTurbo , the world&#rsquo;s first and only unified control system for cloud and virtualized environments, announced today it has been recognized as one of... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 29, 2014 11:38 PM

    @CommVault Announces Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Financial Results

    VMBlog )

    CommVault today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014. &#rsquo;We began fiscal year 2015 with a solid first quarter,... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 29, 2014 11:33 PM

    @Cirba Issues Statement: Control is at the Center of the Software-Defined Data Center #SDDC

    VMBlog )

    Cirba Inc. , the leading provider of software-defined infrastructure control solutions, issued the following statement regarding the importance of... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 29, 2014 11:21 PM

    @LinMin Launches Server Provisioning #VirtualAppliance for Data Centers

    VMBlog )

    LinMin , provider of IT automation software LinMin Bare Metal Provisioning, today announced the immediate availability of its Server Provisioning... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 29, 2014 11:18 PM

    @Site24x7 Launches Partner Program to Expand #Cloud Application Performance Management Ecosystem

    VMBlog )

    Site24x7 , the cloud infrastructure monitoring service, today announced the launch of the Site24x7 partner program. The new program enables cloud,... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 29, 2014 11:16 PM

    @NixuSoftware Fuels @Rackspace ObjectRocket #DBaaS

    VMBlog )

    Nixu Software today announced that ObjectRocket , the Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) division of Rackspace, has selected Nixu for its Software-Defined Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 29, 2014 11:12 PM

    Riverbed Solutions Enable Rayonier Advanced Materials to Accelerate Cloud Application Delivery and Benefit from Location-Independent Computing

    VMBlog )

    Riverbed Technology, the leader in application performance infrastructure, today announced that Rayonier Advanced Materials implemented a... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 29, 2014 11:11 PM

    How to Setup a Microsoft Azure Virtual Network

    Petri IT Knowledgebase )

    Curious about virtual networking in Microsoft Azure? Learn how to setup an Azure virtual network in this short step-by-step tutorial by Jon Hassell.

    The post How to Setup a Microsoft Azure Virtual Network appeared first on Petri.

    by Petri at July 29, 2014 10:47 PM

    NE VMUG Bound – 7th August

    mikelaverick.com )

    Next week sees me heading up to my home area of the North-East of England for the next NE VMUG. This VMUG marks a change of location for the group to theInternational Centre for Life (Times Square,Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK NE1 4EP). I’m really pleased to see two community sessions along side

    by MikeLaverick at July 29, 2014 10:07 PM

    New FREE eLearning: Horizon (With View) Fundamentals [V6.0]

    VMware Education and Certification Blog )

    Now added to our FREE eLearning library is a new course which provides you with a fundamental understanding of Horizon View functionality including the business challenges it intends to solve. The Horizon (With View) Fundamentals [V6.0] eLearning course contains nearly 4 hours of FREE course materia

    by VMware at July 29, 2014 09:40 PM

    VXLAN Troubleshooting – esxcli commands

    vsential )

    So with the release of VMware’s NSX™product, some of us may have already started down that road of playing with it in our labs. VMware NSX™ is the network virtualization and security platformpositioned as a key part of the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). Y

    by vsential at July 29, 2014 08:00 PM

    VXLAN Troubleshooting – esxcli commands

    vSential )

    So with the release of VMware’s NSX™product, some of us may have already started down that road of playing with it in our labs. VMware NSX™ is the network virtualization and security platformpositioned as a key part of the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). Y

    by JamesBowling at July 29, 2014 08:00 PM

    Microsoft Azure Growing Faster than Amazon, IBM, and Google in Cloud Services

    Petri IT Knowledgebase )

    A new report reveals that Microsoft Azure growth is helping Microsoft's cloud infrastructure as a service offering gain ground against AWS in the cloud services battle.

    The post Microsoft Azure Growing Faster than Amazon, IBM, and Google in Cloud Services appeared first on

    by Petri at July 29, 2014 07:41 PM

    Where is tape media headed?

    Arround the Storage Block )

    By Andrew Dodd, WW Marketing Communications Manager, HP Storage Media




    We&#rsquo;re more than eighteen months

    by CalvinZito at July 29, 2014 07:28 PM

    VMworld 2014: No Limits—New Possibilities

    VMware Partner News )

    VMworld will be in San Francisco, Aug. 24-28th.If you haven’t already, register now and be sure to select [and join us] at Partner Day, taking place on Sunday, August 24th during your registration process. With Schedule Builder now live, it’s time to maximize your partner experie

    by VMware at July 29, 2014 07:00 PM

    Citrix Needs to Enter the Hyper-Converged Market

    virtualizationreview )

    It needs to expand on its CloudPlatform offering, among other key steps to take.

    by Virtualization Review at July 29, 2014 07:00 PM

    Nutanix and Veeam HyperV Best Practices

    Derek Seaman's Blog )

    Advertise here with BSA

    Earlier this year I had the distinct pleasure of working with Luca Dell’oca(@Dellock6) from Veeam on a Nutanix + Veeam Backup and Replication+ VMware vSphere whitepaper. You ca

    by DerekSeaman at July 29, 2014 05:41 PM

    Part 1 : VCDX - The Saga Of The Lost Title : The Design

    vXpress )

    Last week, while I was winding up my workday, I tweeted about writing a post which would reflect my experience about my unsuccessful yet fruitful VCDX defense on 9th July 2014 in Singapore. A number...

    Click on the title to continue reading the post..

    by sunnydua at July 29, 2014 04:38 PM

    New and Improved vCloud Hybrid Service vSphere Client plug-in

    VMware vCloud Blog )

    The VMware vCloud Hybrid Service team is continuously expanding on our vision of hybrid management. Last week, we announced general availability of vCenter Operations Management pack for vCloud Hybrid Service. Today, we are happy to announce general availability of vCloud Hybrid Service vSphere Clie

    by VMware at July 29, 2014 04:00 PM

    The evolving landscape of mobility in education

    Airwatch by VMware )

    The way we teach, the way we learn and the way we access information continues to transform with the advent of mobile technology. For many organizations, it is no longer enough to simply introduce mobility into the classroom – schools and teachers must take full advantage of the devices. A

    by VMware at July 29, 2014 03:22 PM

    Using PowerShell to Provision Member Servers in Microsoft Azure

    Petri IT Knowledgebase )

    Russell Smith shares a Windows PowerShell script that provisions member servers in Microsoft Azure.

    The post Using PowerShell to Provision Member Servers in Microsoft Azure appeared first on Petri.

    by Petri at July 29, 2014 03:14 PM

    Wahl Network at VMworld: Sessions, Books, and Charity

    Wahl Network )

    Headed to VMworld 2014 in the US? Here's the scoop on what's going on from a Wahl Network perspective

    The post Wahl Network at VMworld: Sessions, Books, and Charity appeared first on Wahl Network.


    by ChrisWahl at July 29, 2014 02:00 PM

    Pure Storage XenDesktop 7.5 Verified and Upcoming Citrix User Groups in the Southeast US

    2 VCP's and a Truck )

    Come find out how the Pure Storage Flash Array can help you acheive awesome status on your XenDesktop and XenApp deployments. Compatible for the FlashArray 320,405,420 and 450 Pretty nice review too. Also click here to explore Citrix Ready and get the resources for running your XenDesktop on Flash A

    by Pure Storage at July 29, 2014 01:44 PM

    A Customer Perspective: VMware NSX, Micro-Segmentation & Next-Generation Security

    The Network Virtualization Blog )

    VMware NSX and Palo Alto Networks are transforming the data center by combining the fastprovisioning of network and security services with next-generation security protection for East-West traffic. At VMworld,John Spiegel, Global IS Communications Manager forColumbia Sportswearwill take the stage to

    by VMware at July 29, 2014 01:00 PM

    VSAN Part 26 – Does Disk Size Matter?

    CormacHogan.com )

    Advertise here with BSA

    I was involved in an interesting thread recently with one of our VSAN partners regarding disk sizes used in VSAN, and what impact smaller drives may have. In an earlier post, I discussed reasons

    by CormacHogan at July 29, 2014 01:00 PM

    Doing Things Because They Are HARD–My Virtual Design Master Experience

    Sean's IT Blog )

    &#rsquo;We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we [R

    by SeanMassey at July 29, 2014 12:45 PM

    Windows Apportals: A Killer App for Building Modern Integrated Desktops for Windows 8.1

    Virtualization Practice )

    Windows 8 is never going to be a hit, but Microsoft has a killer app that will accelerate enterprise adoption and assure the long-term success of Windows 9. Windows Apportals isan odd, not-quite-an-OS feature, not-quite-an-app tool for building custom foldersof live tiles. Microsoft describ

    by Virtualization Practice at July 29, 2014 12:40 PM

    RHEL, CentOS and Oracle Linux 7 tips

    vReality )

    Here are some miscellaneous tips forRHEL, CentOS and Oracle Linux 7 systems I have found useful. This post is a work in-progress, I will update it every now and then as I come up with more tips. Systemd basic usage Start service # systemctl start crond Stop service # systemctl stop crond En

    by TomiHakala at July 29, 2014 12:35 PM

    How-to add an ESXi connected USB device to a VM

    vBrain.info (Manfred Hofer) )

    Last time a colleague came to me and ask me how to pass-through a license dongle to a VM. The first thing that came to my mind was “Hm…. haven’t done that before, but...

    by ManfredHofer at July 29, 2014 10:19 AM

    Back To Basics: Storage Vendor Plug-ins: Dell EqualLogic Virtual Storage Manager (VSM)

    mikelaverick.com )

    This post is long over due. It was originally written when I still had my colocation lab back in about Feb of this year. Back then the Dell VSM was not publically available, and so I wasn’t able to release this content. It was around the time I was writing the storage articles in the [&

    by MikeLaverick at July 29, 2014 07:33 AM

    Virtual Design Master: the community strength

    vInfrastructure Blog )

    Virtual Design Master is a great initiative by Eric Wright (@discoposse), Angelo Luciani (@angeloluciani) and Melissa Palmer (@vmiss) with the original idea to build an “IT reality” build around a team competitors with a design challenge that puts their knowledge to the

    by AndreaMauro at July 29, 2014 07:03 AM

    Bye bye SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware

    Virtual Allan )

    SLES for VMware has gone EoA on July 25, 2014, so there is currently no Linux distribution, that's bundled with your vSphere License. according to information from VMware they are not switching to a new Linux partner.  If you want to know what this means, the infor

    by AllanKjaer at July 29, 2014 06:45 AM

    What is TOGAF & Do I really need it ?

    Virtual Knightz )

    As technicians, we seldom look at the larger picture. The larger picture is understanding that IT is for Business and not the other way around. Each organization has a mission & objective i.e. the purpose to exist beyond commercial gains(so to say :-)) . As masters of a technical domain, we

    by CedricRajendran at July 29, 2014 06:39 AM

    Webinar gratuito sobre políticas de gestión en vSAN

    www.blogvmware.comBlog VMware por Leandro Ariel Leonhardt )

    Mañana 30 de julio, John Krueger | Education Technical Lead at VMware realizará un webinar sobre gestión de almacenamiento basada en las diferentes directivas en Virtual SAN. 
    Para los que no estáis muy familiarizad

    by Leandro ArielLeonhardt at July 29, 2014 06:30 AM

    Help a Good Friend, Stephen Hunt

    VMware Tips )

    Many of you know that we lost a good man last week in a tragic accident, James Ruddy. Unfortunately Stephen Hunt was also in the vehicle at the time, he sustained major injuries and is still in the ICU of the local hospital. A fund has been created in his name to help with the [...]]>

    by RickScherer at July 29, 2014 02:44 AM

    Interop Tokyo 2014 マネージメントコーナー紹介

    VMware Japan Cloud Infrastructure Blog )

    こんにちは。VMware の内野です。 本日は 6 月 11 日 ~ 13 日に幕張メッセで開催された Interop Tokyo 2014 の VMware ブース内の マネージメントコーナーの内容をご紹介します。 マネージメントコーナーでは、サーバーはもちろん、ストレージやネットワークまでも含めていかに一括で効率的に運用管理が行えるか。に関してお客様からよく頂くご質問に対する解決策を多くご紹介させていただきました。 Interop Tokyo 2014 の VMware ブースマネージメントコーナーでは、以下の様な環境を準備しました。 今回は上記の環境を使って、VMware vCenter

    by VMware at July 29, 2014 01:09 AM

    July 28, 2014

    @Kaspersky Lab #Survey: One Out of Every Four IT Professionals Don't Know #Virtualization #Security Options

    VMBlog )

    While today&#rsquo;s organizations recognize the importance of securing their virtual environment, many IT professionals don&#rsquo;t know that specialized... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2014 11:34 PM

    Bringing New Intelligence to #Cloud Orchestration with Cloudify 3.0

    VMBlog )

    GigaSpaces Technologies today announced it has completely re-architected its Cloudify offering to provide Intelligent Orchestration of applications... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2014 11:32 PM

    Network Virtualization Set to Revolutionize the Telecommunications Industry as the Shift to the 3rd Platform Continues, According to New IDC Research

    VMBlog )

    As technologies and business dynamics continue to evolve, network virtualization strategies are reshaping the telecommunications ecosystem. The shift Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2014 11:30 PM

    Xen Project User Summit Highlights Advanced Use Cases for Leading Open Source Hypervisor

    VMBlog )

    The Xen Project Collaborative Project hosted at the Linux Foundation today announced the presenters and full program for the Xen Project User Summit... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2014 11:28 PM

    BeCloud Joins NAKIVO Cloud Backup Ecosystem for VMware Disaster Recovery

    VMBlog )

    BeCloud, a leading cloud services provider for VMware virtualized environments in the United States, today announced that it has joined the NAKIVO... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2014 11:27 PM

    Guardar y Restaurar recursos compartidos de Windows

    Blog - IT SYSBLOG )

    Buenas a tod@s, Hoy he tenido que realizar lamigración de un disco virtual repleto de carpetas con permisos por usuarios, multitud de recursos compartidos… Este procedimiento nos sirve para la migración de permisos entre...


    by Andrés Rey Macías at July 28, 2014 10:59 PM

    If you liked your EVA, you’ll love HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage

    Arround the Storage Block )

    The HP EVA was built in an era of predictable data growth and database application but as you transform your data centers, you require modern scale-out architectures more suited for today&#rsquo;s multi-tenant, mixed workload environments. Now it&#rsquo;s time to consider making the

    by CalvinZito at July 28, 2014 08:32 PM

    vSphere – Enable SSH using PowerCLI

    Everything Should Be Virtual )

    Advertise here with BSA

    In case you have the need to enable SSH, set SSH service to start on boot and also set the firewall rule to allow ALL IPs you can use the following PowerCLI script. If you need to lock down the C

    by vGeek Everything Should Be Virtual at July 28, 2014 07:47 PM

    UCS Mini: SMB Design Architecture

    Justin's IT Blog )

    I’ve done a few “SMB” Architecture posts before most however were using regular rack mount servers, and 1Gbps networking. However, now that the UCS Mini Chassis is order-able I thought we better take another look at SMB design and see what we could do to incorporate it.

    by JustinPaul at July 28, 2014 07:20 PM

    Validate SSL expiration date

    Michael Ryom )

    Every x years ssl certificates need to be renew for the vSphere infrastructure. So in order to do this I needed a way tovalidate SSL expiration date. Well the thing is I don’t know an...

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    by MichaelRyom at July 28, 2014 07:10 PM

    TechTalk sponsor number four, Cisco

    ProfessionalVMware.com )

    I really like when sponsors want to work with vBrownBag for multiple events and over multiple years. It says that they see the value of getting close to the community of people who use their products to solve business problems. Cisco has sponsored every TechTalk event that vBrownBag has ever done, a

    by JonathanFrappier at July 28, 2014 07:00 PM

    RIP, Jim Ruddy.

    Virtual Geek )

    While not news to some in EMC circles, we lost a great human late Thursday night last week in a tragic accident – in the blink of an eye, a bright light snuffed out. I got the call late Thursday,...

    by ChadSakac at July 28, 2014 06:45 PM

    Improvements I Want to See in the Next Version of Hyper-V

    Petri IT Knowledgebase )

    Aidan Finn serves up a wish list of the top features and improvements he'd like to see in the next version of Hyper-V.

    The post Improvements I Want to See in the Next Version of Hyper-V appeared first on Petri.

    by Petri at July 28, 2014 06:21 PM

    EUC Integration Points

    Airwatch by VMware )

    Back in April, I blogged about how we&#rsquo;re thinking ofbringing VMware and AirWatch together, outlining our broad vision and high-level architecture for how to conceptualize the integration. The original blog was well-received by customers and partners alike, who were happy to see that VMwar

    by VMware at July 28, 2014 06:09 PM

    VMworld 2014 Must See Cloud sessions

    virtual-blog.com )

    Advertise here with BSA

    As we get ever closer to VMworld, the usual Must See session lists are coming out in the blogosphere. I don’t want to replicate the work that those people have already done, so I would

    by DaveHill at July 28, 2014 05:58 PM

    10 Essential VMware Management Tools

    Petri IT Knowledgebase )

    Stuart Burns presents 10 useful VMware management tools to help manage and monitor your VMware infrastructure more effectively.

    The post 10 Essential VMware Management Tools appeared first on Petri.

    by Petri at July 28, 2014 05:15 PM

    Introducing Jason Crichton, aka @hawkbox

    rnelson0 )

    With summer upon us, I’ve taken a break from the blog. You’ll still see a few of my small posts pop out every so often, but no lengthy technical posts from me for a while. That doesn’t mean the blog is taking the summer off, though! I’m proud to introduce a co

    by RobNelson at July 28, 2014 04:41 PM

    Monitoring Edge Node Network Configuration

    Virtual Andy )

    Over the last few months I’ve done a bit of work around monitoring, Open vSwitch, and XenServer. This post lists some of the networking/Open vSwitch specific items to monitor on hypervisors. Link Status:Nagios SNMP Interfaces pluginworks well for reporting a failed link as well as reportin

    by AndyHill at July 28, 2014 04:00 PM

    SSH keys when using Lockdown Mode – A 5.x Hardening Guide update

    VMware vSphere Blog (VMware vSphere Blog [VMware] )

    Hi, I was informed today that there is a behavior in the 5.1 through 5.5 Update 1 Hardening Guides that is incorrectly documented. The two affected guidelines are: ESXi.enable-lockdown-mode ESXi.remove-authorized-keys The guidance in both is as follows: Note:  Lockdown mode does not apply t

    by VMware at July 28, 2014 02:51 PM

    Let Cloudphysics help rid yourself of Heartbleed

    frankdenneman.nl )

    Unfortunately the Open SSL Heartbleed bug (CVE-2014-0224) is present in the ESXi and vCenter 5.5 builds. VMware responded by incorporating a patch to solve the OpenSSL vulnerability in the OpenSSL 1.0.1 library. For more info about the ESXI 5.5 patch read KB 2076665, VMware issued two relea

    by FrankDenneman at July 28, 2014 02:38 PM

    Mobility, BYOD and Dell, oh my!

    zdnet )

    Mobility and BYOD are both putting pressure on IT to break out of established, proven patterns. Dell's Sean Wisdom suggests an individual-centric set of approaches.

    by zdnet at July 28, 2014 02:25 PM

    Windows 2003 and vSphere Refuse To Handshake

    Wahl Network )

    Still riddled with folks running Windows 2003 and XP? Make sure to avoid this handshake pitfall with vSphere 5.x

    The post Windows 2003 and vSphere Refuse To Handshake appeared first on Wahl Network.


    by ChrisWahl at July 28, 2014 02:00 PM

    VMware NSX Use Case – Simplifying Disaster Recovery (Part 2)

    my SDDC by VCDX#55 )

    Deploying the environment Now let&#rsquo;s see have a closer look at how to create this environment. The following picture represents the vSphere logical architecture and the associated IP scheme… … and the networks mapping: First of all you have to create three vSphere clust

    by NicolasVermande at July 28, 2014 02:00 PM

    Giving Back to the Community

    blog.scottlowe.org )

    This is a repost of an announcement from the Spousetivities web site about activities at VMworld 2014 and donations to the Jim Ruddy Memorial Fund.

    This article was originally posted on blog.scottlowe.org. Visit the site for more information on virtualization, servers, storage, and other ent

    by ScottLowe at July 28, 2014 02:00 PM

    VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 7/26/14

    VMware Tips )

    In our effort to provide our viewers with up to the minute information on VMware related news and topics, we’re posting the following list of new KB Entries for this week, direct from VMware Support. http://bit.ly/1hiTmwM Datacenter Uploading diagnostic information for VMware Federal custo

    by RickScherer at July 28, 2014 01:56 PM

    Horizon View 6.0 Part 4–Active Directory Configuration

    Sean's IT Blog )

    When you build a Horizon View environment, the virtual desktops that users connect to run Windows.  The servers that provide the virtual desktop infrastructure services run on Windows.  So, as you can imagine, Active Directory plays a huge role in Horizon View. When you&#rsquo;

    by SeanMassey at July 28, 2014 01:45 PM

    What we found: Insights from our BYOD poll

    Airwatch by VMware )

    Last month, we asked our readers to answer a few questions about BYOD at their organization. We received a total of 164 votes, below are our findings: BYOD Program Prevalence 50% of our respondents said their organization offers a BYOD program. Of BYOD organizations, 70% require employees to sign a

    by VMware at July 28, 2014 01:44 PM

    Trouble Configuring the vCAC appliance

    theITHollow.com )

    I thought it was necessary to get this post out. I’ve heard numerous people say that they’ve tried to install VMware’s vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) but for one reason or another it just didn’t seem to work. I myself recently installed this and had

    by EricShanks at July 28, 2014 01:05 PM

    Did You Get the Memo?

    Virtualization Practice )

    Did you get the memo? You know, the one that went out about the end of support for Microsoft Windows XP that took effect on April 8, 2014. What month is it now? Oh, that&#rsquo;s right; it&#rsquo;s July. So why in the world should there still be news about the end of Windows XP? Wel

    by Virtualization Practice at July 28, 2014 12:15 PM

    A New Storage Model for the Next Generation Data Center

    VMBlog )

    Contributed Article by Kavitha Mariappan, Maginatics Virtualization has transformed data center operations, and now storage operations also need to... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2014 12:15 PM

    VMCI – revisited (a.k.a. Project Marvin)

    Technodrone )

    You all know what VMCI stands for – don&#rsquo;t you? Well if you ever looked at VMware solutions – then you would recognize it - VMCI Overview. The Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI) is an infrastructure that provides fast and efficient...

    by MaishSaidel-Keesing at July 28, 2014 12:00 PM

    Cloud Automation – Get Your Hands on Our Solutions

    VMware Virtualization & Cloud Management Blog )

    by Rich Bourdeau You are coming to VMworld so that you can learn about new software defined services, end user computing and management solutions from VMware. There are over 500 sessions you can attend, but don&#rsquo;t miss the opportunity to get your hands on our products. Remember the old Chi

    by VMware at July 28, 2014 11:59 AM

    VMUnify as an Amazon EC2 Gateway Appliance

    VMBlog )

    VMUnify v3.0, the software platform to launch Bespoke IaaS is now available as an AMI on the AWS market place VMUnify as an Amazon Gateway Appliance... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at July 28, 2014 11:46 AM

    Go to VMworld 2014 for FREE!!!!

    vDestination )

    It’s that time again, my annual free trip to VMworld contest is here! It’s a bit late this year, but better late than never. VMworld 2014 looks to be great this year, I’m positive there will be many incredible announcements from VMware and many of their partners. The So

    by GregStuart at July 28, 2014 11:00 AM

    How to save Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Modern User Interface Tiles Layout using RES Workspace Manager

    Thinstall Guru )

    In Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 the Menu Start is different from Operating Systems before. The picture below is an example of the new Menu Start or Modern User Interface (MUI) and also called Tiles interface. To be able to save a customized Modern User Interface for the end-user you have t

    by EdwinFriesen at July 28, 2014 09:58 AM

    Virtualized Servers and Desktops – a Game Changer for a Thai Automaker’s Bottom Line

    VMware Partner News )

    The joint Dell | VMware vSphere virtualization platform, together with its virtualized desktop service, has increased Isuzu Ung Nguan’s sales and productivity by giving its sales teams and others easy access to critical information off-site. Learn more.

    by VMware at July 28, 2014 09:00 AM

    Pre-built Windows virtual machines

    Virtual to the Core )

    Virtual appliances are one of the coolest and most useful little things that you can use in a virtualized environment. Whenever you need to quickly test a new software, a new platform, it&#rsquo;s always nice and welcomed when its creator puts out a pre-configured appliance for it. No t

    by LucaDell'Oca at July 28, 2014 08:00 AM

    Formate este verano con el Pack de Virtualizacion de VMware OnLine

    Blog Virtualización & Cloud Computing en Español )

    Este verano ya puedes formarte con los cursos OnLinede Vmware vSphere en español más vendido en el mundo. Cerca de 1.000 alumnos ya los han realizado. ¿Te lo vas a perder? Lanzamos una promoción para que puedas adquirir los cursos OnLine sobre Virtualizaci

    by Jose MariaGonzalez at July 28, 2014 07:31 AM

    Formate este verano con el Pack de Virtualizacion de VMware OnLine

    Blog Virtualización & Cloud Computing en Español )

    Este verano ya puedes formarte con los cursos OnLinede Vmware vSphere en español más vendido en el mundo. Cerca de 1.000 alumnos ya los han realizado. ¿Te lo vas a perder? Lanzamos una promoción para que puedas adquirir los cursos OnLine sobre Virtualizaci

    by Jose MariaGonzalez at July 28, 2014 07:30 AM

    Błąd 400, 404 i 503 w zakładce Storage Views

    http:/blog.inleo.pl )

    Spędziłem kilka ostatnich dni na wojnie podjazdowej z vSphere 5.5. Generalnie wydanie to będzie przez najbliższe kilka lat kojarzyć mi się z karmieniem gęsi przez rurę przy jednoczesnym robieniu jej lewatywy. Najgorsze wydanie c

    by MaciejLelusz at July 28, 2014 06:49 AM

    VeeamON 2014: El primer evento mundial

    www.blogvmware.comBlog VMware por Leandro Ariel Leonhardt )

    VeeamON 2014 es el primer evento que realizará la compañía líder con la finalidad de enseñar el potencial del software de Veeam Backup & Replication para los Data Center modernos como los que tenemos hoy en

    by Leandro ArielLeonhardt at July 28, 2014 06:30 AM

    ESXi Intra vCenter Migration – Be Cautious

    Steven Kang Virtualisation and Storage )

    Introduction Last week, migration of virtual machines to vMSC was almost completed and it was about time to bring one cluster to another vCenter server to distribute the workload. During the testing phase, faced an unexpected resultand I would like … Continue reading →

    by StevenKang at July 28, 2014 06:02 AM

    EMC – HeatMap Analyzer – Basics – Part 3 – Charts

    PenguinPunk )

    This is part 3 of a series where Iwill go into a little more detail on how you use HeatMap Analyzer. In this article I will look at the different sort of charts that can be drawn using the Analyzer component.   Line Chart This is a standard Line chart. Line style charts (Line, St

    by DanFrith at July 28, 2014 06:00 AM

    How to setup your Mac with VMware Fusion, Vagrant, and boot2docker

    Kendrick Coleman )

    Yesterday I had some fun getting Vagrant + boot2docker working on my mac with VMware Fusion. It really wasn't all that hard but some people have had some issues so I'll document my steps. I chose to use VMware Fusion instead of VirtualBox for Vagrant because I don't need 2 products that ess

    by KendrickColeman at July 28, 2014 05:13 AM

    Largest Collection of Free Microsoft eBooks

    ESX Virtualization )

    There is a huge collection of free E-books available at MSDN blog and I thought that there is quite of few you might be interested. The collection is just huge and there are some relatively older books too talking about Windows 7, but this does not change the fact that those are free. Who d

    by VladanSeget at July 28, 2014 04:55 AM

    AutoLab Videos

    LabGuides )

    The last few weeks I&#rsquo;ve been busy making videos. There are now setup videos covering the setup of all the supported outer virtualization platforms as well as a video that looks at populating the build share. Here are links to the videos: VMware Workstation setup VMware Player set

    by NickMarshall at July 28, 2014 02:14 AM

    July 27, 2014

    VMware vCenter Operations Manager簡単操作ガイド

    VMware Japan Cloud Infrastructure Blog )

    こんにちは!VMwareの中村朝之です。 以前仮想基盤のリソース状況を知る!~VMware vCenter Operations Manager活用法~を連載しましたが、 この連載、多くのパートナー様、エンドユーザ様から思った以上に反響をいただきました。 その中で 「vC Opsで何ができるかだいたい把握したけど、具体的な操作方法を知りたい…」 というご要望をいただきました。そこで簡単操作ガイドを作成♪ 簡単操作ガイドのダウンロードはこちら 是非ダウンロードしていただき、ご活用ください!! 過去に連載したブログはこちらです。 ~VMware vCenter Operatio

    by VMware at July 27, 2014 11:00 PM

    Is Amazon Winning the Race to Zero and Taking Shareholders With Them?


    We hear often of what is being called the “race to zero” which is the battle among public cloud providers to drive prices as low as possible to draw customers into their platform. Amazon Web Services holds the lion’s share ... Read More

    by at July 27, 2014 10:20 PM

    Zakah Elelam

    vmman )

    زكاة العلم

    بمناسبة رمضان وزكاه الفطر والعيد حبيت اتكلم عن موضوع مهم جدا للجميع بغض النظر عن اتجاهه او عملة او دراستة وعاوزكم تتحملونى للاخر

    by KhaledEldesouky at July 27, 2014 08:40 PM

    Ramdan Virtual : Episode 29: VMware VMworld

    vmman )

    رمضانيات تخيلية

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    by KhaledEldesouky at July 27, 2014 08:09 PM

    Newsletter: July 27, 2014

    Notes from MWhite )

    Hello all, I hope everyone is good today? Things have been very busy indeed for me, but I have had a few successes and that is always good. Plus I am working hard in the lab to build out a…Read more ›

    by MichaelWhite at July 27, 2014 07:08 PM

    Quick Tip - How to enable Docker Remote API?

    virtuallyGhetto )

    I have been playing around with Docker lately in my home lab and have primarily been using the Docker CLI. While going through the documentation, I found that Docker also provides a nice remote REST API which by default, seems to be disa

    by WillimaLam at July 27, 2014 06:07 PM

    Bye bye VDI? See you, EUC? Was 2013 was the LAST year of VDI?

    View Yonder )

    In my skim across the interwebs today, especially seeing how BASF in Germany are deploying 112,000 employees on Office 365 in the cloud, a thought struck me: has VDI had it’s day? Some of us have been doing it for over 10 years. TEN YEARS. It has always been a hack to solve a number [&

    by SteveChambers at July 27, 2014 05:06 PM

    Host Profile – Parameter Value naa.xxx not found by esxcli

    VMware & Veeam Blog | Karel Novak )

    Dnes se podíváme na drobný problém , který vás může potkat pokud vyjmete ze serveru ( hosta ESXi ) napš. SSD disk. Nejedná se o problém ohrožující chod va

    by Arrow ECS, a.s. at July 27, 2014 04:30 PM

    File Migration Series – Planning

    Notes from MWhite )

    Hello all, I continue today with what I started recently – a series on moving to new storage. Sorry about the delay! This article will be about some of the specific planning you need to do. Before you start you…Read more ›

    by MichaelWhite at July 27, 2014 03:35 PM

    VMware Hopping to DevOps With the Help of JFrog?


    VMware has certainly indicated their strong interest in the success of software distribution startup JFrog as they led a 7 Million dollarSeries B round of funding. Along with Gemini Ventures who led the Series A round for JFrog, we can ... Read More


    by at July 27, 2014 03:19 PM

    No business case for SDN

    virtualizedgeek )

    One of the great things about both VMware NSX and Cisco ACI is that both have brought a great deal of attention to Software Defined Networking (SDN). SDN is fascinating and innovating technology. Whether you are taking Cisco&#rsquo;s programmable hardware-based

    by KeithTownsend at July 27, 2014 02:47 PM

    Quantum DXi (V1000) – My first impression

    vTricks )

    Some days ago I discovered that Quantum is offering a free virtual appliance of their DXi Backup to Disk series and I thought this would be a cool thing to have in my lab. I&#rsquo;ve deployed two of those appliances … Continue reading →

    by PatrickSchulz at July 27, 2014 02:29 PM

    TechFieldDay Extra at VMworld US

    HansDeLeenheer )

    Oh yes, I’m honoured to be included in the TFD crew yet again. I previously was included in Storage Field Day 1 and Storage Field Day 5 but also at several of the smaller RoundTable events at VMworld, Cisco Live and Interop New York. TechFieldDay is by far the most interesting event for an

    by Hans DeLeenheer at July 27, 2014 12:54 PM

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