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November 21, 2014

Turbo Charge Oracle Database IO Performance

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I was helping a customer troubleshoot a performance problem with their Oracle 11g R2 (11.2.0.4) database today and we noticed that it was taking between 90 seconds and 120 seconds to complete a checkpoint. Anyone who knows anything about Oracle knows that this is an eternity for a database to wait w

by LuigiTiano at November 21, 2014 12:58 AM

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Secure, Simple Backup to Cloud is Now Available with iland Cloud Backup Using Veeam Cloud Connect

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iland , an award-winning enterprise cloud infrastructure provider, today announced iland Cloud Backup using Veeam Cloud Connect, enabling companies... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at November 21, 2014 12:10 AM

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by BradChristian at November 21, 2014 12:01 AM

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ISCSI Best Practices

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  • by DavidPasek at November 20, 2014 11:56 PM

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    FireMon Extends Network Security Monitoring to Cloud Service Infrastructure

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    FireMon , the industry leader in proactive security intelligence solutions, today announced expanded network security monitoring capabilities for... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at November 20, 2014 11:55 PM

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    vRealize Automation 6.1 (formally vCAC) – vRA Appliance Deployment & Configuration

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    At this point we have deployed & configured SSO, of course with HA and backups in mind. The next piece is the vRealize Automation appliance (vRA). The vRA appliance provides cloud management & a self-service portal for vRA. We are now going walk through the deployment and configurati

    by EmadYounis at November 20, 2014 11:43 PM

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    The Nutanix Journey

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    Me and my colleagues at FlexVirtual spotted Nutanix some time ago, I believe it was VMworld Europe 2012 I heard of Nutanix. In June of 2013 Nutanix announced the presence in The Netherlands by hiring...

    [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other

    by GerbenKloosterman at November 20, 2014 11:21 PM

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    Updating Virtualization Manager to v6.1.1

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    Hello all, I used a slightly older version of Virtualization Manager (6.10) when I got it going and documented it in my article. That will not negatively impact you when you are installing at all. However, it does mean that…Read more ›

    by MichaelWhite at November 20, 2014 11:11 PM

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    Great analytics makes for better storage!

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    by StepheFoskett at November 20, 2014 11:09 PM

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    Hail Hydra!

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    by StepheFoskett at November 20, 2014 11:09 PM

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    The wizardry of StorMagic

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    by StepheFoskett at November 20, 2014 11:09 PM

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    Key Bloggers Converge on Silicon Valley for Storage Field Day

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    by StepheFoskett at November 20, 2014 11:09 PM

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    Storage Field Day 6 visits Pure Storage

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    by StepheFoskett at November 20, 2014 11:09 PM

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    Wires Are The Exception

    Tech Field Day )

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    by StepheFoskett at November 20, 2014 11:09 PM

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    Who has a conference? Everyone DOES! – DevOps Enterprise Summit 2014

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    Home Technology Development Who has a conference? Everyone DOES! – DevOps Enterprise Summit 2014 It seems sometimes that we have a lot of conferences happening. This is a good sign for the strength of the technology sector, and the size of the audience who is prepared to consume this conte

    by AngeloLuciani at November 20, 2014 11:05 PM

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    Who has a conference? Everyone DOES! – DevOps Enterprise Summit 2014

    Eric Wright )

    It seems sometimes that we have a lot of conferences happening. This is a good sign for the strength of the technology

    by EricWright at November 20, 2014 11:05 PM

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    VMware Horizon with View Now Compatible with SIGNificant E-Signature Solution from XYZMO

    VMware End-User Computing Blog )

    By Tony Huynh, Product Line Manager, End-User Computing, VMware For the past several months, VMware has been working closely with XYZMO to enable SIGNificant—a cutting-edge e-signature solution—to work seamlessly with VMware Horizon with View virtual desktops. Now, we are pleased

    by VMware at November 20, 2014 11:00 PM

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    The power of Command Line Interface (CLI) on HP 3PAR

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    By Ivan Iannaccone, 3PAR StoreServ Product Management

     

    GUIs are amazing and beautiful, but let&#rsquo;s face it there is nothing geekier than using the command line and

    by CalvinZito at November 20, 2014 10:58 PM

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    Meet the latest HP gadgets and win one yourself at HP Discover 2014 in Barcelona

    1CloudRoad - A content network of Senior IT Professionals sharing insight & promoting Virtualization, Cloud, BigData, SDN, Storage & Converged Infrastructure. )

    HP Discover provides an opportunity for you to play with our top mobile and personal productivity tools. You can also learn how to scale these tools for use in your organization to promote mobility, innovation, efficiency, and security. Look at these s...

    by LuigiTiano at November 20, 2014 10:31 PM

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    I’m Returning for VFD4!

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    by StepheFoskett at November 20, 2014 10:25 PM

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    No Service Stands Alone

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    I recently had the pleasure of attending a "lessons learned" meeting with two dozen colleagues. We've just recovered from a service interruption at work, and our CIO arranged for us to spend some quality time discussing what worked well and what didn't. The discussion was very productive,

    by Michaelhttp://www.eager0.com/feeds/posts/default at November 20, 2014 10:19 PM

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    Install and Configure of SolarWind’s Storage Manager

    Notes from MWhite )

    Hello again, it is great to back here again with you so quick. I have a lot of stuff lined up and I do like sharing it! Another tool from SolarWinds that I think can help, but one I really…Read more ›

    by MichaelWhite at November 20, 2014 10:16 PM

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    VMware Update Manager – Fixing vCenter Plugin Issues

    Educational Materials for Technicians, Created by Technicians )

    VMware Update Manager is one of the most necessary tools in your environment, it’s also built really well and can be customized to fit your environment. However there are times that the update manager plugin within vCenter Client can break. So lets look at a hidden tool to fix mos

    by DeanLewis at November 20, 2014 10:01 PM

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    Next Steps for New & Old Accreditations

    VMware Partner News )

    We will continue to launch new Version 6 accreditations, such as Desktop Virtualization, throughout Q4 and into Q1 2015. Remember that when Version 6 accreditations are launched, all Version 4 accreditations will no longer qualify for Competency and Partner Program requirements. Be sure to update to

    by VMware at November 20, 2014 10:00 PM

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    Cherishing the Bigger Picture Fosters Life at VMware

    VMware Careers Blog )

    At VMware, ourEPIC2values(Execution, Passion, Integrity, Customers, Community) reflect who we are and why we are here, to disrupt information technology while shaping the course of what&#rsquo;s next for our community. Our inaugural EPIC2Achievement Award recognizes people who exemplify all of o

    by VMware at November 20, 2014 09:54 PM

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    Great analytics makes for better storage!

    1CloudRoad - A content network of Senior IT Professionals sharing insight & promoting Virtualization, Cloud, BigData, SDN, Storage & Converged Infrastructure. )

    Two weeks ago I attended Storage Field Day 6 and most of the storage companies who participated in the event are working on some sort of analytics tools for their storage arrays. I’m a strong believer in storage analytics and I think we will see a lot of stuff happening in the nex

    by LuigiTiano at November 20, 2014 09:38 PM

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    API Coolness = Real Life Service Mashups  Just read about this...

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    API Coolness = Real Life Service Mashups

    Just read about this and in my opinion pretty cool. Uber and Spotify will join forces and give you the option to listen to your favorite music on Spotify while taking your Uber cab

    by MartijnBaecke at November 20, 2014 09:30 PM

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    IBM announces “Bluemix Dedicated” Platform

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    Today, November 20, IBM announced an interesting update to its PaaS (Platform as a Service) Bluemix. The new “Dedicated” offering allows developers to create applications and deploy them in a single tenant, dedicated cloud environment hosted in an IBM cloud center. IBM is also ex

    by PierreGronau at November 20, 2014 09:28 PM

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    IBM announces “Bluemix Dedicated” Platform

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    Today, November 20, IBM announced an interesting update to its PaaS (Platform as a Service) Bluemix. The new “Dedicated” offering allows developers to create applications and deploy them in a...

    by AlessandroPerilli at November 20, 2014 09:28 PM

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    IBM announces “Bluemix Dedicated” Platform

    Gronau IT Consulting / vPierre )

    Today, November 20, IBM announced an interesting update to its PaaS (Platform as a Service) Bluemix. The new “Dedicated” offering allows developers to create applications and deploy them in a single tenant, dedicated cloud environment hosted in an IBM cloud center. IBM is also ex

    by PierreGronau at November 20, 2014 08:47 PM

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    FSLogix Releases Apps 1.5

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    FSLogix Apps 1.5 is now available, and can be requested for evaluation here . In addition to the Top 48 Cool Things you can already do with FSLogix... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at November 20, 2014 08:36 PM

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    Five Reasons to Consider Adding a Deduplication Appliance to Your Disaster Recovery Plan

    Dell Data Protection )

    When you think of making breakfast in the morning one appliance stands out from the rest-- the coffee maker. Purpose-built, it’s clearly what you need to brew your own cup of java and get you started in the morning (other than a trip to your nearest coffee shop – which o

    by MarianNewsome at November 20, 2014 08:33 PM

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    Data Domain Replication issues

    Tim's IT Blog )

      Recently, I had a pair of Data Domains that were having replication issues. After the offsite was seeded, and taken to it’s location – we noticed that the pre-comp remaining value would get down to 150 GiB or so, and then would jump back up to it’s original n

    by TimSmith at November 20, 2014 08:29 PM

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    VMUG UK User Conference 2014 – a Rimmary, including pictures!

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    Being on the UK VMUG committee is a tad similar to organizing a party – you hope that all your guests enjoy it but you&#rsquo;re a little on edge and don&#rsquo;t fully enjoy it yourself and you breathe a sigh … Continue reading →

    by JaneRimmer at November 20, 2014 08:29 PM

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    Life, Death, Tragedy

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    One thing that I DID NOT expect in leading a larger and larger team is that you get really exposed to the full cycle of life much more every day. You get to see things that are inspiringly positive: I...

    by ChadSakac at November 20, 2014 08:08 PM

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    Self-Help Resources for VMware End-User Computing

    VMware End-User Computing Blog )

    By Gina Daly, Technical Writer for Technical Marketing, End-User Computing, VMware Are you making the most of the available online resources to find information about VMware End-User Computing products? Knowledge is power, as they say, and we are committed to bringing you knowledge. Whether you are

    by VMware at November 20, 2014 08:00 PM

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    AWS re:Invent Round Up

    1CloudRoad - A content network of Senior IT Professionals sharing insight & promoting Virtualization, Cloud, BigData, SDN, Storage & Converged Infrastructure. )

    It’s been a week since re:Invent, and the dust is still settling. The content from the event is being posted quickly. You can find all of the videos (with a few still coming), audio podcast versions, and slides from the sessions online. The challenge here is the how to process this massive

    by LuigiTiano at November 20, 2014 08:00 PM

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    You Gotta Keep ‘Em Automated! by @vmiss33

    ProfessionalVMware.com )

    This guest post is by Melissa Palmer who blogs at vmiss.net, where you can find her back catalogue of posts. Find out more about the guest blogger program here. As part of #vDM30in30 Eric Wright wrote a great article on reducing technical debt, which got me thinking quite a bit.  Mainly abo

    by JonathanFrappier at November 20, 2014 07:48 PM

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    Tufin Adds Support for Amazon Web Services, Delivers Security Policy Orchestration for Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Environments

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    Tufin , the market-leading provider of Security Policy Orchestration Solutions , today announced support for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Having... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at November 20, 2014 06:56 PM

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    Independent Research Firm Study with Virtual Instruments: Issues Resolution Delays, Inadequate Performance Management Tools Are Pervasive in the Enterprise

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    A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Virtual Instruments investigating the state of performance management and problem Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at November 20, 2014 06:54 PM

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    Pure Storage Takes Aim at Big Storage Business Practices, Unleashes Reimagined Forever Flash Program

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    Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, called for an end to the industry&#rsquo;s longstanding adversarial practice of maintenance... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at November 20, 2014 06:53 PM

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    Zayo Adds Peak to Its Connect to the Cloud Platform

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    Zayo Group Holdings, Inc., an international provider of Bandwidth Infrastructure services, today announced that Peak , an enterprise-class... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at November 20, 2014 06:45 PM

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    Call for Proposals Now Open for Red Hat Summit 2015

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    Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that the call for proposals is now open for the eleventh annual Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at November 20, 2014 06:44 PM

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    Ovum defines the OnApp Federation and Marketplace as a "win-win proposition"

    VMBlog )

    OnApp has announced that leading analyst firm Ovum has published an independent analysis of OnApp&#rsquo;s federated cloud strategy in a new research... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at November 20, 2014 06:43 PM

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    Understanding the Enterprise Storage Market State

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    Peter Thiel in his book Zero to One describes, perfect competition as both the ideal and the default state in Economics 101. So-called perfectly competitive markets achieve equilibrium when producer supplies meet consumer demand. Every firm in a competitive market is undifferentiated and sells the s

    by AndreLeibovici at November 20, 2014 06:13 PM

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    Why does your CISO care about Ebola?

    1CloudRoad - A content network of Senior IT Professionals sharing insight & promoting Virtualization, Cloud, BigData, SDN, Storage & Converged Infrastructure. )

    Outsourcing, catastrophic risk, Ebola, poodles? Read on to see what these topics have to do with your CISO and why you should thank yours today.

    by LuigiTiano at November 20, 2014 05:36 PM

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    Cloud and Disaster Recovery – not an Oxymoron!

    1CloudRoad - A content network of Senior IT Professionals sharing insight & promoting Virtualization, Cloud, BigData, SDN, Storage & Converged Infrastructure. )

    Alejandro Froyo highlights the announcement from HP and Symantec on cloud and disaster recovery.  The two companies are jointly developiong a new Disaster Recovery as-a-Service (DRaaS) solution based on HP Helion OpenStack.

    by LuigiTiano at November 20, 2014 05:35 PM

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    VCIX-NV Objective 4.1 – Backup and Restore Network Configurations

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    This post is part of my VMware VCIX-NV Study Guide and is about the backup and restore possibilities in NSX.

    Documentation

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    by MartijnSmit at November 20, 2014 05:06 PM

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    Behind the Scenes with a Hybrid Application: the VMworld 2014 Mobile App

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    By: Mathew Lodge How do you build an application that can handle 2,000 requests/second in less than 6 weeks that has to integrate on-premises systems, native mobile and SaaS services? It has to pass a strict security audit, be managed as a single application, and absolutely cannot fail during one of

    by VMware at November 20, 2014 05:00 PM

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    PRIMEFLEX - nowe zintegrowane systemy od Fujitsu

    Aktualności - Virtual-IT - Wirtualizacja, cloud computing, green-it, storage, data center. )

    Marka PRIMEFLEX dołączyła do zintegrowanych systemów Fujitsu - kompleksowej rodziny produktów obejmującej ponad 20 rozwiązań ukierunkowanych na przedsiębiorstwa i zas

    by PiotrMasztafiak at November 20, 2014 04:55 PM

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    VCAP-DCA and VCAP-DCD Exam Retirement

    VMware Education and Certification Blog )

    VMware Certification is announcing the retirement of two exams: Exam VDCA510 which qualified candidates for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Administration (VCAP5-DCA) certification and was based on vSphere V5.0 Exam VDCD510which qualified candidates for the VMwar

    by VMware at November 20, 2014 04:49 PM

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    Cloud Lab-31: vCloud Director Foundation- ”Cloud Resources and Logical Design”

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    Cloud Resources Cloud resources are an abstraction of their underlying vSphere resources and provide the compute and memory resources for vCloud Director virtual machines and vApps, and access to storage […]

    by ShabbirAhmed at November 20, 2014 04:13 PM

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    VMware Virtual SAN Covered in Gartner 2015 Predictions Report for Midmarket

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    By John Gilmartin, vice president and general manager, SDDC Suite Business Unit, VMware Today, I am happy to share that VMware Virtual SAN was included in recent Gartner research. The report, &#rsquo;Predicts 2015: Midmarket CIOs Must Shed IT Debt to Invest in Strategic IT Initiatives,&#rdqu

    by VMware at November 20, 2014 04:01 PM

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    Some New OpenStack Content

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    One of the things I enjoy most about being part of the OpenStack community is the amount of content available (sometime too much content) about the technology and the ecosystem. I’ve had the privilege to contribute some of that content myself, particularly in the past month. So, I thought

    by KennethHui at November 20, 2014 04:00 PM

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    Traffic Shaping and NIOC

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    Traffic shaping andNetwork I/O Control (NIOC) My current project is to move our network infrastructurewithin out virtual environment to the 10GB network. I will be removing twelve 1GB network cables per host. Each host will have two 16GB Fiber Channel cards and two 10GB ethernet cards. I wi

    by JamesBrown at November 20, 2014 04:00 PM

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    RackWare Management Module for AWS

    Virtualize Planet )

    RackWare have launched RackWare Management Module (RMM) for Amazon Web Services (AWS), a solution that allows windows and Linux workloads to move from ANY source infrastructure to AWS. Yes you read that correct, ANY physical server, ANY cloud based workload and ANY virtual workload (not just VMware)

    by Ricky ElQasem at November 20, 2014 03:54 PM

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    @NIMBOXX Introduces Elastic Computing Alliance

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    NIMBOXX , creator of the atomic unit of the software-defined data center, today announced its Elastic Computing Alliance (ECA), an ecosystem of... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at November 20, 2014 03:43 PM

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    Cloudtools Partners with LabTech Software to Become First-Ever Virtual Machine Migration Software Offered to its Network

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    Today, Cloudtools announced a partnership with LabTech Software, the only powerful, robust-featured remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at November 20, 2014 03:41 PM

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    I misteri del cloud ibrido – Partecipa all’hangout con Richard Munro

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    Il cloud ibrido è sicuramente uno dei temi caldi di …

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    by VMware at November 20, 2014 03:20 PM

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    Serwery Fujitsu PRIMERGY osiągają rekordowe poziomy jakości i sprawności

    Aktualności - Virtual-IT - Wirtualizacja, cloud computing, green-it, storage, data center. )

    Podczas konferencji Fujitsu Forum 2014 firma nagrodzi trzech klientów z różnych krajów świata, którzy nadal użytkują trwałe, zgodne ze standardami branżo

    by PiotrMasztafiak at November 20, 2014 03:15 PM

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    Have VSAN? Want to run NFS on it? Check out Nexenta!

    1CloudRoad - A content network of Senior IT Professionals sharing insight & promoting Virtualization, Cloud, BigData, SDN, Storage & Converged Infrastructure. )

    So you just bought VMware Virtual SAN and have stood up your site with some ESXi hosts.  When all of a sudden you realize that Virtual SAN is block based and you really needed file based storage.  OH NO!  What could we do to resolve this situation? I appears as th

    by LuigiTiano at November 20, 2014 03:10 PM

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    VMware NSX for vSphere – Co potrzebujemy?

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    Dziś krwista jak argentyńskistek, rozpływająca się jak krem brûlée kontynuacja serii związanej z VMware NSX. Wraz kolegą Jarkiem Zielińskim (@vJZielinski) rozpoczęliśmy obiecywane od dawna

    by MaciejLelusz at November 20, 2014 03:00 PM

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    Trend Micro Collaborates with Latin American Leaders on Cybercrime

    1CloudRoad - A content network of Senior IT Professionals sharing insight & promoting Virtualization, Cloud, BigData, SDN, Storage & Converged Infrastructure. )

    The region’s cybercriminal underground is flourishing and is now at the forefront of the international arena with Russia and China. With more people and organizations gaining Internet access in the region, the pool of victims for cybercriminals to attack continues to increase. While the in

    by LuigiTiano at November 20, 2014 02:37 PM

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    vRealize Operations Tech Tips #2 – Smart Alerts – Part 2 of 4

    VMware Virtualization & Cloud Management Blog )

    Our last blog on this topic was very conceptual, where we introduced you to the new Smart Alerts feature of vRealize Operations. We explained the new alert definitions and how these alerts are made up of symptoms, recommendations and actions. These alert definitions are built by subject matter exper

    by VMware at November 20, 2014 02:00 PM

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    Creating Reservations – vRealize Automation Series Part 11

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    So far we are doing pretty well, but we aren’t quite ready to turn vRealize Automation / vCloud Automation Center lose yet, next we will create reservations so users can’t consume all of our resources. Wait wait wait&#823

    by JonathanFrappier at November 20, 2014 02:00 PM

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    The Microsoft Azure Outage: Why It Happened

    Petri IT Knowledgebase )

    Microsoft Azure recently suffered a widespread outage, which impacted many users across the globe. Aidan Finn takes a look at the cause, and asks what Microsoft could have done differently.

    The post The Microsoft Azure Outage: Why It Happened appeared first on Petri.

    by Petri at November 20, 2014 01:39 PM

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    VMware Mirage [V5.0] and Horizon with View [V6.0]: Fast Track

    White and Fluffy (All things virtual) )

    In my job as a VMware Certified Instructor I teach the VMware Horizon View courses, so I&#rsquo;m pleased to announce the arrival of a new VMware Horizon course. VMware Mirage [V5.0] and Horizon View [6.0]: Fast Track Overview: This extended-hours, hands-on training course provides students with

    by Bryan O'Connor at November 20, 2014 01:38 PM

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    The Food at the Top of the World

    Druva Blog: Data Protection and Beyond )

    Since this summer, Sauraj Jhinghan, Druva&#rsquo;s manager of human resources in Pune, has been chronicling his preparation for an ascent ...

    The post The Food at the Top of the World appeared first on Druva.

    by LukDruva at November 20, 2014 01:00 PM

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    You Gotta Keep ‘Em Automated!

    vMiss.net )

    As part of #vDM30in30 Eric Wright wrote a great article on reducing technical debt, which got me thinking quite a … Read More →

    by MelissaPalmer at November 20, 2014 01:00 PM

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    PoSH: Get-PatchingScheduleInfo.ps1 for SCCM

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    In my previous two posts in my &#rsquo;Automate the Server Patching with SCCM 2012&#rdquo; series, I covered how we get the dates for patching and how we PoSH: Get-PatchDate.ps1 for SCCM Get the dates for patching windows based on day of month and a set business logic. PoSH: Get-PatchDetails

    by AvramWoroch at November 20, 2014 01:00 PM

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    Liquidware Labs 2015 Prediction: Year of the SBC Renaissance

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    Virtualization and Cloud executives share their predictions for 2015. Read them in this VMblog.com series exclusive. Contributed article by Jason... Read more at VMblog.com.

    by DavidMarshall at November 20, 2014 12:57 PM

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    Fix – vSphere Replication – Cannot connect to the specified site – due to change in default ports

    VirtuallyLG )

    Keep meaning to document this one, so here it goes. Adding a site in VMware vSphere Replication fails with the error: Cannot connect to the specified site, site might not be available on the network or the network configuration may … Continue reading →

    by LorenzoGalelli at November 20, 2014 12:54 PM

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    How to Make BYOIT Work for You

    VMBlog )

    A Contributed Article by Gene Kupfer, Director, Product Support and Services at Unifyle If you're worried about users moving data between unmanaged... Read more at VMblog.com.

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