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March 24, 2017

Optimize Dell EMC PowerEdge Performance with 5 Key Metrics

VMware Virtualization & Cloud Management Blog )

By: Lora Johnson   Hardware serves as the foundation for your IT stack, and if your hardware devices aren&#rsquo;t performing at optimal levels, your networks, applications and storage ultimately suffers. For your Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, extending your monitoring to see mor

by VMware at March 24, 2017 03:00 AM

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Datera – Hybrid Is The New Black

PenguinPunk )

Disclaimer: I recently attendedStorage Field Day 12. My flights,accommodation and other expenses were paid for by Tech Field Day. There is no requirement for me to blog about any of the content presented and I am not compensated in any way for my time at the event. Some materials presented were disc

by DanFrith at March 24, 2017 02:15 AM

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It’s a wrap: Toronto VMUG UserCon 2017

Matt That IT Guy )

Today was that magical day of the year known as the Toronto VMUG UserCon, and it t’was a good day. I was fortunate enough to make it down early for opening (which involved me leaving the house at about 05:30), which was great because I wanted to make sure to catch the keynote by Frank [&am

by MattCrape at March 24, 2017 02:06 AM

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And Now For Something Completely Different

Office of the CTO )

If you’re one of my 1441 twitter followersor an avid reader of trade publications from the Asia-Pacific region, you may have noticed I started a new job last week. After two-plus years as CTO for Networking at VMware, I’ve now taken on the role of CTO for APJ (Asia, Paci

by VMware at March 24, 2017 01:29 AM

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VMware vCenter 6.5 and SSL Renewal (Secure Entrapment)

doOdzZZ's Notes )

Hallaw! Well, around two weeks ago I noticed that my management cluster vCenter server (Windows edition) will have its SSL certificate expiring so I thought rather than renewing it I wanted it to actually expire and see the outcome. The good thing is that everything was working fine even after the e

by AbdullahAbdullah at March 24, 2017 12:39 AM

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Change Nutanix AHV Virtual Machine Disk Bus Type

Vcdx56 )

I have had a few questions about how to change bus type for a Nutanix AHV based virtual machine (VM) over the past month so this blog post will be how to change the disk bus typefor a CentOS 7.3 based VMrunning on the Nutanix hypervisor AHV. You can add new disk and also delete … >

by MagnusAndersson at March 24, 2017 12:25 AM

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March 23, 2017

Rolling back a failed VCSA HA deployment

IT should just work » VMware )

The deployment of High Availability in the vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 is very slick and there&#rsquo;s a great step-by-step walkthrough of how to implement it. However, sometimes things go wrong – in my case a misconfiguration in the underlying network meant that the hosts I was tryi

by ChrisBradshaw at March 23, 2017 10:07 PM

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Switching e Roteamento Distribuídos no VMware NSX

Blog - oliveirac )

A comunicação Leste-Oeste do Data Center é otimizada quando utilizamos recursos virtuais de rede como switching e roteamento. Nesse vídeo do NSX Blog, Gustavo Santana realiza uma pequena demonstração de como funcionam os Swit

by CaioOliveira at March 23, 2017 10:07 PM

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What to Consider When Considering Cloud-based Disaster Recovery

VMware vCloud Blog )

According to a recent end-user survey conducted by 451 Research, 64 percent of organizations have already implemented a cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) solution; up from 46 percent in Q4 20141.   While the public cloud can offer a reliable, cost-effective DR option with a &#

by VMware at March 23, 2017 10:00 PM

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NSX NFR Licenses Migrated to MyVMware

VMware Partner News )

If you access your NSX NFR licenses through the Nicira portal, be aware, we have standardized the entitlement and distribution of NSX Not for Resale (NFR) licenses, providing you with a single location to manage all NFR licenses through ‘My VMware’.

The

by VMware at March 23, 2017 08:07 PM

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vRA Installation Error: Another instance of the component is already installed on this server.

Virtualization Team )

While I have been installing vRA lately as a part of a VMware Validated Design engagement using the Automated Deployment Tool, my vRA deployment tool failed as the DBA has not provided the right permissions on the SQL box required to install vRA. The error received at that moment was:

by Eiad Al-Aqqad at March 23, 2017 07:42 PM

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Leveraging OneNote: Using Tables in Your Notes

Petri IT Knowledgebase )

OneNote has some very robust tools for creating, editing, and manipulating tables as well as organizing notes.

The post Leveraging OneNote: Using Tables in Your Notes appeared first on Petri.

by Petri at March 23, 2017 07:30 PM

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Implementing a multi-tenant networking platform with NSX

Blah, Cloud. )

So we have covered the typical challenges of a multi-tenant network and designed a solution to one of these, it’s time to get down to the bones of it and do some configuration! Let’s implement it in the lab, I have set up an NSX ESG Cust_1-ESG and an NSX DLR control VM Cust_1-DLR

by MylesGray at March 23, 2017 06:38 PM

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Designing a networking platform for IaaS multi-tenancy

Blah, Cloud. )

Based on my last post, you’ll understand some of the challenges that are faced with traditional approaches to datacenter networking so let’s get into the high-level conceptual design here of how we might solve one of these problems. Most service providers have or are at least fam

by MylesGray at March 23, 2017 06:38 PM

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Multi-tenant network challenges

Blah, Cloud. )

As of late, i’ve been getting my feet wet in more networking things – Firstly out of necessity, but it has grown into a genuine area of interest to me. I have a homelab that I generally like to simulate a production working environment in, but I thought I had a neat opportunity t

by MylesGray at March 23, 2017 06:37 PM

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Presenting Networks Available in a Reservation During Blueprint Request

VMware TAM Blog )

 by Pascal Laroche A common request I get from customers is how to present only the networks applicable to a reservation in a blueprint form. Before VMware vRealize® Automation™ 7.1, you would create a drop-down list of available networks within a property definition. But

by VMware at March 23, 2017 06:29 PM

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Partner Demand Center: Drive Demand for NSX and More

Power of Partnership )

  Network virtualization is the single biggest transformation impacting the networking industry today. With an estimated $10B in revenue up for grabs, it is no wonder we are all talking about how security and automation are driving the future of NSX. But, no matter how abundant the

by VMware at March 23, 2017 06:21 PM

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Vassar College Eliminates IT Complexity With Zenoss as a Service

VMBlog )

Zenoss Inc. , the leader in hybrid IT monitoring and analytics software, today announced longstanding customer and top liberal arts school, Vassar... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at March 23, 2017 06:20 PM

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INFINIDAT’s InfiniBox content pack for vRealize Log Insight

VMware Virtualization & Cloud Management Blog )

Enhance your insights – INFINIDAT InfiniBox monitoring using vRealize Log Insight INFINIDAT’s InfiniBox content pack for vRealize Log Insight provides customers with the capability to easily monitor and analyze InfiniBox systems, by converting syslog messages into helpfu

by VMware at March 23, 2017 05:44 PM

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How to show (export) all devices synchronizing with your Office 365

vWorld.nl )

For a MDM project I had to make an dump which users are using which devices to (active)sync with their Office 365 mailboxes. This is how I did that : Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | ForEach {Get-MobileDeviceStatistics -Mailbox:$_.Identity} | Select-Object @{label=”Use

by XanderOortgiesen at March 23, 2017 05:35 PM

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VMware Validated Design for SDDC 4.0 Architecture Reference Poster

Cloud Foundation )

On March 2nd 2017 we released the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center 4.0. A milestone release in our commitment to delivering our customers standardized, proven, and robust data-center level designs for the Software-Defined Data Center. The excitement from our customer

by VMware at March 23, 2017 04:55 PM

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Online VCDX Workshop Pilot

Toronto VMware User Group )

I am excited to announce that we are going to pilot doing a full length VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) Workshop online in roughly two weeks on April 7. Previously all of our VCDX Workshops have occurred at large VMUG UserCons along with both VMworlds. Sadly this model hasn’t allowed

by AngeloLuciani at March 23, 2017 04:31 PM

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Online VCDX Workshop Pilot

VMware Education and Certification Blog )

I am excited to announce that we are going to pilot doing a full length VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) Workshop online in roughly two weeks on April 7. Previously all of our VCDX Workshops have occurred at large VMUG UserCons along with both VMworlds. Sadly this model hasn&#rsquo

by VMware at March 23, 2017 04:31 PM

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Converting Azure VM Disks to Managed Disks

Petri IT Knowledgebase )

I will show you how to convert a virtual machine, not in an availability set, but with virtual hard disks in a storage account to a virtual machine using Managed Disks.

The post Converting Azure VM Disks to Managed Disks appeared first on Petri.

by Petri at March 23, 2017 04:30 PM

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[Cloud & Ops : La chronique de l’Expert] Les équipes d’infrastructures IT s’initient au DevOps

VMware (French) )

Chronique Cloud & Ops d’Alexandre Hugla

Il est communément acquis que …

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by VMware at March 23, 2017 04:27 PM

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Die richtige Absicherung des digitalen Arbeitsplatzes der Zukunft

VMware (German) )

Beitrag von Thomas Wirtz, Pre-sales Director Germany

Die digitale Transformation ist …

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by VMware at March 23, 2017 04:18 PM

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Architecting a VMware vCloud Availability for vCloud Director Solution

Tom Fojta's Blog )

Another vCloud Architecture Toolkit whitepaper that I authored was published on the vCAT SP website – it discusses how to architect vCloud Availability solution in large production scenarios. It is based on real live deployments and includes the following chapters:     &a

by TomiFojta at March 23, 2017 03:47 PM

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This Space NOT For #Rent

wondernerd.net )

Of late I have been hearing about companies strongly ‘asking’ their employees to publish corporate content on their personal social media feeds like Twitter, Facebook, and Linked-In. I’m not a fan of letting employers spam my friends. If I want to share something it nee

by TonyFoster at March 23, 2017 03:37 PM

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[Webinar] Introducing the Lenovo Storage DX8200D Powered by DataCore

VMBlog )

Lenovo and DataCore have collaborated to create a Software-defined Storage (SDS) appliance. This validated, turnkey appliance provides easy... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at March 23, 2017 03:07 PM

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Comparing vSphere Editions: vSphere Standard and vSphere Enterprise Plus

vMiss.net )

One of the most important aspects to designing a vSphere environment is choosing what licensing level you&#rsquo;re going to be using. VMware lists the licensing editions available on their website side by side to help customers draw a comparison. If you want to run vSphere in your datacenter, y

by MelissaPalmer at March 23, 2017 03:00 PM

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Druva and Carahsoft Deliver Cloud Data Protection to the Public Sector

VMBlog )

Druva, the leader in cloud data protection and information management, and Carahsoft Technology Corp. , the trusted government IT solutions provider, Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at March 23, 2017 02:57 PM

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Mocana Unveils Next Generation Security Platform for Industrial IoT Devices and Industrial Clouds

VMBlog )

Mocana Corporation , a leading provider of mission-critical IoT security solutions for the emerging digital industrial ecosystem, today announced the Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at March 23, 2017 02:56 PM

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Huawei and Canonical Integrate OpenStack and CloudFabric

VMBlog )

Huawei and Canonical today announced they are expanding their cooperation in enterprise and telecom clouds to announce that they have completed the... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at March 23, 2017 02:51 PM

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Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.2 Strengthens Appeal for Developers and Administrators Managing Modern Workloads

VMBlog )

Red Hat announced the general availability of Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.2. This latest version of Red Hat's software-defined storage solution... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at March 23, 2017 02:48 PM

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Szkolenie "Umowy IT: Licencje i prawa autorskie"

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

11 kwietnia w Warszawie odbędzie się szkolenie "Umowy IT: Licencje i prawa autorskie" organizowane przez Centrum Promocji Informatyki, mające na celu zwrócenie szczególnej uwagi uczestnikom na

by PiotrMasztafiak at March 23, 2017 02:35 PM

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Open19 Brings a new build paradigm to HyperScale Buildouts

Virtuallytiedtomydesktop's Blog )

Another way cool approach to Data Center build and operation presented their approach to our group at the same time. Open19 has created a Lego type approach… Read more "Open19 Brings a new build paradigm to HyperScale Buildouts"

by MatthewLeib at March 23, 2017 02:28 PM

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Excelero achieves amazing stats at #SFD12

Virtuallytiedtomydesktop's Blog )

Well, another Storage Field Day (#12) is in the books. Again, honored to be amongst the delegates, and along with a stellar crew including @SFoskett, @MrAntropologist and… Read more "Excelero achieves amazing stats at #SFD12"

by MatthewLeib at March 23, 2017 02:25 PM

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Updated SQL Server on VMware Best Practices Guide

Technobabble by Klee )

I amproud to announce that we contributed to the latest revision of the Microsoft SQL Server on VMware best practices guide, freely available at this address. This document outlines some of the common VM-level tweaks and adjustments that are made when running enterprise SQL Server VMs on VMware plat

by DavidKlee at March 23, 2017 02:23 PM

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Sizing for large VMDKs on vSAN

CormacHogan.com )

I’ve recently been involved in some design and sizing for very large VMDKs on vSAN. There are a couple of things to keep in mind when doing this, not just the overhead when deciding to go with RAID1, RAID5 or RAID6, but also what this means for component counts. In the following p

by CormacHogan at March 23, 2017 02:00 PM

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Sizing for large VMDKs on vSAN

CormacHogan.com )

I’ve recently been involved in some design and sizing for very large VMDKs on vSAN. There are a couple of things to keep in mind when doing this, not just the overhead when deciding to go with RAID1, RAID5 or RAID6, but also what this means for component counts. In the following p

by CormacHogan at March 23, 2017 02:00 PM

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SQL Server VM Performance with VMware vSphere 6.5

VMware VROOM! Blog )

Achieving optimal SQL Server performance on vSphere has been a constant focus here at VMware; I&#rsquo;ve published past performance studies with vSphere 5.5 and 6.0 which showed excellent performance up to the maximum VM size supported at the time. Since then, there have been quite a f

by VMware at March 23, 2017 01:58 PM

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#DockerCon 2017 Q&A: Aqua Showcases Comprehensive Container Security and Compliance Solution at Booth S23

VMBlog )

Are you attending DockerCon 2017 in Austin, TX next month? If so, I invite you to add Aqua to your MUST SEE list of vendors. Aqua was founded by IT... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at March 23, 2017 01:23 PM

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What is VMware Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC)

ESX Virtualization )

I know many of you knows what that is, but this post is targetingpeople who do not or know a little bit, but they&#rsquo;re not sure if what they know is enough. If you&#rsquo;re experienced VMware admin you&#rsquo;ll won&#rsquo;t find probably anything you don&#rsquo;t

by VladanSEGET at March 23, 2017 01:19 PM

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Tips when traveling to India

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I recently visited India for this first time in over five years. I figured I would share some tips I learned along the way. Read on to learn more! Airport Give yourself at least an hour to get through the airport as you will have to go through at least three and as many as […]<</div>

by SteveFlanders at March 23, 2017 01:15 PM

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Virtustream Expands Enterprise Cloud Platform for Mission Critical Applications to Asia-Pacific Region

VMBlog )

Virtustream , the enterprise-class cloud company and a Dell Technologies Business, today announced that its enterprise cloud platform and services... Read more at VMblog.com.

by DavidMarshall at March 23, 2017 01:13 PM

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VMware AirWatch Achieves NIAP Common Criteria Certification for Mobile Device Management

Airwatch by VMware )

On February 24, VMware AirWatch received Common Criteria Certification against Version 2.0 of the Mobile Device Management (MDM) Protection Profile and Mobile Device Management Agent. To reach this level of product certification, AirWatch MDM and AirWatch MDM Agent were rigorously tested by a third-

by VMware at March 23, 2017 01:00 PM

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Breathing New Life into UX Research

VMware End-User Computing Blog )

As a user experience (UX) researcher, explaining what I do for a living can be quite a challenge. Often, people confuse my role with quality assurance. They say to me, &#rsquo;Oh, you test software? So, you&#rsquo;re in QA, right?&#rdquo; Or, people think I&#rsquo;m a market

by VMware at March 23, 2017 01:00 PM

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