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vCenter Server stopped, event id 1827, 1105

In recent months I’ve been mainly focused on Hyper-V installations, but I’ve had an interesting VMware week this week. After 7 years of using ESX and then ESXi in production i experienced my first Purple Screen of Death which although inconvenient at the time i don’t think is too bad going! 362 more words


Welcome To Virtualisation.

This piece is going to look at how hypervisors generally work, it will not go into the inner workings of specific hypervisors. Hopefully this piece will also help explain why not every application is suitable for virtualisation. 874 more words


vSphere Migration Scenario #3


We’ve been running vCenter Server version 5.1 and two vCenter Servers version 5.5 for almost two years. Managers decided to decommission vCenter Server 5.1 as it contained only a few clusters. 1,424 more words


Realisation, Virtualisation and Muffins

Winter has finally arrived in Manchester. As is pretty normal, Winter waits to get Christmas out of the way before striking in January.

To be fair, I ought to use a small letter for  987 more words

General Musings

PowerCLI Report Tip - Part 2


In this blog post, I will be deep-diving into the following to improve your report:

  • Select *
  • ExtensionData (also known as Get-View)

This is the second series continued from Part 1 which could be found… 702 more words


Cloning linux machine under VirtualBox 4.2.10

As I have problem with my hdd ( BS unfortunately ) i need to quickly clone my server to other drive.

When I do that, we’ll try to converse the .vdi file ( VirtualBox ) to .vmdk ( VMWare ) – but I will show it on later posts. 22 more words


Integrating DDOS 5.5 and Networker 8.1 (including SP1)

Couple months ago, I was scheduled to install a pair of EMC Data Domain DD2200  with factory preinstalled DDOS, and integrate it with the customer’s existing NetWorker environment, running the 8.1 SP1 code. 423 more words

Data Protection