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Don't Be Fooled By BDR False Positives

As a managed services provider, it’s a given that you need to rely on multiple IT automation tools to perform your job. But, keep in mind that these solutions need to be validated from time to time, too. 276 more words

Disaster Recovery

virtio guest side implementation: PCI, virtio device, virtio net and virtqueue

With the publishing of OASIS virtio specification version 1.0, virtio made another big step in becoming an official standard from a De-Facto standard for virtual i/o device in paravirtualization environment. 1,160 more words


vSphere Virtual SAN

Virtual SAN virtualizes local physical storage (Direct Attached Storage) of ESXi hosts and turns them into pools of storage that can be carved up and assigned to VMware Clusters and virtual machines. 228 more words


Breaking the Status Que with VMware NSX

Before I am going to present you a cutting edge technology called VMware NSX, I would like to step back and give you some broader perspective why is this product so special. 827 more words


My presentation at IT Camp: Modernizing Your Infrastructure

This is a PDF file of my presentation at the event in Microsoft Malvern office on 09/23/2014. I had a great time meeting the folks and delivering the event.

Cloud Computing

How to configure Oracle VM manager 3.3 in a lab at home using local disks

This post was done using version 3.3 of Oracle VM Manager.

Graphically things haven’t change much from version 3.2, but the configuration is slightly different and there are other improvements as well, by the way, I love the new Virtual Machine console!. 432 more words

Oracle Server

VMware ESX Server and ESXi Server

1. VMware ESXi Server has no service console.
The traditional (full) ESX Server has a special built-in virtual machine called the “service console”.

2. VMware ESXi Server uses RCLI instead of service console utilities. 297 more words