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OpenStackはVMware vSphereに代わるものなのか [ #cbajp ]

データセンター事業者に加え、一般企業でも、OpenStackに注目する人が増えている。VMware vSphereの代替として使えるのではないかという期待を持つ人も多い。ただし、OpenStackを推進する人の多くは、OpenStackとVMware vSphereの間に、発想の違いがあることも認識している。



Calculate vCPU to pCPU ratio for Hosts using PowerCLI

In some capacity planning scenarios, statistical information is not taken into account and the management of resources through best efforts can become a  rule of thumb scenario. 334 more words


Generate system uptime report of VMs using PowerCLI

It is possible to return the system uptime of your VMs by retrieving the last statistical information for the metric ‘sys.uptime.latest’ in realtime using PowerCLI. For Example, to return the metric for the virtual machine ‘VM1′ we could run the following command: 360 more words


VMware VDP Error 10058

Occasionally I’ll start getting VMs that stop getting backed up using VDP 5.5.  They won’t even attempt a backup the next day either.  I’ll kick off an immediate backup which immediately fails, with the error: 88 more words


Setting up your first VM - Creating the virtual machine

Now that we’ve set up a new datastore we’re ready to deploy our first virtual machine. In this tutorial we’re going to be configuring and deploying a Windows Server 2008R2 virtual appliance, but the steps are the same regardless of the operating system you choose.


Resolve VM's With Memory Limits Set

Well since I took this infrastructure over from someone else I wanted to check and make sure things were running right.  One thing I noticed in my monitoring was there were some VM’s set with hard memory limits which for us is bad.  48 more words