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Design Exercise–DR or Dev/Test Re-use

In a previous post, I recently discussed some of the benefits of Scaling Up vs Scaling Out (http://vnetwise.wordpress.com/2014/09/28/design-exercise-scaling-up-vs-scaling-out/) and how you can save money by going big. 996 more words



So, here we are again to finish this chapter.

After getting the Customer on a Webex session we managed to go to the BIOS settings of the DELL Server and change the System Profile to “Performance”. 61 more words


Incompatible device backing specified for device '12'

While cloning one of my templates received the following error: “Incompatible device backing specified for device '12'.

VMWare tools were updated to the newest version and machine was powering on no problem. 66 more words


vCD Installation Guide - Part 5 - Application

This is part 5 of the vCD Installation guide, describing the installation of the vCloud Director Application binaries upon the RHELS 6.3 OS. 555 more words


HP’s September VMware driver bundle and issues with Emulex CNA’s

You can read more about the issues here at http://www.techazine.com. I saw the same symptoms on brand new HP BL460 Gen8 and vSphere 5.1 update 2, the latest build: VMware-ESXi-5.1.0-Update2-2000251-HP-5.68.30-Sep2014.iso released on 2014-09-08.  Hosts randomly disconnects from vCenter, even if those hosts are in maintenance mode (lucky me). 168 more words


The Situation

I figured I would start a blog about my home lab journey as I saw another guy do the same and I think it will be a helpful resource for me and for others (if they care).  774 more words


vCOps Part 3: Upgrading the vCOps vApp

Upgrading vCOps is relatively straightforward, but can be a lengthy process.  Since VMware recently released minor update 5.8.3, this is an ideal time to share these procedures as I upgrade my own environment.  772 more words