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SDN and NFV The Final Hurdles

Whilst the development of both SDN and NFV technologies has been dramatic over recent years, there is still a significant amount of work to be done before we are market ready. 366 more words

KVM qmeu dump xml all machines

This is script backup for copy config virtual machines. Create xml filesv from all you machines in current directory

while read -r line; do  virsh dumpxml $line > $line.xml ; done <<< $(virsh list  --all |tail -n +2 | awk 'BEGIN  { FS=" " } $3>100  {print $2}')

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Unable to start Hyper-V VM "Not enough memory in the system" error

I found I was getting this in my test lab even though there was enough RAM spare on the host (approx 75% utilised only) turns out that Hyper-V is reserving a fair chunk of RAM automatically for the operating system (Server 2012 R2 in my case) therefore I just needed to lower the minimum reserve value. 34 more words

Windows Server

Upgrading to Windows 2016 Hyper-V. What about the Virtual Machine Configuration?

Well, at some point we will all upgrade to Windows 2016 Server. Server aside, what happens with the virtual machines itself?

One of the good advantages of the upgrade process is that it will not automatically upgrade the Virtual Machine configuration file. 284 more words


European Commission: “Emerging applications demand better quality”

Broadband World Forum researcher Sarah Bailey talks to the European Commission’s Miguel Ponce de Leon (Waterford IT, Project co-ordinator).

Sarah Bailey: Are current telecoms networks fit for purpose? 541 more words


Going over the top: How to play nice with the vast and growing number of new players as a service provider

This guest post was written by Andy Cocks, CTO, Dimension Data (Asia Pacific)

Over-the-top (OTT) content and service providers that monetise traditional service providers’ infrastructure — fixed and mobile infrastructure in which these operators have invested heavily — are shaking things up in an already competitive market. 712 more words


VCDX Spotlight: Eric Shanks

Name: Eric Shanks

Twitter Handle: @eric_shanks

Blog URL: theITHollow.com

Current Employer: Ahead

VCDX #: 195

How did you get into using VMware?

I was at a Chicago Microsoft Users Group and a company called Altiris was speaking about virtualizing applications with their solution. 431 more words