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VMware Video: How VMware implemented Network Virtualization with NSX

At VMware, we face the same challenges that our customers do; that’s why we take a “VMware-first” approach, meaning we use our own software to improve operations & support business objectives. Learn about our internal NSX implementation, one of the largest deployments of NSX for vSphere in the world with over 60,000 VM’s! From the […]

SoftNAS Assigned Storage Synchronization Patent

SoftNAS®, the #1 best-selling NAS in the cloud, today announced it was assigned patent 9,378,262 B2 for synchronization in a storage solution. Synchronization and replication are critical elements for archive, backup, disaster recovery and business continuity as more organizations are moving corporate data out of their on-premises data centers and into the cloud. The U.S. […]

Opvizor’s Performance Analyzer 3 is certified DataCore Ready

Opvizor Inc. today announced that its Performance Analyzer 3 is certified DataCore Ready for SANsymphony, from the Software-Defined Storage Platform from DataCore Software, making them beneficial for organizations to maximize the availability and utilization of IT assets and to simplify data storage management. “It is a great pleasure to announce the DataCore Ready Solution certification for our Performance […]

VMware vSphere 6 Product Features – vMotion

Scott Bollinger
This post is about the vSphere 6 product feature vMotion. The first time I saw a vMotion between two hosts it was amazing. Not only doing it without down time, but while the server was up and functional! Now we have not only vMotion cross vSwitch but cross vCenter and even Long Distance. If I was […]

VMware: Customizing vROps – Decide Which Metrics to Collect

VMware’s vRealize Operations Manager is a powerful analytics platform that helps administrators gain insight into their application, virtual, and physical infrastructure. One challenge you might have as you deploy vRealize Operations is the sheer amount of data that you throw at it, and the CPU, memory, and disk requirements to handle the collection, analyzing, and […]

Big Data Performance on vSphere 6 – Best Practices for Optimizing Virtualized Big Data Applications White Paper

Best Practices for Optimizing Virtualized Big Data Applications Best practices are described for optimizing Big Data applications running on VMware vSphere®. Hardware, software, and vSphere configuration parameters are documented, as well as tuning parameters for the operating system, Hadoop, and Spark. The Dell 12-server cluster (10 of which were dedicated to Hadoop worker processes) used in the test […]

HPE Reference Configuration for Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 on HPE Hyper Converged 380 White Paper

HP Enterprise
Configuration of 500 – 1,000 users on HPE Hyper Converged 380 This paper describes the design and the underlying principles for optimal server and storage design for deploying virtualized Microsoft Exchange Server® 2016 on the HPE Hyper Converged 380. The HPE Hyper Converged 380 is an integrated solution containing HPE ProLiant DL380 servers, VMware® virtualization software, HPE […]

VMware KB Video: Troubleshooting Virtual SAN 6.2 on disk upgrades which fail after 10%

This video demonstrates how to troubleshoot Virtual San 6.2 upgrades which fail after 10% of the upgrade procedure. The resolution provided in this video tutorial will be useful to you if you experience the following symptoms within your VMware Virtual SAN environment: When upgrading VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) to version 6.2, the Virtual SAN Disk […]

VMware: Understanding the Layers of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

We’re almost half way through the year, and it is shaping up to be a “tipping-point” year for hyper-convergence and HCI. Combine faster CPUs, lower cost flash (with exciting technologies on the horizon) and software innovation with the majority of data centers standardizing on server virtualization, now is the time to extend existing infrastructure investments with newer, […]

VMware: Telin Builds Asia-Pacific’s First Software-Defined Data Center Based on VMware Validated Designs

Telin-3 is Asia-Pacific’s first software-defined data center based on VMware Validated Designs Enabled faster deployment of data center and more efficient IT automation to enhance customer service delivery Collaboration reinforces both companies’ commitment to providing global businesses with premium data center and cloud service VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 09/17/16

My VMware How to file a Proactive Support Request in MyVMware (2146880) Date Published: 9/14/2016 VMware ESXi VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch Release ESXi550-201609001 (2146717) Date Published: 9/16/2016 VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201609402-BG: Updates ehci-ehci-hcd, misc-drivers, xhci-xhci (2146719) Date Published: 9/16/2016 “File too big => number of hosts > 128. Not Supported” error is displayed in […]

opvizor: Performance Monitor and Analyze your virtual datacenter Podcast – Episode 258

In episode 258, Douglas Brown interviews Dennis Zimmer, co-founder and CEO of Opvizor Inc. Dennis and Douglas discuss what’s new with the opvizor performance monitoring and analysis solution for your virtual datacenter . Dennis also pontificates on the state of the enterprise IT world, and topics such as the future of virtualization, containers, and much […]

VMware: Next Generation Security Services in OpenStack

OpenStack is quickly and steadily positioning itself as a great Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution for the Enterprise. Originally conceived for that proverbial DevOps Cloud use case (and as a private alternative to AWS), the OpenStack framework has evolved to add rich Compute, Network and Storage services to fit several enterprise use cases. This evolution can be evidenced […]

VMware vCenter Server Migration Tool – vSphere 6.0 Update 2m

Migrating from one vCenter Server to another traditionally has been a daunting task. Deploying and configuring a completely new vCenter Server while maintaining your existing one and coming up with a migration plan can be challenging. There are many factors to consider, including but not limited to the size of your environment, number of solutions […]