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Dell EMC Data Protection for VMware Cloud™ on AWS

Dell
Introducing a Single Product to Bundle Data Protection with VMware workloads in Amazon! As more organizations continue to move applications and data to the cloud, the value of data protection is now more important than ever. Solid and reliable data protection workflows guarantee data is always available and ready for recovery when needed, and ensures […]

Citrix Machine Creation Services Demystified Part II

Wilco van Bragt
In the first part article we discussed the first steps for creating and maintaining Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS). We talked quickly about creating the master image, followed by the available MCS deployment type with their characteristics. In this article we will discuss what happens under the hood when creating a MCS machine catalog per deployment […]

VMware vSphere  – Why checking NUMA Configuration is so important!

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Non-uniform memory access (NUMA) is a computer memory design used in multiprocessing, where the memory access time depends on the memory location relative to the processor. Under NUMA, a processor can access its own local memory faster than non-local memory (memory local to another processor or memory shared between processors). The benefits of NUMA are limited […]

Independent Review: New Goliath Performance Monitor for VMware Horizon

Goliath Technologies
Johan van Amersfoort has been part of the IT World for roughly two decades. Since 2005, Johan has been focusing specifically on VMware products and has obtained the vExpert certification, distinguished in VCIX/VCAP’s (5/6) on Data Center and Desktop & Mobility, received the VMware EUC Champion award for two consecutive years, and ultimately reached his […]

Virtual Machine vCPU and vNUMA Rightsizing – Rules of Thumb

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Using virtualization, we have all enjoyed the flexibility to quickly create virtual machines with various virtual CPU (vCPU) configurations for a diverse set of workloads.  But as we virtualize larger and more demanding workloads, like databases, on top of the latest generations of processors with up to 24 cores, special care must be taken in […]

VMware vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 End of General Support Reminder

VMware
We would like to remind you that the End of General Support (EOGS) for vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 is September 19, 2018. To maintain your full level of Support and Subscription Services, VMware recommends upgrading to vSphere 6.5. Note that by upgrading to vSphere 6.5 you not only get all the latest capabilities of […]

VMware Named a Leader in 2018 Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

VMware
VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) today announced that VMware has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure. (1) “In our view, Gartner has recognized the important role software plays in powering next-generation hyperconverged infrastructure in this report,” said Lee Caswell, vice president of product, Storage and Availability Business Unit, VMware. “We believe this Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged […]

Hyper-V Backup Guide for VMware Administrators

NAKIVO
With Microsoft Hyper-V gaining more market share and coming of age, VMware administrators are finding themselves having to administer Hyper-V alongside vSphere in their environments. There are certainly similarities in administering the various hypervisors, including VMware and Hyper-V, but there are also subtle (if not more major) differences as well. Often, out of habit, we […]

upcoming Dashboards for Intel Spectre and Meltdown on VMware vSphere

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It´s definitely hard to ignore the discussions about Intel Spectre and Meltdown and all the different ways to (try to) fix it. Unfortunately, it seems like a never-ending story at this time and patches are published, taken back aso. Furthermore, Intel cannot really fix the issue without performance impacts and possible instability. We´re working hard […]

Manufacturer Improves Data Backup and Recovery Success Rate to 100 Percent with Veeam

Veeam
Follett LLC, a leading manufacturer of ice and refrigeration solutions, eliminates critical ERP system downtime, improves regulatory reporting and DR testing, and achieves ROI in months with Veeam Availability Suite Veeam Software, the Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ innovator, announced today that Follett LLC, the leading global designer and manufacturer of ice and refrigeration solutions, has replaced […]

Best practices for tape backup with Veeam

Veeam
When speaking about backup storage strategies, Veeam’s recommendation is to keep the initial backup chain short (7 – 14 points) and use general purpose disk that will allow you to recover data in the shortest amount of time. The long-term retention should come from secondary and tertiary storage, which typically boasts a much lower storage […]

New Starter Dashboard for VMware vSphere Troubleshooting

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The issue with troubleshooting is, that it is simply not preventive. You can only search for issues and fix them, when you are aware of them. Of  course there is a lot of hype around predictive analysis, but we are not there yet, that you can really predict bad performance problems. It is more about […]

VMware Video: High Availability and Disaster Recovery with VMware vSAN and VMware Site Recovery Manager

VMware
In this session, we will learn how a vSAN stretched cluster and vSphere HA provide resiliency against entire site failures. We will also cover the ease of integrating vSphere Replication and Site Recovery Manager to provide reliable, automated disaster recovery. VMware vSphere, vSAN, and Site Recovery Manager offer a complete solution to help eliminate business […]

Decoupling of Cores per Socket from Virtual NUMA Topology in VMware vSphere 6.5

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There are some pretty interesting and helpful blog posts available at the moment and we would like to share some information regarding our new release of Performance Analyzer. You can find here an interesting post from Frank Denneman or just scroll down for more information. Some changes are made in ESXi 6.5 with regards to sizing […]

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