22 mars 2009

VMware vCenter Mobile Access & Virtual Appliances

VMware just announced that there’s a new technology preview coming up, vCenter Mobile Access. For a demo/preview go to the VMTN Blog section: vCenter Mobile Access. Introducing VMware vCenter Mobile Access (vCMA).  vCMA allows you to monitor and manage VMware Infrastructure from your mobile phone with an interface that is optimized for such devices. Specifically, it allows you to: Search for virtual machines in your data center Migrate virtual machines from one host to another using vMotion Execute recovery plans... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2009

Two new patches for ESX(i) 3.5

VMware released two patches on the 20th of March. Both patches are related to an issue with the Broadcom bnx2x driver. If you are running on hardware with a Broadcom NetXtreme II 57710, 57711, or 57711E NICs be sure to look into the patches below: ESX350-200903412-BG - PATCH - KB 1009232 - GeneralUpdates Kernel Source and VMNIX ESX350-200903411-BG - PATCH - KB 1009231 - CriticalUpdates the bnx2x Driver for Broadcom Download them now! http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2009/03/22/two-new-patches-for-esxi-35/
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22 mars 2009

Updated: Hyper-V Planning and Deployment Guide

The Hyper-V Planning and Deployment guide is available online (here) and is constantly being updated with more and more information.  On top of this we periodically roll up this information into standalone documentation that is easier to take, print out, and use offline.  We just did this last week and rolled up the v1.2 release of this document: http://www.microsoft.com/Downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=5da4058e-72cc-4b8d-bbb1-5e16a136ef42&displaylang=en Significant additions for this release include details on... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2009

Lab Experiment: Hypervisors : Is there really a performance difference between hypervisors from VMware, Microsoft and Citrix?

Is there really a performance difference between hypervisors from VMware, Microsoft and Citrix? We put them under a microscope and stress-tested them for days to find out the answer. http://virtualizationreview.com/features/article.aspx?editorialsid=2641 There was no overall winner here; no way to say, "This is the best hypervisor for every situation." But some general conclusions can be drawn. For CPU- and memory-intensive applications, XenServer and Hyper-V are attractive and have proven their mettle. For a... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2009

HP propose du taux zéro pour vendre serveurs et stockage

Par le biais de HP Financial Services, le constructeur propose désormais aux entreprises - en priorité les PME - d'accéder à un financement à taux zéro pour l'achat de ses solutions serveurs et stockage. Cette facilité de paiement porte sur les gammes HP ProLiant et HP BladeSystem pour les serveurs, et HP StorageWorks dans le domaine du stockage.Comme pour sa dernière offre de financement à taux zéro (sur ses logiciels d'optimisation des ressources informatiques et de gestion de l'information), ce nouveau geste commercial est limité... [Lire la suite]
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