20 mai 2009

Use StorMagic SvSAN if you do not have SAN or NFS

If you don’t have SAN/NAS storage box at home and you did not build an Openfiler NAS with for your lab without aditional physical machine as I did, you might be interested in SvSAN. With SvSAN you will be able to use the internal disks of your ESX Servers for a such an advanced features like vMotion or High Availability. Of course you cannot expect to have the same performance like in real SAN, but for home testing is just fine… So what SvSan is about? First of all it’s free. Not a demo, but you can download a free copy for your... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2009

vSphere performance

The last couple of weeks I’ve seen all these performance numbers(most not publicly available though)  of vSphere, one even more impressing than the other. I think every one will agree that the latest one is really impressive, 364.00 IOPS is just insane. There’s no load vSphere can’t handle, when correctly sized of course. But something that even made a bigger impression on me, as a consolidation fanatic, is the following line from the latest performance study:VMware’s new paravirtualized SCSI adapter (pvSCSI) offered 12%... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2009

Dossier technique - Présentation du CSV introduit dans le Clustering de Windows 2008 R2

Un nouveau dossier technique a été publié sur MSLive.fr Cet article présente l'une des grandes nouveautés aporté par Windows Server 2008 R2 dans la fonctionnalité de clustering. Il s'agît du CSV (Cluster Shared Volume) permettant un accès simultané au stockage par tous les noeuds. Très pratique pour vos infra Hyper-V !Rendez-vous sur cette page et bonne lecture. http://www.mslive.fr/actualites-526-dossier-technique-presentation-csv-introduit-dans-clustering-windows-2008.aspx
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20 mai 2009

What's new with mobility in Exchange 2010

Adam Glick, Sr. Technical Manager with the Exchange team, has been out at TechEd this week talking about Mobility in Exchange 2010. But before he left, the TechNet Edge team caught up with Adam in his office back at Redmond. In this newly released video, Adam shares why he is excited about Exchange 2010 and also why he thinks end-users and IT PROs will also be equally happy with the new features and functionality. So, what is new in Mobility? Conversation View: If you use this feature in Outlook and OWA (Outlook Web Access),... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2009

Video: High Availability in Exchange Server 2010 - Part 1

Exchange Server 2010 includes a new unified platform for both high availability and site resilience that is very different from the high availability model and solutions provided in previous versions. Exchange 2010 includes significant changes at its core that integrate high availability deep in its architecture, making it even less costly and easier to deploy and maintain than previous versions of Exchange. In this and upcoming videos, I'll give you a tour of the new high availability features, such as database availability... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2009

Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 release announcement!

We have released Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (KB 968012) to the download center. The release of the rollup via Microsoft Update will happen on May 26. As in the previous rollups, we have done a mix of product improvements (aka Critical Design Change Requests) and bug fixes. A few key ones which I would like to call out are as follows: KB 969690 - We have fixed the bug introduced in Update Rollup 7 which caused the sender of the Delivery Status Notification (DSN) to be unresolved. Disable kernel... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2009

Windows Server 2008 R2 RC Evaluation Virtual Hard Drive Images (for Hyper-V)

c’est disponible ici http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=053691A9-9FA8-47F2-916C-3FC8B02284B6&displaylang=en http://blogs.technet.com/windows7/archive/2009/05/18/windows-server-2008-r2-rc-evaluation-virtual-hard-drive-images-for-hyper-v.aspx
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20 mai 2009

Windows Server 2008 R2 Documentation & Resources

Tout savoir sur Windows Server 2008 R2 !! C’est ici http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=079eb880-6e15-4381-9edf-53cfaff3ab02 http://blogs.technet.com/windows7/archive/2009/05/19/windows-server-2008-r2-documentation-resources.aspx
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