03 août 2009

InstallShield 2010 Support for App-V

En voulant faire des packages MSI, j'ai voulu tester le soft Installshield tout à l"heure et à ma grande surprise, ce logiciel permet de faire des packages App-v : Acresso Software announces a new capability in InstallShield to develop applications in the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) format.Today at the Microsoft TechEd North America conference, Acresso is the breakthrough opportunity; organizations that are adopting application first to bring this type of offering to the market, giving... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2009

vSphere 4 Documentation Bundles on VMware’s Website

In one of my latest articles I talked about a script from Xtravirt which can help you to have an offline documentation of all VMware Products available on your hard drive. But today when I went to the vSphere 4.0 documentation page and I saw that there is also a possibility to download a bundle of PDFs from the Main Documentation Set. Download PDF versions of all books in the main documentation set (in a zip file) here. You can also download and read the documentation one by one.Go and see yourself. ... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2009

Storage VMotion and moving to a Thin Provisioned disk

I was just reading this article by Vladan about Storage VMotion. He explains how you can get your unused disk space back with Storage VMotion and moving to a Thin Provisioned disk at the same time. I agree that this is one of the best new features out there. It’s easy and effective. However, you will need to keep in mind that although it seems like disk space is not used according to the Guest OS it might have been used in the past. (An OS usually only removes the pointer to the data and not the actual data itself.) If you d0 not... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2009

Second vswp file when doing a VMotion with vSphere?

I was just reading this topic on the VMTN community. In short, a second vswp file gets created during a VMotion. As the starter of this topic noticed it could lead to not being able to VMotion VMs if you don’t have enough free disk space on your VMFS volume. One of my UK colleagues, David Burgess, jumped in and explained what is happening during the VMotion and why this temporary vswp file is being created. Read it, it’s useful info:It is only used if the target is under memory pressure. It is thin provisioned so even though it... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2009

Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) 4.0 disponible en téléchargement

En deux mots, MOF est une "application" d'ITIL par MICROSOFT : MOF is a free, downloadable framework that encompasses the entire IT lifecycle. A collection of best practices and question-based guidance, MOF integrates: Community-generated processes for planning, delivering, operating, and managing IT Governance, risk, and compliance activities Management reviews Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF) best practices Read MOF online Microsoft Operations Framework 4.0. MOF 4.0 is designed to help IT... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2009

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 RTM…

Dans le sillage de l’annonce de la RTM de Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V Server R2 sous forme de serveur indépendant a également été annoncé. On pourra utilement lire ces deux messages sur les principales fonctionnalités (qui s’appliquent aussi à l’Hyper-V de Windows Server 2008 R2) : Windows Server 2008 R2 & Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 RTM!!!! Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 RTM & More. On retiendra particulièrement ce tableau récapitulatif qui synthétise les avancées de la version 2008 R2 : ... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2009

Nouveauté importante de Windows Server 2008 R2 Core : SCONFIG

Server Core est une avancée importante apparue avec Windows Server 2008. Les gains sont maintenant bien connus : surface d’attaque réduite, réduction des mises à jours et des redémarrages pour les appliquer Cependant la configuration de Server Core n’était pas toujours simple puisqu’il faut (ré)apprendre toutes les commandes sous forme de lignes de commandes : Changement du nom de l’ordinateur : netdom renamecomputer %computername% /newname:<new_computername> Rejoindre un domaine: netdom join... [Lire la suite]
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