07 avril 2010

Bull, avec le Bullion doté de VMware vsphere, promet des serveurs 128 coeurs

Bull lance le Novascale Bullion, serveur très haut de gamme, de 4 à 16 sockets, soit 128 coeurs possibles, dédié à la consolidation /virtualisation avec VMsphere (VMware) --> Le reste est sur le site :http://www.silicon.fr/fr/news/2010/04/07/bull__avec_le_bullion_dote_de_vmsphere__promet_des_serveurs_128_coeurs
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06 avril 2010

How to virtualize an application using VMware ThinApp

This video walks you through the process of virtualizing an application using VMware ThinApp. The video uses the Setup Capture Wizard in Thinapp and provides some context to some of the screens you will interact with. Virtualizing an application lets you deploy it to many users without having to install the application on every system. For more information and context, continue reading the KB article: Using the ThinApp Setup Capture wizard to virtualize an application. ... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2010

MED-V 1.0 SP1 RTM et version française d’App-V 4.6 disponibles!

C’est annoncé sur le blog de l’équipe produit MED-V http://blogs.technet.com/mdop/archive/2010/04/01/med-v-1-0-sp1-rtm-and-localized-versions-of-app-v-4-6-are-now-available.aspx What's new in MED-V 1.0 SP1? Support for Windows 7 hosts - 32-bit and 64-bit MED-V server support for Windows Server 2008 R2 Support for Japanese Windows versions Enjoy :-) http://blogs.technet.com/fabricem_blogs/archive/2010/04/02/med-v-1-0-sp1-rtm-et-version-fran-aise-d-app-v-4-6-disponibles.aspx
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02 avril 2010

Beta Linux Integration Services Available – SMP support is coming!

We have just released the beta of the next version of the Linux integration services.  This release brings some much wanted and requested new functionality to our Linux support on Hyper-V.  Specifically it brings: Support for running Linux with up to 4 vCPUs per virtual machine. A time synchronization component to provide the same time synchronization functionality that we have for Windows virtual machines. A shutdown integration components so that Linux virtual machines can be shutdown directly from the Hyper-V... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2010

Why Hyper-V VHD Files Are So Large – And How To Efficiently Copy Them

While in Seattle for TR 10 I had an opportunity to meet up with an innovative startup called VMUtil.com (www.vmutil.com). Led by a Microsoft File System / Storage MVP, they have come up with some excellent tools to make Hyper-V more efficient with non-SAN storage solutions and add value when SAN storage is used. This blog will cover one tool VHDCopy which can optimize fixed size VHD file copies and its sister tool, VHDCopy Enterprise Edition aka VHDCopEE. I found these tools of special interest because they resolved an existing issue... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2010

Dynamic Memory Coming to Hyper-V Part 2…

====================================================== Preamble: The point of this series, and the spirit in which it is written, is to take a holistic approach at the issues facing our customers, discuss the complexities with regard to memory management and explain why we’re taking the approach we are with Hyper-V Dynamic Memory. This isn’t meant to criticize anyone or technology, rather to have an open and transparent discussion about the problem space. ====================================================== ... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2010

Cool new HA feature coming up to prevent a split brain situation!

I already knew this was coming up but wasn’t allowed to talk about it. As it is out in the open on the VMTN community I guess I can talk about it as well. One of the most common issues experienced with VMware HA is a split brain situation. Although currently undocumented, vSphere has a detection mechanism for these situations. Even more important the upcoming release ESX 4.0 Update 2 will also automatically prevent it! First let me explain what a split brain scenario is, lets start with describing the situation which is most... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2010

Use VMware Workstation 7 for P2V

A nice post on VLADAN's Blog about doing P2V with VMware Workstation 7 built in features... --> Here it goes : http://www.vladan.fr/use-vmware-workstation-7-for-p2v/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+EsxVirtualization+%28ESX+Virtualization%29
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30 mars 2010

vCheck v5

That’s right, its finally here, vCheck v5 has arrived ! If you have been using previous versions of this report then its time to update, I have added lots of cool new features and checks which make this report (even if I do say so) awesome ! Some of the highlighted features of v5 are: Comments Each section now has comments telling you why I think it may be an issue, there are often links to blog posts and useful information for further reading, an example is below: Obviously for the experts among you these comments... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2010

Network Load Balancing (NLB) and Virtual Machines

Hi, A lot of people have asked about setting up NLB clusters on virtual machines. This is possible. But, there a few things to keep in mind. If you’re trying to create NLB clusters using Virtual Server Virtual Machines, before designing your solution familiarize yourself with the supported configurations. Refer to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/925476 for details on which configurations are supported. If you’re trying to create NLB clusters using Hyper-V Virtual Machines with Windows Server 2008 RTM (not R2)... [Lire la suite]
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