09 avril 2013

Securing Horizon View 5.2 Deployments

In this blog post I cover the most common tasks in securing your VMware Horizon View deployment. Although the main objective is to provide a secure environment for your users to connect to, you should consider each suggestion relative to user productivity. You do not want to lock down the environment so much that your end users become unproductive and cannot get their daily tasks accomplished while using the environment. After you have deployed VMware Horizon View internally as a proof of concept, and your users love it, you want to... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2012

Exchange Deployment Assistant for Exchange Server 2013 is on the way

Yes, we’ve heard your feedback and the Exchange Deployment Assistant for Exchange Server 2013 is on the way! We want to let you know that we’re working, right now, on the Exchange Server 2013 Deployment Assistant. It will be very similar to the current Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant. Don’t worry, the 2010 version will live on. But, we want to provide the same step-by-step upgrade and deployment guidance for the new Exchange as well! We expect to release initial scenarios like a greenfield Exchange 2013 on-premises... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2010

Answering Exchange Virtualization Questions and Addressing Misleading VMware Guidance

I recommend anyone who is considering virtualizing MS Exchange read Jim Lucey's blog post and the comments below his post. VMware's HA guidance on virtualizing Exchange could be mis-interpreted, resulting in increased storage costs and placing data at risk. Here's an excerpt: We love that our customers are excited to deploy Exchange Server within virtualized environments. While VMware leveraged Exchange performance and sizing tools to provide guidance, their recommendations casually tiptoe around Microsoft system requirements,... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2009

How-to enable PvSCSI and when

VMware Paravirtualized SCSI (PVSCSI driver) Introduced with vSphere 4 this driver can speed up and offload CPU.  VMware Paravirtual SCSI (PVSCSI) adapter is able to achieve 12% more throughput with 18% less CPU cost compared to the LSI virtual adapter.vSphere ships with this new high performance virtual storage adapter. Bus logic and LSI logic were the only choices so far. PVSCSI is best suited to run highly I/O intensive applications in the guest more efficiently (reduced CPU cycles)Before you activate and configure take... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2008

NEW HYPER-V & FAILOVER CLUSTERING GUIDANCE ON THE WEB

Design for a Failover Cluster in Which All Nodes Run Hyper-V          http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=129117 Requirements and Recommendations for Failover Clusters in Which All Nodes Run Hyper-V    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=129110 Checklist: Failover Cluster in Which the Servers Run Hyper-V    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=129123 ... [Lire la suite]
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