January 2010 archive

New VMware View parameters in your .vmx files

The idea for this article started from a research that I was doing for creating a disaster recovery solution for critical virtual desktops in VMware View 4, without the use of Site Recovery manager (SRM) and also trying not to touch the ADAM database. I have published this article last week here. Anyway, I soon …

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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization goes head-to-head with vSphere

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization hypervisor features are really impressive and goes head-to-head with VMware vSphere 4.0. The release 5.4 of the product has been integrated with KVM hypervisor technology acquired from Qumranet back in 2008. The current release supports live migration, load balancing, snapshots, flexible storage, memory page sharing and ballooning, SSL encryption, multiple virtual …

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DR for critical desktops in VMware View

VMware vSphere Infrastructure offer the highest levels of availability and responsiveness for applications and services, and to provide additional protection and deliver advanced capabilities for disaster recovery management VMware released vCenter Site Recovery Manager. Whilst SRM provides disaster recovery management for the infrastructure, VMware View 4 does not have a native protection tool provided by …

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