September 2010 archive

VMware View 4.5 Linked Cloning explained

I previously discussed the new Storage Tiering feature introduced with VMware View 4.5, and provided high level guidance on how to calculate storage consumption based on use of Replica Disks located in a single datastore. What I haven’t explained is how all this happen from a file level perspective in the data stores. VMware Linked …

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1st Sydney vBeers, Tues, October 5th

This Tuesday, October 5th, Sydney will have it’s first official vBeers event.  All IT virtualisation enthusiasts are welcome to socialise over a cold beer or soft-drink. This is a great opportunity to meet with other virtualisation enthusiasts, do some networking, and enjoy discussing all things virtualisation. Other subjects are also welcome. vBeers is open to …

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Your HP blades may be underperforming… Why?

This week we have been presented with an interesting scenario to solve. A medium sized VMware View deployment across HP Blades (BL460) and C7000 enclosures was presenting dissimilar performance on virtual desktops with exact same workload. After a little analysis we found out that some hosts were performing below the desired performance numbers. Measuring the …

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