July 2011 archive

My first vSPhere 5 “Monster VM”

Amongst all the new features introduced with vSphere 5, VMware increased the virtual hardware limits for virtual machines. What has so far been referred as “Monster VM” or “Super VM” is VMware’s ultimate move to help organizations to virtualize business-critical applications. Virtual Machine Hardware Version: 8 32 virtual CPUs 1 TB virtual RAM 2 TB …

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vSphere 5.0 Datastore Clusters & VDI

I have been fortunate enough to be part of the vSphere 5 Beta program. vSphere 5 really raise the bar and implement a number of new features; mostly around automated management. I’m sure there will be many blog posts listing those new features, so I decided to show some screenshots of those features. One of …

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Securing Display Protocols for VDI

Security in IT environments is an incessant quest nowadays. During the client/server era the ability to encrypt data between datacenter and applications was indispensible to many organizations. Transport Layer Security (TLS), Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and IPsec were widely used to secure data transmissions; and still are. With the introduction of hosted desktops (VDI) organizations …

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