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High co-stop values seen during virtual machine snapshot activities

Last week, I’ve visited a client to troubleshoot some performance issues. Besides the fact that they handed out too much virtual CPU’s to their virtual machines, I noticed one VM with a much higher %CSTP value than comparable virtual machines. You can see ...
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Part 1 - Architecting vSphere Clusters - A scoop from my vForum Prezo!

A few days back, I got an opportunity to present at vForum 2013 in Mumbai, the Financial Capital of India. With more than 3000 participants across 2 days of this mega event, it was definitely one of the biggest customer events in India. I along with my te ...
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Back to Basics: Installing vSphere 5.5 – VMware Update Manager (VUM)

VMware Update Manager (commonly abbreviated to VUM) is currently the companies primary method updating both VMware ESX hosts, and all so “upgrading” the VMs “virtual hardware” and small software package installed to the guest operating system called “VMwa ...
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Quick Tip: Useful Flash Player optimization for the vSphere Web Client & other Flash WebApps

I recently picked up a useful tidbit from engineering on a Flash Player optimization setting that can be helpful when using the vSphere Web Client or any other Flash web application for that matter. The particular setting is the Website Storage Settings w ...
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vSphere Storage DRS or vSphere Storage I/O Control support in a vSphere Metro Storage Cluster environment (2042596)

This article describes supported configurations for vSphere Metro Storage Cluster (vMSC) environments relating to vSphere Storage DRS (SDRS) and vSphere Storage I/O Control (SIOC).

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VMware vSphere 5.5 vMotion on EMC VPLEX Metro

As the scope of virtualized infrastructure continues to grow beyond a traditional single physical site to geographically dispersed multi-site environments, the ability to vMotion transparently across large distances will be a critical requirement. vMotion ...
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vSphere 5.5 Install Pt. 17: Install VUM

So yes, after a couple of weeks of pausing on the vSphere 5.5 series I’m back with installing VUM. The VUM install pretty much follows the process we had for vCenter 5.1. In case you haven’t heard, VUM is also growing feathers like the Windows VI client a ...
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Howto Check Network Port Availability from vMA

VMwares vSphere Management Assistant does not have much tools available. When you vMA is behind a firewall you might want to check if ports are reachable for troubleshooting purposes. As the vMA does not come with telnet or netcat you can use the built in ...
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Don’t Be Confused VMware HA != VMotion (Chris Colotti's Blog)

Okay, this may sound like something of the most basic things to know, but I am posting this as I still hear how these two things are used interchangeably.  In most cases, it has to do with trying to design a multi-site vSphere deployment where you ar ...
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Articles & Tutorials: A vSphere Distributed Resources Scheduler Conceptual Primer (Part 1)

Introduction Perhaps one of the most important innovations that has come from hypervisor vendors in the past decade is the concept of workload migration. The ability to simply shift workloads from one host to another has helped organizations increase ove ...
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HP updates its customised images for VMware ESXi 5.5/5.1

HP has updated its ESXi customised images to reflect the recent release of ESXi 5.5 as well as its September 2013 Service Pack for Proliant. HP’s customised images are fully integrated sets of specific drivers and software that are tested to work togethe ...
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vMotion Virtual Machines Between Clusters With Different Hosts

As some of you probably guessed, this is going to be a post about Enhanced vMotion Comparability or EVCfor short. At some point, anyone that has done vSphere Cluster migrations or Server host upgrades has come across an issue where vMotion (migration of a ...
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PowerCLI Check vMotion Network

Here’s a one-liner to help you identify issues in your vMotion network settings. Just update the IP to reflect the subnet of your vMotion network.

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What's New in PowerCLI 5.5 R1 - Open-VMConsoleWindow (VMware TV)

This video will show how to easily create a GUI application that allows users to open a VM console window with PowerCLI 5.5 R1.

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Opening the Virtual Machine Remote Console through PowerCLI

With the 5.5 R1 release PowerCLI got even better. With the introduction of the new Open-VMConsoleWindow cmdlet you can access the virtual machine console of both vCenter Server and vCloud Director virtual machines. To open a virtual machine console window ...
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8 weeks of #VCAP – vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) (mwpreston dot net)

Alright here we go the vMA – I promised you I would bounce around topics which don't relate to each other whatsoever. So, first off, let's get started with installing and configuring the vMA.  Installation really doesn't even need to be described. & ...
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VMware PowerCLI script to query Virtual Machine events

I have been asked to write a script to find out who created a particular VM or get a list of VMs that were built in the last N days…

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VSVC5821 - Performance and Capacity Management of DRS Clusters VMworld Session 52:35

Distributed Resource Management is a feature of vSphere and it does cluster level resource management by moving virtual machines between hosts, set the resource controls on host as well as enforce business rules specified by the users. This talk focuses o ...
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Estimating the time required to consolidate snapshots for VMware ESX and VMware ESXi (2053758)

This article provides information on how to estimate the time required to consolidate virtual machine snapshots.   When a virtual machine is running without snapshots, the virtual machine runs from and changes are written to the base virtual disk ( ...
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