Tag Archives: Virtualization

Increasing vSAN Resynch / Rebuild Performance

Overview Rebuild / Resynchronization time is one of the things I have seen jump up and bite customers on the ankle over and over…  When you distribute your storage across multiple hosts in a hperconverged cluster, the arithmetic and physics … Continue reading

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VMworld 2011 Session – Design, Deploy OptimizedSQL Server on ESXi 5

This is a live update from VMworld! These are just my notes during the session, please forgive the grammatical errors, I am sure I missed parts of the lecture as I am taking notes… Be sure to check out the … Continue reading

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VMworld 2011 Session BCA1230 – Best practices for virtualizing Java

This is a live update from VMworld! These are just my notes during the session, please forgive the grammatical errors, I am sure I missed parts of the lecture as I am taking notes… Be sure to check out the … Continue reading

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VMworld 2011 Session BCA1950 – Production Proven Methods of Running Enterprise Java on vSphere

This is a live update from VMworld! These are just my notes during the session, please forgive the grammatical errors, I am sure I missed parts of the lecture as I am taking notes… This session had excellent information, though … Continue reading

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Five Minutes on Desktop as a Service

When deploying any new application or service to our customers (internal or external), the choices for exactly how that service is delivered are growing at what seems to be an exponential rate.  New Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) offerings are driving innovation and … Continue reading

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Home Lab 3.0

Finally Got it Right… For those of you who have been following my progress (thanks for sticking around), there have been some changes to the home lab setup.  You may recall, in my post last fall – Home Lab, Part … Continue reading

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Powershell and UBERshell Take 1…

So, you may have already read Nick Weaver’s most excellent blog on UBERshell – a Powershell snap-in for the Celerra UBER VSA.  Althoug I am new to Powershell (and by extension UBERshell as well), ‘back in the day’ I was … Continue reading

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