Category Archive: VMware

Feb 01

VAAI – what is it?

I’ve talked about VAAI a few times in my blog (such as VAAI implementation on the P2000 and vSphere), but what is it?

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Jan 24

vSphere 5 High Availability Best Practise Guide

For those that don’t know, there is a vSphere 5 Best Practise Guide for HA available from VMware:

Jan 19

VAAI comes to the P2000

VAAI (vStorage API for Array Integration) is one of the storage application programming interface (API) sets in vSphere which allows hardware offload, ESX/ESXi hosts perform certain operations faster and consume less server resources (more on VAAI in a later post).  Let’s just say at this point, if your storage device supports it, implement the required …

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Dec 10

VMware Networking Design

I’m a real fan of Scott Lowe and i found his presentation of Networking design very useful: An Eye for (Network) Design

Dec 08

Hyper-V in Workstation 8

If you want to try Hyper-V, but don’t have any spare hardware, you can install it under VMware Workstation 8, but you must make sure Virtualized HV enable. Virtualized HV is available for virtual hardware version 8 VMs on hosts that support Intel VT-x and EPT or AMD-V and RVI. To enable virtualized HV, select …

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