I bet many of you that are virtualizing Citrix XenApp, have read the Project VRC whitepapers and want to implement their best practices. Especially in small environments however, it can be a headache creating the design. My biggest headache was and is, is the way I can guarantee no CPU over commit for the pCPU’s […]
VMware vSphere 4 default installation settings
When I was writing an installation document on vSphere I thought and have some friends on twitter check the doc and comment on it. I received a lot of responses and decided to make a blog post out of it, so here it is.
[Wishlist] datastore maintenance and categories
Just a short post on some thoughts I had on improvements for VMware vSphere when I wanted to delete a datastore holding 10 VMs. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to put a datastore in maintenance mode like you can with an ESX host. When the datastore is set into maintenance mode, vCenter would […]
StorMagic SvSAN with High Availability mirroring
Recently I had the opportunity to review StorMagic’s SvSAN software. Their current release available from their website is only compatible with VMware ESX 3.5, since my home lab is already running VMware vSphere I received the latest beta 4.1.913 which does work with vSphere. In this review I will not write on absolute performance since […]