Tips for Installing Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Update Rollup (UR) 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager is released this week. The update contains a huge list of issues that are fixed and support for the following Linux systems is added: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (64 bit) Oracle Linux 7 (64 bit) CentOS Linux 7 (64 bit) Here are some tips for … [Read more...]

November 7th: vBeers The Hague, NL – The VMworld Afterparty

The post November 7th: vBeers The Hague, NL – The VMworld Afterparty appeared first on viktorious.nl - Virtualization & Cloud Management. You’re invited! Join Eric Sloof (ntpro.nl), Jeremy van Doorn (VMware) and Viktor van den Berg (viktorious.nl) for the first vBeers The Hague: The VMworld afterparty! … [Read more...]

Script to download all videos and slides from TechEd 2014 Europe

This script will download all videos and slides from TechEd 2014 Europe. Download here. … [Read more...]

Join us at the Dutch vBeers The Hague event

Join Eric Sloof (NTPRO.NL), Jeremy van Doorn (VMware) and Viktor van den Berg (viktorious.nl) for the first vBeers The Hague; The VMworld afterparty! Catch up with other peers and discuss VMworld announcements or just have a little drink and chit chat. Location: Restaurant Milú, Driehoekjes 15, The Hague Date: … [Read more...]

VMware Management with PowerCLI 5.8 Release 1 Poster

VMware vSphere PowerCLI contains snapins of cmdlets based on Microsoft PowerShell for automating vSphere and vCloud administration. It provides C# and PowerShell interfaces to VMware vSphere and vCloud APIs. You can download the VMware Management with PowerCLI 5.8 Release 1 Poster here. … [Read more...]

Using VM Storage Policies with PernixData FVP Datastore Write Policies

Profile-Driven Storage, introduced in vSphere 5.0, provides rapid and intelligent placement of virtual machines based on pre-defined storage profiles. vSphere 5.5 enhanced the previous version of Storage Profiles and along the way renamed it to VM Storage Policy. The new architecture looks slightly different than the … [Read more...]

[Sponsor] Webinar: How to Reduce Disaster Recovery Expenses up to 50%

  Thursday, November 6, 2:00 PM BST Featured Speaker: Chris M Evans, Independent Consultant, Langton Blue Ltd. Want to reduce IT expenses and help your business comply with the legal requirements? To do so, you’ll need to implement a comprehensive Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery (BC / DR) strategy. Join … [Read more...]

VMware Auto Deploy with MSCS won’t work

Our environment is fully built using VMware Auto Deploy 5.1. All the clusters have their own ruleset and we’re very content on how easily we update our hosts and deploy new hosts. However, recently we ran into a major issue with Microsoft Cluster Services inside VMs in combination with VMware Auto Deploy. In a … [Read more...]

MS Word style formatting shortcut keys for Mac

Recently I started to spend a lot of time in MS word again, and as a stickler for details I dislike a mishmash of font types throughout my document. I spend a lot of time on configuring the styles of the document, yet when I paste something from other documents, MS word tend to ignore these. Correcting the format burns … [Read more...]

(Inter-VM) TPS Disabled by default, what should you do?

We’ve all probably seen the announcement around inter-VM(!!) TPS (transparent page sharing) being disabled by default in future releases of vSphere, and the recommendation to disable it in current versions. The reason for this is the fact there was a research paper published which demonstrates how it is possible to get … [Read more...]