News: Veeam Announces Endpoint Backup FREE!

Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE is Veeam’s new backup solution for Windows-based computers (desktops & laptops) running Windows 7 and higher as well as Windows Server 2008 and higher. It is a standalone product and is not part of Veeam Backup & Replication nor the Veeam Availability Suite. This is clearly big … [Read more...]

Oracle wants customers to license multiple vSphere 5.1 clusters when managed by single vCenter Server

Oracle is notorious for its licensing. The company is very unclear about how their software needs to be correctly  licensed. This leaves room for multiple interpretations. And Oracle takes advantage of that in many cases by claiming the customer did not license Oracle software in the correct way. Part of their business … [Read more...]

Win 1 van de 4 vrijkaartjes voor Experts Live

Win een vrijkaartje ter waarde van € 35,00 voor Experts Live! Experts Live 2014 biedt een zeer gevarieerd programma met meer dan 40 technisch sessies gedurende de hele dag! Om ervoor te zorgen dat alle bezoekers profiteren van inhoudelijk interessante sessies is het programma onderverdeeld in 7 parallelle tracks met 7 … [Read more...]

News: VMTurbo Webinar!

This VMTurbo Webinar is titled “Unearthing a Dev Lab, VDI, & $200K in Savings“. It is a compelling story of how one man’s hunch turned into a movement that transformed a city’s IT infrastructure. Hear from Garland’s Senior System Engineer Dammions Darden on how Garland combated both performance issues … [Read more...]

Available for download – vRealize CloudClient 3.0

vRealize CloudClient is a command-line utility that provides verb-based access to many of VMware's cloud management products, such as vRealize Automation. CloudClient provides an easy to use command-line and scripting capability. Using the Cloud Client as an interactive shell provides a easy-to-use utility for … [Read more...]

Who Joins Me? 4-7 November: VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0]

I have one seat left for this comprehensive, fast-paced training course focusing on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX. This course covers NSX as a part of the software-defined data center platform, implementation use cases along with features of NSX, and functionality operating at Layer 2 through Layer 7 … [Read more...]

VMworld Session – Extending vRealize Automation Center Requests with vRealize Orchestrator

<span id="XinhaEditingPostion"></span>As any IT professional knows, being able to provision systems in a consistent manner, reliably, is the holy grail. Most organizations have tasks they are performing during various stages of provisioning, but these things are, in many instances, manual. While … [Read more...]

VMworld Session – Built to be Extended: vCloud Automation Center

<span id="XinhaEditingPostion"></span>Are you tired of being told to throw everything away and start over? Does it seem “too lucrative to be true” for the consultant(s) you’ve been paying? Do you want make use of your existing investments in a rational way; as you build up your datacenter’s … [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 ( 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 wil disable Transparant Page Sharing by default in future ESXi releases

VMware ESXi has an interesting feature called Transparent Page Sharing (TPS). TPS allows a deduplication of host memory. Typically virtual machine guest operating systems share a lot of common code. TPS basically scans on duplicate code in the host memory, make sure only 1 instance of code is loaded while pointers in … [Read more...]