Hardening recommendation to set limits on VMs or Resource Pools?

I received this question last week about a recommendation which was in the vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide. The recommendation in the vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide is the following: By default, all virtual machines on an ESXi host share the resources equally. By using the resource management capabilities of ESXi, such as … [Read more...]

VMworld Expert Program, get with it!

For the last couple of years we had an Expert Program at VMworld. I was designated as an “knowledge expert” in 2012 and 2011 and as part of the expert program I delivered various “Group Discussion” sessions and did 1:1′s with customers. Unfortunately, for whatever reason, this program is … [Read more...]