VMpros: We wish you a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

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Interview met Willem van Engeland op het DutchVMUG event 2012

Tijdens het Dutch VMUG event 2012 we voor VMUG_TV een aantal mensen mogen interviewen, waaronder Willem van Engeland van VMware. Bij deze het interview, op de VMUG site zullen binnenkort meer interviews verschijnen: … [Read more...]

whitepaper: NUMA in VMware vSphere

Just got pointed in a good whitepaper about Non Uniform Memory Access (NUMA) in VMware vSphere. The document is written by Ruben Soto (Field Application Engineer, AMD) with some good illustration courtesy by Frank Denneman (Sr. Architect Technical Marketing VMware). the document can be found here… The post … [Read more...]

VMware vCloud 5.1 network troubleshooting

When creating NAT and firewall rules in a vCloud environment, not everything works out directly the way you had planned. This post will show you how to use Splunk to collect sys logs from the vCloud environment and make it an easy to use tool when performing some network troubleshooting. Splunk comes in a number of … [Read more...]

KEMP VLM100 on VMware Fusion 5.0.2

The past couple of days I dived into KEMP’s virtual loadbalancer VLM100. In this blogpost I’ll try to help you getting up and running with some of the features included in KEMP’s software as well as give my opinion on the usability and easy of use of these products. The Installation I decided to try … [Read more...]

PHD Virtual What’s new in 6.1

A couple of months back I did a post on PHD Virtual Backup 6.0 (take a look here). Last week PHD announced their Virtual Backup 6.1 suite. In this post I want to show you the new and improved features in version 6.1: Rollback Recovery for Immediate Data Access With the latest PHD Virtual Backup [...] … [Read more...]

[Review] Stormagic SvSAN 5

In November 2009 I already did a review on StorMagic’s SvSAN and was then very pleased with the product. Now, three years later I’m again reviewing SvSAN and am anxious to see if in those three years SvSAN has improved. The Concept For those not familiar with StorMagic SvSAN I will shortly explain what SvSAN does. With … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas and all the best for 2013

Another year passed by. And that said we leave 2012 behind.  So what happend in 2012. A few things going through my mind, Cloud, Transformation, Big Data and Software Defined Datacenters. Despite that Cloud still is a buzz word it starts to get seriues shapes. SaaS, PaaS, IaaS as service models and Hybride, Public, … [Read more...]

VMware: VMware image customization is in progress … every reboot

Last week I cloned some Citrix XenApp servers by a customer, after multiple reboots I saw boot message: VMware image customization is in progress …   Solution: Open the Registry Editior, path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\BootExecute   Remove the value: … [Read more...]

New vSphere5 php sample code released

It was a while back I wrote a PHP manual for programming against VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3 (VI3). Assuming most of you run now-a-days vSphere 5.x I finally got around updating the samples I am using this code myself for my Raspberry PI analog monitor box for vSphere You can find my basic explanation in the… … [Read more...]