Deciding On How Many vCPU’s Should A Virtual Machine Be Allocated ?

I suppose I should start by stating that this post's main focus is around VMware's CPU Schedular. The Difference Between CPU usage In A Physical And Virtual World Physical servers typically have a single or multiple CPU's (multiple cores). A hypervisor provides an additional layer between the OS and the physical CPU allowing the use... Continue Reading →

VMware image customization is in progress on VM Reboot Server 2012

During a Proof of concept build for a customer, I have run into a issue where the VMware image Customization is in progress on the start or reboot of a Virtual Machine after deploying from Template.   To remove this, you will need to remove the line SysprepDecrypt from the registry. HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\   Delete SysprepDecrypter.exe... Continue Reading →

Hyper-V Replica Essentials by – Vangel Krstevski

I have just finished reviewing the book Hyper-V Replica Essentials by Vangel Krstevski   Hyper-V Replica Essentials is a excellent beginners Step-by-Step guide on how to configure Hyper-V Replica in various deployment scenarios. I would of liked to see more information on Authenticating With a Self-signed certificate as this would have interested me as a... Continue Reading →

Best Practices for Deploying KEMP’s VLM on VMware ESX

I have spent a considerable amount of time working with KEMP Load Balancers recently and would like to share some VMware deployment Best practices . For all those using KEMP Virtual LoadMaster's with VMware, you will need to configure a Load Balancing port group for the relevant vlan "production_LB" or "DMZ_LB" to avoid port flooding. To prevent RARP... Continue Reading →

KEMP LoadMaster in Windows Azure

KEMP's VLM for AZURE Exciting times for KEMP Technologies as they have recently released a new Virtual LoadMaster for Windows Azure. This brings new Load Balancing features to Windows Azure. You can request a copy from KEMP's Website:  http://kemptechnologies.com/load-balancer-for-azure The current Version is free and comes with free email support. Windows Azure's Load Balancing features only offers round... Continue Reading →

Enable VMware Guest Copy and Paste

Just a quick post to show how to enable copy and Past on VMware vSphere Guest. You would need to add the following to the configuration parameters.... isolation.tools.copy.disable    false isolation.tools.paste.disable   false   You can also do this in ESXI Shell: ~ # ls ln /etc/VMware ~ # vi /etc/vmware/config add: vmx.fullpath = "/bin/vmx" isolation.tools.copy.disable="FALSE" isolation.tools.paste.disable="FALSE"... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: