Monthly Archives: May 2015

VMware Fling- View Pool Manager

Today I was going through the VMware Flings website and came across one cool fling which I think can be very handy for VM Admins working on VDI. View Pool Manager is a Fling that allows VMware View administrators to easily manage … Continue reading

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vSphere 5 Memory Management and Monitoring diagram

The VMware vSphere 5 Memory Management and Monitoring diagram provides VM Admins a comprehensive look into the ESXi memory management mechanisms and reclamation methods. Graphic Thanks to VMware.com You can download the above diagram from Here

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vCenter Server 6.0 Availability Guide

vCenter Server is instead the most critical part of any virtual infrastructure environment. High availability of vCenter server has become very crucial as there are many features which doesn’t work or partially work when your vCenter server is not available. … Continue reading

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Whats New in vSphere 6.0- vNUMA Enhancements

Before going into this post about vNUMA lets recall what NUMA is how it works. NUMA can be explained as follows: Non-Uniform Memory Access (NUMA) is a computer memory design used in multiprocessing, where the memory access time depends on … Continue reading

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VMware Project Fargo- A Technique for Rapid Cloning of Running VMS

Today I was going through a blog and found one very interesting blogpost which I am going to share with you. At VMworld 2014 VMware announced a very interesting new project called Project Fargo. This is another name for the Project … Continue reading

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Does disabling Inter-VM TPS affect your environment

Before starting with this post I would like to recall what is TPS and what it does in a virtualized environment. Transparent page sharing is a method by which redundant copies of pages are eliminated. This helps to free memory … Continue reading

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How Snapshots work in VMware

What is a Snapshot We have heard this term time and again during our journey with working on VMware and many of us are aware of what it is. Still I am including the formal definition of snapshot as below: … Continue reading

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AirWatch HOL Released!

Good news for those people who wants to try their hands learning vCloud AirWatch. VMware has released the AirWatch Hands-On-Labs yesterday.  These labs can be accessed by going to AirWatch HOL. The AirWatch labs are designed to give you an introduction … Continue reading

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vCloud Air Disaster Recovery Product Walkthrough

VMware vCloud® Air™ is a secure, dedicated hybrid cloud platform built on the VMware vSphere® foundation. It supports existing workloads and third-party applications, as well as new application development. VMware has made available the product walkthrough of vCloud Air Disaster … Continue reading

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Managing Auto Deploy using GUI

Auto deploy is used for PXE booting/installation of Esxi over the network. Unfortunately Auto Deploy can be configured only through command line (PowerCLI) and most of the VMware Admins are not very comfortable with command line initially. To help solve … Continue reading

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VM Resource and Availability Service

Today I was checking the VMware flings site and found one very cool fling which I think is worth sharing as it can help you analysing your environment and help you designing in such a way that resources are highly … Continue reading

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Exporting Horizon View Events Database

The VMware View Events Database is used to record all the events that happen in a View environment. The database contains all the information but at times it can be difficult to extract those information for troubleshooting or analysis. This … Continue reading

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