Archive for 'VMware Stuff'
Posted on 25. Sep, 2012 by vTexan.
The final installment of my VSI Install Guide Series is our Path Management Plugin. This is another free plugin that allows you to set, or change global multiplathing settings in your VMware vSphere environment as it relates to connecting to EMC storage solutions. If you’ve kept up with my other guides I took you [...]
Posted on 20. Sep, 2012 by vTexan.
HOT off the presses !! EMC just released today a new whitepaper called “Sizing EMC VNX Series for VDI Workloads” <Click here to download if you don’t have a Powerlink Account> that goes into some GREAT detail on how to properly understand some of the metrics you need to pay attention to when designing Virtual [...]
Posted on 30. May, 2012 by vTexan.
If you are on twitter, there is no doubt you saw a slew of “VMworld Sessions – time to vote” tweets that went out recently. For those of you NOT on twitter, and you plan on attending VMworld 2012 – its time to vote It looks like there are a ton of solid sessions [...]
Posted on 25. May, 2012 by vTexan.
I just wanted to make sure that everyone was aware of the killer contest the vCenter Operations Team has rolled out for VMworld. As most of my readers know, next to VMware View, vCenter Operations is my favorite product that VMware has rolled out. As more and more customers are virtualizing their datacenters and moving [...]
Posted on 09. Apr, 2012 by vTexan.
I’m EXTREMLY excited to announce that TrainSignal.com is now an official sponsor of the vTexan.com blog site. If you’ve been an avid reader of my blog, or follow me on Twitter you know I’m a HUGE fan of David Davis (Twitter: @DavidMDavis ) and the folks over at TrainSignal.Com. I’ve had the extreme pleasure [...]
Posted on 05. Jan, 2012 by vTexan.
Pretty cool right? A little backstory – One of the things the End User Computing team inside the vSpecialist organization was tasked with was updating some of the tools, demos and various other “rules of thumb” type metrics we use when speaking to customers. A few weeks ago our team met with VMware, Cisco [...]
Posted on 24. Dec, 2011 by vTexan.
I decided to put all of the time and effort I’ve been doing with installing View in the home lab to good use. I downloaded a copy of the VMware Certified Associate – Desktop Certification blueprint and went about seeing how ready I was to take the exam. For those of you that are [...]
Posted on 03. Nov, 2011 by vTexan.
Updated: 12/12/2011 It seems to me that at this moment the hottest discussion going on in the IT world is around Virtual Desktops. Whether you buy in on the hype, or you are one of those that don’t think it’s ready for prime time you have to admit that the best way to gain a [...]
Posted on 18. Oct, 2011 by vTexan.
What a difference a week makes !! Geez, this is what I really love about being in IT and specifically getting to work with VMware products. Last week I published a quick blog on “How to Monitor vSphere 5 from your iPad”. Essentially this is a tool that VMware released that allows you to [...]
Posted on 18. Oct, 2011 by vTexan.
This is something I’ve been wanting to do a while. As you recall, I’ve been reinstalling everything in my VMware vSphere 5 home lab I’ve decided that I really need/want/”glutton for punishment” to install SQL Server 2008 R2 and start moving away from the default SQL Express stuff that most of the VMware tools let [...]
- How to setup your first Desktop Pool in VMware View 5
- How to install configure and deploy VMware View 5 on vSphere 5
- FastCache-the answer to the Automated Storage Tiering Problem
- The VMware Home Lab
- How To Install EMC ProSphere
- Vblock: the answer to the NRE time problem
- VMware is not evil - my opinion on their new licensing model
- Installing VMware View 5 Connection Server in vSphere 5