PC Reuse for VDI with Lockdown Policies

Almost on every VDI implementation you’ll be asked to configure the old desktops to be reused as Thin Clients or Terminals as I like to call them (the word Terminal is just more geeky I guess ;-)). Anyway, reading the hereunder will aid you in getting your Windows 7 PCs ready to be some how Continue Reading →

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vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Installing vCenter Server Heartbeat v6.6

This is a product that really is not given its proper credits, by customers at least whom do not see paying a bunch of k$s to protect their vCenter server properly, any way we had a bid and this product was included so usually when going through an RFP and there is something that I Continue Reading →

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Top vBlog 2014 Results

No words can describe how much I was/still thrilled to be part of VMware’s community, last night I was sitting in front of the screen biting nails and popping eyes as Eric Siebert, John Troyer, David Davis and Rick Vanover rounder up (horizontally) to give out the results for the top virtualization blogs of the Continue Reading →

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Raw Disk Space Calculation w/ HP 3PAR in mind

Hopefully this information won’t be redundant but sometimes the propagation of sizing a storage solution should go beyond the calculation given by a tool. When calculating the space for CPGs and VVs in 3PAR the measurement the unit used is TiB (Tebibyte) / GiB (Gibibyte) / MiB(Mebibyte) where: Each TiB = 1.099511627776 TB.  Each GiB Continue Reading →

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VCAP5-DTA: Section 1: Objective 1.1

[Section 1 – Deploy View Installations and Upgrade Existing Deployments] Objective 1.1 – Deploy Highly Available View Installations: Configure highly available connectivity to the View environment Configure stateful and stateless load balancing for a View implementation Implement vSphere cluster isolation and High Availability rules Configure a View implementation with multiple vCenter Servers Aiding documents: VMware Continue Reading →

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