Do you need a D drive in a virtualized environment?

I think it is an interesting question…  If I were to build a generic Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 server today (forget SQL or Exchange ... Read More

OT : Pimp your Search!

OT : Pimp your Search!

It’s almost midnight and I’m feeling bored so here’s a little off topic fun : Don’t like the standard Google webpage, try on a skin ... Read More

Lost Creations relaunched with new app – Virtualization Manager Mobile

Lost Creations relaunched with new app – Virtualization Manager Mobile

  Andrew Kutz has relaunched the Lost Creations website with a great new mobile application!  The Virtualization Manager Mobile.  Right now, it does not seem ... Read More

Nominate your favorite VMware vExpert(s)!

Nominate your favorite VMware vExpert(s)!

VMware has announced a great new program to reward some of the people in the Virtualization communities who are out there helping others.  Whether its ... Read More

Intel + Citrix = PC Freedom

Here is an email that floated into my inbox from Aaron Silber.  Its an announcement from CES this year.  Very much reminds me of the ... Read More

Replicating direct attached storage Virtual Machines

So I have seen estimates here and there stating that upwards of 80% of VI installations are SAN attached. For me personally, the number is ... Read More

Vizioncore vRangerPro – 3.2.8.1 release

Vizioncore vRangerPro – 3.2.8.1 release

For those of you running vRangerPro <Excellent VMware Backup utility by Vizioncore>, they just released a new version 3.2.8.1 along with the VCB plug-in that ... Read More

iSCSI – Hardware or Software – How many TOEs do you have?

iSCSI – Hardware or Software – How many TOEs do you have?

More and more of my new implementations of VMware Infrastructure are being connected to iSCSI SANs (EMC, LeftHand, and Equallogic) and the question has come ... Read More

Tweets, Twits, Twitter and Twittering!

Tweets, Twits, Twitter and Twittering!

If you are looking for more ways to fill your days with endless chatter and virtualization speak – twitter as mentioned before is creating a ... Read More

VMware VirtualCenter as a Virtual Machine

I seem to run into this over and over again.  Clients that are confused about whether to put VirtualCenter (now called vCenter) on a physical ... Read More