VMworld 2009 Schedule Builder – No more ridiculous lines! (Hopefully)

VMworld 2009 Schedule Builder – No more ridiculous lines! (Hopefully)

If you are planning on attending VMworld 2009, the Schedule Builder will be online Monday, August 3rd.  This is a great way to plan out ... Read More

vSphere (ESX4) and Citrix Provisioning Services

vSphere (ESX4) and Citrix Provisioning Services

While testing Citrix Provisioning Services on vSphere I noticed a couple of interesting things : Thin Provisioned streamed targets seem pretty neat. ;) Originally a ... Read More

Did you know? MSCORSVW.EXE Tip

Did you know? MSCORSVW.EXE Tip

Written by Aaron Silber:  I just got finished installing the SQL 2005 tools and noticed that there was a process called mscorsvw.exe sucking up resources, ... Read More

Clean up Unwanted TermService PerfMon EventLog entries

Clean up Unwanted TermService PerfMon EventLog entries

Written by Aaron Silber: I have seen this message in my event logs before, but being that it relates to PerfMon I never bothered to ... Read More

Official Microsoft Windows 7 Release Schedule

Official Microsoft Windows 7 Release Schedule

For all those on the Bleeding Edge, Microsoft has released their Windows 7 release schedule and Chris Hahn forwarded it to me! :)  August 6 ... Read More

It all Starts with Storage

It all Starts with Storage

While having a datacenter discussion with a client yesterday, I was reminded that ‘it all starts with storage’.  After thinking  a bit more about that ... Read More

Quick Provisioning Services Tweak for Physical Servers and Targets.

Quick Provisioning Services Tweak for Physical Servers and Targets.

Disable Checksum Offloading on Network Adapter. Offload parameters, which are not compatible with the Provisioning Server network stack, could cause slow performance when enabled on ... Read More

Citrix XenDesktop ICA Optimizations and Tweaks

Citrix XenDesktop ICA Optimizations and Tweaks

David Paoleschi sent over to me some quick tweaks when building a Citrix XenDesktop environment.  Many of these optimizations specifically target XD environments that operate ... Read More

VMware Partner Central now ‘In the Cloud’.

VMware Partner Central now ‘In the Cloud’.

I noticed today that VMware has moved it’s Partner Central to the Cloud!  The new VMware Partner Central is now being provided by SALESFORCE.COM.  For ... Read More

How to migrate an ESX 3.5 v4 VM to vSphere v7 VM

How to migrate an ESX 3.5 v4 VM to vSphere v7 VM

Now that VMware has released their first set of patches for vSphere, let the mass migrations begin! :) John Simon sent me over his EXTENSIVE ... Read More