RANT: VMDKs or VHDs ; Why do I have to Choose?!?
Virtual Disks. They are single file containers that hold entire file systems within them (think of the Galaxy Marbles in Men in Black!) Operating systems ... Read More
Separate Virtual Disks for each volume in Virtual Machines.
It’s a pretty solid best practice to create a separate virtual disk or VMDK/VHD for each volume in a virtual machine. The alternative is to ... Read More
They grow so quickly! … Windows 2008 VMDKs that is!
Jeff Miller confirmed for me that after growing your VMDK for your favorite Windows 2008 Server VM, you can quickly and easily use Windows Disk ... Read More
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
MAC OS on vSphere! Thanks to IDE support!
One nice little feature added to ESX4 is IDE disk support for the VMs. This of course allows us to now run all of our ... Read More