Archive for November, 2008

New Outlook of VMware Server 2.0

Posted on November 27th, 2008 in Virtualization | No Comments »

Here are some of the screen shots to show the new outlook of the VMware Server 2.0. I will say that is easy to use and manage, and the respond from the web console is fast. VMware server is been offered for free always as it may be 1 of the choice for those users who want to get know of VMware products. You may want to use it for production purpose if your VM does not require advance features such as HA/DRS or VMotion.

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The New display of the web console

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IBM x3950 M2 Powerful ESX Machine

Posted on November 27th, 2008 in Data Center, Hardware, Virtualization | 2 Comments »

For a while ago, I had spoken to my team and friends about the amazing concept if we do able to use the HPC concept to scale our Server hardware in term of processors, memory and I/O without increasing the amount of ESX server in the Virtual Environment. I remember the question had been raised to the VMware representative and this is not in the road map for the ESX servers. 2 days back when I attended the seminar in town and I found this interesting server which is IBM X3950 M2 had been presented with the capabilities I had been looked around. Some of my friend may think the idea of doing this is crazy or over limit, but in real scenario, you will realize the benefits in term of managing and scaling from time to time when you managing a real huge environment with a massive amount of Virtual Machines.

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VMware Converter 4 Beta Available

Posted on November 27th, 2008 in Announcement, Industry News, Virtualization | 1 Comment »

The VMware Converter 4 is now in public BETA. You will able to download the VM converter through the link below, providing you have an VMware store account for your log in. There are some new features in this version which provide the P2V solution for Linux environment on the fly. The Linux version which had been included are RHEL, SUSE and Ubuntu Linux.

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VMware ESX 4

Posted on November 25th, 2008 in Announcement, Industry News, Virtualization | 3 Comments »

According to VMware Seminar today, the future of the VMware Enterprise Edition Virtualization which name as ESX 4 will be launched next year, will contain some of the features which been show case during the seminar to the public. Below is some of the information which had been shared by VMware for reference

1. 64 bits kernel VS the current 32 bits kernel on ESX server
2. Thin Provisioning
3. Fault Tolerance
4. 8 way virtual SMP
5. 256 GB memory per single VM

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VMware Virtualization Seminar Series 2008

Posted on November 24th, 2008 in Announcement, Events | No Comments »

The largest VMware event of the year in Malaysia. Book your calendar now.

VMware, the global leader in virtualization solutions, presents you Virtualization Seminar Series 2008. This year’s theme covers the latest in virtualization technologies and trends that are transforming IT environments from the datacentre to the desktop.

This is your chance to hear and network with VMware, key partners and industry peers and attend complimentary sessions on offer that will show how you can create, deliver and maintain flexible IT environments with virtualization and enable you to respond to constantly changing business conditions.

Discover why over 100,000 organisations use VMware products and solutions to achieve key business objectives, such as server consolidation, desktop security, remote office management, reduced power and cooling costs, business continuity and software lifecycle automation.

Largest VMware event

Date: Tuesday, 25 November 2008
Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm
Venue: Ballroom B, Level 6, Hilton Kuala Lumpur Hotel, 3 Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 50470

Check out Hilton Kuala Lumpur maps(Coordinates: 3°8’3″N 101°41’10″E).

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