Archive for July, 2009

VMware vSphere 4 Forward

Posted on July 30th, 2009 in Events | No Comments »

VMware vSphere 4 Forward

Introducing VMware vSphere 4 Forward
The next generation in VMware Virtualization.
VMware leads the industry with innovative technology and an unparalleled virtualization experience.
Come and experience the latest breakthrough in virtualization – VMware vSphere 4.0.

VMware vSphere 4.0 delivers greater efficiency, greater choice and unparalleled control.

Learn how VMware vSphere 4.0 will enable you to:

• Improve availability and uptime for business critical applications
• Reduce capital and operating costs
• Cut server deployment time from weeks to hours to minutes
• Improve consolidation ratios and virtual machine management
• Drive your IT infrastructure agility and business responsiveness

Date: Wednesday, 12th August 2009
Time: 8.30am – 12.30pm
Venue: The Royale Chulan
Tun Sri Lanang 1,
Ground floor,
6, Jalan Conlay,
50450 Kuala Lumpur

Agenda:
Time Topic
8.30am – 9.00am Registration
9.00am – 9.15am Welcome Address
9.15am – 10.30am Virtualization Takes Another Giant Leap – VMware vSphere 4.0
10.30am – 10.45am Refreshment Break
10.45am – 11.20am Embarking on the Virtualization Journey
11.20am – 11.40am IBM – Optimizing Your Infrastructure with Highly Scalable Virtualization
11.40am – 12.00pm DELL – Taking IT Efficiency To Greater Heights with vSphere 4.0
12.00pm – 12.30pm Unlocking the Value of vSphere 4.0
12.30pm End of Session

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Yes! I support VMware!

Posted on July 21st, 2009 in Announcement, Others | No Comments »

I support VMware

Referring to Eric posted about “Show your support for VMware“, I’m 54 supporters of VMware. Yes! I support VMware!
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VMware vCenter Lifecycle Manager 1.1 Public Beta Released

Posted on July 14th, 2009 in Announcement, vCenter, Virtualization | 1 Comment »

VMware Lifecycle Manager 1.1 is now available as an open beta. VMware Lifecycle Manager 1.1 has focused on enterprise scalability, performance, and enhanced quality improvements. It had tested to run with more than 3,000 VM’s and several hundred registered vCenter objects (such as datastores, resource pools, networks, etc) across multiple vCenter instances. Beta is open to anyone who registers through vmware.com.

A link to beta registration and access to the beta forum can be found HERE on the right-hand side of the LCM product page.

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Cisco Nexus 5000 POC

Posted on July 10th, 2009 in Data Center, Tips, vSphere | 10 Comments »

The past one week have been busy with VMware vSphere 4 and Cisco Nexus 5000 POC and the result is really disappointed. Personally I couldn’t believed and I think I may missed out something. If anyone have any idea or suggestion, please feel free to comment here or post reply at slow Performance with 10 Gb CNA card on vSphere 4 thread.

Benchmark Test Configuration
2 x VMware vSphere 4 hosts
2 x Dell PE2950 Hardware
– Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5410 @ 2.33GHz
– 16GB RAM
Qlogic QLE8042 10GbE Mercury Converged Network Adapter(CNA) – connected to PCIe 8x slot

Updated: PERC 6/i version. 6.2.0-0013 & BOIS version. 2.6.1

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mgmt-vmware service malfunction

Posted on July 8th, 2009 in Tips, vCenter, vSphere | No Comments »

Most of us may had previously experienced a VM which hung in the ESX hosts. Usually we will use the command vmware-cmd utilities to kill or stop the virtual machine. Sometimes we even need to use the vm-support command to force the VM to be stop hardly if vmware-cmd was not worked. Today I found some interesting issue with 1 of the virtual machine. I had executed the instruction to power off from vCenter 4. This virtual machine is running on vsphere 4. After 2 minutes, the virtual machine still showed power on from the vCenter, and I executed again the 2nd command to power off, the system prompted that another process was in progress, and access was denied.

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