Archive for September, 2009

Join VMware Customer Program and win a MacBook!

Posted on September 18th, 2009 in Announcement, Virtualization | No Comments »

Apple Macbook

No Joke! VMware give you an Apple Macbook!

Register between now and September 30 2009 to be eligible for the Apple Macbook drawing. VMware are looking for customers who are willing to share their VMware experience with their peers.

Program Overview

The VMware Customer Program is open to all VMware customers willing to share their VMware experience with their peers. It’s easy to join. Simply fill out the registration form and you’re in! In joining, we ask you to share information about your VMware environment, and to share your best practices and experiences with other customers.

As a member, you will receive the following benefits:

Early registration for VMworld and Lab Sessions
Access to members-only VIP Lounge at VMworld
Eligible for members-only contests and opportunities to win vmworld.com subscriptions (a $699 value)
Access to other members of the program through the online community
Reports and statistics regarding trends within the membership base
Opportunities to raise your profile as a thought leader through media and analyst coverage
How to Join

Complete the VMware Customer Program membership form.
All members must be willing to accept sales reference calls. Candidates for reference requests will be selected based on the information provided in their profiles.
Member profiles must be updated annually.

View or print the online PDF program flyer here.
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Long Distance VMotion on VMware vSphere 4

Posted on September 16th, 2009 in Announcement, Industry News, Virtualization, vSphere | No Comments »

Long distance VMotion had been officially supported since Sep 2009.

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VMware vSphere 4 Performance Troubleshooting Guide

Posted on September 16th, 2009 in Tips, Virtualization, vSphere | No Comments »

I found the white paper been published by Hal Rosenberg from VMware regarding the performance troubleshooting guide on VMware vSphere 4. The document is very details and helpful, and I would like to recommend to everyone as a technical reference which may be helpful for every ESX administrator. You can download the document from here

Exam Score with VCP 4

Posted on September 6th, 2009 in Announcement, Tips, Training | No Comments »

With the new VCP 410 exam just launched, there had been quite a number of discussion going on to clarify the new scoring system vmware decided in the VCP 4 exam. I will suggest you all to refer to the link here which describe in details how the scoring system been defined in the new VCP 4.

I Pass my VCP 4 Exam Today

Posted on September 4th, 2009 in Virtualization | 4 Comments »

Finally, I passed my VCP 4 exam today. I spend around 1 hour and 20 mins for the entire session to complete  the 85 questions. I am impressed with the questions during the test which is not straight forward and easy as previous exam in VCP 3. For my session, most question are related to hands on experience related to the virtual infrastructure.

VCP 4 mock exam is available at vmware educational website. You may want to refer simon long’s blog to prepare the VCP 4 exam. Both should be helpful. Additional to that, you should also practice in test environment about the HA, DRS, FT, Resource pools and etc.

Good Luck !!!

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