Archive for July, 2010

VMware vSphere 4.1 License Comparison Chart

Posted on July 21st, 2010 in Tips, vCenter, vSphere | 2 Comments »

VMwareVMware vSphere 4.1 was release on 13 July 2010 last week. VMware vSphere 4.1 introduced an impressive number of new features and new licensing format.

The following is complete VMware vSphere 4.1 license comparison chart.

VMware vSphere4.1 License Comparison Chart
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Dell TechCenter VMware Technical Wiki Page

Posted on July 20th, 2010 in Industry News | No Comments »

The Dell TechCenter VMware Technical Wiki Page just went live recently. This wiki page is intended to provide technical content around Dell solutions stacks utilizing VMware products. It will be monitored and updated regularly by VMware architects.

I do not see much information so far and If you are interested to be part of the contributor, click “Apply to be a Writer” on top of the page.
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VLAN ID not remove

Posted on July 20th, 2010 in Tips, vCenter, vSphere | No Comments »

To support VLANs for VMware Infrastructure users, the virtual or physical network must tag the Ethernet frames with 802.1Q tags using virtual switch tagging (VST), virtual machine guest tagging (VGT), or external switch tagging (EST). If you’re looking for how to configure VLAN tagging in VMware vSphere, you may refer to VMware KB 1004074 & KB 1004252.

Last week I have configured a VLAN tagging on one of my vSphere 4 Update 2 cluster and due to some reason, I have remove the VLAN ID manually.

VLAN ID not remove
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IT as a Service with Service Provider Partnership

Posted on July 20th, 2010 in Industry News | No Comments »

Cloud computing no longer a new term to many of us, and we can see how the cloud computing concept had innovated the IT infrastructure in the current environment for the pass 24 months. Today we have those familiar term such as SOD = Storage On Demand, COD – Cloud on Demand, Provision & decommission on demand and many many mores term created. Another area, the ultimate goal of the cloud computing is to transform IT into the service base model. Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Services, Software as a service and now IT as a Service.

We all know that the success of the cloud computing environment, is always required consistent, low latency and high speed network that will be provided by the Service Provider. Whether you like it or not, Service Providers are always be part of the IT infrastructure. We had seen many of the service provider are jumping into the cloud computing environment to provide hybrid and public cloud model which offer to everyone across the globe. It happen in NA, EMEA and APAC at the same time.

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Windows 2008 R2 officially supported on vCenter 4.1

Posted on July 14th, 2010 in Announcement, Tips, vCenter, vSphere | No Comments »

With the VMware vSphere 4.1 release, VMware had officially supported the Windows 2008 R2 with the latest release of the official document. It had taken such a long period for VMWare to officially announce in the compatibility matrix documentation.

Please find the full information from here.

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