Monthly Archives: November 2015

Built-in High Availability – Why You Want It

In the first blog of this series on optimizing application performance in the cloud, we outlined a number of core vCloud Air features that enable you to meet high performance and availability requirements of your workloads. In this blog, we’ll examine the built in high availability and resiliency of vCloud Air. High availability is an […]

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VSAN enabling Sky to be fast / responsive / agile…


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Over the last couple of months I’ve been talking to a lot of VSAN customers. A while ago I had a very interesting use case with a deployment on an Oil Platform. This time it is a more traditional deployment: I had the pleasure of talking to James Cruickshank who works for Sky. Sky is Europe’s leading entertainment company, serving 21 million […]

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New KB articles published for week ending 11/28/15

VMware App Volumes Active Directory specified in App Volumes Manager is no longer available (2135839) Date Published: 11/24/2015 VMware ESXi Using Non-PCI storage adapters in Vmware vSphere 6.0 and later can cause heap exhaustion (2137341) Date Published: 11/23/2015 VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201511001 (2137545) Date Published: 11/25/2015 VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201511401-BG: Updates esx-base […]

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vCloud: The Past Week in Review

Hope everyone enjoyed a restful (and filling!) holiday with their families! Whether you’re still nursing that turkey hangover or recovering from Black Friday crowds, feel free to kick back, relax, and catch up on what you missed last week on the blog: vCloud Air vTech Talk: Checking Out the vCloud Air Cloud Computing Tutorials In […]

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Doing a stretched VSAN design?


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As I have given various people already individually the formulas needed to calculate how much bandwidth is required I figured I would share this as well. If you are doing a stretched VSAN design you will want to read this excellent paper by Jase McCarthy. This paper describes the bandwidth requirements between the “data sites” and from the […]

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Basic Troubleshooting Guide for View Composer

Today we’d like to highlight one specific KB article related to View Composer. You might consider it a first step in addressing composer problems. The KB we’re talking about is: VMware…

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vCloud Air vTech Talk: Checking Out the vCloud Air Cloud Computing Tutorials

Want to learn more about VMware vCloud® Air™? We’ve got you covered with a wealth of resources—all just a few clicks away. In this week’s vTech Talk, we continue our look at informative how-to materials available to help you get started with vCloud Air and the hybrid cloud. Today, we’re focusing on the vCloud Air […]

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Making vCloud Air a Destination for All Apps

By: Chris Spencer On the heels of the many announcements from VMworld, we’re happy to share additional new capabilities to improve your public and hybrid cloud experience with vCloud Air. With these additional capabilities, you will be able to migrate more of your existing applications to the cloud as well as build new applications native […]

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New KB articles published for week ending 11/21/15

My VMware Subscription Purchasing Program Monthly plans (2126308) Date Published: 11/20/2015 What are Overages (2126309) Date Published: 11/20/2015 Unable to Complete a Purchase in the Hybrid Purchasing Program (2133745) Date Published: 11/20/2015 VMware ESX Understanding the NFS .lck lock file to understand the ESX host and NFS filename it refers to (2136521) Date Published: 11/17/2015 […]

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vCloud: This Past Week in Review

Busy week? Now you can catch up on all the topics we discussed on the VMware vCloud blog in one place! From vTech Talks to new compliance spotlights, here’s the past week in review: Simplifying Cloud Spending with VMware Subscription Purchase Program Purchasing cloud services can get complicated, but with VMware’s Subscription Purchase program you […]

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