Monthly Archives: March 2016

Replacing Your Data Center is Simple with vCloud Air

Last week, we described how vCloud Air is a public cloud designed especially for IT, solving a unique set of problems that cannot be addressed by other public clouds. In this blog, we will take a closer look at one of these use cases: Data Center Replacement. Replacing an existing data center is a major […]

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Cool tool update: RVTools 3.8


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It has been a year since version 3.7, but finally here it is… RVTools 3.8. Rob de Vey has been developing this tool since early 2008 and over half a million copies have been downloaded so far. I understand why, as it is a very easy to use tool that produces a lot of great information. On […]

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The Magic of the Cloud and the Muggles of Compliance

This is a guest blog by Lilac Schoenbeck of iland. It has been well over a decade since VMware introduced the magical thing called a hypervisor. Not unlike some fictional charm, it deluded servers, floated them across clusters, and left everyone – myself included – in awe at the delicate dance they performed. Since then, […]

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Cool fling: vSphere HTML5 Web Client! #h5client


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Many have asked for it, today the first iteration of the vSphere HTML5 Web Client has been delivered through the VMware Flings website. After the huge success of the ESXi Embedded Host Client (one of my fav flings) it was decided to take the same route for the HTML5 client. The amount of feedback on […]

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Introducing Top vBlog 2016

It’s that time of year again, time to vote for your favorite VMware & virtualization blogs to see who are the most popular bloggers. Category nominations will open in a few days so you can submit your blog for special consideration in different categories and voting will kick off in about 2 weeks. But before …

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How to Hyperlink KB articles

There are many, many, blogs, forums, videos channels out there that cover various VMware topics, and we commonly see our KB articles being linked from those sites. We wanted to help those doing this with a couple of quick tips that will make your links easier to read and more resilient to potential changes in […]

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New KB articles published for week ending 3/26/16

HTML Access Unable to access Windows 8.1 and Windows 2012 R2 RDS desktops using HTML Access and Safari on an iPhone (2144776) Date Published: 3/26/2016 VMware App Volumes Deleting or updating an assignment in VMware App Volumes 3.0 might disable writable disks (2144688) Date Published: 3/22/2016 VMware ESXi Connecting to View desktops with Horizon View […]

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vCloud Air Network Compliance Spotlight: ISO 9001

Previously, in our vCloud Air Network Compliance Spotlight series, we’ve discussed: SSAE 16 PCI-DSS HIPAA ISO 27001 In this month’s edition, we focus the compliance spotlight on ISO 9001. Not to be confused with ISO 27001, which is based around information security, ISO 9001 focuses its standards on quality. ISO 9001 sets the requirements for […]

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VSAN 6.2, checksumming where you should


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Today I was talking to a customer about the checksum functionality that is part of VSAN 6.2. They asked me if VSAN was still prone to bit rot scenarios, and they mentioned other potential bottlenecks like no data locality… It was fairly straight forward to set it straight as with VSAN 6.2 we do have a “host […]

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Watch How Advanced Networking Services Makes Life Easier

It’s almost like network professionals are married to their systems, nobody else understands their infrastructure better. Only a system administrator truly understands the importance of investing in their network’s future. When discussions of industry practices occur, they’re always adapting techniques to unique use cases. It’s a labor of love. To address those real situations, we’re […]

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