Category: Virtualization

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What’s MicroVM And Firecracker?

During virtualization revolution, physical servers replaced with virtual machines to run multiple different workloads on a single server hardware but virtual machines were still large and needs some resources to run as isolated servers. Virtual machines needs to have their own operating system and applications. Also they needs to manage and configure separately. MicroVM or Micro Virtual Machine offering benefits of two different technologies and Firecracker will help you to implementing MicroVM.

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Windows OS Optimization Tool for VMware Horizon

Windows OS Optimization Tools was a VMware’s Fling and this free tool has been productized now. Windows “OS Optimization Tool For VMware Horizon” will be official Horizon’s components from VMware Horizon 2111. What’s Windows OS Optimization Tool for VMware Horizon? The Windows OS Optimization Tool for Horizon makes it easy to apply configuration settings to desktops and servers. It includes settings to optimize the following Windows operating systems for both desktops and servers that reside in the data center and in the cloud: Windows 11 Windows 10 Windows Server 2022 Windows Server 2019 The Windows OS Optimization Tool for Horizon...

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Enabling Business Continuity By Unity XT Metro Node

Unity XT storage arrays are designed for performance, optimized for efficiency and built to work in multi-cloud environment. Actually Unity XT storage array is mid-range storage array family but this family is capable for enterprise workloads. Enterprise businesses needs protection and needs business continuity solutions. Typically, mid-range storage array has no native business continuity solution but Unity XT offers Unity XT Metro Node as business continuity solution.

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VMware Horizon View Connection (Session) Duration Report

VMware Horizon View provides solutions for remote working and access to business from anywhere. Users be able to use virtual desktop or applications via secure and fast display protocols such as PCoIP or VMware Blast. VMware did support monitoring VMware Horizon View via vRealize Operations (vROps) for Horizon but recent versions are not supported. You have to use third-party software or services such as ControlUp or develop your solutions.

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Guest Operating System Upgrade or New Virtual Machine?

Virtual Machine needs guest operating system (OS) to operates same as physical machine. Operating system is a system software and has life cycle same as other software. But what should we do about updating and upgrading guest operating systems in virtual environments. Guest Operating System Life-Cycle Most implemented services don’t need to any new features on operating system, so we should choose guest operating system with long term support. Both Windows and Linux (Some distributions) offering different of channels. You can choose a path that more stable or choose a path for have new features. Update vs Upgrade When you...

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What’s Removed From VMware vSphere 7?

VMware vSphere 7 introduces lot of new features but there are some features which removed or deprecated in VMware vSphere 7. Some of them were important features for us but VMware has defined some policies to achieved new and updated solutions in server/desktop/OS Level virtualization.

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HPE FlexFabric 650FLB Adapter May Cause PSOD on ESXi 6.x

Seems, there is an issue on HPE Blade Servers when a specific adapter is installed on server. If there is any server of the below models in your virtual environment that you should consider to this post: HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen10 Server Blade HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen9 Server Blade HPE ProLiant BL660c Gen9 Server HPE servers running VMware ESXi 6.0, VMware ESXi 6.5 or VMware ESXi 6.7 and configured with an HPE FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter with driver version 12.0.1211.0 (or prior), a “wake NOT set” message is logged in the Vmkernel logs. Then after 20 to 30 days...

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Latest VMware ESXi Patche #5

VMware has release patch for ESXi 6.5, critical issues are fixed on that. There is one security issue which addressed in this patch for ESXi 6.5. Fixed Issues ESXi contains a denial-of-service vulnerability in the shader functionality. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2019-5536 to this issue. See VMSA-2019-0019 for further information. PR 2374268: Upgrading NSX-T fails with an error that VSIP filters are not cleared PR 2417371: ESXi 6.5 Update 3 hosts take long to complete tasks such as exit maintenance mode Further Reading Latest VMware Patch #4 Latest VMware ESXi Patche #3 Latest VMware ESXi Patch #2 Latest VMware...