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Well, its a new quarter and I feel a big obligation to post something to the blog.  I cannot believe it has been three months since my last post.  I have several irons in the fire, but on the work front, I am glad to report that the vSphere upgrade has been completed and we […]

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Lessons learned from initial rollout of ESX4

Following my November upgrade of Flex-10 VirtualConnect on my blade enclosure, I have begun my rollout and upgrades to ESX4 on a new blade cluster as well as one existing cluster.  There are quite a few lessons that I’ve learned on my roll-out.  (more…)

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Remove dangling plug-in from vCenter Server

After completing our upgrade to vSphere’s version of vCenter Server, there were a few incompatible plugins left from our VI3 install.  Most of these were easy to remedy – especially the VMware provided add-on products like Converter and Update Manager which were on the same DVD media as vCenter Server.  But, if you have any […]

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Scott Lowe’s Mastering Virtual Infrastructure book coming soon

I had the priviledge of meeting Scott Lowe this past year at VMworld.  Scott’s wife Crystal arranged trips and adventures around Las Vegas for the wives whose husbands were attending the conference.  But that’s besides the point – Scott has a new book coming out soon – Mastering Virtual Infrastructure – that is all about the […]

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vSphere official announcement – licensing & pricing

Today, VMware made their official announcement of vSphere, the next generation of virtualization technology in their flagship ESX line.  There has been a lot of coverage of vSphere online in the weeks leading up to today’s big announcement.  To me, the most interesting information and the most sought after is the answer to one simple […]

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