Save up to $5,100 on VMware Infrastructure Midsized and Enterprise Acceleration Kits

Looks like a good time to get into VMware for enterprise customers. “Save up to $5,100 on VMware Infrastructure Midsized and Enterprise Acceleration Kits VMware Infrastructure Acceleration Kits provide cost-effective options for workgroups or small and medium-sized businesses to take advantage of enterprise-level virtualization features.“

Symantec declares VMware VMotion unsupported

Symantec declares VMware VMotion unsupported by Jason at Boche.net “ Bad news for VMware VI Enterprise customers everywhere. I just found out I have 110 unsupported production and development VMs in my datacenter. Symantec published Document ID 2008101607465248 on 10/15/08 removing VMware VMotion support from its Symantec Antivirus (SAV) and Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) products.…

Netapp links from blog.scottlowe.org.

We have started looking at Netapp’s offerings this week, and I saw these links to blog posts at http://blog.scottlowe.org Thanks to them. Below are the links. Using NetApp Deduplication with Block Storage “ Building on my earlier article on setting up NetApp deduplication, I wanted to follow up with some information on using NetApp deduplication…

10Gbps Networking Performance on ESX 3.5 Update 1

Vmware has published a PDF titled: 10Gbps Networking Performance on ESX 3.5 Update 1 “ Description 10 Gigabit Ethernet is expected to replace Gigabit Ethernet and becomethe dominant Ethernet standard in the next few years. VMware ESX nowsupports a number of 10 Gbps network cards and allows multiple virtualmachines to share a single physical NIC.…

Make VirtualCenter highly available with VMware Virtual Infrastructure

Jason at Boche.net has a nice write up titled: Make VirtualCenter highly available with VMware Virtual Infrastructure “ A few days ago I posted some information on how to make VirtualCenter high available with Microsoft Cluster Services. Monday Night Football kickoff is coming up but I wanted follow up quickly with another option (as suggested…

Zenoss Security Announcement

Matt Ray has posted a Zenoss Security Announcement on the Zenoss Blog. “ Zenoss has discovered a security vulnerability related to XML-RPC authentication which, in some cases, allows for un-authenticated method invocation in all versions of Zenoss Professional, Enterprise, Service Provider and Core. Zenoss strongly recommends you patch this vulnerability immediately. All users should review…