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VMworld 2011 Session – Design, Deploy OptimizedSQL Server on ESXi 5

This is a live update from VMworld! These are just my notes during the session, please forgive the grammatical errors, I am sure I missed parts of the lecture as I am taking notes… Be sure to check out the … Continue reading

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Powershell and UBERshell Take 1…

So, you may have already read Nick Weaver’s most excellent blog on UBERshell – a Powershell snap-in for the Celerra UBER VSA.  Althoug I am new to Powershell (and by extension UBERshell as well), ‘back in the day’ I was … Continue reading

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How-To: PowerPath Virtual Edition for VMware

So, as part of my ongoing self-education, I recently got a hold of PowerPath VE (PPVE) and installed it into my lab.  It was a breeze; in fact, the toughest part was licensing it! I documented the whole thing, which … Continue reading

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Sharpening the Axe…

So, I have begun my journey into my new world of EMC and VMware synergy, and I am having a blast.  Last week I helped out Nick Weaver as part of his documentation project for his new HOW-TO guide for … Continue reading

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The Contrarian View on VDI, Part 3- Avoiding Traps

In my post, Contrarian View on VDI I describe some of the challenges surrounding a virtual desktop project. In Part 2, I set forth some expectations for organizations looking to take on a virtual desk too project. In this final … Continue reading

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The Contrarian View on VDI, Part 2- Setting Expectations

In my post The Contrarian View on VDI, I tried to outline some of the challenges of pursuing a desktop virtualization project for a company. In the face of all this, what’s the point? Why bother? All this fuss about … Continue reading

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The Contrarian view on VDI…

I am going to apologize in advance for the length of this post. It represents several years of discussions and ruminations that have been percolating in the brain… Let me be clear – I am a fan of VDI, in … Continue reading

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