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Three New VMware Books

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Some VMmware reading. Experts in the community have written new books about VMware: The VMware Workstation 5 Handbook (Networking & Security) by Steven Warren VMware ESX Server: Advanced Technical Design Guide by Ron Oglesby, Scott Herold Virtualization with VMware ESX Server by Al Muller, S. Wilson, D. Happe, G. Humphrey…. Read more »

New Technical Paper: CLARiiON Integration with VMware ESX Server

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<h3>New Technical Paper: CLARiiON Integration with VMware ESX Server</h3> This technical overview describes how to connect an EMC CLARiiON storage system to a VMware ESX Server, highlighting the clustering and VMotion capabilities of the VMware ESX Server when connected to a CLARiiON storage system. [Via VMware, Inc.]

RE: VMware Virtual Machine Importer And DiskMount Utilities

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wow, here are two great tools for vmware. VMware Virtual Machine Importer This is a Windows installer and documentation for the VMware Virtual Machine Importer. This utility allows you to convert a Microsoft Virtual PC or Microsoft Virtual Server virtual machine into a VMware Workstation 4 or 5 virtual machine… Read more »

ESX Performance Tuning documentation Series

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An series of performance related papers for VMware’s ESX Server. Pretty deep. • Isolating Performance Problems (PDF) This paper provides an overview of the process used to troubleshoot performance problems in the ESX Server environment. • Representing Physical Machines in the Virtual World (PDF) This paper describes the process for… Read more »

Network Performance In VMware Whitepaper

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A nice VMware ESX whitepaper on network performance : "This white paper outlines the considerations that affect network throughput. The paper examines the applications deployed on top of a virtual infrastructure and discusses the factors that affect the network throughput of virtualized applications. Illustrating key points with results obtained with… Read more »

Network Throughput In A VMWare Virtual Infrastructure Paper

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How do you know if you are getting optimal network throughput for the applications deployed on your ESX Server? This new technical paper examines the factors you should consider, and describes how to use the netperf tool to measure network throughput so you can optimize your system. Download the technical… Read more »

VMware vs Microsoft enterprise virtualization platforms comparison

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Fujitsu-Siemens just released an interesting paper comparing VMware GSX and ESX Server, and Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Enterprise Edition: Today’s server systems are extremely efficient. Applications frequently only use a fraction of the servers’ resources. Server virtualization makes it possible to run several operating systems on one server at the… Read more »