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What’s New – VMware Integrated Openstack 2.0

VIO 2.0 Vmware Openstack

The VMware’s global conference for virtualization and cloud computing “VMworld 2015” is completed  in San Francisco today. In that conference , they have announced the most important  release for “VMware integrated Openstack 2.0 (VIO 2.0)”.  The first VMware integrated  openstack (VIO) released in 2014. Since then VMware aggressively doing more enhancement on the Openstack part. VIO 2.0 has major updates with lot …

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How to Map the VMware virtual Disks for Linux VM ?

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Most of the VMware virtual machines are configured with few virtual disks with different size according to  the project requirement. When it comes to the Linux VM , there will be a dedicated disk for the root filesystem and other disks are used for application/data. So whenever there is request for resizing the existing drive , it is very easy to figure-out …

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How to Connect vBenchmark to vCenter Server ?

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Once you have deployed the vBenchmark appliance , you can access the web portal using the vBenchmark IP address which is configured automatically (DHCP) while deploying it.(You can find the IP address of the appliance in the VM console).  In vBenchmark webpage, you need to enter the VMware vCenter IP address/Hostname and credentials to generate the benchmark reports. Your vCenter server may …

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How to Deploy vBenchmark on VMware vSphere ?

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vBenchmark is an appliance which provides the web interface to measure the performance of your VMware virtual infrastructure. It helps to identify the efficient resource utilization on your VMware environment. It  will also show you averages across your environment, such as the average configured amount of RAM/CPU per VM or GB of storage consumed. By reading your environment, it shows the calculation that how much time require …

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Dynamically Adding Memory CPU to VM on VMware


VMware vSphere’s hot-add Memory and hot-plug CPU functions allow you to add the CPU and Memory while virtual machine is up and running. It will help you to add the additional  resources whenever required and  no need to bring down the VM for each time.But  you can’t remove the resources once you have added the VM while its  running.This Hot-add …

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VMware Hardware Compatibility Guide

Intel + Vmware

Are you planning to buy hardware to setup the VMware vSphere/vCloud  environment ? We need to choose the hardware very carefully since most of the virtualization  features are depends on the server hardware. Technology is growing very rapidly and hardware vendors may push the hardware without those virtualization  features. For an example, if you buy a hardware with processor which …

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How VMware vSphere is saving physical memory ?

Memory Compression - Vmware

There are lot of  discussions is  going on the blogs,social media’s about the vSphere’s VM memory management. So i had just came up with VM’s memory analysis on the last article. But i haven’t explained the  memory saving techniques  on that article. Here we are going to discuss about that. If you look at the vSphere client’s resource allocation tab, …

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How to calculate the vSphere’s VM memory usage ?

Consumed Memory

To understand, VMware’s memory management required some sort of skills. Because it had bounded  with many technologies like sharing the memory between virtual machines(TPS) , compressing the memory content, Eliminating the duplicate memory content etc…As a Unix/Linux/Windows admin , we can login to guest VM and check the current memory usage at the VM level. But to understand, how the …

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VMware vSphere Interview Questions – Part 1

VMware Hypervisor

VMware infrastructure become very large day by day and VMware is keep on integrating new technologies to their newer vSphere releases.   Its becoming quite difficult for VMware  newbies to understand the technology and  product completely.  This article will answer many questions for VMware beginners about the VMware vSphere product offerings and features.I have not explained  the products and features …

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