Recent Posts

June, 2014

  • 27 June

    How to Deploy VMturbo Operation Manager ?

    Virtualization reduced the infrastructure cost by utilizing the hardware more efficiently and  offers lot of other benefits.But Managing the virtual infrastructure is one of the difficult task since thousands of virtual objects are involved. Since the virtual machines are sharing the hardwares, we have to identify the critical virtual machines and needs to configure the service level priorities.Monitoring the hypervisor performance …

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  • 25 June

    How to configure Solaris two node cluster on Solaris 10 ?

    Once you have installed the Solaris cluster on Solaris 10 nodes, you can start configuring  the Solaris cluster according to the requirement . If you are planning for two node cluster, then you need two Solaris 10 hosts with 3 NIC cards and shared storage .You have to provide two dedicated NIC for cluster heartbeat.Also you need to setup up …

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  • 25 June

    How to install Solaris Cluster 3.3 on Solaris 10 ?

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    Here we will see how to install oracle Solaris Cluster  3.3 u2 on Solaris 10 x86 system. I haven’t showed any interest on Solaris cluster but getting many requests to write about it. So i took some time and now i am back with Solaris Cluster series articles which will help you to setup the cluster from scratch.Our goal will …

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  • 21 June

    How to Create a Fake SSD on VMware ESXi for Testing VSAN ?

    I have been trying to test VMware VSAN on my VMware workstation . One of the important requirement for VSAN is solid state drive. So i have been in such a situation to make the virtual harddrive as SSD. After lot research over the internet , i have found trick which has been shared by william Lam worked perfectly and …

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  • 21 June

    Manually Download VMware tools ISO image from VMware

    Here we will see how to download the VMware tools manually  from VMware website. In most of the organization ,there will be a dedicated VMware support team and where the guest operating will be managed by windows or Linux/Solaris team according the operating system model.In these kind of support model, you need VMware team help to attach the VMware tools …

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  • 20 June

    How to add additional physical NIC to existing VMkernel Link ?

    We may need to add the additional network interface card to existing VMkernel link to  reduce the network overhead and  balance the network load between two are more physical interfaces. Having more than one physical NIC also adds the network redundancy. I have been in a situation to increase the  dedicated VSAN network performance due to heavy traffic by adding …

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  • 20 June

    What is VMware’s VSAN ? How to Implement it ?

    VMware is offering different piece of software to utilize the  all type of x86 hardwares in the world.Virtual SAN is another great achievement of VMware which helps you to eliminate the costliest SAN network  and costlier NAS storage devices. VSAN algorithm is very simple and smart. When you buy a server, by default it will be having capacity to have …

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  • 20 June

    VSAN Deployment issues and Fixes

    You can’t successfully deploy any software product in the first shot. I have successfully deployed VSAN in my third attempt . It also differs to person to person and their knowledge but some people will never complete it .Here i would to share the issues what i have faced during the deployment.First thing that, I haven’t tired in real hardware.I have …

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