Tag Archives: VMware vSphere

Vulnerabilities – How to Fix Meltdown and Spectre on VMware vSphere ?

VMware vSphere Spectre Meltdown

VMware vSphere also affected by multiple vulnerabilities since its uses Intel/AMD platforms. VMware vSphere has multiple layers of virtualization and sadly, you should apply/update the patches for all the components which includes Operating systems, virtual machines, virtual appliances, hypervisors, server firmware, and CPU microcode. Operating system patches can reduce the risk with help of hypervisor patches without updating the server firmware (CPU …

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VMware vSphere with Operations Management – Licensing / Pricing

VMware vSphere Version Upgrade Path

VMware vSphere is an industry-leading virtualization platform which is used 80% of datacenter around the world. VMware’s virtualization has made X86 server revolution and maximizes hardware savings through higher capacity utilization and consolidation ratios. This article will walk through about VMware Licensing, prizing and version upgrade entitlements.       VMware Claims, VMware vSphere has many virtual components and it’s very difficult …

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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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How to calculate the vSphere’s VM memory usage ?

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 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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Oracle VM for x86 vs VMware vSphere

Now a days Linux based hypervisors are ruling the datacenters around the world . VMware vSphere and Oracle VM for x86 are two major players in this hypervisor market today. So i would like to compare these products to make the system architect clear about how each prodcut can compete each other. This article is  based my experience and  not to …

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