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VMware management tools News
April 13, 2017
Altaro VM Backup version 7 includes an augmented inline deduplication feature for the data protection software as it tries to cut backup size and costs.
April 17, 2015
Ravello’s nested virtualization has expanded to VMware environments, allowing customers to use ESXi in AWS and Google Cloud Platform.
October 18, 2013
VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.5 offers functionality improvements and competes with products from Veeam, which could drive prices down.
September 26, 2013
Another round of vSphere upgrades has uncovered more problems with vCenter Single Sign-On. Some users can't upgrade, and others can't authenticate.
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VCenter Server High Availability depends on a three-node cluster -- consisting of active, passive and witness nodes -- to limit the damage caused by system failures. Continue Reading
VMware vSphere Replication can help copy virtual machines from one host to another, or even one data center to another. Here's how to install and configure it. Continue Reading
Distributed Resource Scheduler and High Availability have their own use cases, but also work together to help balance workloads across the environment. Continue Reading
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The free vSphere license lacks the ability to create a template from an existing VM. How can administrators work around this shortcoming? Continue Reading
You can use the free edition of VMware vSphere to build a virtualization platform, but remember, you get what you pay for. Continue Reading
Live migration of VMs isn't a new technology, but vMotion encryption adds a unique layer of security because the user isn't encrypting the network. Continue Reading
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DR in large virtualized environments can be a challenge. Use VMware DR tools like vSAN, vSphere Replication and vCloud Air Disaster Recovery to ease planning. Continue Reading
VMware vSphere Integrated Containers uses virtual container hosts and Docker commands to deploy, test and run virtual containers in a vSphere environment. Continue Reading
Managing a virtual data center can be a daunting task, but bringing in additional assistance by temporarily granting administrative privileges to IT staff can help relieve the stress. Continue Reading
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If a host doesn't automatically power off as expected, check for conflicting VMware DRS rules that could prevent this power-saving feature. Continue Reading
VMware makes moving a VM from one datastore to another simple with Storage vMotion, but the details of how the feature works are more complex. Continue Reading
Before you decide to use VMware's NSX network virtualization platform, be sure you know about its software and hardware requirements. Continue Reading