I’ve had quite a hard time recently getting to know vCenter Orchestrator, part of vSphere from VMware.
What made it so difficult was the lack of clear information about getting the product configured, everything I read made a lot of assumptions about what you may or may not understand about the product, or how products . . . → Read More: vCenter Orchestrator help
I was asked for a clear definition of Consumed, Active and Granted memory statistics for VMs in a vCenter performance charts, I was a bit lost for words so research ensued.
Active is the memory recently accessed by the guest OS in the VM.
Granted – is the amount of RAM that the VMkernel has . . . → Read More: vSphere memory definitions, Consumed, Active and Granted
Well, it begins here, the hardware has arrived.
I’ve bought a Dell Optiplex 990 Desktop, i5-2500 (I couldnt see anything better with the i7 except hyperthreading), 16GB RAM and a 1TB disk.
Plan is to import my existing Vista Ultimate SP2 desktop, have a big VM for my development (might even try installing VMware Workstation . . . → Read More: My XenClient journey
For several years AVArcher have been providing consultancy and education services based around the VMware and Citrix product line. It has now become quite clear that the server consolidation aspect of server virtualisation has successfully been reduced to practice and we have decided to start to look at the application of virtualisation technologies to . . . → Read More: AVArcher and Application Oriented Virtualisation