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The #Virtualisation Maturity Model and Journey

February 27, 2011 Comments off

#VMware Presentation Slides: The #virtualization path to #cloud computing

February 26, 2011 Comments off

Hyper-V Cloud. Links to download the Deployment Guides (via Virtualisation & Management Blog)

February 25, 2011 Comments off

Another good Blog Post (Thanks)

As many are requesting the links to download the Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud Deployment guides. Building Private Clouds With Hyper-V Cloud and the Windows Server Platform Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft’s server platform, already delivers comprehensive virtualization and management capabilities through Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. These technologies, along with Microsoft System Center, provide the components organizations need to implement priva … Read More

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Categories: Virtualisation

MS Support policy for SQL Server in a virtualization environment (via Virtualisation & Management Blog)

February 25, 2011 Comments off

Sharing with all this blog post found on researching this topic, saved me some legwork (Thanks)

SQL Server 2005/ 2008 / 2008 R2 are supported in the following virtualization environments: Windows Server 2008 /R2 with Hyper-V Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 / R2 Configurations that are validated through the Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP), which includes VmWare and Citrix. Note The SVVP solution must be running on hardware that is certified for Windows Server 2008 to be considered a valid SVVP configuration. Restrictions and Li … Read More

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Categories: SQL Server, Virtualisation

NetApp Storage & Best Practices – VMWare / Hyper-V

February 25, 2011 Comments off

Squeezing Virtual Machines out CPU Cores – Dont Forget User Experience

February 25, 2011 Comments off

Taken from http://www.vminstall.com/squeezing-virtual-machines-out-cpu-cores/

“The measurement of a successful virtual infrastructure deployment is not how many VMs can be hosted per host, it’s how many users can be satisfactorily serviced without them knowing they are using virtual technology. Virtualization should be invisible. Once users start noticing foot prints in the snow, it’s over…”

Categories: Virtualisation

EMC Admits NetApp is the Leader

February 25, 2011 Comments off

“…The Register recently published the article EMC races to catch up with NetApp, in which he covers a recent EMC webcast where EMC’s President and COO, Pat Gelsinger admitted EMC is hoping to catch up to NetApp in delivering storage efficiencies for virtual server and desktop environments….”

http://blogs.netapp.com/virtualstorageguy/2011/02/emc-admits-netapp-is-the-leader.html#tp

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