Tag Archives: vmware

Converting a linux server on the internet to VM behind firewall

As an experiment, I wanted to see if I could convert and Internet-based linux host in to a guest VM on my internal ESX cluster. That’s right, the target host for converting is an Ubuntu Linux server out on the … Continue reading

Posted in vmware | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Published: VDI adds new wrinkle to data center storage management

Got myself interviewed and mentioned in another VDI article, Virtual desktop infrastructure adds new wrinkle to data center storage management, though this one for some reason pegs me as being at The MetroHealth System in Cleveland. Oh well. I emailed … Continue reading

Posted in metro, vmware | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Published: VDI adds new wrinkle to data center storage management

Published: Virtual desktop infrastructure case study: Metro Health

Virtual desktop infrastructure case study: Metro Health The storage issues that are more critical in a VDI environment include capacity planning and management and performance, as illustrated by a case study of early adopter Metro Health, an independent health care … Continue reading

Posted in metro, vmware | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Published: Virtual desktop infrastructure case study: Metro Health

Windows 7 update

The more I use Windows 7, the more I love it. It’s so great. Really, it is. Ditch whatever your primary OS is and run Windows 7. I’ve installed the 64-bit version on my laptop and I’ve had nothing but … Continue reading

Posted in tech | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Changing VM host isolation response in ESX 3.0 & VC 2.0

I had a need to change the host isolation response of all the VMs in a VMware ESX cluster. The ESX hosts are 3.0.1 and the VirtualCenter server is 2.0.2. Since the beautiful VI client only allows changing one VM … Continue reading

Posted in vmware | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Changing VM host isolation response in ESX 3.0 & VC 2.0