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October, 2013

VMware Certified Associate – Cloud

I finally passed the VCAC510 exam, and would receive the hard copy of VCA-Cloud certification within 4-6 weeks. Authentication Form: Authentication Code: 11626425-AAB3-261769E47F61 This certification endorse my credibility when discussing cloud computing, the business challenges the vCloud Suite is designed to address, and how deploying the vCloud solution addresses those challenges. In addition, I …Continue reading

vCloud API

vCloud architecture: Some questions raised – How do we integrate vCloud Director with other software? – How do we get our data back out once we’ve put it in to a cloud? In the case of vCloud Director, this is not an issue because virtual machines can be exported into Open Virtualization Format (OVF), a …Continue reading

VMware Certified Associate – Data Center Virtualization

I passed the VCAD510 exam today, and would receive the hard copy of VCA-DCV certification within 4-6 weeks. Authentication Form: Authentication Code: 11555808-BFBE-8879F76C4B71 This is a new certification under VMware to asses our skills to identify technical requirements for data center virtualization and then align them with the VMware technical products and solutions that …Continue reading

VMware Links

List of VMware Links VMware TV VMware KB TV Compare vSphere Edition VMware Toolbar VMFS vs RDM Performance VMFS vs RDM Size SSO Documentation NFS Multipathing KBs you need to know about vSphere 5.5!

Install Windows Server 2012 Server Unattended

We can also perform an unattended installation of Windows Server 2012. This provides a useful method to rapidly deploy new servers in our environment. Unattended installs are completed by creating an answer file. The answer file is the file containing the main configuration for the Windows Server 2012 installation. Setting can include application configuration, such …Continue reading