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A Leap Second tonight at 23:59

A leap second is a one-second adjustment that is occasionally applied to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in order to correspond to the mean solar time. An adjustment of +1 second is scheduled for 23:59 UTC on the 30th June 2015. This change will be carried out globally and simultaneously at the UTC scheduled time, adjust accordingly for your timezone. For …Continue reading

InfraDog – Server Admin-VMware+Active Dir

This utility is used to monitor and access our IT infrastructure anywhere, any time simply by touch on your mobile phone – Windows,VMware ESXi (vCenter and vMotion),Active Directory,Network Device – IPMI hardware control for HP iLO,IBM RSA,Dell DRAC, Fujitsu ServerView – Track physical server asset by Barcode – Access server hardware warranty (HP, Dell, IBM, …Continue reading

VMware vSphere and ESXi 5.1 Update 2

VMware released vSphere and ESXi 5.1 Update 2  on 16th of January, 2014. What’s new vCenter Server is now supported on Windows Server 2012 R2 Additional Guest Operating System Customization Support – vCenter Server now supports customization of the following guest operating systems: Windows 8.1 RHEL 6.4 Windows Server 2012 R2 SLES 11 Service Pack 3 …Continue reading

Accessing BIOS on VMWare

To make it easier to access the BIOS setup screen, edit the virtual machine’s configuration (.vmx) and add or edit one of these options: bios.forceSetupOnce = “TRUE” bios.bootDelay = “3000”

VMware vCloud Automation Center

VMware vCloud Automation Center 6.0 is Generally Available on 10th of December, 2013! VMware vCloud Automation Center empowers IT to transform their existing compute resources into scalable infrastructure as a service in days using existing IT investments and established business and IT policies and processes. For more information, go to VMware vCloud Automation Center Documentation …Continue reading

VMware Workstation 10

VMware Workstation 10 is available for purchase from the VMware online store for $249 (US) Key new features in VMware Workstation 10 include: The Latest Operating Systems – Easy Install now recognizes Windows 8.1 and new Linux distributions to make it easier than ever to create current virtual machines. Computers running Windows 8.1 can be converted …Continue reading

VMware Certified Associate – Workforce Mobility

I finally passed the VCAW510 exam, and would receive the hard copy of VCA-WM certification within 4-6 weeks. Authentication Form: Authentication Code: 11897679-AE42-59B822A6FC1E With the VCA-Workforce Mobility certification, I am certified to have a greater credibility when discussing workforce mobility and end-user computing, the business challenges that VMware Horizon Suite is designed to address, …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 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!

Disaster Recovery

Background Power Outage occurred quite frequent in Malaysia especially in year 2013. Refer to, there were 4 times of blackout between May, June and July 2013. Disaster recovery is different from Disaster avoidance. DA is about how to prevent a disaster (no downtime), and in the other side, DR is about how to recover …Continue reading

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