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January, 2010


January 31, 2010  7:07 PM

Top Virtualization Blogs of 2009



Posted by: David Davis

There are tons of good blogs out there, but how do you tell the fluff from the best? Fortunately, Eric Siebert over at vSphere-Land.com has spent a lot of time polling readers about their favorite virtualization...

January 31, 2010  6:41 AM

New Posts – VMware Data Recovery



Posted by: David Davis

VMware' Data Recovery (vDR) is VMware's backup and restore application fr SMB customers. It is recommended for customers who have less than 100 virtuaal machine. It is easy to install as it comes in virtual appliance fomat. Plus, it is completely aware of the virtual infrastructure and it is a...


January 31, 2010  6:34 AM

Enable “God Mode” in Windows Server 2008/R2, Windows 7 and Vista



Posted by: David Davis

In Daniel Petri's new article over at the Petri IT Knowledgebase, he has made an amazng discovery and post. In this article, he shows us how to enable "god mode" - or omnipotent power over our computer's operating system. Amazingly, it's as simple as creating a folder ith the right name. Find...


January 31, 2010  2:00 AM

Xtravirt vSphere Client RDP Plug-in



Posted by: David Davis

The guys over at Xtravirt will have a new vSphere Client RDP plug-in (currently in beta). This plug-in will allow you to connect to any Windows virtual machine using RDP, right from the vSphere client. Eric Sloof over at ntpro.nl has a great new post about...


January 30, 2010  6:20 AM

Whatever Happened to MCSE?



Posted by: David Davis

I'm an MCSE+Internet. Anyone know what that is still? Well, it's not worth lot anymore ever since the MCSE went away. Whatever happened to the MCSE? In a new blog post over at TrainSignalTraining.com, they discuss what happened to the MCSE, why, and what the new certification is. Read the full...


January 25, 2010  2:38 AM

Scott’s Virtualization Short Takes…



Posted by: David Davis

Each week, I enjoy reading Scott Lowe's Blog covering VMware virtualization. Periodically, Scott posts what he calls "virtualization short takes". These are kind of a mish-mash of virtualization topics and that is what I like about them. In just one post, I get to learn about a hugee variety of...


January 22, 2010  2:33 AM

The best free virtualization tools guide



Posted by: David Davis

Everyone loves free tools and so do I ! I recently completed my Best Free Virtualization Tools Guide over at SearchServerVirtaulization.com. It does require free registration but it's worth it because you'll find out what the best free virtualization tools are and where to download...


January 21, 2010  3:06 AM

VIDEO: My home VMware vSphere Lab



Posted by: David Davis
lab, vcp, VMware, vsphere

I created  new video that details my home VMware vSphere lab including servers and storage. Watch the video here (click the video graphic to launch):

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January 20, 2010  5:33 PM

Have you heard of Hyper9 ?



Posted by: David Davis

If you are even moderatly interested in virtualization (who isn't?) you should know who Hyper9 is and what they...


January 18, 2010  2:19 AM

Computer Nerd turned Runner – David’s Marathon Update



Posted by: David Davis

Recently, I ran the Dallas White Rock Marathon and I used technology to do it! I have posted a story about my marathon journey including pictures of the race. I have also detailed how I started with an Apple iPod with Nike Plus, then moved to RunKeeper on the iPhone, and finished up with a Garmin...


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