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June 28, 2011  2:25 AM

ESXi 4.1 migration guide



Posted by: Nathan Simon
ESX 3.5, ESX 4.0, ESXi, ESXi 4.1, esxi migration, upgrade to ESXi 4.1, vmware, vsphere

If you were sitting there staring at your ESX 3.5/4.0 infrastructure and wondering, "How am I ever going to migrate to ESXi 4.1?" Well look no further as I have the link just for you.

VMware ESXi is VMware’s next generation hypervisor architecture and is designed to improve...

September 26, 2009  5:01 AM

DRS, Vmotion, and Snapshots



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Distributed Resource Scheduling, DRS, ESX, ESX 3.5, ESX 4.0, snapshots, vmotion, vSphere 4

I think setting DRS(Distributed Resource Scheduling) to manual mode when removing snapshots, should be best practice, especially when you are only running two ESX servers and they are slightly taxed. Why? Mainly because when you remove a snapshot, especially a two tiered one, it can cause the hard...


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