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November 21, 2008  2:25 AM

VMware snapshots, live it, love it, learn it!



Posted by: Raj Perumal
ESX, ESXi, Snapshot, snapshots, snapshotting, VMWare

Hi folks, here's a standard feature of VMware that a lot of people take for granted that I thought would bear mentioning. Snapshots! So you have an application or patch you want to install and you don't know what effect it will have on your server. What do you do? Take a snapshot! With VMware...

July 18, 2008  12:45 AM

VMWare and Snapshots



Posted by: Raj Perumal
ESX, redo, Snapshot, VMWare, VMware performance

This is one of those things you learn the hard way. The ability to snapshot a VM in VMWare is a great feature, but unfortunately if left unattended could grow to be a bit of an issue. Snapshots are great if you need to make changes and need to quickly undo them.

However once you take a...


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