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February 28, 2011  11:04 PM

Veeam Backup!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
backup, free, VCP, Veeam, Virtualization, VMWare

Hi folks! So if you follow my blog you have probably read about Veeam before. It's one of my favourite backup solutions for VMware environments. Veeam has been steadily improving it's product offering and has always been at the forefront of virtual machine backup solutions in my opinion. Now...

April 30, 2010  10:53 PM

Finally, VMware adds our certs to our transcripts!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
backup free vmware, VCP, VMWare

Hi folks! Were you one of the few that managed to finish your VCP before the deadlines I mentioned earlier? Well if you were and you logged into VMware's web site you probably didn't see your certification listed there. That's because VMware never listed the VCP certifications on the...

January 21, 2010  10:23 PM

Passed VCP 4!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
VCP, VMWare, VMware Certified Professional, vSphere4

Hi folks! So I passed my VCP 4 today! I finally decided to tackle the latest certification from VMware and get it out of the way! So how did I find it? In all honesty it was pretty easy compared to the Cisco exams I'm used to writing. I did find the VCP 4 exam a bit harder than the VCP 3 exam...

January 16, 2010  7:34 PM

VCP Testing Extended

Posted by: Raj Perumal
deadline extended, VCP, VCP exam, VMWare

Hi folks. For those of you rushing to finish your VCP certifications in lieu of the recent deadlines, you can rest easy. At least for a little bit. :) VMware has extended the deadline to write your VCP 310 until the end of March. They have also extended the deadline to write the upgrade exam for...

January 31, 2009  11:12 PM

Writing the latest version of the VCP

Posted by: Raj Perumal
certification, VCP, VMware exam

So some time in February I'm getting set to write the latest version of the VCP. I figured it's time to get that out of the way. I work with VMware so often it should be a pretty straightforward exam I figure. From what I hear there are a lot of questions regarding very specific requirements or...

June 23, 2008  3:12 PM

Tuning VMWare

Posted by: Raj Perumal
ESX Server, performance tuning, VCP, virtual machines, VMWare, VMware ESX

One of the most common mistakes I see when out in the field with VMWare, is incorrectly configured VMWare ESX servers. It is very common to see people configure virtual machines as if they are physical machines. If you are going to implement VMWare in your environment I highly suggest going...


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