Can I virtualize all my servers, or should certain servers or specific applications not be virtualized? What are the benefits and risks?
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We've started adding VMware servers to our data center, and we need a backup solution that works. We'll have a mix of ESX4.0 and ESX3.5 hosts along with vCenter 4.0. Host will have Windows 2003, Windows 2008, RedHat 4.x and 5.x. Some hosts will have MS SQL 2005 and Oracle DB. We have TSM deployed...
Hi Guys, I am interested in implementing a VDI solution and was wondering about the costs of licenses for servers and PCs, whether both are applicable or one or the other. A ball park figure would be nice if you had access to that, cost of licenses for servers and/or desktops? Thanks very much!
I work for small school district with about 600 PCs on our network. We have a 1GB backbone and 12 servers (7 of them VMs). I recently put in a large terminal server to utilize thin clients, but found restricts with software I could run on the server OS (Win 2008R2). In some research, I came across...
Hi all, can I do P2V with Windows XP SP3 and SQL Server 2005 Express? Is that is possible and how? I mean what kind of software if its doing cold or hot?
How are you ensuring consistent and acceptable performance for your VDI environments, especially during peak load periods? This question is sponsored by Dell
Can I virtualize all my servers or do you think some servers or applications should not be virtualized?
Can someone please tell me the major differences between vRanger PRO and Veeam? I know the differences between physical and virtual backups; however, the differences between the vRanger PRO and Veeam are proving to be too much for me. I am looking for very secure backup for my data. I do NOT want a...
Hi everybody! I wish to convert a fiscal Solaris 8 (sparc) machine to a virtual machine, my infrastructure is an ESX with virtual center (x86), is there. If exist a procedure to convert a physical machine with Solaris 8? Help me please.
I'm looking for material on the recommended use (or not) of virtualization technology in life-critical environments e.g. operator control systems, plant management & control systems. Where should I start?
What is the difference between cloning a VDI and deploying a VDI through a template?
Hello all, I created a snapshot of VHD image using vhd-util. Now how to proceed while using this snapshot to boot? Currently QEMU does not have support for Differential VHD. What all things need to be done while opening the parent disk from the child disk header structure and use it while reading?
I have an Intel DH55TC MB with Intel Core i-3. Now my problem is that, it does not support to install Windows Server 2003 / 2008. After workground, it supports only Windows 7, XP(Pro) and Vista. Is there any patch / tools / other way to overcome my problems. Server virtualization is also possible,...
What products/vendors compete directly in the same space as Unidesk (Desktop Layering for VDI)?
I know (pardon the pun) virtually nothing about virtualization and VCB script, but have been tasked with learning enough to configure VCB scripting to backup current VMs. I have been researching, and find there is plenty of information, scripting examples, etc - but nothing very basic that gives me...
How extensively is your organization implementing server virtualization now? In the future? Is it departmental or enterprise wide? This question is sponsored by Microsoft.
Is there any hard cost advantage to desktop virtualization in general, Microsoft Desktop Virtualization in particular, or all of the benefits to be seen only on reduced TCO over time?
I wanted to perform a quick P2V migration of an old Server 2000 box that runs a couple of undocumented automated processes like file transfers. P2V utilities like Disk2VHD utilize the Shadow copy services within windows and the copy process fails because VSS is not available in server 2000. We're...