Which platform for a private/hybrid cloud?
My company is looking to deploy a private cloud, and we’ve been considering Eucalyptus, OpenNebula, Nimbus, vSphere, abiCloud and Joyent. I’m very interested in Eucalyptus and OpenNebula, since they are both open source, they have many features, they both support Amazon EC2 and Amazon APIs and they seem to be able to work with different...
| April 8, 2014 3:29 PM
, Cloud Computing
I’m trying to deploy an Outlook addin to Citrix XenApp
I recently added an Outlook addin (it only has a menu with one menu item on it). It’s working properly on my Windows desktop installation but I can’t figure out how to do it on a Citrix XenApp environment. I can install it but when Outlook is running, it goes into the “Inactive Application Addins”...
| November 7, 2013 8:56 PM
VMware server vs. ESXi
This is more of a general question I’m looking for the top differences between VMware server and ESXi. Essentially, I’m trying to run a virtual server in the background, as a daemon (Linux OS). Which one would be better?
| October 29, 2013 6:55 PM
, VMware Server
Free IT Book: Two-for-one this week!
We got into the holiday spirit for this week’s free IT book giveaway. Answer one of the unanswered questions below and win two IT books from our coveted technology library. Another plus? You get to pick which two books you receive. So get to answering, because you have a week to throw your name into...
| August 26, 2013 3:24 PM
, Data Center management
, Domain Administration
, IT Books
, Network security
, Network Security Management
, Proxy servers
VMware performance data
Hi, We are migrating a few ESX hosts to a different vCenter and we would like to retain the historical performance data from the existing VCenter. Is there anyway we could backup and archive this data and reference to it when required? Thanks in advance Satish
| March 7, 2013 5:40 AM
, VMware ESX
, VMware vCenter
Is VDI even necessary in this case?
Here’s the question… We’re investigating the need for a hosted desktop solution. Here’s the data for our case: We have about 100 semi-managed desktop sessions running on top of ESX. They’ve been built over time and are somewhat consistent. They all sit in our main data center. We do not have any VDI solution in...
| February 4, 2013 3:37 PM