RTFM Education – Virtualization, VMware, Citrix:

July, 2006


July 23, 2006  9:33 AM

VMotion Whitepaper

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

I came across this whitepaper which explains the VMotion in a lot of detail. It was a paper presented at Usenix ’05 Michael Nelson, Beng-Hong Lim, and Greg Hutchins Link: http://www.vmware.com/pdf/usenix_vmotion.pdf

July 12, 2006  6:10 AM

VMware Delivers Free VMware Server

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Today VMware announced the general availability of VMware Server after a five month beta program with more than 700,000 downloads. Customers deploying the free hosted virtualization product for Linux and Windows servers can now purchase enterprise-class support from VMware. In addition, they...


July 12, 2006  5:18 AM

Customizing the Microsoft RDP Client (Part 1)

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

In this two part article series we will check some useful options available for customizing the Microsoft Remote Desktop client, showing you all the tools to get the job done, in a step-by-step guide Link:


July 7, 2006  12:03 PM

Using iSCSI on ESX 3.x

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

In my upgrade guide I’ve written about this topic. But I must admit I poached the vast majority from Geert Baeke. Plagarism is the sincerest form of flatery ;-) . Click the link below to read the original...


July 7, 2006  12:00 PM

VMware change benchmark policy

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Richard G over at run-virtual.com has an interesting blog entry on this topic. I was really taken aback by what we have been agreeing to in previous EULA’s from VMware. Anyway, VMware used to say you couldn’t share or distribute benchmarking information. That restriction has been...


July 7, 2006  10:53 AM

Forum Threads of the Week

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

I’ve been taking a break from teaching for the last couple of weeks – which has left me time to finish of my guides – and also hit the forums very heavily. I’ve kinda stopped hanging out on the ESX 2.x and VirtualCenter 1.x forums – in preference to ESX 3.x and VirtualCenter 2.x. I still...


July 6, 2006  11:57 AM

Using ResHacker to Secure your Citrix Servers

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

I’ve used ResHacker – to bolt down Internet Explorer on my Citrix boxes. You can read about my exploits in the Citrix catagory. But msterminalservices.org has an article just about it: Link:


July 6, 2006  11:55 AM

New Free P2V Tool

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

This week I learned of a new P2V tool. It’s called ezp2v – It's still in development but looks good. Chrus Huss and I hope to work with this guy – perhaps even consolidatig ezp2v with UlitimateP2V… something like RealllllyEzzzzyUltimateP2V. Catchy or wot?


July 6, 2006  11:52 AM

RTFM Education on VTMN Blog

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Once again RTFM Education get a mention on VTMN Blog for my new Admin guide for Vi-3 Link: http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/blog/2006/06/#vi3_upgrade


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