RTFM Education – Virtualization, VMware, Citrix:

February, 2007

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February 28, 2007  10:11 AM

Ultimate P2V Update



Posted by: MikeLaverick
Ultimzte P2V

Ulli Hankeln of sanbarrow.com (continuum on the forums) has sent me a driver back for Windows 2003. Ulli has a rather excellent...

February 28, 2007  7:47 AM

CBT for Vi-3



Posted by: MikeLaverick
ESX

One of my readers has put me on to CBT which is available for ESX. I have no idea how good this stuff is… and beware – to get VCP status you MUST attend the authorised VMware “Install and Configure” course which teach every other week or so. Still it might be of interest to people who want...


February 27, 2007  9:39 AM

Presentation Server 4.5 Preview



Posted by: MikeLaverick
Citrix

Rich Brumpton gives an intersting overview of the new version of MetaFrame Presentation server: Link: http://www.msterminalservices.org/articles/Presentation-Server-Preview-Part1.html


February 27, 2007  9:04 AM

VMware Whitepaper: Microsoft Virtualization Licensing and Distribution Terms



Posted by: MikeLaverick
ESX

VMware has written a whitepaper about how Microsoft is inhibiting competition and adoption of virtualisation. The whitepaper emphasises the issues surrounding support, licensing and the lack of support for other virtualisation platforms. At times it sounds a bit carping – but it does make some...


February 26, 2007  2:02 AM

Microsoft Ships Virtual PC 2007



Posted by: MikeLaverick
Other

from Paul Thurrott, windowitpro.com  This week, Microsoft shipped the final version of Virtual PC 2007, its free desktop-virtualization solution, which is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. Virtual PC 2007 requires Vista, Windows 2003, or XP and lets you run one or more...


February 8, 2007  2:30 AM

HP release VMotion Compatibility Matrix



Posted by: MikeLaverick
Other

HP have finally gotten round to writing a document which outlines “VMotion Compatibility Groups” between different models of their server hardware. From their site: “VMotion Compatibility Matrix The ProLiant servers listed below are organized into VMotion compatible groups [VMotion to...


February 7, 2007  9:45 AM

Retaining VirtualCenter 1.x Custom Attributes



Posted by: MikeLaverick
vCenter

My pal from the forums, Jase McCarty has worked out a way of retaining VirtualCenter 1.x “custom attributes” during an upgrade from VirtualCenter 1.x to VirtualCenter 2.x. For full details check out the blog entry Link:


February 7, 2007  9:22 AM

Ultimate-P2V Updated



Posted by: MikeLaverick
Ultimzte P2V

A new version of the Fixvmscsi plug-in has been released. It’s been written by RTFM Education reader, Jeffery Crystal. Jeffery has made some substantial changes and improvements – so many than that I have decided to rename the old plug-in originally written by Qui Hong as the “Classic...


February 5, 2007  10:03 AM

Eric Sloof on VMware Convertor



Posted by: MikeLaverick
P2V

Eric Sloof (a new VMware Certified Instructor) has written a useful little “jumpstart” the new VMware Convertor product released last week


February 5, 2007  9:56 AM

Alex Mittell releases free backup script



Posted by: MikeLaverick
ESX

Alex Mittell of Oxford University has released an updated version of the old vmbk.pl script specifically for Vi-3. It’s currently in Beta and has been heavily tested by Alex… Link:


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