January 29, 2009  10:04 PM

Best practices for running Java virtual machines on VMware ESX



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, ESX, Java, Java Virtual Machine, JVM, VMware, VMware ESX

VMware recently released a new white paper on best practices for running a Java virtual machine (JVM) on an ESX virtual machine. This includes any product that utilizes a JVM, such as...


January 27, 2009  7:44 PM

Three ways to temporarily move VMs off a VMware ESX host



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, ESX, virtual machine, VMware

I recently came across an ITKE question from a user that had some virtual machines (VMs) on an ESX host. He wanted to move the VMs off of it so he could reconfigure the server with more storage, reinstall ESX and then move the VMs back on to it. Presumably he only had one ESX host with only local...


January 21, 2009  7:04 PM

Getting started with iSCSI and VMware ESX



Posted by: Rick Vanover
ESX, iSCSI, Rick Vanover, SAN, Storage

Many VMware ESX administrators are quite comfortable with fibre channel storage but have not ventured into the iSCSI world. I recently set up my first iSCSI configuration for a small VMware Infrastructure 3 installation and it was quite successful. Here are some takeaways: iSCSI is quite...


January 5, 2009  4:17 PM

More on restoring ESX from backup



Posted by: Rick Vanover
backup, ESX, Rick Vanover, VMware

In reading fellow SearchVMware.com IT Knowledge Exchange blogger Edward Haletky’s post on restoring the ESX host from a backup, I would like to say that I...


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