Smarter Microsoft licensing can reduce VMware environment costs

If you consolidated physical servers with virtualization, you probably did so to reduce the costs of maintaining many physical servers — namely power and cooling, rack space, support contracts, physical hardware and so on.As a consultant, I often work with clients who have embarked on large server consolidation projects, migrated many physical hosts to virtual […]

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Using Linux shell scripts to automatically create VMware ESX 3.5 hosts

On the SearchVMware section of TechTarget.com a new tip of mine is published. “In any VMware ESX environment, VMware ESX hosts within the same cluster must be configured the same way. If a host in a cluster is not properly configured, basic networkingoperations such as or VMotion will fail. Manually installing and configuring new hosts […]

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