Your Virtual Machine seems slow? Stop, think, read, re-think.

We’ve all been there. VM appears to run slow, users complaining about a service that’s been virtualized, etc. First thought, oh must be a VMware problem, let’s call them. Wrong. Stop and think for a minute. Most such issues are due to a poor configuration, poor set of setup choices or simply not understanding what is going on! […]

VMware VIX – More API’s

So this will need further investigation on my part. On the surface it looks really cool: “The VIX API allows development of scripts and programs to automate operations in guest virtual machines.” Read that again. Now process. Automate operations IN the guest VM. Go here for the release notes.