Yes, it’s only Tuesday, but I need to get some of these tabs closed if for nothing else but to reclaim the memory. That said, there are some good ones.
- 24% of IT shops, no performance monitoring – http://reports.informationweek.com/abstract/5/8658/Cloud-Computing/research-2012-state-of-cloud-computing.html
- vSphere Alarms & PowerCLI (This area needs much more coverage)
- Setting alarms with PowerCLI http://www.seancrookston.com/2012/02/13/setting-vcenter-alarms-with-powercli/
- More with PowerCLI & Alarm actions http://www.lucd.info/2010/01/26/alarms-codys-abandon-ship/
- Why you might want to set actions: http://vbrownbag.comm/2010/01/vsphere-host-died-abandon-ship-vsphere-vcenter-alarms-actions/
- Another use-case for alarms & actions: http://vbrownbag.comm/2010/09/protecting-your-virtual-machines-from-that-guy/
- My buddy Tom Howarth picked up a new gig: http://planetvm.net/blog/?p=2212
- One of the best resource pool explanations I’ve seen in a while (it has pancakes & waffles fighting): http://wahlnetwork.com/2012/02/01/understanding-resource-pools-in-vmware-vsphere/
- How snapshots work on ESX (because it still comes up all the time): http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1015180
- Good vSphere reference posters: http://www.vladan.fr/vmware-goodies-free-posters-to-download/
- VMware Hands On Labs, Powered by vCO: http://www.virtualinsanity.com/index.php/2012/02/04/vmware-virtual-customer-labs-are-live-hands-on-walk-through/
- vCheck 6.0 – http://www.virtu-al.net/2012/02/08/vcheck-6-0-released/
- Another good link summary, from the network perspective: http://etherealmind.com/bookmarks-10th-february/
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Thanks for the mention. I lean towards Waffles myself (blueberries are a bonus). 🙂
No worries. Also, you can do blueberries in pancakes too. Waffles however, have little syrup bowls of awesomeness.
Here’s a nice article on CPU allocation in VMware that might be nice to add to your list: http://public.madeinengland.co.nz/how-many-cpus-should-a-vm-have/
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