vFabric Data Director and You

posted June 28, 2012, 5:33 PM by

House of Brick Principal Architect

I’m sure that all of you have at least heard about vFabric Data Director by now. You know that it is the first database-as-a-service offering featuring true database virtualization (if not, I’ll explain this one…

vSphere 5 Advantages for VBCA — Part 4 vMotion

posted June 20, 2012, 11:25 AM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect
Part 4 – vSphere 5 vMotion
In Part 4 of vSphere 5 Advantages for a VBCA, I turn my focus to vMotion and it’s enhancements in vSphere 5. VMware vMotion offers the ability to live-migrate virtual…

Virtualizing SQL Servers Leads to Maintenance Savings

posted June 15, 2012, 11:33 AM by

House of Brick Principal Architect

This blog post analyses the raw numbers behind routine maintenance and demonstrates how virtualization reduces the number of servers that need to be periodically patched. Virtualization also reduces the effort needed to patch the environment….

VMware & Oracle – Can’t we all just get along?

posted June 14, 2012, 11:43 AM by

Nathan Biggs, CEO

For as long as we have been working with VMware to virtualize Oracle workloads, House of Brick has pushed the envelope of what VMware thought was technically possible, and what Oracle thought was prudent for maximizing license…

vSphere 5 Advantages for VBCA – Part 3

posted June 7, 2012, 11:54 AM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect

In Part 3 of vSphere 5 Advantages for VBCA, I turn my focus to Storage vMotion and its enhancements in vSphere 5. Storage vMotion capabilities were first introduced in vSphere 3 as a way to…

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