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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…

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…

vSphere 5 Advantages for VBCA – Part 2

posted May 10, 2012, 12:21 PM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect

This blog post focuses on VMFS-5 enhancements in vSphere and how they improve Virtual Business Critical Applications (VBCA) performance and scalability. VMFS-5 offers several improvements from the previous version VMFS-3.

How VMFS-5 has improved in scalability…

vSphere 5 Advantages for VBCA – Part 1

posted April 26, 2012, 10:06 AM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect
What is VBCA?
What is Virtualizing Business Critical Applications (VBCA)? A Business Critical Application is exactly what it sounds like, an application that is critical to business success and day-to-day operations. Without it, businesses would struggle…

Oracle-on-vSphere Licensing

posted April 12, 2012, 10:11 AM by

Dave Welch, CTO and Chief Evangelist

There is some discord and significant misinformation in the Oracle community as to what the contractual obligations are associated with licensing only a subset of a vSphere cluster’s hosts for Oracle. Furthermore, there is…

SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn On VMware

posted April 11, 2012, 10:16 AM by

House of Brick Principal Architect

A couple of weeks ago Microsoft released SQL Server 2012 to the wild. Even though this release is in its infancy, organizations and their database administrators should begin to explore it and plan for the…

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