Month: April 2012

vSphere 5 Advantages for VBCA – Part 1

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....

Oracle-on-vSphere Licensing

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 all...

SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn On VMware

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 adoption of this release...