vMotion Enhancements in vSphere 7

vMotion Enhancements in vSphere 7

In my last blog, I touched on the enhancements to DRS in vSphere 7. In this blog, I will cover what is new in vSphere 7 with vMotion, which has always been an important component of vSphere. vMotion (aka live-migrate as most of you know it) allows for the movement of...
The Oracle RAC Dilemma – Part III

The Oracle RAC Dilemma – Part III

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), Chief Evangelist Part III: The HA Feat RAC Will Never Pull Off Real Application Clusters had always been the high availability king. It surprises me that after 15 years since the ground-breaking VMware Fault Tolerance was introduced, I encounter...
The Oracle RAC Dilemma – Part II

The Oracle RAC Dilemma – Part II

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), Chief Evangelist Part II: Four Operational Best Practices In this post, we discuss four RAC operational best practices for shops that have either strategically selected RAC or have been compelled to adopt it. RAC operational best practices...
ESXi and Memory Overhead

ESXi and Memory Overhead

by Cameron Cameron, Senior Consultant Note: It is assumed that the audience for this document already understands how VMware manages memory for all of the VMs running on each ESXi host. One of the great advantages of VMware is the ability to oversubscribe CPU and...