VMware recently published an article on the Virtual Reality blog that raises some interesting points as to why VMware is better than Xen & Hyper-V.
Some of the areas that get particular analysis are:
Direct driver model
More interesting still are some of the comments to post, have clearly been made by Citrix & Microsoft employees or [...]
VMware have released a Best Practice guide for DMZ implementations in a VMware ESX infrastructure.
It outlines the three main implementation routes and discusses the advantages and disadvantages below:
For all of you out there that have recently started buying the Nortel layer 2-7 Switch Modules for your IBM BladeCenter H because they can be cheaper than there Cisco counterpart with more functionality, check out this article.
It points out how to resolve some of the issues that you may be having with VLANs and [...]
The partitioning of the Service Console in ESX has always been a fairly fluid practice for me in that over the years I have tried to use my experience to make adjustments here and there.
Scott Lowe of Scott’s Weblog has managed to condense all the various documents out there and his own experiences into what [...]
ClusterScale have recently announced a VMware ESX compatible Virtual Applicance that offers almost all the functionality associated with their hardware counterpart.
The VA offers Layer 4-7 functionality and a myriad of features including:
Rapid deployment and flexibility
You can download a 15 day fully functioning trial version here and can read all about the product here.
One of my favourtite Blogs is ICT-Freak there is a wealth of information to be found here, some of it in Dutch, some of it English, but all of it awesome.
One of the author’s contacts sent him a mass of recommendations for running Citrix in a VMware environment. Covering some of the following: