Category Archives: Virtualizationism

This is the primary category on VCritical, covering virtualization and related technology.

“I’m so glad we switched back to VMware”

Dierbergs switched from vSphere to Hyper-V in an effort to reduce licensing costs, but ultimately returned to VMware when the promise of “good enough” failed to materialize. Continue reading

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Is Everyone but You Deploying a Multi-Hypervisor Data Center?

Multi-hypervisor data centers are on the decline, despite what you may be hearing from motivated challengers to the market leader. Continue reading

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Quickly Check Interface Status on Multiple Cisco Blade Switches in an HP C7000 Chassis

See how to use ‘clogin’ from the open source RANCID tools to quickly view the status of all interfaces connected to a particular HP blade server outfitted with Cisco Blade Switches. Continue reading

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Make Mac OS X Even More Awesome with Homebrew

Use the Homebrew package manager to quickly add command-line tools and more to Mac OS X. Continue reading

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Automating VMware Tools install on Ubuntu 12.04

Include VMware Tools during Ubuntu PXE installs by adding a few lines to the preseed configuration. Continue reading

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