Tag Archives: VirtualCenter

SCVMM ignores own plank, emphasizes VirtualCenter’s speck

In my ongoing probe of the newly-released System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (SCVMM), I have stumbled across something that stuck me as more than just a little hypocritical. First, some background: Microsofties have gone out of their way this … Continue reading

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VMware Update Manager Performance and Practices

VMware has released a new whitepaper that covers best practices for Update Manager, a product that is included with VirtualCenter Server.

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SCVMM to VMware: You will be assimilated

VirtualCenter/vCenter administrators need to be aware of the fact that templates are completely deleted from the ESX datastore when using SCVMM “import” feature. Continue reading

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Upgrading your management platform from the entry-level edition

Both VMware VirtualCenter and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) come in an entry-level edition for sites that are not yet at enterprise deployment levels.  VMware calls their offering Foundation and Microsoft’s is Workgroup Edition.  Similarly, both vendors also … Continue reading

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