VMworld 2014

vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.8 Announced!

As the VMworld 2014 is in a full swing in the U.S. we are getting a lot of news and announcements from VMware and other vendors. One particular announcement that caught my eye is the announcement of vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.8. So, what do we know so far? The new release of vCenter Site Recovery Manager delivers next-generation disaster recovery capabilities for vSphere environments.  New capabilities include: 5x the scale of protection – IT organizations can […]


A chance to win 2 passes to VMWorld Europe with VMTurbo!

Great news from out friends at VMTurbo today! If you recall, every Friday in June, VMTurbo gave away two full conference passes to VMWorld in the U.S. Each week, one winner and a lucky friend punched their ticket to the Super Bowl of virtualisation. The VMWorld Europe Sweepstakes is a continuation of tradition: sending as many people to VMWorld as possible! ENTER TODAY! And this might be your chance to win the tickets to VMWorld Europe this year which […]


How To Install and Configure vSphere App HA – Part 3

In the two previous parts, we installed and configured the vSphere App HA so it is now up and running. Time for some testing! In my setup, I have a Windows 2003 virtual machine running Microsoft SQL Server. Before we can protect the VM we must install the Hyperic Agent first. Install Hyperic Agent Download the appropriate Hyperic Agent installation file from VMware first. Execute the EXE file, in my case vCenter-hyperic-hqee-agent-5.8.1.exe. Click Next on […]