vSphere 5 Cloud Infrastructure Launch Reflection

Its been almost two weeks since the webcast announcing vSphere 5 and despite all the concerns around the new licensing model that VMware has come up with, I feel (as do others in the VMware community) that the major product enhancements are overshadowed by this. VMware saw that with the Intel and AMD chipsets going […]

ESXi Syslog Redirection and log file locations

The reduced footprint of and ESXi install makes it easier to manage from a file system perspective, but there are a number of best practices when it comes to managing this file structure. One being the location of the syslog’s and the other is just knowing where to find some of the critical log file […]

vCloud Director (vCD) Architecture

Posted on July 2, 2011 by in vcloud

With all the really cool and¬†intricate¬†discussions around this product, I thought that now would be a good time to take a step back and look at how this product is actually implemented. Terminology is abbreviated to save space, so you will see acronyms such as vCD (which stand for VMware Cloud Director), etc. Architecture Overview […]