Storage VMWare

APAC Virtualization Podcast – Episode 62 – VSA

Join Craig Waters (@cswaters1), Chris Trioni – (vArchitect, VCE), John Martin (Principal Technologist, NetApp), Cormac Hogan (Senior Marketing Architect for Storage, VMware) and myself (Solutions Architect, HP) where we will discuss the recently announced Software Defined Datacentre (SDD) and where storage fits into the whole story.

Start Time (GMT+11): 17/10/12 9:00 PM Sydney time (EDT)

 

More information can be found here:

http://apacvirtual.com/2012/10/12/episode-62-virtual-storage-appliance-vsa/

 

Follow the guys on twitter:

@andrecarpenter – Andre Carpenter

@cswaters1 – Craig Waters

@life_no_borders – John Martin

@christroiani – Chris Troiani

@VMwareStorage – Cormac Hogan

Virtualization VMWare

run VMware View?? read this!!

Following the announcement of VMware vSphere 5.1, I came across this interesting KB article

http://bit.ly/PksIcy

In a nutshell:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is important as VMware View runs on the vSphere platform, so if you are looking to upgrade the hypervisor to 5.1 then you may run into some support problems should you be running VMware View as well..  Dont sweat, sources tell me this is a temporary obstacle and will be cleared up in the near future, for now my advice is to hold off the upgrade or run separate clusters for your view environment if you absolutely need the vSphere 5.1 features sets.