Best Practices for Optimizing Virtual Machine Storage in VMware ESXi

As businesses increasingly rely on virtualization technologies, optimizing virtual machine (VM) storage has become crucial for efficient and reliable operations. VMware ESXi, a leading virtualization platform, offers several features and best practices to enhance storage performance. In this article, we will explore the key aspects of optimizing virtual machine storage in VMware ESXi and discuss … Read more

VMware Snapshot Best Practices

In today’s dynamic IT landscape, virtualization has become a cornerstone of modern infrastructure management. VMware, a leading virtualization platform, offers a powerful feature called snapshots that allow administrators to capture the state of a virtual machine (VM) at any given moment. This article dives into the best practices for managing VMware snapshots, ensuring their effective … Read more

An Overview of VMware Infrastructure: Exploring vSphere ESXi and Beyond

Virtualization has revolutionized the way businesses operate by abstracting physical hardware resources and creating virtual environments. VMware Infrastructure, a suite of virtualization technologies, provides a software layer known as a hypervisor that allows multiple operating systems and applications to run on a single physical server or cluster of servers. At the core of VMware Infrastructure … Read more

VMware Infrastructure vs. Cloud Infrastructure: A Comprehensive Comparison

In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, businesses are constantly seeking efficient and reliable infrastructure solutions to meet their ever-growing demands. Two popular options that often come into consideration are VMware infrastructure and cloud infrastructure. While both offer valuable advantages, they differ in various aspects, from scalability and cost to flexibility and security. In this article, … Read more

VMware vs Proxmox: A Comparison of Virtualization Platforms

Virtualization has become an integral part of modern IT infrastructure, enabling organizations to optimize resource utilization, streamline management, and improve overall efficiency. VMware and Proxmox are two popular virtualization platforms that offer powerful features and capabilities for creating and managing virtual environments. In this article, we will compare VMware and Proxmox to help you understand … Read more

How to Identify disks and Datastore in VMware ESXi 5 / 6

There are a few reasons that will degrade the performance of virtual machines such as a disk I/O bottleneck, resource contention, misconfiguration and other problems. When too many VMs compete for limited resources, results will inevitably suffer. The effort it takes to solve the storage I/O bottleneck is a variety of ways, it may be … Read more

How to Enable/Disable VMware VAAI Functionality in ESXi/ESX

What is VAAI VMware (VMware VAAI Functionality) vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VMware VAAI) is a feature that provides hardware acceleration functionality. It is introduced in ESXi / ESX 4.1 host. It allows your host to offload specific virtual machine and storage management operations to compliant storage devices. With storage hardware assistance, your host performs … Read more

VMware View Client Download

This article will gives you some ideas and quick guide to perform VMware View Client Download. Most customers still confused which VMware files they actually have to download if they intend to get “VMware View Client” or “VMware Horizon client“. In April 2014, VMware launched its Horizon 6 virtual desktop software which was rebranded from … Read more

What is VMware View / VMware Horizon View

What is VMware View / VMware Horizon VMware View or VMware Horizon View is end-to-end solutions that simplify the management of IT that leverages vSphere as the virtual desktop. Term “VMware View” or “VMware Horizon View” is actually refer to the same thing. It increases security and control of end users while decreasing costs by … Read more

Download VMware Player Free for Windows and Linux

VMware Workstation player (formerly known as Player Pro) is a desktop virtualization application software that can run multiple and concurrent operating systems on one computer. It has three different versions, which are VMware Workstation 12 Player free (unlicensed), VMware Workstation 12 Player (licensed) and VMware Workstation 12 Pro. This article will describe how to download VMware … Read more

How to Fix “pbm.fault.pdm.fault.summary” Error when Perform VMware vMotion

Question : I have an issue when perform vMotion on of my virtual machine using VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.5. pbm.fault.pdm.fault.summary Answer : This is known issue by VMware where by the problems may occurs with two possible reasons. a) The inventory service fails to start because of an incorrect DNS entry or b) The inventory service … Read more

How to Deploy vCenter Server Appliance 5.5

vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 is a module for vCenter Server. VMware provide the simple way to deploy vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 into ESXi 5.5. It is via .ova or the .ovf file that can be download officially at VMware website. How to Deploy vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 1. To download the vCenter Server Appliance 5.x: a) Go … Read more