Difference Between RESTful and SOAP: Exploring the Contrasts and Advantages

Explore the key differences and advantages of RESTful and SOAP that help in decisions making when designing and implementing web services. When it comes to web services, two prominent architectural styles have emerged as the frontrunners: RESTful and SOAP. Both RESTful and SOAP are widely used for creating web applications and facilitating communication between different … 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

How to Install ESXi 5.5 Update 2 using USB Flash Drive

The following article will explain how you can install ESXi 5.5 Update 2 using USB Flash Drive. You can create bootable Live USB for ESXi 5.5 via UNetbootin. UNetbootin is a free tools that allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Linux ditribution such as Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS and other Linux distributions without … Read more

How to Enable Nested Virtualization on VMware ESXi 5.0/ESXi 5.1/ESXi 5.5/ESXi 6.0

Nested virtualization is when you run guest hypervisor, like ESXi 5 or later version, inside a virtual machine(VM) instead that on real physical server hardware. This will require hardware-assisted virtualization (HV) for 64-bit guests on AMD hardware. On my HP N40L Lab server, i have installed nested ESXi 5.0, ESXi 5.5 and ESXi 6.0 guest … Read more

How to Install VMware vSphere 5.5 (ESXi 5.5) Host

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX) is an enterprise-class, type-1 hypervisor developed by VMware to host the virtual machine. VMware ESXi 5.5 is included in the VMware vSphere 5.5 that was released on September 22, 2013. This post will explain how to install VMware ESXi 5.5 host. These steps has been prepared from the screenshot of the … Read more

How to Install Oracle VirtualBox on Windows

Oracle VirtualBox is open source virtualization software that allow you to install and run more than one virtual computers and operating system in one physical server. Unlike VMware, Oracle VirtualBox is under the General Public License ( GPL ) open source license that has an active development community and is open and allows us to … Read more