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[INFO] Linux VMware Tools Install Changes to Upstart

This is another short post to let you all know myself and Jeremy Sage from VMware GSS found an interesting thing with VMware tools on newer versions of Linux.  I found this as I have been using the new CentOS 6.2 Minimal ISO for a lot of my new builds.  That will be a separate post, but if you have not tried it check ... Read More »

How To Convert From vCloud Linked Clones

This is just a really quick note to let folks know that yesterday on my Virtacore vCloud Express I happened to determine that the Organization vDC I was in was running Fast Provisioning.  Not hard to tell when things are deployed very fast actually.  I inquired and because I was an early Beta tester it had been enabled, but new accounts are not.  Once ... Read More »

How To Deploy WordPress to vCloud Express

It has been far too long since I put together a blog post, however that is because I have been spending my nights testing and perfecting the migration of my own blog, as well as other sites, to a vCloud Express provider.  I have moved three times this year alone from GoDaddy to BlueHost and finally to Virtacore.  Basically on any shared ... Read More »

6th Annual Winter Warmer New England VMUG Announced

Today I was informed by Chris Harney of the New England VMUG, that the registration page went live.  I will also be there presenting on the big stage at 10:00 as well as possibly for a breakout session.  Get signed up here and get you’re hotel reservations now!  Below is the high level outline for the day, but this one ... Read More »

[INFO] vCloud Director Clone Wars Update

This is a short update to the past articles on the vCloud Director Cloning process I wrote about a month or so back.  In a recent email exchange with Massimo Re Ferre’ it came to light that there is in fact a fast copy process that is invoked in vCloud DIrector PROVIDED all conditions are met.  If these conditions are met ... Read More »

FREE Holiday Gift From Veeam

VEEAM BACKUP & REPLICATION v6 LICENSES FOR YOUR LAB Yesterday Veeam announced a great deal for those of us running home labs that want to use their backup software. You can get Free NFR Licenses for Evaluation and Demonstration Use available to VMware vExperts, VMware Certified Professionals, VMware Certified Instructors, VMUG members, Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, and Microsoft Certified Professionals. You can ... Read More »

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