VMworld Hands-on-Labs

I thought that I should mention the Hands-on-Labs in a separate post because they were very slickly implemented and¬†managed, a testament to the people who put them together. Not only that though, it was VMware eating their own dog food in a very public way and, in my¬†opinion, showing that they were up to the challenge. For those people reading this who haven't been to VMworld before the Hands-on-Labs (HOL) are an area of the conference where you can work though a series of prescribed tasks to satisfy some requirementsconjured up in a brief scenario. It's an opportunity…

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Trying vCenter Operations

As I mentioned a little while ago, vCenter Operations is a new management product that VMware are bringing out. Well, actually they've now brought it out as of Monday. I thought I'd check it out… Downloading To sign up for a trial and download vCenter Operations, you simply need to head over to VMware's “Support and Downloads” page and expand the “Infra & Ops Management” section. Follow the download link, register for a free trial, accept the Ts & Cs and download the software. vCenter Operations comes as virtual appliance (you download an OVA file)…

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