Monthly Archives: Oktober 2013

FreeBSD 9.2

The release of vSphere 5.5 adds support for FreeBSD 9.2 on ESXi 5.5, with the following support considerations: Installation instruction can be found here http://partnerweb.vmware.com/GOSIG/FreeBSD_9x.html Vmware-toolbox-cmd fails on FreeBSD 9.2 (32-bit), please refer to KB-2059649 For more information about software support, please … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 13.10

Support for Ubuntu 13.10 has been introduced for following product: ESXi 5.5 For more information about software and hardware support, please check the VMware Compatibility Guide

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Upgrade from Galera Cluster 2.x to 3.0

Table of Content Introduction Prerequisites System information Installed packages Required packages Upgrade the first node Upgrade the installed binaries Upgrade mysql schema Prepare the node to join the cluster Joining the cluster Rolling upgrade the other nodes Get rid of … Continue reading

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Upgrade from Galera Cluster 2.x to 3.0

Table of Content Introduction Prerequisites System information Installed packages Required packages Upgrade the first node Upgrade the installed binaries Upgrade mysql schema Prepare the node to join the cluster Joining the cluster Rolling upgrade the other nodes Get rid of … Continue reading

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SEsparse Shows Significant Improvements over VMFSsparse

Limited amounts of physical resources can make large-scale virtual infrastructure deployments challenging. Provisioning dedicated storage space to hundreds of virtual machines can become particularly expensive. To address this VMware vSphere 5.5 provides two sparse storage techniques, namely VMFSparse and SEsparse. Running … Continue reading

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VDI Benchmarking Using View Planner on VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN)

VMware vSphere® 5.5 introduces the beta availability of VMware® Virtual SAN™ (VSAN). This feature allows a new software-defined storage tier, pools compute and direct-attached storage resources, and clusters server disks and flash to create resilient shared storage. This blog showcases … Continue reading

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vSphere Flash Read Cache Performance on vSphere 5.5

vSphere Flash Read Cache (vFRC) is a new solution to enhance storage I/O performance in vSphere 5.5.  vFRC lets you use flash devices (SSD or PCIe cards) as a read cache for VM I/Os and therefore improve performance. vFRC can … Continue reading

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VMware vFabric Postgres 9.2 Performance and Best Practices

VMware vFabric Postgres (vPostgres) 9.2 improves vertical scalability over the previous version by 300% for pgbench SELECT-only (a common read-only OLTP workload) and by 100% for pgbench (a common read/write OLTP workload). vPostgres 9.2 on vSphere 5.1 achieves equal-to-native vertical scalability on … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Law is also valid for Galera Cluster for MySQL

We had a Galera Cluster support case recently. The customer was drenched in tears because his Galera Cluster did not work any more and he could not make it work any more. Upsss! What has happened? A bit of the … Continue reading

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How Much Javascript Do I REALLY need to know for VCO?

I find vCenter Orchestrator to have an extensive library of workflows, actions, and plugins to do what I need.  However, sometimes I do have to use the customizable Scriptable Task element to customize the behavior of a vCenter Orchestrator workflow.  Thankfully, … Continue reading

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