Monthly Archives: April 2015

Release: Update Rollup 6 for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack – UPDATED

Microsoft has released Update Rollup 6 for the following products within the System Center 2012 R2 suite: Service Manager (SCSM), Operations Manager (SCOM), Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) and Service Provider Foundation (SPF) The following updates are available: Update Rollup 6 … Continue reading

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VCDX-NV Interview: Jason Nash On The Network Virtualization Career Path

Jason Nash is CTO of Varrow, a VMware Partner based out of the Carolinas. Previous to Varrow he was an enterprise architect for Wachovia’s investment bank. Jason has been in enterprise IT almost 20 years and originally started as a … Continue reading

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VCDX-NV Interview: Jason Nash On The Network Virtualization Career Path

Jason Nash is CTO of Varrow, a VMware Partner based out of the Carolinas. Previous to Varrow he was an enterprise architect for Wachovia’s investment bank. Jason has been in enterprise IT almost 20 years and originally started as a … Continue reading

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Network Improvements in vSphere 6 Boost Performance for 40G NICs

Introduced in vSphere 5.5, a Linux-based driver was added to support 40GbE Mellanox adapters on ESXi. Now vSphere 6.0 adds a native driver and Dynamic NetQueue for Mellanox, and these features  significantly improve network performance. In addition to the device … Continue reading

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Citrix announces Q1 2015 results

Citrix announced its financial results for first quarter 2015. The revenues for the first quarter were $761 million for an increase of 1% compared to Q1 2014. Net income was $29 million and non-GAAP operating income was $106 million, a decrease … Continue reading

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New KB articles published for week ending 4/25/15

Miscellaneous Protecting datacenters using GravityZone Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender on VMware vSphere 5.x infrastructure (2115059) Date Published: 4/23/2015   VMware App Volumes F1-Help option failing while using MS visio appstack created with Office in the base image on … Continue reading

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Scaling Web 2.0 Applications using Docker containers on vSphere 6.0

by Qasim Ali In a previous VROOM post, we showed that running Redis inside Docker containers on vSphere adds little to no overhead and observed sizeable performance improvements when scaling out the application when compared to running containers directly on … Continue reading

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A Note on the Verizon DBIR 2015, “Incident Counting”, and VDBs

Recently, the Verizon 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) was released to much fanfare as usual, prompting a variety of media outlets to analyze the analysis. A few days after the release, I caught a Tweet linking to a blog … Continue reading

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A Note on the Verizon DBIR 2015, “Incident Counting”, and VDBs

Recently, the Verizon 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) was released to much fanfare as usual, prompting a variety of media outlets to analyze the analysis. A few days after the release, I caught a Tweet linking to a blog … Continue reading

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New KB articles published for week ending 4/18/15

VMware Continuent for Analytics and Big Data Troubleshooting VMware Continuent (2111836) Date Published: 4/17/2015 Troubleshooting VMware Continuent Installation (2111857) Date Published: 4/17/2015 Collecting Diagnostic Information for VMware Continuent (2111859) Date Published: 4/17/2015 Initializing shell environment for VMware Continuent (2105429) Date … Continue reading

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