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What happened to AltaVista and Yahoo? From innovator to imitator to forgotten
August 16, 2010 – 12:30 pm | No Comment
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By Donald Dodge
Paul Graham of Ycombinator wrote an excellent blog on “What happened to Yahoo?“.  It reminded me of what happened to AltaVista, the first and most popular search engine. Yahoo thought they were a …

Properly size VMware Update Manager 4.1 with VUM Sizing Estimator
August 12, 2010 – 9:29 am | No Comment
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The top notch team that runs the VMware VROOM blog recently announced the release of a new sizing tool. The tool will help you estimate the size of your VUM database, patch store and temporary …

HP EVA Cache Battery Failure Issue
August 3, 2010 – 11:17 am | No Comment
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By Mike Mills
The current issue I have come across in our HP storage environment is an issue with the storage controller cache battery modules. We had a module fail recently on one of our 8100 …

Use web browser to view vSphere Configuration and Log files
August 3, 2010 – 10:13 am | No Comment
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Sure this nothing earth shattering but it’s just something simple that can make your life easier. With a web browser and some links that I will provide below you can view some of the vSphere …

Interview with Eric Courville of VM6 Software
July 27, 2010 – 11:08 am | No Comment
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Eric Courville, COO and co-founder of VM6 Software chats with VIB about their newest all in one product release VMex 2.1 and shares a bit about what VM6 Software has planned for the future.

VMware VMUG Announces The Board of Directors and New User Group Model
July 26, 2010 – 11:08 am | No Comment
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There has been talk about changes to the VMUG program coming soon. Earlier this year a steering committee meeting took place in Chicago, IL. Below are some of the upcoming changes that are a result of …

MSFT earnings up, stock down. What do investors want?
July 26, 2010 – 10:44 am | No Comment
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By Donald Dodge
Microsoft reported record revenues and profits for the quarter and fiscal year. Yet, the stock (MSFT) is down again. What does Wall Street want from Microsoft? I think the problem is that Microsoft …

Configure VMware ESXi 4.1 for Active Directory Integration
July 26, 2010 – 10:33 am | No Comment
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By now you’re sure to have heard that vSphere 4.1 offers the ability to use Active Directory for authentication. This is something that has been on peoples wish lists for sometime now. There was some …