Physical to Virtual Migration – Part 3

This is the last part of the article on the Migration of physical machines to the VMware virtual environment. In the first part of the series, we looked at the basics that need to be understood before migrating your workloads from physical to virtual. In the second part, we looked at VMware’s free migration tool – VMware vCenter […]

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Physical to Virtual Migration – Part 2

In the first part of the series, we looked at the basics that need to be understood before migrating your workloads from physical to virtual – the difference between Physical and Virtual infrastructure, Pros and Cons of Virtual environment, and considerations that need to be checked before migration. In this second part, we will take […]

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Convert VHD to VHDX using Hyper-V Manager and Powershell

Windows 8 Client Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V onwards VHDX is the new and default format of the virtual hard disk (VDH). Till Hyper-V 2008, everyone was using VHD format and it has many limitations and once the VHDX was available it had many enhancements and everyone started upgrading to the next server version […]

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VMworld 2019 US Sessions Download URLs Available

VMworld US 2019 finished on 29-08-2019 and VMworld team has processed and published a number of recordings. You can find and download all the session recordings links separated out by the different categories by visiting VMworld 2019 session URLs in GitHub created by William Lam. Currently, there are a total of 554 sessions with 496 […]

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Reclaiming Space using TRIM UNMAP in Windows

Most legacy operating systems integrally do not have the capability to reclaim the space when a host performs large delete operations from a thin provisioned volume without rewriting new data into the deleted space. This deletion may perform by an application or guest operating system. Dead Space Reclamation process enables to reclaim the previously allocated […]

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Physical to Virtual Migration – Part 1

This article on the migration of physical machines to the VMware virtual environment will be a two-part series. In this first part, we will take a look at the following: Difference between Physical and Virtual infrastructure Benefits of migrating to a virtual environment Pros and Cons of Virtual environment How to move from physical to […]

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VMware vSphere 6.7 Update3 is Generally Available

Recently we published an article about VMware vSphere 6.7 Update3 announcement and now VMware releases the update 3 and its generally available. You can download and install or upgrade to vSphere 6.7 Update 3 using different options like update manager, command line ESXCLI or using an ISO. Also VMware vCenter Server 6.7 Update 3 is […]

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