Okay so I had to at least promote my 3rd book, especially since we have Windows Server 2012 R2 is just around corner arriving on October 18th. For this book I was yet again joined by my fantastic co-author Chris Henley for this book.
Well I went running again in Disney and had a great time! I got to complete the inaugural Dumbo Double Dare. I had a lot of fun running the 10K and the 1/2, and like always Disney did not disappoint. After the marathon in January, I really needed this run! Enjoy my recap and some of the revelations I had after the run!
Storage is one the main key factors we look at when trying to improve our virtualization environments. It is also probably one of the most costly, not only from a $$$ perspective but also a performance perspective. I know a lot of you have made large investments in your storage solutions. Especially if you are running a lot of virtualization workloads. So in the post today, I briefly talk about one of the supported storage capabilities called Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) which is essentially the same thing as VAAI.
Happy NFL opening week everyone! Welcome to my annual post and by now most of you will already know what one of my predictions will be. We will save that for later.
We all have servers that we need to quickly deploy into our environments. Especially in today’s datacenters, we are deploying more and more virtualization hosts to run our virtualized workloads. In today's post I take a look at both Microsoft's and VMware's bare metal deployment technologies. Take a look at where we are currently at and where we are headed with a quick peak at Windows Server 2012 R2.