VUM 4.1 – SQL Server 2008 Standard support dropped? – UPDATED 4

VUM 4.1 - SQL Server 2008 Standard support dropped? - UPDATED
There has been talks in VMware Communities and in some blog comments that vCenter Update Manager 4.1 has dropped support for SQL Server 2008 Standard so you would need SQL Server Enterprise edition instead. If you take a look at VMware vCenter Update Manager page on vSphere Compatibility Matrix released on 13th of July, SQL ...

ESX host upgrade to 4.1 using esxupdate 19

So vSphere 4.1 is out, here is a quick example how to upgrade ESX 4.0 host to 4.1 using esxupdate on ESX Service Console. Download pre-upgrade-from-ESX4.0-to-4.1.0-0.0.260247-release.zip and upgrade-from-ESX4.0-to-4.1.0-0.0.260247-release.zip files from vmware.com, you need active support subscription for that. Copy both files ESX host Service Console Put host in maintenance mode Run esxupdate with "update –bundle=/path/to/pre-upgrade-zip-file" ...

EMC Unified Storage – what’s new in FLARE 30

Those EMC customers who missed most EMC World 2010 announcements, like me, will find included video very exciting, it shows new storage efficiency features, and new middle range storage management GUI, coming to CLARiiON CX4 in FLARE 30. New FLARE will be released some time during this summer. Features shown in video are New CLARiiON ...

VMware Data Recovery 1.2 Linux file level restore client

VMware Data Recovery 1.2 Linux file level restore client
Latest VMware Data Recovery release 1.2 brought file level restore capability (aka FLR) for Linux VMs. Windows FLR client has been officially supported since 1.1, see my previous blog post about it. I did a quick review of using Linux FLR on CentOS Linux. VMware Data Recovery 1.2 documentation says that Linux FLR client can ...
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