Paravirtual adapters with VMware Workstation 1

Paravirtual adapters with VMware Workstation
Did you know that you can use VMware paravirtual VMXNET3 and PVSCSI adapters with VMs running on VMware Workstation? Paravirtual adapters will improve networking and disk IO performance by using valuable CPU cycles more efficiently. VMware paravirtual adapters are not available through VMware Workstation GUI, but you can enable them by tweaking Virtual Machine’s VMX ...

VMware Workstation 8 and Fusion 4 released 2

VMware Workstation 8 and Fusion 4 released
VMware has today released VMware Workstation 8 and Fusion 4 for general availability. One of the cool new additions of Workstation 8 is “Shared VMs” feature which allows you to remotely connect to VMs on other VMware Workstation instances, ESXi hosts or to even vCenter Server! With Workstation 8 you can migrate VMs from your ...

How-to install vSphere ESXi on to a USB key

How-to install vSphere ESXi on to a USB key
In the past when I have had a choice of installing vSphere either in ESX or ESXi flavor I have always opted for ESX, I am one of those old-fashioned admins who think that Service Console is very handy in problem situations, and it has been. But times change, and even I need to adapt ...
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