ESXi

Planning for vSphere: Key Considerations for a Successful Deployment

with 2 Comments by Tom Finnis

Whether you're planning on virtualizing the majority of your existing servers or just using it as part of your infrastructure, vSphere4 represents a major investment for most SME IT managers. This article is aimed at helping you plan for implementing your own vSphere4 Infrastructure, from meeting system requirements to choosing appropriate licensing options, and all options in between.

ESXi 4.0 – Installing In “Embedded” Mode

with 7 Comments by Tom Finnis

VMware ESXi 4.0 provides enhanced support for installing in "embedded" mode, so the host server does not need any physical disks installed. For vSphere Infrastructures utilizing SAN storage this allows diskless operation, reducing hardware costs and improving boot times. In this article Tom Finnis demonstrates how to do this with Hewlett Packard's new G6 series servers using their built-in SD card slot.

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