It should come as no surprise that I have been a huge fan of vCOPs – I've had the application installed in production ever since it's first beta with VMware, I've spoke twice at VMworld as a member of the...Read More
It should be no surprise to any of my regular readers or followers that I am a huge fan of vCenter Operations. Being a VMware customer I find that it is a huge time-saver when trying to pin point performance issues within our...Read More
There have already been various posts from around the world announcing the opening of VMworld 2013 call for papers. There has also been a number of posts with all of the tips and tricks on how to best submit your abstract in...Read More
First off there are a few different ways to get vCenter Operations 5.6 up and rolling into your environment. The way documented here is the upgrade path that it looks like VMware is recommending; by downloading and installing...Read More
Any follower of this blog knows that I am indeed a huge vCenter Operations fan! I’ve done a couple presentations about the product both at my local Toronto VMUG as well as VMworld 2012 stressing this. It’s not the...Read More
vCenter Operations 5.6 Announced at VMworld in Barcelona this week was vCenter Operations 5.6 I’ve always been a huge fan of vCOps and have been using the product ever since the beta release of 0.9. It’s been...Read More
For those that may be interested there is a new course on the mylearn portal called vCenter Operations Manager Fundamentals. I went though this course over the last few weeks and it is pretty awesome… It takes...Read More
Every morning I like to fire up vCOps and have a look at my environment and when I do this, I like to see nothing but green (maybe a bit of yellow :)) For the past week or so that hasn't been the case… Not...Read More
A couple of years ago I downloaded and installed a trial of CapacityIQ. It wasn't necessarily the capacity planning for the future capabilities that I was looking for, but more for the under/over sized VM reporting...Read More
So I finally decided to to decommission my old VCops 1.0 install and run fully on VCops 5. I've had VCops 5 monitoring our environment for a couple of months now and during my initial install had set it up to use DHCP...Read More
Following the Twitter feed from VMworld Copenhagen this year there seemed to be a common theme coming out of all the buzz – operations and management. Product wise it was AppBlast and Horizon that really took...Read More
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