I studied, I ate a banana, I passed VCP5!

The deadline arrived today for VCP4s to upgrade to 5 without having to take the What’s New course. Being that I am a chief procrastinator, I scheduled my exam for the deadline and sat for it today. I’m pleased to say that I’m now a VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5! I scored better than…

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The 2/29 Deadline is upon us! VCP5 or Bust!

Wanted to take a second and do a short post as a reminder that there are only 2 days left to upgrade from VCP4 to VCP5 without having to take the What’s New Course from VMware. Yes, I am one of the many procrastinators of the world that have yet to take the exam, but…

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What Is PC-over-IP and How Does It Work?

In short, PC-over-IP (PCoIP) is a display protocol that allows complete compression of a desktop which is then displayed through a zero client device over a standard IP network. While there are several display protocols that exist in desktop virtualization such as RDP, ICA and RGS, PCoIP has become the most prevalent protocol for display…

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vTwitter Accounts You Can’t Miss!

Many of us in the virtualization community are tweeting. What do we tweet about? Lot’s of different things, storage, software, books, reviews, #FFs (Google it if you don’t know), new blog posts, can’t miss reads, real-time updates and many more things pertaining to virtualization. To stay on top of what’s going on in our community,…

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Upcoming StarWind Webinars and Roundtable Discussion

February is coming to an end, but not without two great webinars from StarWind Software. If you are trying to learn more about Microsoft’s Hyper-V or you want to know more about a great solution for iSCSI SAN, pay attention to the webinars coming this week and next. Here are a list of the webinars…

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Migrating the VMware vCenter Server SQL Database

This is a guest post by Jason Boche, VCDX #34 I’ve encountered a situation many times in the past where the vCenter Server database needs to be migrated from one back end Microsoft SQL Server to another. I’ve also heard this how-to question asked from a number of different people. The scenario can present itself…

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Enjoy Your View 5 Training…

Congrats go out to Mike Catlett and Max Maier, you guys won a copy of Train Signal’s awesome VMware View 5 Essentials Training. See the winning entries below, a good mix of use case and humor, well done guys! Max Maier Why should I get the free copy? Well…VMware View is really a wonderful piece…

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Top 5 Blog Posts Of The Week 2/10/12

Can you believe we’re almost halfway through February? 2012 seems to be going fast, and so far this year we’ve seen some really good content come out of the 150+ virtualization blogs. This week is no exception, really great content this week. I’ve compiled what I think are the top 5 blog posts of the…

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Need VMware View 5 Training? Come Get It!

Train Signal is at it again, releasing their brand new VMware View 5 Essentials Training videos last week. If you haven’t ever tried a Train Signal video or purchased one, you are definitely missing out. Train Signal gives you the opportunity to experience in classroom training from the comfort of your home, on demand and…

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