Monthly Archives: September 2005

Patching is not a Windows only activity

As mentioned, we are in the midst of VMware ESX patching activity. In addition to those activities, we were hit with an abend today on the Netware 6.5 SP3. It was a spinlock issue similar to one mentioned in this … Continue reading

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Newest VCP

I decided I couldn’t wait or study any more than I have recently. The study material was the aforementioned VMware ESX Advanced Technical Guide, RTFM VMware study material, and the new Virtual infrastructure Class, my coworker took last week in … Continue reading

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More VMware releases – P2V Assistant 2.1 Beta2 & ESX Server 2.5.2

From the release notes: Whats new in VMware P2V Assistant 2.1 Beta 2 Refresh? – Added support for booting the P2V Boot CD from USB CD-ROM devices (including HP iLO remote lights-out access virtual CD-ROM devices). – Updated P2V Boot … Continue reading

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VCP-101V Study material supplemental

I previously touched upon that I am on the clock again. I missed a few good study materials in my previous post that I have been relying upon as well. They are found at RTFM Education (a great site I … Continue reading

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Busy time for low carbing

I said I wasn’t going to blog on weightloss issues anymore on this blog, but this is more of a going away post. I will be a columnist at the Low Carb Newsline, which is really the best newswire service … Continue reading

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VCP = the new MCSE of '05?

There seems to be a buzz on the employment channels looking for VMware Certified Professionals. Headhunters are looking for the credentials with the ever increasing server consolidation projects. I am not necessarily looking to be “hunted,” but gaining my VCP’s … Continue reading

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VMware P2V 2.1 Beta is out!

VMware announced today the public availability of their beta P2V Assistant v2.1 today. Here is the Readme file for this release. There are a number of enchancements in this version — the two biggest is being based on Knoppix distribution … Continue reading

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