Book Review: VMware vSphere 5 Building a Virtual Datacenter

The title of the book is VMware vSphere 5 Building a Virtual Datacenter by Eric Maillé and René-François Mennecier (Foreword by Chad Sakac and Technical Editor Tom Keegan).  This is a book which caught me off guard a little because … Read More

VMware vSphere 5.1 Delivers New Features for SMBs

Great effort has gone into the newly announced VMware vSphere 5.1, the foundation of the VMware vCloud Suite, to build out capabilities that help businesses of all sizes and varying IT resources and skill sets to get more out of … Read More

vSphere 5.1 New Storage Features

VMFS File Sharing Limits In previous versions of vSphere, the maximum number of hosts which could share a read-only file on a VMFS volume was 8. The primary use case for multiple hosts sharing read-only files is of course linked … Read More

Physical Memory Limits for Windows Releases

Physical Memory Limits: Windows 7 The following table specifies the limits on physical memory for Windows 7. Version Limit on X86 Limit on X64 Windows 7 Ultimate 4 GB 192 GB Windows 7 Enterprise 4 GB 192 GB Windows 7 Professional 4 GB 192 GB … Read More