Monthly Archive: May 2010

May 24 2010

New book – Maximum vSphere

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After writing my first book I swore I’d never write another, it’s a relatively big investment in time with a fairly small financial return. Ask any author and they’d probably say the same thing right after finishing a book. Well fortunately that feeling does not last and the desire to write another eventually returns. I …

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May 24 2010

Please consider voting for my VMworld sessions

I have 2 sessions in consideration for VMworld 2010 in the Virtualization 101 track. The first is a deep-dive session on vSphere features, I’m the curious type and always have to know how things work behind the scenes. As a result I do a lot of research trying to figure out the technical magic behind …

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May 24 2010

New vSphere security feature that you can’t really use yet

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According to the original vSphere feature list there is a new security feature called “VMkernel Protection” that uses a technology called Trusted Platform Module (TPM) to add a layer of protection to the VMkernel. The VMkernel (hypervisor) is the most critical component of a virtual host because if it is compromised the VM’s running on …

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