Tag Archive: Hardware


Jun 09 2009

Is your server hardware capable of running vSphere?

With VI3 you could run on either 32-bit or 64-bit server hardware but vSphere requires 64-bit hardware because the VMkernel and Service Console are now 64-bit. I did a tip a while ago for searchvmware.com that talks about this in detail and shows how you can test your hardware to see if the CPU supports …

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May 11 2009

Hardware Links

General VMware vSphere: Got 64-bit hardware? (SearchVMware) Hardware Virtualization: the Nuts and Bolts (Anandtech) ESX Monitor Modes (VMware) Ensuring Virtualization Technology is enabled on your VMware host (KB Article) Determining if Intel Virtualization Technology or AMD Virtualization is enabled in the BIOS without rebooting (KB Article) CPU The Intel processor roadmap for industry-standard servers, 11th …

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May 07 2009

Hardware Links

IBM Insights in Sizing Hardware for Virtualization Hardware recommendations to build a cheap ESX server Community supported hardware/software for Vmware Infrastructure HP ProLiant server sizer for VMware ESX Server Improving Economics of Blades with VMware ESX Load Generator scripts Memtest86+ Download Hardware for Virtualization: How to get more from servers, HBA’s and more New Technology …

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