Monthly Archives: August 2011

Symantec ApplicationHA & Backup Exec Auto Recovery Demo for VMware vSphere

Finally finshed my latest video for VMworld US next week… Watch a sneak preview of Symantec ApplicationHA 6.0 and Backup Exec 2010R3 with “Auto Recovery” via the VMware plug-in, The demo shows how ApplicationHA tries to keep a VM’s SQL … Continue reading

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Do I really want to script my application availability in today’s virtual world?

It’s that time of year again; my car needs a service to ready it for the coming winter. It’s only August and around 25°C here in the UK. It’s amazing how quick the weather turns these days; on comes the … Continue reading

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Symantec ApplicationHA 5.1SP2 SQL Configuration Video

Here is the second video in my series of ApplicationHA tutorials, this one is for Microsoft SQL2008 and shows how to configure ApplicationHA for this and also what happens if any issues occur to the appplication. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oS7IZzlmF9Q  

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Symantec ApplicationHA 5.1SP2 installation Video

The installation video is now live on Youtube. This is the first in a series of videos which will guide you through the installation and configuration of applications inside VMware environments. Im putting the finishing touches to the Site Recovery … Continue reading

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VMwareHA all change for AAM. Hello FDM in vSphere 5.0

VMwareHA is rewritten from the ground up for vSphere 5.0, some important features to bring to light are as follows. • Provides a foundation for increased scale and functionality • Eliminates common issues (DNS resolution) • Multiple Communication Paths • Can leverage storage as … Continue reading

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Getting started with KVM

This is the first in my series of KVM tutorials. this guide will walk you through the installation and configuration of KVM. Getting the system ready for KVM Virtualization For those of you that have played with Xen you would have noticed that … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hi and welcome to my blog, So i have finally done it, Ive started my own blog. its probably about time after all the comments I was getting from friends and collegues about doing one for virtualization. For more about me … Continue reading

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