Tag Archives: Business Critical Applications

One Weird Trick to Virtualize Monster VMs–Consultants Hate This!

We’ve all seen those ads on the Internet that promise to teach us “one weird trick” that “<someone> hates” to do something easily.  Make money fast?  Yep.  Lose belly fat?  Check.  Grow “other” parts of your body?  Easy.   I couldn’t resist stealing the headline for something that I’ve seen come up time and time […]

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Great deal on Kindle edition of Virtualizing MS Business Critical Apps

Amazon has the Kindle edition of Virtualizing Microsoft Business Critical Applications on VMware vSphere at a great price. It’s currently only $22.99, compared to $38 for the paperback version. You can grab the Kindle edition here: http://www.amazon.com/Virtualizing-Microsoft-Applications-Technology-ebook/dp/B00E8HSWQU/ I’m a little late in announcing this so hopefully the price stays at this level for a little […]

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Release of Virtualizing MSFT Business Critical Apps book!

After months of late nights and hard work, I’m very happy to announce that the book Virtualizing Microsoft Business Critical Applications on VMware vSphere, co-authored with Alex Fontana of VMware, has been released!  The official release date from VMware Press was August 7th, and it will be officially in stock at Amazon on August 16th.  […]

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New Book Coming Soon: Virtualizing Microsoft Business Critical Applications on VMware vSphere

I’m very pleased and excited to announce that the book I’m co-authoring, Virtualizing Microsoft Business Critical Applications on VMware vSphere, is available for both pre-order on Amazon as well as in Rough Cuts format from VMware Press.  Though the release dates online currently list a September release date we’re working with VMware Press to try […]

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Cloning Windows Server 2012 Domain Controllers on vSphere 5

Microsoft introduced a lot of virtualization awareness in Windows Server 2012, particularly for domain controllers.  They are, for the most part, considered virtualization “safeguards” in that they prevent against some of the classic problems of virtualizing domain controllers.  Historically things like virtual machine snapshots, restoring from virtual machine image backups, or cloning domain controllers was […]

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