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Testing IO with ESXi 4.1 and XIV Storage

I have wanted to run some tests of disparate virtual workloads on our vSphere 4.1 clusters focused on storage IO, latency and bandwidth today. The setup: 5 ESXi 4.1 Enterprise Plus Hosts 3 IBM 3690 X5 with 128GB RAM and … Continue reading

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vSphere 5 Released to the masses

Long awaited for us lowly plebes who don’t get access to the beta or pre-release images, the official release can be snagged here.¬†Also nice to see that they are releasing e-book reader formats for documentation.

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