What is NUMA? Most modern CPU’s, Intel new Nehalem’s and AMD’s veteran Opteron are NUMA architectures. NUMA stands for Non-Uniform Memory Access. Each CPU get assigned its own “local” memory, CPU and memory together form a NUMA node (as shown in the diagram below). Memory access [...]Read more NUMA and vNUMA made simple!
In this article I am going to take you through what a Distributed switch or dvSwitch is and how it is used, I will also talk about why backing them up is so important, then show you how to backup by hand and with the help of some PowerShell scripts I have created for you.Read more VMware Distributed Switches (dvSwitch)
It is my experience that resource pools are nearly a four letter word in the virtualization world. Typically I see a look of fear or confusion when I bring up the topic, or I see people using them as folders. Even with some other great resources out there that discuss this topic, a lack of […]Read more Understanding Resource Pools in VMware
Over the past couple of weeks I have spent some time working with VMware vCloud Director 5.1. I will also be producing multiple other guides for vCloud Director as I use it more over the coming months. One issue that we have hit a few times was the vCD cell stopped working properly (Multi-cell [...]Read more vCloud Director and vCenter Proxy Service Failure
This is a question that I have been asked quite a lot recently. I have found multiple ways to do this but 2 are ones that I have used and find the most suitable.Read more How to view which Virtual Machines have Snapshots in VMware