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Tag: Virtualization 234 posts
We're always interested in the latest on virtualization and cloud computing. Whether it's our training, expert interviews or intuitive help articles, we strive to stand on the forefront. This page brings together eveything we post about virtualization, such as Microsoft virtualization, VMware, or certifications.
By Marco Shaw ⋅ May 23, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Learn some best practices and quick techniques for increasing RAM, CPU and disk space for VMware virtual machines in your Windows Server 2012 environment with this guide on how to resize your drives.
By Matt Vandenbeld ⋅ May 21, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
VMware executives officially announced a new offering called the vCloud Hybrid Service, including information on pricing and availability starting in Q3 of 2013.
By Matt Vandenbeld ⋅ May 16, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Curious about the cloud? Now’s your chance to get access to VMware’s public cloud services for free. It’s offering a 90-day trial of its hybrid cloud. Find out how to get access and why you can’t afford to not sign up.
By Ashraf Al-Dabbas ⋅ May 14, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
While VMware now offers the VCP5-DV certification exam, the exam objectives don’t line up exactly with the full capabilities of vSphere 5.1. Make sense of the software you’re using now, and what you need to know for the exam.
By Gary Eimerman ⋅ April 27, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Head on over to the VMworld 2013 portal to vote for the sessions you want to see at this year’s conference in San Francisco, CA. Be sure to vote for your favorite TrainSignal instructors, including David Davis and Jason Nash.
By Matt Vandenbeld ⋅ April 25, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
If plan on heading to VMworld 2013 in San Francisco this year, then make sure to head on over to the VMworld website to get sneak peek at the potential sessions. Every year VMware lets the community vote for the sessions to be featured at the virtualization conference, so check out our list of the hottest topics and go vote for yourself.
By Ashraf Al-Dabbas ⋅ April 25, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a backup job and use VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) to back up and restore virtual machines. In addition we will explain how to configure backup and maintenance windows.
By Greg Stuart ⋅ April 23, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Save yourself some headaches by learning how to join your ESXi host to a Windows domain, and you’ll be able to log in with your Active Directory credentials. This tutorial dissects the complex process of hardening your ESXi host.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ April 22, 2013 ⋅ 18:45 ⋅ Post a comment
Dig in to the vSphere 5.1 web client interface with this free training clip by vExpert David Davis. The web client is going to be a fundamental component of vSphere moving forward, so learn how to use it now.
By Ashraf Al-Dabbas ⋅ April 18, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Get your VMware ESXi host upgraded from version 4.x to 5.1 in as fast as 10 minutes. This virtualization tutorial will show you an easier alternative for upgrading ESXi hosts to using the vSphere Update Manager (VUM).
By Ashraf Al-Dabbas ⋅ April 16, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Make sure you’re backing up your vSphere 5.1 environment with a good solution. This guide covers how to install vSphere Data Protection (VDP), and you’ll see how to configure VDP using the web client.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ April 12, 2013 ⋅ 10:59 ⋅ Post a comment
Since VMware made certification changes recently, you need to keep your skill development on track. Watch this great video from David Davis on how to navigate VMware certifications in 2013.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ April 10, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
As cloud computing gets even more common, it’s important to think about getting certified in cloud technologies in order to remain competitive. Should you wait for CompTIA Cloud+ or get a vendor-specific cert? We discuss the benefits of the various options.
By Matt Vandenbeld ⋅ April 9, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
The vSphere version upgrade may seem incremental at 0.1, but the improvements to the web client indicate some major shifts in how admins learn to manage each new version of VMware’s hypervisor.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ April 3, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Looking for a way to save your IT department some money? We discuss the importance of software licensing optimization tools and our favorite resources to get the job done.
By David Davis ⋅ March 24, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Learn virtualization basics including the different types of virtualization, as well as how to build your very own lab using VMware Workstation.
By David Davis ⋅ March 23, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Learn all about virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and how to work with different virtualization solutions from VMware and Citrix in this free video course by vExpert David Davis.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ March 18, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
At TrainSignal, we spend a lot of time reading our favorite IT blogs and looking for new ones to inspire us. If you need to add some quality sites to your reading list, look no further than this list of can’t-miss blogs on everything from virtualization to SharePoint.
By Sean Wilkins ⋅ March 12, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
If your team is looking into updating your server infrastructure, then make sure you understand the storage upgrades and enhanced virtualization capabilities in Windows Server 2012. These features will make admins’ work easier and help speed up operations.
By Marco Shaw ⋅ March 7, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
The price wars continue in the cloud services game, with Amazon recently dropping its price again. There’s talk that VMware should be worried, but what are the real threats to the company and what does the future hold for cloud competition?