Category: Tech

Windows 8 CP and vSphere 5 VMRC Error

Windows 8 CP and vSphere 5 VMRC Error

I updated my primary laptop to Windows 8 Consumer Preview to see how my daily applications will work and found that the VMWare vSphere client has a problem connecting to the remote console of...

Google Chrome and Evernote a Perfect Match

Google Chrome and Evernote a Perfect Match

Keeping information in a place that you can quickly retrieve it is important in any situation.   That is why I use Evernote.   There are apps for basically all devices and now combined...

When your Web Host support fails.

When your Web Host support fails.

My blog is running WordPress 3.1 and there is a new version 3.2.1 which requires MySQL version 5 my web host is still running MySQL 4.1  and extended support ended Dec 31, 2009 so...

Why small biz VM projects fail  :(

Why small biz VM projects fail :(

As I continue to talk with small businesses about virtualization projects, several themes have come to light.  The company has tried virtualizing but it never worked right, or it was to expensive, or we didn’t...

VMWare Backlash

VMWare Backlash

I have been using many forms of virtualization for years.  Windows Virtual Server, Virtual PC, VMWare ESXi, VMWare Workstation, Windows Hyper-V, and Citrix XenServer.   The leader has most often been VMWare, they had a...

Hyper-V vs VMWare

Hyper-V vs VMWare

I recently had a vendor meeting with our local representative from VMWare, had to beat them up on their lack of response on a recent support issue.  During the conversation we brough up new...