Bring on the 10Gig Ethernet!

VMware recently updated its networking performance tests to see if the ESX hypervisor could efficiently leverage the ever-expanding bandwidth available at the Ethernet level. In short, it sure can! A single VM can effectively saturate a 10Gbps link when jumbo frames are enabled. But that’s not to say it can’t perform well with multiple virtual…

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VMware Compliance Center

Twice this week I have had customers contact me about how virtualization impacts their compliance with xyz (fill in your favorite regulation or bureaucratic oversight committee). In my effort to assist these customers, I was pleasantly surprised to find that VMware has launched it’s new Compliance Center portal on the VMware.com website. http://vmware.com/technology/security/compliance/ There is…

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