VMware vCenter Server – Physical vs. Virtual

This post is coming straight out of discussions I had with a client about, “How a vCenter Server should be deployed?”. Since vCenter manages a virtual¬†infrastructure¬†you can either install it on a physical x86 server or as a Virtual Machine. vCenter is an important machine and I have written about the importance of Protecting theContinue reading “VMware vCenter Server – Physical vs. Virtual”

Choosing the Platform for your Virtual Center. vCenter Server Appliance(vCSA-Linux) vs vCenter (Windows)!!

With the release of vSphere 5.0 in 2011, VMware just increased the options for its customers to chose between the traditional vCenter Server which was installed on a 64 bit Windows OS and the freshly baked, Linux Based – vCSA (vCenter Server Appliance). Though the intention behind this does not look like going away fromContinue reading “Choosing the Platform for your Virtual Center. vCenter Server Appliance(vCSA-Linux) vs vCenter (Windows)!!”