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Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek

David Klee is all around geek who loves data - including the platform it resides on, virtualizing it, improving performance, availability, and disaster recoverability, and data presentation and visualization. He frequently advises organizations on the techniques of migrating their business-critical physical SQL Servers to the VMware infrastructure in his day job as Solutions Architect. David speaks at many national SQL Saturday events and SQL Server User Group meetings, as well as writes technical columns on SQL Server and virtualization topics on various blogs. He is on Twitter (https://twitter.com/kleegeek), LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidaklee), and blogs frequently (http://www.davidklee.net).

Archives: September 2012

VMware vCenter 5.1 ADSI quirk

I sat down this afternoon after being out of town for week to work on a few things in my recently upgraded vSphere 5.1 lab and found that vCenter Server was offline. The service would not start.

Odd. It was working great when I left, and nothing changed in the… Read more

4 comments, 1,498 reads

Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 30 September 2012

SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn now officially supported by VMware

I read yesterday that VMware has updated the “Microsoft Clustering on VMware vSphere: Guidelines for Supported Configurations” KB article linked here to include SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Failover Clusters. That’s fantastic news! I’ve known it works great for quite a while now, but it’s always nice icing on the… Read more

0 comments, 3,059 reads

Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 27 September 2012

Congrats to Jeff Walker for passing the VMware VCP5 exam

Jeff Walker (blog), a great coworker of mine at House of Brick Technologies, passed the VMware Certified Professional for vSphere 5 (VCP5) exam this past week. Jeff, congratulations! You have gone from a zero experience on VMware to very good in less than a year. We have… Read more

1 comments, 625 reads

Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 23 September 2012

VMware vSphere 5.1 vCenter Data Protection Funny

VMware, why won’t you allow special characters in your root password?

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0 comments, 572 reads

Posted in Technobabble by Klee from @kleegeek on 22 September 2012