VMware offers several tools to maintain your virtual environment. Sometimes it is hard to determine which tool is the best choice to do the job. In this post an overview of available tools and other useful information about updating and upgrading. So if you want to know the difference between the updatemanager, vihostupdate, esxupdate or esxupgrade? Please read on.
VMware recently released an updated version of “Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 4.1”. This version covers VMware ESX 4.1, ESXi 4.1 and vCenter 4.1.
In the introduction it is stated that this book is not intended as a Quick start Guide for planning and configuring new projects. In my opinion it is very useful as a checklist for new deployments and for reviewing existing environments.
So what is in it? The book contains 4 chapters and a glossary.