VMware CloudCred – The new geek’s playground

25/03/2013 Lior Kamrat 2

From time to time I find myself hooked to a new online service, game or a technology. It’s been a while since I played a serious game (My good old Red Alert 3 retired) and I’m not a big fan of Facebook games. CloudCred is a new service released by VMware or more like a cloud computing playground.

CloudPhysics in the house

15/01/2013 Lior Kamrat 0

Hello everyone, For those of you who are not familiar with CloudPhysics it is one of those products that can give your customers that extra boost they need in terms of environment info and Data Center analytics.

NFS Best Practices by Cormac Hogan

16/12/2012 Lior Kamrat 0

Just finished reading the new NFS Best Practices published by Cormac in his blog, this is a “must read” getting started kinda posts in order to understand NFS infrastructure and features. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4   Cormac’s blog

Virtual Machine expiration date PowerCLI script

04/06/2012 Lior Kamrat 0

From time to time a new VM request pops out but what if this specific VM is only temporary? Well, it would be great if you could put an expiration date on this VM just like a carton of milk, don’t you think? In order to get a daily report for all your expired VM you need to do the following: Create an additional VM annotation value called “Expiration Date”. You will also have to fill up the actual expiration date for this VM in a “MM/dd/yyyy” Get-Date PowerShell command format, for example: 06/04/2012 The Script: [sourcecode language=”powershell”] $Server = [Read More]

Looking towards the “Horizon”

29/05/2012 Lior Kamrat 0

For those of you that have slept for the last 3-4 years, you really need a wakeup call – cloud computing is here! I’ve been following the VMware “Horizon” products family for some time now and it’s pretty cool and in my opinion, will set the the tone in VMworld 2012 this summer in San Francisco and Barcelona. This new upcoming line of cloud based products includes lots of new features which I will try to cover some of them in this post.

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