VMware – SQL script to create the SRM 4.1 database

use [master] go CREATE DATABASE [SRMDB] ON PRIMARY (NAME = N’srmdb’, FILENAME = N’C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.VIMSQL\MSSQ\DATA\SRMDB.mdf’) LOG ON (NAME = N’srmdb_log’, FILENAME = N’C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.VIMSQL\MSSQ\DATA\SRMDB.ldf’) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS go use SRMDB go sp_addlogin @loginame=[srm], @passwd=N’@Password’, @defdb=’SRMDB’, @deflanguage=’us_english’ go ALTER LOGIN [srm] WITH CHECK_POLICY = OFF go CREATE USER …

VMware – vCenter Infrastructure Navigator

Part of the vCenter Operations Suite, vCenter Infrastructure Navigator provides automated application discovery & mapping for applications running on vSphere 5. More info on http://vmware.com/products/datacenter-virtualization/vcenter-infrastructure-navigator/ httpv://youtu.be/Fjqv6_c5G5c

VMware – vSphere Licensing Advisor

The VMware vSphere Licensing Advisor allows users with vSphere 4.1, vSphere 4.0 and Virtual Infrastructure 3.5 environments to calculate and understand their vRAM usage and vRAM capacity as if they upgraded to vSphere 5.0. Starting with vSphere 5.0, the vSphere licensing model will evolve from per processor with physical restrictions …

VMware – vSphere 5.0 – What’s new

The below slidedeck contains the new vSphere 5.0 features for the following topics: Licensing, Packaging & Pricing Platform ESXCLI Interface Image Builder & Auto Deploy vCenter Server vMotion, DRS/DPM High Availability Networking Storage VMware Data Recovery 2.0 Site Recovery Manager 5.0