VMware – Acronyms

Below is a list of acronyms that are often used when talking about VMware technology. If I forgot some, let me know.   TYPE ACRONYM FULL CERTIFICATIONS VCA4-DT VMware Certified Associate 4 – Desktop CERTIFICATIONS VCAP4-DCA VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Datacenter Administration CERTIFICATIONS VCAP4-DCD VMware Certified Advanced Professional – …

VMware – vCenter Orchestrator Plug-In for Microsoft Active Directory

The VMware vCenter Orchestrator plug-in for Microsoft Active Directory allows organizations to automate the management of directory services tasks, particularly as they pertain to cloud provisioning use cases. For instance, the plug-in enables the automatic provisioning of vCloud Director organizations based on data retrieved from Active Directory.  The plug-in also …

VMware Capacity Planner Assessment Service

Virtualization is a compelling solution for organizations to increase productivity, reduce complexity and improve the predictability of their IT infrastructure. Typically, the first step towards virtualization is a project that will identify an optimal IT infrastructure, consolidation opportunities and cost savings. For an overview of capacity planner please read this …

VMware – Investigating the health of a vCenter database server

For troubleshooting purposes it may be necessary to verify the health of the VirtualCenter database server. This VMware article provides steps to eliminate the common causes for problems with a database server, including full disk space, transaction log maintenance, index fragmentation and other common database problems.

VMware – vCloud Connector

VMware has released today vCloud Connector version 1.0. vCloud Connector allows pooling of Virtual infrastructure resources in your existing datacenter and deliver them to users as a catalog-based service with VMware vCloud Director. More information can be found at http://downloads.vmware.com/d/details/vccp/ZGhoYnRkZXdiZGpoKg==