Category: VMware Administration and Backup

VMware ESXi vs vSphere vs vCenter: Key Differences

If you’ve never used VMware, vast array of products and features associated with this vendor may seem nothing less than confusing. The aim of this blog post is to demystify and explain the differenc ...

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How to Replicate, Restore, and Fail over Using Hyper-V Nested Virtualization on Azure

Disaster recovery presumes the presence of at least one secondary site that is referred to as a disaster recovery site. A remote datacenter can be considered as a disaster recovery site (DR site). How ...

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How to Use Remote Desktop Connection in Ubuntu Linux: Complete Walkthrough

Remote desktop protocol is a popular network protocol that is widely used for connecting to computers remotely in Windows environments to manage them. This protocol can be used for connecting to physi ...

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How to Convert VHD to VMDK: A Step-By-Step Guide

Sometimes you may need to convert a virtual disk file from one format to another. Converting virtual disks can be required when migrating a virtual machine from one hypervisor to another for testing p ...

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How to Manually Perform the VMware Tools Download from VMware Website: Full Guide

VMware provides enterprise-grade virtualization software and cloud computing services. With its advanced hypervisor technology, you can isolate different operating systems (OSs) and applications from ...

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VMware Hardware Version Overview: Upgrades and Compatibility

The hardware version of a virtual machine (VM) reflects the virtual hardware features and functions that the VM supports, which in turn relate to the hardware available on a physical host. When you cr ...

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VMware ESX vs. ESXi: Overview of Key Differences

According to the latest statistics, VMware holds more than 75% of the global server virtualization market, which makes the company the undisputed leader in the field, with its competitors lagging far ...

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How to Patch ESXi with VMware Update Manager: Complete Walkthrough

ESXi hosts can be patched in the command line interface by using ESXCLI, though this method is most advantageous when the number of ESXi hosts you need to patch is not high. If the number of ESXi host ...

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VM Migration with VMware vMotion: How Does It Work?

No matter what kind of business you are running, even a short amount of downtime can cost your company a fortune. Unexpected downtime is nearly impossible to avoid, but you can still get prepared for ...

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Top VMware Tools to Simplify Daily Administrative Tasks

Installing even a couple of effective tools and utilities can greatly help you in administrating your VMware-based infrastructure. Quite a lot of VMware tools are free to use, which makes them especia ...

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