Snapshots

Snapshots Pre-reserve state of VM. When a snapshot is created, it is comprised of these files: <vmname>-<number>.vmdk and <vm>-<number>-delta.vmdkA collection of .vmdk and -delta.vmdk files for each virtual disk is connected to the virtual machine at the time of the snapshot. These files can be referred to as child disks, redo logs, or delta links.…

VMware Hosted Labs

Hosted Labs  Try Hands-on Labs – Explore VMware Products in a virtual lab environment. VMware’s NSX network virtualization platform is the critical third pillar of VMware’s Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) architecture. The NSX network virtualization delivers for networking what VMware has already delivered for compute and storage. Explore NSX in a virtual hands-on lab…

Discussion on vCloud Director and Cloud Computing

Discussion on vCloud Director and Cloud Computing Cloud computing is an approach to computing that leverages the efficient pooling of on-demand, self-managed virtual infrastructure that is consumed as a service. List the three types of cloud deployment: Private Public Hybrid Briefly state of these cloud deployments: Private: Operated solely within an enterprise for consumption by…

vCloud Architecture

vCloud Architecture VMware vCloud® is a VMware® cloud solution built on VMware technologies and solutions to deliver cloud computing. Cloud computing is a new approach to computing that leverages the efficient pooling of on-demand, self-managed virtual infrastructure to provide resources consumable as a service.  A simple cloud architecture might contain a VMware® vCloud Director® server…

vCloud Director Architecture

vCloud Architecture The vCloud architecture graphic shows the core and the optional components of vCloud. Other VMware components can be added to increase capabilities or control. One example is VMware® vCenterTM ChargebackTM. vCenter Chargeback provides resource metering and reporting to facilitate resource showback/chargeback. vCenter Chargeback is composed of a vCenter Chargeback server and vCenter Chargeback…