About this blogThis blog is mostly about my pursuits in Data Science. Previous blog entries also dealt with storage, compute, virtualization and professional services. Currently the focus is on Data Science, including Big Data, Hadoop, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Data Integration and Visualization. From time to time I will blog about other things of interest. The opinions expressed in this blog are entirely my own and should not be taken as the opinion of my employer.
Category Archives: VMware
In an earlier article VMDirectPath I/O was discussed and how it can be used to virtualize a storage lab. Based on some of the comments in that article and more information received from Sunny LiYu Zhang, I wanted to add … Continue reading
After a long delay I have finally made some progress on my VMware lab. I have successfully installed ESXi 4.1 on both servers, as well as vCenter Server, VMware Site Recovery Manager and many other goodies! The Synology DS1010+ has … Continue reading
I finally got my VMware servers built and my Synology DS-1010+ array up and running and over to the lab. I had to renumber a few things, IP address all the devices, lace the cables and check everything. What is … Continue reading
All of my equipment for my VMware vSphere 4 lab has arrived! I popped the 5 drives into the Synology DS1010, and one of them is DoA. So I have already submitted the RMA to Newegg and hopefully in the … Continue reading