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10. Things Vmware Server Admins Should Know About Self-Service Catalogs and Lifecycle Management

This is part 2 of the series “10 Things Vmware Server Admins Should Know About Self-Service Catalogs and Lifecycle Management” that I’ll be publishing over the next couple of weeks. 2. The service catalog is the place where your user can document (communicate) their request Let me show you an example. If you to the […]

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10 Things Vmware Server Admins Should Know About Self-Service Catalogs and Lifecycle Management

10 Things VMware Server Admins Should Know About Self-Service Catalogs and Lifecycle Management that I’ll be publishing over the next couple of weeks. 5. A service catalog will help VMware admins get ready for cloud computing, public or private. When I first came up with the concept of a service catalog to drive fulfillment process […]

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10 Things Vmware Server Admins Should Know About Self-Service

10 Things VMware Server Admins Should Know About Self-Service Catalogs and Lifecycle Management that I’ll be publishing over the next couple of weeks. 8. The service catalog software can communicate directly with the underlying support systems to orchestrate workflow Once we have created our standard templates, published them in the service catalog with nice pictures […]

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10 Things Vmware Server Admins Should Know About Self-Service Catalogs and Lifecycle Management

10 Things Vmware Server Admins Should Know About Self-Service Catalogs and Lifecycle Management that I’ll be publishing over the next couple of weeks. 3. The catalog system is more than a document, it’s also used to manage the lifecycle. What’s great about VM’s is how fast and easy they are to provision, but sometimes they […]

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Using a Service Catalog and Lifecycle Management to Increase Capacity or How Many VM Fit Into a Server?

A colleague sent me this CIO article this morning, How Many Virtual Machines Fit on Your Server? And it’s a very interesting read, because the answer seems to be depends on your workload and how well you manage your lifecycle. Here’s the first quote on best practices. But making sure the hardware can support that […]

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