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31
Aug

VMworld: VMware View Performance & Best Practices (EUC3163)

PCoIP server offload card for improved graphical performance & consolidation

View 5
– WAN bandwidth optimizations: ~75% reduction
– CPU optimizations: idle VMs, algorithms, libraries
– Better session resilience: session recovery during loss of network of up to 30 seconds
– PCoIP performance counters
– Provisioning: faster and more parallelism

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31
Aug

VMworld: vSphere PowerCLI Best Practice (VSP1883)

Speakers: Luc Dekens (Eurocontrol), Alan Renouf (VMware)

Luc – blog: http://lucd.info
Alan – blog: http://www.virtu-al.net

BP1: Get-View returns full copy of the server-side object
– otherwise the get- commands only return a subset of the properties

BP2: Finding Properties
– what you see is not what is there
– – can edit the .ps1xml files to change returned properties
– use Get-Member to return all of the properties
– ex. Get-VMHost | Get-Member
– complex (nested) objects
– – Select-Object -ExpandProperties
– – Get-Member in a loop
– – Format-Custom Depth

BP3: Make Your Own Properties
– use the New-VIProperty cmdlet
– adds a CodeProperty to the object
– valid until Remove-VIProperty or end of session

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30
Aug

VMworld: Storage vMotion Deep Dive (VSP3255)

Speaker: Min Cai, Ali Mashtizadeh (VMware)

Agenda:
– Basics of Storage vMotion
– Use Cases
– History of vMotion
– Architectural Overview in vSphere 5
– Snapshots & Storage vMotion
– Linked Virtual Machines
– Future Roadmap

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30
Aug

VMworld: vMotion in vSphere 5 Best Practices (VSP2122)

Speaker: Sreekanth Setty (VMware)

Agenda:
– What is vMotion?
– Memory Iterative Pre-Copy
– Enhancements in vSphere 5
– vMotion Performance
– Best Practices

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30
Aug

VMworld: Distributed vSwitch Best Practices (VSP2894)

Speaker: Vyenkatesh Deshpande (VMware)

Agenda:
– Overview of VDS
– vSphere 5 New Features
– VDS Best Practices
– VDS Myths

# Overview
– unified network virtualization management in dependent of physical fabric
– manage datacenter-wide switch vs. individual switches per host
– vMotion-aware: statistics and policies follow the VM simplifying debugging and troubleshooting

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