Tuesday, November 15, 2011 5:41 PM
Install ESX (or ESXi) hypervisors (lets call them host #1, host #2 & host #3)
Install vCenter Server (also needs a database, SQL Express will do)
Add host #1 (wait a bit), add host #2 (wait a bit), add host #3 (wait a bit)
A working and fully managed virtual infrastructure without any of the painful rubbish that VMM insists on putting in your way to trying to set up the equivalent MS environment.
Microsoft - how could you get it so wrong!?
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 8:51 PM
look at this
and tell me what do you think, i guess you will change your opinion about Microsoft
Regards, Samir Farhat Infrastructure Consultant
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:22 AM
Thank you, all interesting and brilliant stuff and I am very excited by future MS products. I'm not opposed to MS products - on the contrary I'm a huge fan (since ca. 1986 for the PC and before that Commodore).
It's just Hyper-V and VMM are truly outstanding in how much they fall short when compared to the competition. As an infrastructure manager and engineer it's an absolute no-brainer - VMware every time. But I wish very much for it to be the opposite.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:23 AM
Sorry, mixed up my Technet/MSDN/VLSC accounts there (a minor bugbear - not being able to merge my accounts.)
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