Thin Provisioning and Defrag

Before I cover considerations and recommended configurations in thin provisioned storage environments it’s important to revisit why defragmentation of Windows operating systems is so important in a virtualized machine and/or virtualized storage...

unVAILed; an unfortunate DE-mise

If you're a Windows Home Server enthusiast, you've no doubt heard the unfortunate news that Drive Extender (DE) is being removed from the upcoming new version of WHS (codename Vail). DEv2 was, by all accounts, an ambitious project, designed to solve many...

Third Place? eh, we'll take it

We didn't win the 2010 Windows IT Pro Editor's Choice for Best System Utility this year (we won last year). While we lost out to a couple consumer/small-biz software suites, we're the only awarded enterprise system performance solution of the...

V-locity is VMware Ready

As a long term VMware Premier Technology Alliance Partner, we're excited to now announce that V-locity has, after passing stringent testing, been certified by VMware as VMware Ready. V-locity is the first and only certified solution for virtual disk I/O...