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July 31, 2018

Why Stretched Clusters is not the same as a Disaster Recovery Solution

With the introduction of Stretched Clusters for VMware Cloud on AWS, customers can protect applications against failures of entire AWS Availability Zones (AZs).

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July 30, 2018

Forwarding Event Logs From Logstash to VMware Log Intelligence

If you haven’t heard of Logstash, it’s a powerful open source log and event collection tool. It collects events via a set of configurable plugins. Once input is collected by a plugin, it can be processed and then sent to any number of external log aggregation programs that support syslog…

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July 26, 2018

vSphere helps Italy’s NetAddiction deliver content to 22 million users

With over 62 million page views and 9 million users through Facebook communities, NetAddiction is a huge provider of web, multimedia and ecommerce content. It also operates as a creative and advertising agency known for its viral videos. The web company has been operating for almost 20 years and knew…

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July 25, 2018

Microsoft SQL Server Licensing Considerations and Configurations using VMware Cloud on AWS

Microsoft SQL Server is a common backend for many applications, from relational database needs to business intelligence and beyond. One way to deploy a SQL server was using on-premises VMware vSphere, but there is a new option for virtualizing SQL Server deployments: VMware Cloud on AWS.

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July 24, 2018

Licensing Microsoft SQL Server in a VMware Cloud on AWS Environment – Part 2

This article was originally posted here, June 8, 2018. From Part 1: As enterprise IT teams, leadership and business owners continuously drive towards service improvements, they invariably look at the public cloud infrastructure as a possible target for their mission critical applications. Whereas virtualization is now generally accepted as the…

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