How to install Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 5.8 or 6.x Part 1: using embedded database.

In this post I will show how to install Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 5.8 or 6.x using embedded database. SRM is disaster recovery solution that provides automated orchestration and non-disruptive testing of centralized recovery plans for all virtualized applications. For more information about this solution please follow my another post: Site Recovery Manager 5.8: Architecture Overview and Features.… Read More »

vSphere clusters Scale Up or Scale Out?

In my previous post, I justified why to create the vSphere Management Cluster. In this short post we discuss vSphere Clusters: Scale Up and Scale Out. What's difference? Scale Up - vSphere cluster based on larger ESXi hosts (adding more processors and RAM) Scale Out - vSphere cluster based on smaller ESXi hosts (servers with less processors and… Read More »