De VMWare Links van ICT-Freak

http://ict-freak.nl/vmware-links/

Backups:
Virtual Machine Backup Guide – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_301_201_vm_backup.pdf
Consolidated Backup in Vmware Infrastructure 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_consolidated_backup.pdf
Vmware Consolidated Backup Best Practices, Tips and Tricks – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct4540.pdf
Backup and Recovery of Virtual Servers – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/mdc9870.pdf
Hot Backups and Restores – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9816.pdf
Non-disruptive Backups of Vmware Environments Using Veritas Netbackup – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9912.pdf
Perl Backup Script for Vmware ESX 2.x – vmbk.pl ( free ) – http://www.vmts.net/vmbk.htm
Perl Backup Script for Vmware ESX 3.x – vmbk.pl ( free ) – http://www.vmts.net/vmbk3.htm
Backup scripts – http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/?p=23+and+http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/?p=156
Shell script – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=475244
Perl script – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=70253&start=0&tstart=0
Oracle backups – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=76746&messageID=601703#601703
Vmware Consolidated Backup Technology: Today and Future – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct4539.pdf
Implementing VMware VCB – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=19
Virtual Infrastructure Scripted Backup Utility (VISBU) – http://www.xtravirt.com/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=75&func=fileinfo&id=7

Blogs:
The Console (Vmware management) – http://blogs.vmware.com/console/
VMTN (Technical Community) – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/
Vroom! (Performance team) – http://blogs.vmware.com/performance/
Virtually There (Steve Herrod) – http://blogs.vmware.com/sherrod/
Run-virtual (Richard Garsthagen) – http://www.run-virtual.com/
Blog.scottlowe.org (Scott Lowe) – http://blog.scottlowe.org/category/virtualization/
Infoworld Virtualization Report (David Marshall) – http://weblog.infoworld.com/virtualization/
VMwarewolf (Richard Blythe) – http://www.vmwarewolf.com/

Books/Documentation/Learning Resources:
RapidApp’s Quick Start guide to ESX 3.0 – http://www.lulu.com/content/712361
VMware ESX Server 2.5 Advanced Technical Guide – http://rapidapp.com/publications/VMware%20ESX%20Server%20Book.pdf
Vmware VI3 documentation – http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vi_pubs.html
Vmware TSX 2007 presentations – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/index.php?page_id=10
Vmworld 2006 presentations – http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/vmworld/
VCP Study Online Quiz – http://vcpquiz.awardspace.com/
VCP Quiz – http://www.vmuser.com/joomla/index.php?option=com_joomlaquiz&Itemid=7
Rob Scmidt’s VMware VCP Study Questions – http://www.petri.co.il/forums/showthread.php?t=15947

Citrix:
Optimizing Citrix Presentation Server on Vmware ESX Server – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/med0115.pdf
Citrix and Vmware – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9728.pdf
Best practices for deploying Citrix on ESX – http://virtrix.blogspot.com/2007/03/vmware-best-practices-for-deploying.html
Improving Scalability for Citrix Presentation Server – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx_citrix_scalability.pdf
To virtualize or not Citrix and Terminal Server – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=671864
Citrix and VMware: Oil and Water? – http://redmondmag.com/features/article.asp?EditorialsID=718

Cloning:
Newsid – http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/Security/NewSid.mspx
Sysprep – http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/deploy/duplication.mspx
Sysprep – http://www.vernalex.com/guides/sysprep/
Clone VM script for ESX – http://www.pgregg.com/projects/vmclone/

Clustering:
Setup for Microsoft Cluster Service – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_vm_and_mscs.pdf
Guide to creating a vmotion-able Microsoft cluster with VI3 – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=625404
MSCS Limitations – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=83511&tstart=0

Converter/P2V:
Boot.ini file – http://mirror.href.com/thestarman/asm/mbr/bootini.htm
Guide to P2V 2.x – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/admin-p2v-2.0.pdf
Server Migrations with Vmware Converter – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=48
Vmware P2V Assistant Best Practices – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9886.pdf
Converter tutorial – http://www.petri.co.il/virtual_convert_physical_machines_to_virtual_machines_with_vmware_converter.htm
Introducing the Next Generation of P2V: Vmware Converter 3.0 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9453.pdf
Converter FAQ – http://www.vmware.com/products/converter/faqs.html
Converter Manual – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/VMware_Converter_manual.pdf
Converter Release Notes – http://www.vmware.com/support/converter/doc/releasenotes_conv3.html
Converter Data Sheet – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/converter_datasheet.pdf
Converter download – http://www.vmware.com/download/converter/
Import of physical machine fails – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=567860??
Ultimate P2V – http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/?page_id=174
EZ P2V – http://www.ezp2v.net/
VMware P2V and Virtual Machine Importer – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab09-P2V.VMImporter-MANUAL.pdf
What machines should not be converted – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=73357
Remove non-present devices from converted system – http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/winxphks2/chapter/hack116.pdf and http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315539
Updating devices in the new virtual machine – http://www.vmware.com/support/p2v21/doc/updatedevices7.html
Linux conversion – http://virtualaleph.blogspot.com/2007/04/cloning-linux-machine-with-converter.html
Linux conversion – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=562582
Virtualize a Linux Server with VmWare Converter 3.0.1 – http://virtualaleph.blogspot.com/2007/05/virtualize-linux-server-with-vmware.html
Migrate 2.5.x VM with Converter and no VC – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=566532?? and http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=562161
Change HAL from multi to uni – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=84611&messageID=646375#646375
Converter snapshot during hot migration – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=87540&messageID=660907#66090
P2V Product Comparison – http://www.vmug.nl/downloads/PQR-Virtualization_Migration_Solutions%20Feature%20Matrix.pdf

CPU:
ESX Server 2 Best Practices Using Vmware Virtual SMP – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsmp_best_practices.pdf
ESX Server 3 Ready Time Observations – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx3_ready_time.pdf
A Performance Comparison of Hypervisors – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/hypervisor_performance.pdf
ESX Server CPU Scheduling – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=39
To vSMP or not to vSMP – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=298150
Evaluation of ESX Server under CPU Intensive Workloads – http://www.windley.com/docs/2006/OIT%20Report%20Sept06.pdf
AMD vs. Intel for VMware – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=27838&start=0&tstart=0
AMD & Intel Servers Compete for Ultimate Virtuality – http://www.tomshardware.com/2005/12/29/amd_and_intel_servers_compete_for_ultimate_virtuality/
What to choose, Intel or AMD? – http://blog.baeke.info/blog/_archives/2006/9/18/2338562.html
Dell Intel vs. AMD – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=522714

Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity:
Vmware users explore disaster recover options – http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid94_gci1253386,00.html
Vmware ESX Server and Storage Architecture Best Practices for Performance, Backup, and Disaster Recovery – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc9591.pdf
Using Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning to Drive Virtualization in the Production Data Center – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc9732.pdf
An Aggressive Approach Using P2V to Address Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc9938.pdf
How Management Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Virtualization: A Brush with Disaster Leads to a Virtualization-Based Disaster Recovery Plan at the Las Vegas Valley Water District – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct0046.pdf
Leveraging VMware ESX Server in Disaster Recovery Solutions – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct5070.pdf
Implementing Effective Backup Strategies For Disaster Recovery – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct9502.pdf
VMware Infrastructure 3 Capabilities for Improving Disaster Recovery – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct9552.pdf
Using Virtual Infrastructure as a High Availability Platform for Physical Production Servers – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct9560.pdf
RepliStor: Disaster Recovery and Data Migration Solution for VMware Environments – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct9636.pdf
VMware ESX Server as a Foundation for High Availability and Disaster Recovery for the Microsoft Server Platform – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct0107.pdf
Migrating Server Operations from Remote Sites to the Data Center for Disaster Recovery and Protection – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct0893.pdf
Innovative Approaches for High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Your VMware Infrastructure Environment – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct9708.pdf
Vmware Consolidated Backup for Disaster Recovery – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab01-VCB-PRESENTATION.pdf
HA/DR of Physical and Virtual Environments Using VMware ESX Server and Double-Take for Virtual Systems – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/bct9468.pdf
Platespin P2V DR – http://www.platespin.com/p2vdr/
Double-Take for virtual systems – http://www.doubletake.com/products/virtual-systems/default.aspx
Double-Take Replication in the VMware Environment – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vmware_doubletake.pdf
Replistor – http://software.emc.com/products/software_az/replistor.htm
ESX 3 Disaster Recovery site options – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=473674
Disaster Recovery Plans – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=517701
Disaster recovery site VM Startup – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=514046
Disaster Recovery for Vms – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=502276

Domain Controllers/Active Directory:
Virutalization of Active Directory – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=352424
Considerations when hosting Active Directory domain controller in virtual hosting environments – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888794
Virtualizing a Windows Active Directory Domain Infrastructure – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9710.pdf
How to detect and recover from a USN rollback in Windows 2003 Server: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/885875/
How to detect and recover from a USN rollback in Windows 2000 Server: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875495/
P2Ving Domain Controllers – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=390630
Virtualize Domain Controllers or not? – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=81928&messageID=630985#630985

Exchange:
Deploying Microsoft Exchange in VMware Infrastructure – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/exchange_best_practices.pdf

ESX:
Disabling Web access on the ESX Server – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=59508&tstart=0
Using SCP to Copy Files to or from an ESX Server System – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1918
Using SCP to Copy Files to or from an ESX Server System – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=599300??
ESX Server 3.0 Tips and Tricks – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9567.pdf
ESX Server 2 Best Practices – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx2_best_practices.pdf
Change VM swap file path – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=530426
Change VM swap file path – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_esx_resource_mgmt.pdf (Page 141)
Vmimages obsolete – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=503192
Vmimages obsolete – http://www.vmware.com/community/message.jspa?messageID=530228
3.0.1 restart bug – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=597633
3.0.1 restart bug – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=75462&tstart=0
Check whether ESX web service is started – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=564071
Mount USB device on ESX server – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=81707&messageID=629349#629349
Enabling Active Directory Authentication with ESX Server – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx3_esxcfg_auth_tn.pdf
Configuring Management Agents for ESX Server 3.0.1 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx30_cfg_mgmt_tools.pdf
ESX Monitoring – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=335610
Running ESX as a Workstation guest – http://vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=67254&start=0&tstart=1
Guide to VMware Vimsh – http://www.xtravirt.com/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=75&func=fileinfo&id=4
Guide to installing ESX 3 on Workstation 6 – http://www.xtravirt.com/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=75&func=fileinfo&id=9 and http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=86877&tstart=0
VMware ESX 3 CIFS network file system driver – http://89.105.41.70/sites/esx/default.aspx
How to regenerate SSL certificates in ESX 3 – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=614861
Scripted installs thread (Kickstart) – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=90424
Dual boot ESX/Windows – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=650812

General:
Server product comparison – http://www.vmware.com/products/server_comp.html
Vmware Infrastructure Architecture Overview – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi_architecture_wp.pdf
Introduction to ESX 3.0.1 and VirtualCenter 2.0.1 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_intro_vi.pdf
Tips and tricks for implementing infrastructure services on ESX server – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/tips_tricks_infrastructure_services.pdf
Virtual Infrastructure Implementation Best Practices From A to Z – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc0051.pdf
Vmware Infrastructure 3 Customer FAQ – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_customer_faq.pdf
Server Consolidation with VMware ESX Server – http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redpapers/pdfs/redp3939.pdf
Virtual Machine Cost Calculator spreadsheet – http://www.vmware.com/community/servlet/JiveServlet/download/212-89613-678224-1071/vmoglator1.1.xls
TCO Calculator – http://www.vmware.com/products/vi/calculator.html?
ESX Server, VirtualCenter, and GSX Server Compatibility – http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/releasenotes_esx301_vc201.html#beforebegin
File / Print / DNS Servers: Getting Started with Virtual Infrastructure – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/file_print_dns_wp.pdf
Configuration Maximums for VMware Infrastructure 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_301_201_config_max.pdf
Configuration Maximums for VMware ESX 2.5.x – http://www.ibm.qassociates.co.uk/vmware-esx-server-specs.htm
A Comparison of Software and Hardware Techniques for x86 Virtualization – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/asplos235_adams.pdf
Virtualization-optimized architectures – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=33
ESX Workload Analysis: Lessons Learned – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc9398.pdf
Getting the Right Fit: VMware ESX Workload Analysis – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2005/sln056.pdf
Which servers and applications are good virtualization candidates? – http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid94_gci1202105,00.html
Do not virtualize list – http://www.vmware.com/community/message.jspa?messageID=631816
Reducing Data Center Energy Costs with Virtualization – http://www.fusionstorm.com/pdf_files/ReducingDatacenterEnergyCosts_wp.pdf
Power and Cooling Savings Calculator – http://www.platespin.com/products/powerrecon/calculator.aspx
VMware: Tool for Server Consolidation – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vmware-dhbrown.pdf
Virtualization: Architectural Considerations and other Evaluation Criteria – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/virtualization_considerations.pdf
VMware ESX vs. Microsoft Virtual Server – http://www.vmware.com/community/message.jspa?messageID=303426

HA/DRS:
Automating High Availability (HA) Services with Vmware HA – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vmware_ha_wp.pdf
Effective DRS and HA in Production – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9413.pdf
Resource Management with Vmware DRS – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vmware_drs_wp.pdf
Resource Management in Vmware ESX Server 3 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9726.pdf
Resource Management Guide – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_301_201_resource_mgmt.pdf
Intel & AMD with HA & DRS – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=526615
Choosing the HA host destiantion – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=563006
Vmware HA with 2 ESX hosts – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=605107
Autostart and HA – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=76060
Knocking Out Downtime with Two Punches: VMotion & VMware HA – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=45
A Practical Guide to HA – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=29

Hardware:
HP Management Agents for VMware ESX Server 3.x version 7.7.0 – http://h18023.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/download/26407.html
Integrating HP SIM and HP OpenView to manage VMware ESX Server –  http://h71019.www7.hp.com/ActiveAnswers/downloads/Integrate_VMwareESX_HPSIM_OpenView.pdf
Production Consolidation using VMware and the AMD Opteron Processor – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc9743.pdf
IBM Insights in Sizing Hardware for Virtualization – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac4057.pdf
HP Virtualization Management Software – http://h18013.www1.hp.com/products/servers/proliantessentials/valuepack/vms/index.html
10K vs. 15K & iSCSI – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=75202
Best Practices using Vmware Virtual vSMP – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsmp_best_practices.pdf
Hardware recommendations to build a cheap ESX server – http://www.vmweekly.com/articles/hardware_recommendations_to_build_cheap_esx_server/1/
White box/Home ESX system – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=620124
ESX on non-supported hardware to learn with – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=77560
Community supported hardware/software for Vmware Infrastructure – http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/resources/communitysupport/
Change Windows 2003 from multi-processor to uni-processor – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=29415&tstart=0&start=0
VMware ESX Server: A comprehensive guide to how ESX virtualizes HP ProLiant servers – http://h20331.www2.hp.com/ActiveAnswers/downloads/vmwareESXserver_virtualize_ProLiant_1005.pdf
HP ProLiant server sizer for VMware ESX Server – http://h71019.www7.hp.com/activeanswers/cache/120132-0-0-0-121.html
IT Consolidation using VMware CapacityPlanner on HP ProLiant servers – http://h71019.www7.hp.com/ActiveAnswers/cache/70314-0-0-225-121.html?jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN
VMware Capacity Planner Overview – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=35
Managing a Virtualized Proliant Environment – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=18
HP VMware Platform Choice and Business Continuity – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=17
Blade Server recommendations – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=653426
http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=541048
http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=554823
http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=632827

Licensing:
Vmware licensing page – http://www.vmware.com/download/licensing.html
Server-based License File Checker – http://www.vmware.com/checklicense/
Pricing, Packaging & Licensing Overview – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi_pricing.pdf
Install License File – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=76518
Guest Licensing – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=81345&messageID=627156#627156
Microsoft Virtual Machine Technology FAQ – http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/highlights/virtualization/faq.mspx
Windows Server Virtualization Calculator – http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/howtobuy/licensing/calculator.mspx
Licensing Microsoft Server Products with Virtual Machine Technologies – http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/8/9/68964284-864d-4a6d-aed9-f2c1f8f23e14/virtualization_whitepaper.doc
Microsoft Server Version Feature Comparison – http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsserver/evaluate/features/compare.mspx
ESX single-CPU multi-core licensing – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=648327
Splitting 2 processor license between 2 single CPU servers – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=87871&messageID=669665#669665

Linux:
Getting a DHCP Address in a Red Hat Linux Virtual Machine – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/977
Windows to Linux roadmap – http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-roadmap.html
Windows to Linux roadmap post on Vmtn – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=77279
Install Vmware Tools in a Linux VM under ESX Server 3.x – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/5242329
From DOS/Windows to Linux HowTo – http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/DOS-Win-to-Linux-HOWTO.html
Universal Command Guide for Operating Systems – http://www.allcommands.com/
Linux knowledge required? – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=625255 and http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=628551

Memory:
Host Mem and Guest Mem % – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=620581??
Memory Resource Management in VMWare ESX Server – http://www.stanford.edu/~stinson/cs240/cs240_1/revs/esx.txt
The Role of Memory in ESX Server 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx3_memory.pdf
Memory resource management in Vmware ESX Server – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/usenix_resource_mgmt.pdf
Understanding memory usage in Windows 2000 – http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windows2000serv/tips/w2mem.mspx
Operating System Extensions to Support Host Based Virtual Machines – http://www.eecs.umich.edu/techreports/cse/2002/CSE-TR-465-02.pdf
Memory performance – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=65293
Memory Shares/Limits/Reservations – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=73411
RAM, Virtual Memory, Pagefile and all that stuff – http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=555223
Understanding the Impact of RAM on Overall System Performance – http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Understanding-Impact-RAM-Overall-System-Performance.html
RAM, Virtual Memory, Pagefile and all that stuff – http://members.shaw.ca/bsanders/WindowsGeneralWeb/RAMVirtualMemoryPageFileEtc.htm
Pagefile thread – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=79080&messageID=617876#617876
Resizing Memory With Balloons and Hotplug – https://ols2006.108.redhat.com/reprints/schopp-reprint.pdf
Memory Limits – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=632903 and http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=86075&messageID=653429#653429
The 3GB-not-4GB RAM problem – http://blogs.msdn.com/hiltonl/archive/2007/04/13/the-3gb-not-4gb-ram-problem.aspx

Networking:
VMware ESX Server 3 802.1Q VLAN Solutions – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx3_vlan_wp.pdf
Networking Virtual Machines – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/TAC9689-A.pdf
Networking Scenarios & Troubleshooting – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9689-b.pdf
ESX3 Networking Internals – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=41
High Performance ESX Networking – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=43
Network Throughput in a Virtual Infrastructure – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx_network_planning.pdf
ESX Server, NIC Teaming and VLAN Trunking – http://blog.scottlowe.org/2006/12/04/esx-server-nic-teaming-and-vlan-trunking/
Multi-NIC Performance in ESX 3.0.1 and XenEnterprise 3.2.0 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/Multi-NIC_Performance.pdf
Duplex Mismatch Primer – http://www.happyrouter.com/content/view/32/1/
3rd party software and the new Service Console Firewall – http://kb.vmware.com/KanisaPlatform/Publishing/302/2143_f.SAL_Public.html
Firewall and Netbackup – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=477399
DMZ & VLANs – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=347532
ESX & DMZ – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=233918
ESX & DMZ – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=344471
ESX VM’s in the DMZ – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?forumID=21&threadID=19402&messageID=222399#222399
Setting up a DMZ – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=682595
Second Service Console NIC – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=536518
VLAN Trunking – Do Rewards Outweigh the Risks – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=29466
NIC teaming and VLAN trunking – http://blog.scottlowe.org/2006/12/04/esx-server-nic-teaming-and-vlan-trunking/
Which NIC is used in cold migration – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=555404
Esxcfg-firewall – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab05-SECURITY-MANUAL-APPENDIX.pdf
Service Console and Vmotion NIC sharing – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=146348
Configure multiple IP addresses to a NIC in Linux – http://handsonhowto.com/virt.html
Configure a static MAC address for a VM – http://virtrix.blogspot.com/2007/04/vmware-configuring-static-mac-address.html
Rename a vSwitch – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=80075&tstart=0
Rename a vSwitch – http://www.vmweekly.com/ask_an_expert/how_can_I_rename_a_virtual_switch/1/
Changing the MAC address of a virtual machine – http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=507
Changing Service Console NIC IP Address – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=81427&tstart=100
Changing Service Console NIC IP Address – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/4309499
NIC Teaming Load Balancing Policy – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=463074
Can a VM use more then one physical NIC on a vSwitch – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=632932
Bonding NIC’s on a VM – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=561718
Aggregate multiple NIC’s into a single pipe – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=83099&messageID=639830#639830
HA excessive ports required – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=539588
Scripting Advanced Network Configuration with vimsh – http://www.xtravirt.com/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=75&func=fileinfo&id=6
Change service console NIC’s – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=565489
VM Summary Page General showing other NIC ip address – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?hreadID=84784&messageID=649448#649448
Why do network hint ranges for NIC’s using VLAN tagging keep changing – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=678394 and http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=503421

Patches:
Patch Management for ESX Server 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx3_esxupdate.pdf
VI3 Upgrade and Patching – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=54
Download – http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/index.html
ESX patches – http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/vi3_patches.html#c4310
Virtual Center 2.0.1 Patch2 – http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/vc-201-200702-patch.html
Autopatching ESX host – http://virtrix.blogspot.com/2007/03/vmware-autopatching-your-esx-host.html
Patching and updating Vmware ESX Server 3 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9858.pdf
Automated download of ESX patches – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=600341
Patch Script: – http://www.vmprofessional.com/material/esx-autopatch.pl
Pre-compiled patchlist.txt – http://www.vmprofessional.com/material/3.0.1/patchlist.txt and http://www.vmprofessional.com/material/3.0.0/patchlist.txt
Patch order – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=80531 and http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=80296
VMTS Patch Manager – http://www.vmts.net/VMTSPatchManager.htm
3.0.1 mgmt-vmware/auto startup bug fix – http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-7557441-patch.html
VMware ESX Server 3.0.x Build Number Differences Between Patched Components – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1001179

Performance:
VMware ESX Server guest performance tips Pt .1 – http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid94_gci1231666,00.html
VMware ESX Server guest performance tips Pt. 2 – http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid94_gci1231917,00.html
VMware ESX Server guest performance tips Pt. 3 – http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid94_gci1235138,00.html
Top 12 ways to Improve Guest Server Performance under VMware ESX Server – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/mdc9700.pdf
Tuning Windows Server 2003 – http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redpapers/pdfs/redp3943.pdf
Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2003 – http://download.microsoft.com/download/2/8/0/2800a518-7ac6-4aac-bd85-74d2c52e1ec6/tuning.doc
Linux Performance and Tuning Guidelines – http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redpieces/pdfs/redp4285.pdf
Performance Tuning for VI3 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9872.pdf
Performance Troubleshooting – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab04-PERFORMANCE-MANUAL.pdf
Performance Tuning Best Practices for ESX Server 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi_performance_tuning.pdf
ESX Server 3.0 Tips and Tricks – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9567.pdf
Performance Monitoring and Capacity Planning – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc0199.pdf
A Performance Comparison of Hypervisors – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/hypervisor_performance.pdf
Using esxtop to troubleshoot performance problems – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx2_using_esxtop.pdf
ESX Workload Analysis: Lessons Learned – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc9398.pdf
ESX Server 2 Architecture and Performance Implications – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx2_performance_implications.pdf
ESX Server 2 Performance and Resource Management for CPU-Intesive Workloads – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/ESX2_CPU_Performance.pdf
ESX Server 2 Performance Tips and Tricks – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx_performance_tips_tricks.pdf
ESX Server 2 Storage Subsystem Performance in ESX Server: Buslogic vs. LSI Logic – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/ESX2_Storage_Performance.pdf

RTFM Guides:
Upgrade Guide to ESX 3 and VirtualCenter 2 – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/esx3.x-vc2-upgradeguide.pdf
Guide to ESX 3 Service Console – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/esx3.x-vc2.x-serviceconsole-guide.pdf
Guide to ESX 2.x Administration I – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/admin-01-esx2.x.pdf
Guide to ESX 2.x Administration II – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/admin-02-esx2.x.pdf
Beyond the Manual – VMware ESX 2.x – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/esx2.x-beyondthemanual.pdf
ESX 2.x Service Console Quick Command-Line Guide – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/esx2.x-serviceconsolecommands.pdf
Guide to vCenter 1.x Administration – http://www.rtfm-ed.eu/docs/vmwdocs/admin-vcenter1.2.pdf

Scripting:
Simplifying Administration with Scripting APIs – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab12-Scripting.VI3-MANUAL.pdf

Security:
Vmware as a secure and leak resistant sandbox environment – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=66085&tstart=0
Security Design of the Vmware Infrastructure 3 Architecture – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_security_architecture_wp.pdf
Vmware Infrastructure 3 Security Hardening – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_security_hardening_wp.pdf
VI3 Securing and Monitoring – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/labs2006/vmworld.06.lab05-SECURITY-MANUAL-APPENDIX.pdf
Vmware ESX Server – Providing LUN Security – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx_lun_security.pdf
Vmware and NSA – http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/nsa_pr.html
ESX Console Security – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=37
Local console and putty session timeout – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=383046
Vmware’s ticking storage time bomb – http://www.techworld.com/opsys/features/index.cfm?fuseaction=displayfeatures&featureid=2257&page=1&pagepos=1
Security Hole with Vmware in SAN Installations – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=352088
VMware’s Security Response Policy – http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/security_response.html
Surviving Regulatory Compliance in the Virtual Infrastructure – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc9521.pdf
Replacing VirtualCenter Server Certificates – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi_vcserver_certificates.pdf
ESX Security White Paper – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx2_security.pdf
Windows Server 2003 Security Guide – http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/prodtech/windowsserver2003/w2003hg/sgch00.mspx
Can virtualization be trusted for security? – http://advosys.ca/viewpoints/2006/04/virtualization-insecurity/
802.1Q VLAN Security Report – http://www.sans.org/resources/idfaq/vlan.php
Analysis of the Intel Pentium’s Ability to Support a Secure Virtual Machine Monitor – http://www.cs.nps.navy.mil/people/faculty/irvine/publications/2000/VMM-usenix00-0611.pdf
Virtual Machine Monitors – http://www.trapkit.de/research/vmm/index.html
Detecting the Presence of Virtual Machines Using the Local Data Table – http://www.offensivecomputing.net/files/active/0/vm.pdf
Attacks on Virtual Machine Emulators – http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/reference/Virtual_Machine_Threats.pdf
Virtualization security benefits and drawbacks – http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid94_gci1256263,00.html
Improving VM Security: Best Practices – http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid94_gci1259250,00.html
Virtual Switch Security – http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid94_gci1244407,00.html
VI3 Security Risk Assessment Template – http://www.xtravirt.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=85&Itemid=88

Service Console:
Common Linux commands on the service console – http://www.vmts.net/article/linuxcommand.htm
Command Line Interface Tips and Tricks for Vmware ESX Server 2 and 3 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9685.pdf
Third-Party Software in the Service Console – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx_3p_scvcons.pdf
Locking server console – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=383046
Send mail from Service Console – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=575650
Working with the new ESX 3 Service Console – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=22
Accessing VMware ESX Server 3 securely using SSH and SUDO – http://www.xtravirt.com/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=75&func=fileinfo&id=10
B2V Guide to VMware ESX Server3 – http://www.b2v.co.uk/b2vguide2vmware3.htm

Snapshots:
Snapshots take long time to commit – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=74669
Snapshots take long time to commit – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=584324
Snapshots take long time to commit – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=73553
Beware the long snapshot – http://www.vmwarez.com/2006/11/beware-long-snapshot.html
Snapshot directory – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=554703
Vmotion with snapshots – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=632322
Snapshot location – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=414743
Snapshot disk space and growth – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=85409&messageID=649362#649362
Finding snapshots – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=597517
What is a snapshot – http://www.petri.co.il/virtual_vmware_snapshot.htm
Finding snapshots – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=597517&#597517
What is a snapshot – http://www.petri.co.il/virtual_vmware_snapshot.htm

Storage:
SAN Configuration Guide – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_esx_san_cfg.pdf
SAN Conceptual and Design Basics – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx_san_cfg_technote.pdf
SAN System Design and Deployment Guide – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_san_design_deploy.pdf
Extending a VMFS3 data store – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=65156&tstart=0
To use extents or not? – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=81494&tstart=100
LUNS – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=333672
LUNS Size – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=36725
Smaller LUNS or Larger LUNS – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=90203
Sizing LUN for enough free space after VM – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=649338
HBA load balancing – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=342918
HBA Redundancy – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=428932
Configuring iSCSI in a Vmware 3 environment – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_iscsi_cfg.pdf
Ethernet-based Storage Configuration – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/iscsi_storage_esx.pdf
iSCSI , NAS and IP Storage Configuration for Vmware ESX Server – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9722.pdf
Using iSCSI with 100Mbps NICs – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=81464&tstart=100
iSCSI Target Solution – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=613475
ESX Server Raw Device Mapping – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx25_rawdevicemapping.pdf
VMDK vs. RDM – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=662212
VM Disk Scenario’s and Performance – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=661499
Unofficial list of SATA controllers that will work with ESX – http://vmprofessional.com/index.php?content=sata_faq
Running Vmware ESX on SATA disks – http://www.virtualization.info/2006/02/tech-running-vmware-esx-server-on-sata.html
Install ESX on SATA – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=554936
SATA support for ESX Server – http://www.run-virtual.com/?p=88
Fibre channel paths – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=76763&messageID=601390#601390
Using Multipathing in ESX Server – http://www.vmware.com/support/esx21/doc/esx21admin_multipath_disks.html
VMFS volume symblic links/uuid – http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-3-Manual/sysadmin-guide/ch-devlabel.html
VMFS volume symblic links/uuid – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=606588
Choosing and Architecting Storage for your Environment – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/adc0135.pdf
Using multi-pathing in ESX Server – http://www.vmware.com/support/esx21/doc/esx21admin_multipath_disks.html
Vmware Infrastructure 3, HP StorageWorks best practices – http://h71019.www7.hp.com/ActiveAnswers/downloads/VMware3_StorageWorks_BestPractice.pdf
Recommendations for Aligning VMFS Partitions – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/esx3_partition_align.pdf
Add second SCSI controller to VM – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=621097
Network Appliance and VMware ESX Server 3.0 Storage Best Practices – http://www.netapp.com/library/tr/3428.pdf
NAS/NFS vs iSCSI for ESX – http://www.vi411.org/2006/10/10/nasnfs-vs-iscsi-for-esx.html
Larger LUNS = More Disks = More Performance – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=84843&tstart=0
VMFS Block Sizes – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=47171
ESX Storage Virtualization Insights – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=40
Unofficial storage performance thread – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=584154
New Storage Technologies: iSCSI, NAS and VMFS 3.0 – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=20

Time Sync:
Configuring windows time service (not in ESX) – http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Configuring-Windows-Time-Service.html
Vmware time sync and windows time service (understand windows time first) – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1318
Time sync – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?forumID=21&threadID=16115&messageID=186017
Timekeeping in VMware virtual machines – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vmware_timekeeping.pdf
Clock in a Linux guest runs more slowly or quickly than real time – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1420
How to configure an authoritative time server in Windows Server 2003 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816042
Adjusting ESX Server Time Zone – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/10886020
Script to setup NTP on ESX – http://www.vmcolonel.net/?p=13

Troubleshooting:
Troubleshooting Vmware ESX Server 3 and Vmware VirtualCenter 2 – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/mdc9694.pdf
Kernrate viewer – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=d6e95259-8d9d-4c22-89c4-fad382eddcd1&displaylang=en
VI3 Network Scenarios and Troubleshooting – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9689-b.pdf
VirtualCenter 2 Diagnostics – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac4096.pdf
Tips for Troubleshooting Vmware ESX Server Faults – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac0028.pdf
Vm-support options – http://www.vmug.nl/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=2&page=15
When disaster strikes Vmware – http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-vmware/
Troubleshoot high CPU on ESX with top command – http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&context=SSEQTP&q1=mustgather+cpu&uid=swg21132699&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8<
TCP/IP Troubleshooting: A Structured Approach – http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/TCPIP-Troubleshooting-Structured-Approach-Part1.html
Sysinternals utilities – http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/default.mspx
Vmware Technical Support Guide – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/techsupportguide.pdf
Most Common Storage Issues & How to Troubleshoot them – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=49
Top Support issues and how to solve them – Part II – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=50

Upgrade from ESX 2.x to ESX 3.0:
Virtual Infrastructure 3: Beta to Production – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/mdc5173.pdf
Understanding Virtual Infrastructure Upgrade Moving to the new ESX 3.0/VC2.0 Release – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac9809.pdf
Details of What’s New and Improved in VMware Infrastructure 3 – http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/whatsnew_esx301_vc201.html
Vmware Infrastructure 3 Release Notes – http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/releasenotes_esx301_vc201.html
Planning a Upgrade to Vmware Infrastructure 3 – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_upgrade_plan.pdf
Vmware ESX 3.x Server and VirtualCenter 2.x Upgrade Guide – http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/docs/vmwdocs/ESX3.x-VC2-upgradeguide.pdf
Upgrading your VI2 to VI3 – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=25
Dmotion –
http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=537909
http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=490197
http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=491752
http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=613306

Utilities:
Vizioncore esxRanger (backup), esxMigrator (migration/conversion), esxCharter (reporting), esxReplicator (replication) – http://vizioncore.com/products.html
Vmware utilities – http://petruska.stardock.net/Software/VMware.html
Root Access Wizard – http://www.veeam.com/root_access/
WinScp (file transfer) – http://winscp.net/eng/index.php
Vmount 1.1 for Vmware – http://www.abinsight.com/vm/
FastSCP (file transfer) – http://www.veeam.com/veeam_fast_scp.asp
Putty (secure telnet) – http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html
VIDocIt (reporting) – http://www.vidocit.com/html/products.html
Veeam Reporter (reporting) – http://veeam.com/veeam_reporter.asp
Platespin PowerConvert (conversion/migration), PowerRecon (reporting) – http://www.platespin.com/products/index.aspx
Double-Take for VMware Infrastructure (replication) – http://www.doubletake.com/products/vmware-infrastructure/default.aspx
EsXpress (backup) – http://www.esxpress.com/esxpress3.php
Up.Time (monitoring/reporting) http://www.uptimesoftware.com/vmware.php
Hyperic HQ for VMware (monitoring/reporting) – http://www.hyperic.com/products/managed/vmware-management.htm
ESX Health Script (reporting) – http://sourceforge.net/projects/esxhealthscript/
ESX Diag (reporting) – http://www.veeam.com/free-script/

Virtual Disk (VMDK):
Repair VMDK – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=77535&messageID=606523#606523
Extend boot volume of Windows 2003 VM – http://vmprofessional.com/index.php?content=2k3resize
Resizing Windows VM disks – http://djberen.googlepages.com/resizingvmwarepartitions
Defragging virtual disks – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=77661&tstart=0
Resizing Windows VM disks – http://www.vmprofessional.com/index.php?content=2k3resize
Resizing Windows VM disks – http://h0bbel.p0ggel.org/2007/04/10/howto-expand-vm-boot-partition/
Resizing Windows VM disks – http://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Recovery/System-Rescue-CD-188.shtml
Unable to log on if the boot partition drive letter has changed – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/249321/en-us
How to restore the system/boot drive letter in Windows – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223188/en-us
Basic CID chain repair – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=437660
Growing disk files in ESX – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=534759
Recreate vmdk disk descriptor file – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=608537

VirtualCenter:
VirtualCenter Technical Best practices – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vc_technical_best.pdf
VirtualCenter Monitoring and Performance Statistics – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_monitoring_statistics_note.pdf
VirtualCenter 2.X Using Database Views – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vc_dbviews_2x.pdf
VirtualCenter 2.0 The Technical Insights – http://www.vmware-tsx.com/download.php?asset_id=52
SQL Server database as a VM Guest – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=577459
SQL 2005 support – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/6565318
SQL 2005 Express edition support – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=67175
SQL 2005 support – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=75222
Operation timeout – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=75010
Managing remote servers – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=593730
Running VirtualCenter in a Virtual Machine – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_vc_in_vm.pdf
Using MSCS to Cluster VirtualCenter – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/VC_MSCS.pdf
Template Usage and Best Practices – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vc_2_templates_usage_best_practices_wp.pdf
Virtual Center and remote ESX servers – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=593730
VirtualCenter over the WAN –  http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=609426
Managing Vmware VirtualCenter Roles & Permissions – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_vc_roles.pdf
Changing SMTP subject lines for email alerts – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=79916&tstart=0
VI Client slowness connecting to VC Server – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=80590&tstart=60
Statistic Rollup Stored Procedures – Optional Parameters – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/3034858
Running VC on a VM in production – http://www.vmware.com/community/message.jspa?messageID=635594#635594
Beware Patch2 – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=594826
Patch2 – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=588439
Inventory cleared after Patch2 – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=589339
Virtual Infrastructure Web Access Administrator’s Guide – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_301_201_web_access.pdf
SQL Questions relative to VirtualCenter – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=84599&messageID=644844#644844
Converting VirtualCenter on Access to SQL Server 2000 – http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/docs/vmwdocs/whitepaper-convertingfromaccesstosql.pdf
Using VM Remote Console over NAT’d Network – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=87453&messageID=661225#661225
VC hangs at Retrieving Chart Data when viewing past performance data – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=87229
Reclaiming space in SQL Server databases – http://sqlserver2000.databases.aspfaq.com/how-do-i-reclaim-space-in-sql-server.html
Testing SMTP with Telnet for VirtualCenter email communication – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/153119
Move VC SQL database to another SQL server – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/224071 and http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314546
How to delay loading of specific services if running the database server on the VC server – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/193888

Virtual Machine:
VMware disk files explained – http://www.petri.co.il/virtual_vmware_files_explained.htm
What Files Make Up a Virtual Machine? – http://www.vmware.com/support/ws5/doc/ws_learning_files_in_a_vm.html
Installing Windows XP on ESX – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=61099&tstart=100
SQL Server virtualization and multi-instancing – http://www.microsoft.com/sql/howtobuy/virtualization.mspx
How to virtualize SQL Server on Virtual server – http://www.microsoft.com/technet/community/events/vs/add-62.mspx
Configuring swap files on Windows 2003 VM – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=326236
Change vswp file location – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=530426
Improving Guest Operating System Accounting for Descheduled Virtual Machines in ESX Server 3.x Systems – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_esx_vmdesched.pdf
Virtual machine extra files overhead – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=85409&messageID=649362#649362
Guest Operating Sytem Specifications – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=642189
Log Rotation and Logging Options for vmware.log – http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&externalId=8182749
How to revert Windows 2003 from multi to uni-processor – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=29415
Problems with VMware Tools Shared Folders and Windows Server 2003 – http://blog.baeke.info/blog/_archives/2006/1/24/1720712.html and http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1317
Script for moving a VM to different storage – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=89885

Vmotion:
Vmotion CPU Compatibility for Intel processors – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1991
Vmotion CPU Compatibility for AMD processors – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1992
Vmotion – How to override CPU masks due to cpu mismatch – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1993
Vmotion requirements – http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_admin_guide.pdf (Chapter 14)
Vmotion between Apples and Oranges: Understanding CPU Compatibility Restraints for Vmotion – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/tac1356.pdf
Vmotion and CPU Compatibility – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=452231
Vmotion Info tool – http://www.run-virtual.com/?page_id=155
Vmotion and VM Compatibility Matrix for Dell PowerEdge Servers – http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/solutions/vmotion_compatiblity_matix.pdf
Vmotion and VM Compatibility Matrix for HP Proliant Servers – ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/products/servers/vmware/vmmotion-compatibility-matrix.pdf
HP Vmotion Compatibility Matrix – http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/software/vmware/hpvmotion-compatibility-matrix.html
Is Vmotion protocol routable? – http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?messageID=669912

Vmware Server:
10 ways to increase performance on a Vmware system – http://www.petri.co.il/virtual_increase_vmware_performance.htm
Vmware Server Tips and Tricks – http://download3.vmware.com/vmworld/2006/dvt4696.pdf
Converting a GSX Server Virtual IDE Disk to a Virtual SCSI Disk – http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1881

Websites:
Mike Laverick’s RTMF Education – http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk
Vmware Technology Center – http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/technology/
Australia and New Zealand’s Premier Virtualisation Community – http://www.ozvms.com/
VM Professional – http://vmprofessional.com/
Virtual Tricks – http://virtrix.blogspot.com/
VM Weekly – http://www.vmweekly.com/
x86 Virtualization – http://x86virtualization.com/
San Barrow – http://sanbarrow.com/
Virtualization Info – http://www.virtualization.info/
Run Virtual – http://www.run-virtual.com/
Vmware Professional – http://www.vmwareprofessional.com/
Vmwarez – http://www.vmwarez.com/
Virtual Strategy Magazine – http://www.virtual-strategy.com/en/home
ESX Server Hints and Tips – http://trivore.com/vmware/esx25.html
Virtual Infrastructure 411 – http://www.vi411.org/
VM Guru – http://www.vmguru.com
Vm User – http://www.vmuser.com
Virtualization Daily – http://www.virtualizationdaily.com/
Xtravirt – http://xtravirt.com/
VM Blog – http://vmblog.com
ESX Guide – http://www.esxguide.com
Easy VMX – http://www.easyvmx.com/
Dabcc – http://www.dabcc.com/

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