We shall call it VVol

vSphere-land comes through again. The official name is VVol. VVOLS, VVOLs, vVols…? Nope, VVol. Credit to vSphere-land for the picture and the detective work.

 

But what about VUM?

If you are updating your VMware environments often you may have forgotten about the VMware KBs, Update sequence for vSphere {version X}. Since vSphere 6 is now available I decided to have a look through the new KB. For reference here are some of the past KBs and the new vSphere 6: Update sequence for … 

 

SCCM: All Software Updates responsiveness for Endpoint Protection dat files

Generally when I am interested in dat file compliance I will use the Endpoint Protection dashboard under monitoring.  Recently I started wondering why I wasn’t seeing the compliance status for System Center Endpoint Protection data files accurately reporting in the SCCM console under All Software Updates.  Additionally I wanted to speed up the compliance status … 

 

WoD: Guide to guides

  With Warlords of Draenor launching soon I have put together a list of guides on WoWhead for my guilds. There are so many changes it’s sometimes hard to keep up with everything.  I tracked down updates related to general changes, the amazing garrisons and tier 17 raiding.

 

Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager available

Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager is now available. The update is available here . This hotfix seems to touch upon many different areas in SCCM 2012 R2 ranging from console updates, OSD image delivery speed to an update for the wakeup proxy feature. While I have known that this has … 

 

Redragon Perdition 16400 DPI 18 button mouse

Figured I would throw a 5 second review up on a new mouse that I bought while my Naga is being RMAed. This is coming from 1 weeks of use so of course my opinion could change down the road.     I have never heard of this company before and that makes me a … 

 

Monitors: 144hz vs IPS panel vs Korean IPS overclocks to 120hz

I have been talking to a couple of people lately about refreshing gaming hardware. I am in the market now as well to upgrade some parts or build a new gaming computer. Since I am currently running on a i7-2600K / SATA 3 SSDs/ 32GB 1866 RAM, I don’t necessarily have to upgrade those parts. … 

 

SCCM 2012: RBA Viewer

It doesn’t work… I don’t see it… I can’t do X. If you read my previous post on the security scopes, you will know there are a lot of different views that a user can be granted access to. Since Config Manager approaches the console views and permissions with a great security model, show the … 

 

SCCM 2012: Security Scopes

While having a conversation today about security scopes I realized that I didn’t know the complete list of places that you could actually configure the Security Scope on objects. I didn’t see any list posted on any of the System Center sites so I started digging through the console. Security Scopes are part of the … 

 

Windows Azure Infrastructure Services are now Generally Available

“Bring It. We Run It.” “The cloud should be an enabler for innovation.” “We recognize customers have a choice, and that’s why today, we are making it as easy as possible to have it all – a complete hybrid cloud platform, great support, without a price barrier. ” What a bunch of great taglines and …