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TechCenter Extras
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  • Media: Configuring Dell PowerEdge VRTX shared storage for VMware vSphere Environment

    This document is intended to assist end-users in deploying VMware® ESXi on Dell™ PowerEdge™ VRTX server nodes managed by Dell Chassis Management Controller (CMC). This paper details about setting up PowerEdge VRTX for a cluster environment w.r.t VMware ESXi. VRTX combines blade server...
  • Media: Dell PowerEdge M820 Virtualization Consolidation Study

    Dell’s Solutions Performance Analysis (SPA) team conducted a study to measure the virtualized environment to compare the legacy Dell™ PowerEdge™ 2950 III and R710 servers to the new Dell PowerEdge M820 blade server. The configurations chosen were aimed at maximizing the performance...
  • Media: Configuring an iDRAC vFlash partition as a datastore in VMware ESXi

    This white paper explores a way of exposing iDRAC vFlash partition to ESXi to use it as a datastore. It talks about step by step configurations needed to make an iDRAC vFlash partition as a datastore in VMware ESXi.This will be useful for transferring files to and from ESXi. However note that VMware...
  • Media: Dell PowerEdge R820 Virtualization Consolidation Study

    The Dell PowerEdge R820 is an ultra-dense and high performance server, providing 4 of the new Intel E5-4600 series processors in a 2U rack footprint. In this study the PowerEdge R820 is compared to the PowerEdge R720, R710 and 2950 to show the generational improvements in density, performance, and power...
  • Media: Dell PowerEdge and HP DL580 G7 Virtualization Study

    In this white paper the Dell PowerEdge R820 is compared to the HP DL580 G7 in a head to head virtualization performance, consolidation, efficiency, and total cost of ownership comparison. The benchmark DVD Store is used to look at total Orders per Minute (OPM) of each server in a virtualized environment...
  • Media: Upgrading to ESXi 5.0 using Dell Customized VMware ESXi images

    This document talks about best practices to consider before migrating to VMware ESXi 5.0 from older ESX/ESXi versions. This includes migrating from VMware provided and Dell customized VMware ESXi 4.x branches. The intended audience for this whitepaper includes IT Administrators and channel partners who...
  • Media: Deploying the Dell PowerVault NX3600 in a VMware vSphere Environment

    Dell PowerVault NX3600 series NAS appliances work with PowerVault MD32 x 0i and MD36 x 0i storage arrays to provide affordable unified storage with iSCSI, CIFS, and NFS access to block and file data. The PowerVault NX3600 is designed for environments with a growing amount of unstructured (file) data...
  • Media: Configuring iDRAC vFlash as a VMware ESXi VMKernel Coredump Collector

    When VMware ESXi PSODs (Purple Screen of Death), we require core dump from the failing system to analyze the failure. During a purple diagnostic screen, VMware ESX/ESXi attempts to write a VMkernel coredump to a previously-configured VMKCore (partition type 0xFC ) partition on disk and/or to the ESXi...