Dell Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter
By Eric Kuzmack - Dell Enterprise Strategy
A Demo walking through the interface and features of the Dell OpenMange Plug-In for VMware vCenter. Full details on this product can be found on the Dell TechCenter vCenter Plugin page.


Single Root I/O Virtualization
By Wayne Swick - Intel
Intel Developer Forum 2009 - Industry's First PCI-SIG SR-IOV based NPIA Demo: Wayne Swick from Intel gives an interesting demo of Single Root I/O Virtualization with a little help from Dell and VMware.



VMware Converter 3 Demo
By Scott Hanson
Download .WMV file ~8MB
This demonstration shows the migration of a Dell PowerEdge 2650 running Windows 2000 Server to a VM on a Dell PowerEdge 2950. The migration occurs in real time with the PE 2650 under load using the DVD Store test application. See the companion Whitepaper for this demo.




VMware vMotion Demonstration Using Dell PowerEdge Servers (3MB)
By Scott Hanson
Download .WMV file ~6MB
This demonstration uses vMotion to migrate a running virtual server workload from one Dell PowerEdge Blade server to another. The migration happens in real time with no downtime of the virtual server. The virtual server migration in this demo occurs in 41 seconds.




VMware HA/DRS Demonstration of Planned Maintenance
By Scott Hanson
Download .AVI file ~20MB
Download .WMV file ~2MB
This demo shows the ability of VMware DRS to easily migrate VMs off ESX Hosts in need of planned maintenance. Planned maintenance such as firmware and BIOS updates can then be performed with little impact to the users on those VMs. See the companion Whitepaper for this demo.



VMware HA Demonstration of an Unplanned Outage
By Scott Hanson
Download .AVI file ~30MB
Download .WMV file ~2.4MB
This demo shows what happens when the Virtual Infrastructure is presented with an ESX Host failure. A Dell PowerEdge blade is physically removed from the chassis, and the resulting failure and recovery of the VMs is seen in the demo. See the companion Whitepaper for this demo.



VMware DRS Demonstration of Dynamic VM Migration with Spikes in Workload
By Scott Hanson
Download .AVI file ~28MB
Download .WMV file ~3.6MB
Using the DVD Store Application, workload is generated on a VMware DRS cluster to create an unbalanced environment. DRS recognizes this unbalance and migrates the VM using vMotion to another ESX Host in the cluster that has free resources. See the companion Whitepaper for this demo.


VMware Storage vMotion Demo
By Todd Muirhead
Download .WMV file ~8MB
A quick demo of using the Storage vMotion feature of ESX Server 3.5 to move a SQL Server VM from one LUN to another LUN. The move occurs while the VM is under stress. The server used is a PowerEdge 2950 III and the storage is Dell EMC CX3-80.



Dell PowerVault MD3000i and ESXi - Single Host Connection

By Scott Hanson
Download .WMV file ~22MB
The demonstration shows how to define a VMware ESXi host's iSCSI software initiator to the MD3000i and map a virtual disk on the MD3000i back to the VMware ESXi host.



Dell PowerVault MD3000i and ESX - Multi Host for vMotion
By Scott Hanson
Download .WMV file ~17MB
The demonstration shows two Dell PowerEdge R805 ESXi hosts connecting to a single virtual disk on the Dell PowerVault MD3000i. This connection is then used to vMotion a VMware VM between the two R805 ESXi hosts.