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Blackberry Messenger is available for iOS and Android

Posted by jl on May 15 2013th

At the annual meeting held in Orlando Blackberry, it was announced yesterday that the Blackberry Messenger, BBM, application will be available for iOS and Android this summer. Initially operating systems which may be used are iOS and Android 6 4.0 or higher, and may have the same characteristics as the native application. According to data from BlackBerry, BBM has 60 million active users and more than 10 million daily messages are sent. Thus comes a new competitor in the field of instant messaging, and maybe it was the pioneer in his day regarding their use in mobility.

What is your opinion you deserve this movement? I personally, as a user of blackberry for years, I think it comes too late in a market saturated with similar applications. It is a pity that tecnlogía like blackberry has been a pioneer in the field of mobility has not been able to adapt to market changes, and I hope that both the appearance of its new operating system as this opening may serve to keep being in the market.

regards

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Upgrade to vSphere vSphere 4.1 5 - VII

Posted by jl on March 27 2013th

Hello everyone

The last step in the process of upgrading to vSphere 5 is datastores updating our infrastructure. In the version of vSphere 5 a version of the file system called VMFS5 datastores it included (in 4.1 was VMFS3). Among the most notable improvements in this new version we are:

  • Improved Performance and Scalability
  • Increase the limit of a single extension and volume up 64tb
  • The block file size is unified in a single size of 1MB

In addition, the update process VMFS3 to 5 is very simple and fast as we shall see below

update datastore

One very important thing before starting the upgrade is that all hosts accessing the datastore must be in version 5

Once validated in vCenter, we go to one of the ESXi hosts and select the Configuration tab and storage option Megacrack read »

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Upgrade to vSphere vSphere 4.1 5 - VI

Posted by jl on March 26 2013th

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Penultimate step in updating our vSphere virtual infrastructure to 4.1 5. If we will see step by step updating vmtools and virtual hardware of virtual machines. This process can be done manually or using update manager, which is how we will do us. To do this manually you should go to the virtual machine you want to update and right-click to select the guest menu and install / upgrade vmtools option and once updated the same to update the hardware, right click on the virtual machine and we see the option Virtual Hardware upgrade. Megacrack read »

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Upgrade to vSphere vSphere 4.1 5 - V

Posted by jl on March 21 2013st

Hello everyone

Next step in the process of upgrading to vSphere 4.1 5 and in this case we will try to update the ESX servers. In the environment we 3 4.1 ESX servers and in this case the update not only the updated version 5 but we will have ESX to ESXi version is the only supported from the 5 version.

For this process we will use the update manager, but comment if someone is in the case, if the ESX servers are migrated from previous to 4 versions, the upgrade can not be done with the update manager and do it from the installation cd. We have made this process as a test old server and the update is done without any problem.

Updating ESX hosts

In the next image we can see the vCenter version of ESX that we will update it 4.1 2 update Megacrack read »

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Upgrade to vSphere vSphere 4.1 5 - IV

Posted by jl on March 19 2013th

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We continue to upgrade to vSphere vSphere 4.1 5, and now we have to update the Update Manager, which is a product of VMware allows us to make and apply patches and updates very easily in our virtual infrastructure. Unlike the previous version, this no longer exists the option of upgrading operating systems as virtual machines.

Update Manager Update

In our case we installed the update manager on the same server that is vCenter database and the SQL 2005 have a remote server.

So in the vCenter server we mount the iso with the software and on the initial screen select VMware vSphere Update Manager and click install Megacrack read »

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