Monthly archives: April, 2013

VMware vCloud: Design Best Practices

Tomorrow I will attend the VMware vCloud Design Best practices course, I hope for some good Design tips to take home after the 3 days course. I will post a “review” of what I got out of the course when I get back later this week.

Veeam Explorer for SharePoint Beta is now available for download!

So Veeam have released the Beta of Veeam Explorer for SparePoint. You can sign up for the download her
There are some system Requirements as listed below:
  • Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 SP2 or later (64-bit version)
  • Microsoft SQL 2008 or later (Express Edition supports SharePoint databases under 10GB in size)
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (full support)
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2013 (browse and search only)


EVC Baselines for Intel and AMD CPU’s

Here you can see the EVC Cluster baselines and what CPU’s that will go together. I know you finde this information at vmware and other blog, but this is also for my onw refrence ­čÖé
EVC Cluster Baseline
  Intel┬« Xeon┬« Host CPU Model
Intel┬« “Merom” Generation
Intel┬« “Penryn” Generation
Intel┬« “Nehalem” Generation
Intel┬« “Westmere” Generation
Intel┬« “Sandy Bridge” Generation
30xx Series
Yes
No
No
No
No
32xx Series
Yes
No
No
No
No
51xx Series
Yes
No
No
No
No
53xx Series
Yes
No
No
No
No
72xx Series
Yes
No
No
No
No
73xx Series
Yes
No
No
No
No
31xx Series
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
33xx Series
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
52xx Series
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
54xx Series
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
74xx Series
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
35xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
55xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
34xx Lynnfield Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
34xx Clarkdale Series without AES and PCLMULQDQ
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
65xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
75xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
i3/i5 Clarkdale Series without AES and PCLMULQDQ
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
34xx Clarkdale Series with AES and PCLMULQDQ
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
28xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
36xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
48xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
56xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
88xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
i3/i5 Clarkdale Series with AES and PCLMULQDQ
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
E7-28xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
E7-48xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
E7-88xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
E3-12xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
21xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
E5-26xx Series
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes