RHEV 3.1 – Power Management for Cisco UCS Blades

Hi folks,

Here’s my next info blurb about RHEV 3.1 – this time it has to do with “Power Management” configuration for a Cisco UCS Blade. It’s another case of initial frustration until you finally figure it out and it finally makes sense. It’s also a case of “there really isn’t much help out there”… Continue reading “RHEV 3.1 – Power Management for Cisco UCS Blades”

Quick Tune for Virtual Linux Guests

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Today I’d like to show you a quick way of tuning your Linux-based virtual machines using the “tuned-adm” command. This command should work with any distribution of Linux on any virtualization platform. Before I show you how to use the command though, I’d like to provide you with an explanation of what is going on under the covers. Continue reading “Quick Tune for Virtual Linux Guests”

Mounting NetApp Clustered ONTAP NFS exports in RHEV 3.1

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Just thought I’d update you on something you may need to throw in your bag of tricks. This one has to do with getting a NetApp NFS export mounted and initialized properly in RHEV 3.1. I’m putting this out there as it seems to be just a little different than before and without this little tip you might get frustrated enough to put a pen through your monitor… Continue reading “Mounting NetApp Clustered ONTAP NFS exports in RHEV 3.1”

Use Cases for Both RHEV Snapshots and NetApp SnapShot copies

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In one of my previous posts, I mentioned that I would start review some of my favorite new features in RHEV 3.1. This week I tackle the first topic: Live Snapshots. But I can’t leave well enough alone; I also compare it to NetApp SnapShot copies. Not to show that one is better than another – only to highlight different use cases. Read on!! Continue reading “Use Cases for Both RHEV Snapshots and NetApp SnapShot copies”