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20 November, 2007

VMware patches for 15 November 2007

Hello all,
there is a critical patches in november 15, 2007 section from Vmware Site. Go to VMware ESX Server 3.0.2 Patches and check out the KB article.

cheers

mf

Smashing an SQL VmWare machine with (DB)hammer

Hi all,
I like to post this pointer to Richard's Blog Run-Virtual:
it's about Virtual SQL running in a VMware Cluster at TechED and it's named

VMjuggler: 5 Days of TechED, 10.000 vMotions later….

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05 November, 2007

VMware ESX Server 3.0.2 Update 1 RELEASED

VMware ESX Server 3.0.2 Update 1 has been released on October 29, 2007.

What's new?
Basically the following improvements have been added:

- Support for selected servers based on the Intel Quad-Core Xeon 7300 series processors. Refer to the Systems Compatibility Guide for ESX Server 3.x for information on which servers are supported.

- Driver updates for the megaraid_sas, bnx2, cciss, and forcedeth drivers. Refer to the I/O Compatibility Guide for ESX Server 3.x for more information.

Therefore we have some patches for VI 3.0.2 released the same day

::: ESX-1001902 - cciss Driver Upgrade, Support for 16+ Logical Drives
For more information, see KB 1001902.
::: ESX-1001903 - bnx2 Driver Upgrade, Support for Broadcom 5709 Based Network Card (NIC)
For more information, see KB 1001903.
::: ESX-1001904 - nVidia forcedeth Interrupt Storm Fix
For more information, see KB 1001904.
::: ESX-1001905 - Support for AMD CPU 64-bit Guest Operating Systems
For more information, see KB 1001905.
::: ESX-1001906 - megaraid_sas Driver Upgrade, Support for the LSI Logic 1078 HBA
For more information, see KB 1001906.
::: ESX-1001907 - SMBIOS Fix; PRE-enablement Support for AMD and Intel CPUs
For more information, see KB 1001907.
::: ESX-1001908 - e1000 Driver Upgrade, Support for New Network Interface Card (NIC)
For more information, see KB 1001908.

VmWare main site Page for VI 3.0.2 Rollup update 1