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comment Network speed between a VM and another machine which is not residing on the same host, is 11MB/s at most
Is your switch smart enough to provide port statistics? Check for errors and flow control.
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answered After upgrading vCenter 5.0 to 5.0 U1, Server and Client are still reporting old version
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comment Is it possible to use a single VM image to run many guests (Windows (Server?))?
If you can run it all in Win7, View becomes a no-brainer. VMware web site does a pretty decent job explaining what it is: vmware.com/products/view/overview.html.
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answered Is it possible to use a single VM image to run many guests (Windows (Server?))?
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comment ESXi Server with 12 physical cores maxed out with only 8 cores assigned in virtual machines
If you have 12 cores and allocate 8 cores total to VMs that run at 100% CPU utilization, the 80% result is about right (allowing for hypervisor overhead). I'm not sure what your objection is. And note that your original issue was with the metric as applied to the host as a whole, which is not discussed in the referenced document, and I can only reiterate that the number you see is pretty much useless. Look at CPU Usage value, like I and ewwhite suggested previously. Hyperthreading is a red herring, you should keep it enabled.
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comment VMWare vmfs vs NFS datastore with vmdk?
There's no way to know what will work best without testing with real life loads. Storage system behavior varies widely. I/O profiles vary widely. Don't believe anyone who will tell you "iscsi is faster than nfs" or vice versa.
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comment Default gateway is in different subnet. How to configure in RHEL6.2
Sysadmins asking such questions often don't have the freedom to get from their ISP what we tell them would be The Right Thing. I intentionally limited my answer to the options that don't require talking to the ISP.
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answered ESXi Server with 12 physical cores maxed out with only 8 cores assigned in virtual machines
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revised Default gateway is in different subnet. How to configure in RHEL6.2
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answered Default gateway is in different subnet. How to configure in RHEL6.2
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comment Download file through SSH
If ssh works, you should be able to use scp.
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answered Cisco ASA - Multiple Public Subnets
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answered What is the ASA packet process order when there is both a VPN and route in place?
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answered Fresh CentOS 6.2 / Ubuntu Server Installation on VMWare ESXi - can connect to LAN net but not Internet
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comment DNS split domain architecture while retaining access to split zones
Well, actually you don't have what I described, because you have to juggle your internal servers and the hosted ones. Two suggestions: 1. Forget the true SOA. Set your DNS to own the zone and serve it internally. You'll just have to maintain it in two places. 2. Rely on firewall DNS rewrite. Make it so that during normal operation your clients use internal DNS servers that connect outside through the same firewall that NAT ext.example.com to inside, but during splits the servers that use a different route would kick in. The former will get DNS response rewritten to internal, the latter won't.