This feature was also in 1.0.x, but I discovered at VMworld that not everyone knew about the Uber Admin menu within vCloud Director. To open the Uber Admin menu, login to your vCD cell, Click About in the Support pane on the right, then hold CTRL + SHIFT and press U. This will open the Uber Admin menu as shown below. This allows you to set a few advanced options for display within vCloud Director.
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VMware vCloud Director 1.5 Supported Databases
This is a quick post highlighting the Database Requirements for vCloud Director 1.5. It is mainly a reference post to save opening up the install guide every time you need to check the list. Oracle Database Support Oracle 10g Standard or Enterprise Edition Release 2 (10.2.0.x) Oracle 11g Standard or Enterprise Edition (11.1.0.x) Oracle 11g R2 (11.2.0.x) Microsoft SQL Support MS SQL Server 2005 Standard or Enterprise (SP4) MS SQL 2008 Express [64Bit] (SP2) MS SQL 2008 Standard [64Bit] MS SQL 2008 Enterprise [64Bit]
My first VMworld 2011 – A speaker’s recap – Day 3
This is part 3 of my VMworld 2011 recap posts. Day 3. I woke up to aching legs, which is to be expected considering I have spent the last two days on my feet for around 14 hours. I had arrange to meet Chris Colotti (@ccolotti) for breakfast at 6.45 am. We were presenting our session “CIM1264 – Private vCloud Architecture Technical Deep Dive” at 8am. We headed off to the employee lounge, some of you may have noticed Chris’ tweet on breakfast for champions. It consisted of a bowl of Special K, Red Bull and a large cup of coffee (for me being the true Brit that I am, the coffee was replaced with Tea). We got to our session room for around 7.30am. The guy organising the Audio was great. He kindly agreed to play a bit more upbeat music, rather than the standard mellow music that had […]