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Carter Shanklin
San Jose, CA
Product Manager at VMware specializing in automation.
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There's a lot of change underway in data. It's become clear that traditional database systems are not going to survive the transitionto cloud and fundamental changes are needed. Databases need to offer tunable consistency to have any hope of dealing with web scale.Databases need to handle geographic distribution effortlessly. Databases... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2012 at VMware vFabric SQLFire Blog
A question came up in our forums about using SQLFire to cache data from a database using lazy loading. I wanted to provide a fairly concrete example that uses MySQL that should give you all the info you need to try it out yourself. Why do this? SQLFire can play... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at VMware vFabric SQLFire Blog
(Note this blog is simulposted here and on Jags Ramnaryan's blog. Jags is our Chief Architect and his blog is well worth subscribing to!) This week we finally reached GA status for VMware vFabric SQLFire - a memory-optimized distributed SQL database delivering dynamic scalability and high performance for data-intensive modern... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2011 at VMware vFabric SQLFire Blog
VMworld is less than a week away. If you're going to be at the show and want to learn more about making data extremely fast and very scalable you've got several ways to do it, through a session, through a lab, and also by stopping by the Cloud Application Platform... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at VMware vFabric SQLFire Blog
Chris Harris has written a series of blog posts showing how to use SQLFire from within Grails. In the process he introduces a couple of very interesting features of SQLFire that I wanted to talk more about, specifically how your app should take advantage of SQLFire's elasticity and the possibility... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2011 at VMware vFabric SQLFire Blog
Today we're very happy to announce that our beta of vFabric SQLFire has been released! There's tremendous change underway today in data management. These days people are looking for databases that are faster, more scalable, more reliable, and can effortlessly serve users around the globe. We believe SQLFire does a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2011 at VMware vFabric SQLFire Blog
There's one more dimension here -- vihostupdate via COS or vihostupdate via the vSphere vCLI. If you're using ESXi in *diskless* mode, the vCLI-based vihostupdate has some bugs and you should use VUM until these are worked out. If you've used ESXi installable (i.e. you have a local disk) either will work fine. Also, the COS-based vihostupdate for ESX works fine.
@Tejas Not in the current releases. We are working on ACL, so stay tuned.
Toggle Commented May 18, 2009 on Managing VM guests using vmrun. at VIX API Blog
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