How Well Does Microsoft Manage VMware?
One of the more hot-shot features of the Microsoft offering for the very competitive virtualization landscape is the ability to manage ESX hosts with System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM). This was one of those "sounds great to switch" features, until someone actually starts enumerating the pitfalls for administrators like me who are at least casually interested in the concept.
Let me tell you about my newest addiction. On my Twitter feed, I have been following many comments about managing ESX with SCVMM. Eric Gray's VCritical blog post breaks it down quite simply for us. I like Eric's in-your-face, give-me-the-facts approach to the issues facing virtualization. Eric is a VMware employee, but he brings up some good facts about SCVMM.
To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Virtualization Review | Everyday Virtualization: How Well Does Microsoft Manage VMware?
Using SC VMM to initially make a VM image instance wasn't easy or intuitive.