A short step-by-step manual: How to install and use VMware with VMotion in cooperation with Open-E DSS V6. The "Drag and drop" solution for virtual machines and clusters.
What you need to have:
- one server with Windows - strong enough to install VServer with MSSQL database;
- two servers with 2 NIC`s with same shared storage (we recommend Open-E DSS V6 software);
- a VMware Essential plus license;
- Open-E DSS V6 - the storage software.
What you need to know:
ESX is a VMware computer virtualization software product. It is based on its own kernel and service console (which is modified Red Hat Linux). The main differences between ESX and ESXi are based on a license (free licence for ESXi Single) and various functionalities - i.e.: service console (there is no service console in VMware ESXi - Embedded and Installable versions).