Showing posts from December, 2011

Some new movie reviews

My family has been away for last 2 weeks in which i had the free-time to catch up on some of the new movie releases. Here are the ones i watched this holiday season, in order:

Hugo (3D) -Throughout his extraordinary career, Academy Award-wining director Martin Scorsese has brought his unique vision and dazzling gifts to life in a series of unforgettable films. This holiday season the legendary storyteller invites you to join him on a thrilling journey to a magical world with his first-ever 3-D film, based on Brian Selznick's award-winning, imaginative New York Times best-seller, "The Invention of Hugo Cabret." Hugo is the astonishing adventure of a wily and resourceful boy whose quest to unlock a secret left to him by his father will transform Hugo and all those around him, and reveal a safe and loving place he can call home.Sherlock Holmes 2 - A game of shadows -Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) has always been the smartest man in the room...until now. There is a new c…

VMware vSphere Performance Manager APIs

PerfCounterInfoFigure 1 – PerfCounterInfo PerfIntervalFigure 2 - PerfInterval Performance Provider1. A "performance provider" (PerfProviderSummary) is any managed object that generates utilization or other performance metrics. 2. Performance providers include managed entities, such as hosts, virtual machines, compute resources, resource pools, datastores, and networks. Performance providers also include physical or virtual devices associated with these objects, such as virtual host-bus adapters and network-interface controllers (NICs) 3. Each performance provider—the instrumented device or entity—has its own set of counters that provides metadata about its available metrics. Each counter has a uniquekey, referred to as the counterId. Performance Counter4. Counters are organized by groups of finite system resources, such as memory, CPU, disk, and so on. 5. PerfCounterInfo data object, shown in Figure 1, represents a performance counter. NameTypeDescriptiongroupInfoElementDesc…