So it seems that the vFanboys are chuckling to themselves today because they saw some bug fixes being released for Windows Server 2012 & Hyper-V. I hate to burst your vBubble, but it seems that VMware also releases fixes.
For you IT pro wanabees out there, pretty much any decent amount of code is going to have bugs. You can test all you want, but it’s really only when code gets out into the real world that the product gets truly stressed across scenarios, hardware, drivers, firmwares, and so on. So, what can we find on the VMware site? I did a search on ESXi 5.1 and saw this:
So VMware’s developers are human too! Am I making fun of VMware here? No. Am I saying vSphere isn’t fit for usage? No. I expect to find bug fixes for heavy duty software.
Am I making fun of the fact that you need to install Java to download these fixes? You bet your ass I am Seriously?!?!? You need to use the biggest security vulnerability on the planet to download security and bug fixes from VMware? Damn!
What about the size of these fixes? The smallest one is 306.1 MB and the largest is 602.4 MB. Hmm. You know how vFanboys love to gufaw about having to install the “bloatware” that is Windows Server to get Hyper-V? The April update rollup for Windows Server that fixes a long list of things is just 45.4 MB.
I’m thinking the vFanboys in question need to check their facts first. You know who you are