Fantastic series at #CloudCred – Plus 1000’s of other task resources, too. #NSX
Don’t miss this valuable resource, created by the #vExpert and #CloudCred Communities. Section 6 tasks are new this week, and find Sections 7, 8, & 9 in the next weeks upcoming. Thanks to Andrea Mauro (@Andrea_Mauro), Richard Dowling (@virtRich), Dan McGee (@VMVernak), and Caio Oliveira (@Oliveirac_Caio) for their contributions thus far.
How to identify host , datastore and vCenter of the running VM .
when vCenterPSC is running as the appliance on the host configured in the same vCenter and in case of the VM (vCenterPSC) failure, we need information about the VM running on which host,datastore to bring it back online. Also in … Continue reading →
Compare and Contrast – VSAN and VVols (via CormacHogan.com)
Earlier this month I had the opportunity to meet with a number of VMware customers in both Singapore and in the UAE. Most of the sessions were enablement and education type sessions, where there was a lot of white-boarding of VSAN (VMware’s hyper-converged infrastructure product) and Virtual Volumes (VVols – Software Defined Storage or SDS for the storage arrays). This wasn’t a sales session; I’m not in sales. The objective of these sessions was simply to educate. I guess when you are immersed in this stuff 24×7, it easy to fall into the trap of believing that everyone is well versed in this technology, and that’s simply not the case.
vROps Webinar Series 2016 Episodes (via express)
vROps Webinar Series 2016 Episodes: Part 1 – Building Self-Healing Environments with vROps, & Part 2 – Understanding vROps Policies.
VMware NSX Host Preparation with PowerShell
VMware NSX Host Preparation with PowerShell – In this blogpost we would look at how to automate Host Preparation, VXLAN, TransportZone and SegmentID config
Changes and new features come with VSAN 6.2 and vRealize Suite 7 (via TechTarget)
There are now three editions of licenses in VSAN 6.2 while the latest vRealize Suite has rearranged its licensing model.
vSphere Beta coming soon…. (via Yellow Bricks)
If you are one of those guys (or girls of course) who likes to stay on top of his (or her) game, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to test the upcoming vSphere Beta? I know I got excited about all the cool new functionality that is introduced in it. I can’t share any details unfortunately it is a private beta and those details can only be shared under NDA… However, the Beta is open for everyone to register. So if you have a home-lab, a lab at work, you want to test stuff nested… Make sure to sign up here: VMware vSphere Beta Interest Capture.
Configuring vRealize Log Insight Agent on MS SQL Server 2012
There’s a lot of information available about the SQL Server Content Pack for Log Insight, but actually trying to use it reveals a lot of gaps. So, here’s what I’ve done to get my SQL Server 2012 R2 instances to correctly report their information to vRealize Log Insight and show up in the Content Pack […]
Licensing Options for your vSphere Home Lab (via Wahl Network)
Looking to snag VMware licenses for your home lab adventures? Check out what I’m using, plus other options that don’t break the budget!
VMware boasts NSX security functions at RSA 2016 (via TechTarget)
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger talked about where the security world stands, where it can go and how NSX fits in.