VHersey

Author's details

Name: Hersey Cartwright
Date registered: May 6, 2011
URL: http://www.vhersey.com/

Biography

Hersey Cartwright is an IT professional with extensive experience designing, implementing, managing, and supporting technologies that improve business processes. Hersey is Solutions Architect for SimpliVity covering Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland. He holds the VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX-DV #128) certification. Hersey actively participates in the VMware community and was awarded the VMware vExpert title in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012. He enjoys working with, teaching, and writing about virtualization and other data center technologies. Follow Hersey on Twitter @herseyc

Latest posts

  1. Quick SimpliVity Daily Backup Report Powershell Script — November 13, 2017
  2. SimpliVity VM Backup Policy Matches Default Datastore Backup Policy — November 3, 2017
  3. HPE SimpliVity vBrownBag Build Day — October 31, 2017
  4. Weather with Python, TkInter, Raspberry Pi… — October 1, 2017
  5. Some VCAP 6.5 DCV Design Exam Study Notes — September 25, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. My Home VMware Lab — 30 comments
  2. AutoLab Video Series Part 4 – vCenter Build — 13 comments
  3. AutoLab Video Series Part 3 – Building the DC and Hosts — 13 comments
  4. Copy files between ESXi hosts using scp — 11 comments
  5. AutoLab Video Series Part 1 – Initial Setup — 9 comments

Author's posts listings

Nov 13

Quick SimpliVity Daily Backup Report Powershell Script

Just a quick powershell script I put together for a customer which uses the SimpliVity REST API to generate a report of the SimpliVity Backups taken in the last 24 hours.

Nov 03

SimpliVity VM Backup Policy Matches Default Datastore Backup Policy

Using Powershell and the SimpliVity REST API to compare the configured Virtual Machine SimpliVity Backup Policy with the Datastore Default SimpliVity Backup Policy.

Oct 31

HPE SimpliVity vBrownBag Build Day

Last week the vBrownBag guys did a HPE SimpliVity 380 live build day.

Oct 01

Weather with Python, TkInter, Raspberry Pi…

Just messing around this weekend with some Python and TkInter. I put together a little weather app.

Sep 25

Some VCAP 6.5 DCV Design Exam Study Notes

A couple weeks ago I sat and passed the VCAP 6.5 Datacenter Design Exam. It was a good but tough exam. The VCAP 6.5 Design exam is a bit different from past VCAP Design Exams – there are no Visio type questions. Just multiple choice and “drag and drop” questions.

Sep 24

VMware Free Self-paced eLearning

Some free elearning resources for my ITN classes (and for everyone) – here are some great free self-paced elearning for vSphere 6 and vSphere 6.5.

Aug 14

Recreating a vmdk descriptor file with vmkfstools

A VMware virtual machine disk is made up of two files: the .vmdk file and the -flat.vmdk file. The .vmdk file is the descriptor file and the -flat.vmdk file contains the data.

Jul 17

Jumbo Frames – Make sure it is setup end-to-end.

Jumbo Frames must be configured correctly end-to-end. This means on the vSwitch, vmkernel interfaces, physical switches, and endpoints. The vmkping command can be used to test a vmkernel interface for proper configuration of Jumbo Frames.

Jul 03

DIY Garage Workbench

This post is not about virtualization, my home lab, or technology. Going a little low tech here to share a DIY project I did over the weekend, a mobile garage workbench using some free plans I found over at Shanty2Chic.com.

Jun 20

New Book – VMware vSphere 6.5 Host Resources Deep Dive

Just ordered a copy of Host Resources Deep Dive. The VMware vSphere 6.5 Host Resources Deep Dive is a guide to building consistent high-performing ESXi hosts.

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