Category Archive: VMware

Feb 12

PEX Session Notes: SRM & Business Continuity Overview

Another really informative VMware PEX 2015 Session covering SRM 5.8 and the soon to be released SRM 6. Also some what’s new with vCloud Air DR, VMware Data Protection (VDP), and vSphere Replication.

Feb 10

PEX Session Notes: VVOLs Technical Overview

My notes from the STO4278 vSphere Virtual Volumes Technical Overview Session at VMware PEX 2015

Feb 06

The NEW Official VCDX Directory

The VCDX directory at http://vcdx.vmware.com/ is the authoritative directory of individuals that have obtained the VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) certification.

Feb 06

ESXi Host 3 NIC Connectivity Design

This post was inspired by a cool conversation with @Emad_Younis at VMware PEX about ESXi network design using a limited number of NICs. Emad is working towards his VCDX so we worked through the solution design applying the same design methodology used when creating a VCDX design.

Jan 27

VMware PEX 2015 – Sessions and Social

VMware Partner Exchange (PEX) 2015 in San Francisco is happening in less than a week. Pre-Conference Boot Camps from January 31 to February 2, and the conference itself February 3-5.

Jan 13

EMC VSI 6.4 Web Client Plugin and the VNXe3200

EMC has released version 6.4 of the VSI plugin for the vSphere Web Client. This release fixes an issue with registering a VNXe3200 as storage system.

Jan 10

vSphere Software iSCSI Basics

In this post I am going to take a look at two common network configurations used when deploying iSCSI connectivity in a vSphere environment along with how to correctly configure vSphere networking and the software iSCSI adapter when using iSCSI storage.

Jan 03

vCoffee Links #11 – Welcome 2015!!!

2014 was a pretty fantastic year filled with several personal accomplishments. It has been a busy year – I have learned a tremendous amount and I have had some great opportunities to work on some interesting projects with some awesome people. I look forward to what 2015 has in store.

Dec 10

Automating with vRealize Orchestrator

I was recently convinced by Hersey to present at our Hampton Roads VMUG on automation and orchestration. ¬†As this is still a relatively misinterpreted topic, I took the opportunity to differentiate between automating tasks, and combining those tasks to orchestrate complex workflows, along with some examples. What I gathered from the session is that there …

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Nov 05

vExpert 2015 Applications Open Now

If you have participated in the VMware community (blogging, tweeting, presenting, etc) over the past year be sure to submit your vExpert 2015 application.

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