Tag Archive: vmware

Jul 08

VMware vSphere 6.x Datacenter Design Cookbook 2nd Edition Review

Thanks to @Kim_Bottu for the great review of VMware vSphere 6.x Datacenter Design Cookbook 2nd Edition.

Jan 11

vSphere Design Cookbook Update in Process

In January 2014 the VMware vSphere 5.x Datacenter Design Cookbook I wrote was published by Packt Publishing. Just before Christmas the publisher of the vSphere Design Cookbook contacted me about updating the book to vSphere 6. After a bit of planning what updates would be included I accepted. I started working on the update this past week and submitted the first draft of the updated Chapter 1 last night.

Dec 04

Couple of Handy VCSA KBs – vCenter Services and Inventory Service

Had a couple of issues in the labs for class last night. Unfortunate since these are assessment labs and the students get frustrated when there are issues. A couple of KBs which came in handy that I am going to leave right here for future reference.

Mar 24

Nested vSphere 6 VSAN Lab

Here is a quick walk through on creating a Nested vSphere 6 VSAN Lab. The lab requires three nested ESXi 6.0 hosts each configured with three hard disks and a VCSA 6.0. This post covers creating the nested ESXi hosts and configuring a VSAN cluster.

Mar 05

vCoffee Links #13 – Lots of good vStuff!!!

vCoffee Links is a regular feature on vHersey.com. vCoffee Links features news and links of interest from the past week or so. If you have something interesting to add please submit it in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @herseyc.

Jan 20

vCoffee Links #12 – PEX, PowerCLI, EVALExperience, and more…

vCoffee Links is a regular feature on vHersey.com. vCoffee Links features news and links of interest from the past week or so. If you have something interesting to add please submit it in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @herseyc.

Jan 04

eBooks Just $5 at PacktPub

Packt Publishing has been running a sale on all their eBooks for just $5! The sale ends on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 which means there is still plenty of time to take advantage of this great deal.

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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