NSX News You Can Use By Roger Fortier -…

NSX News You Can Use By Roger Fortier – February 21, 2017 — via VMware News and Updates

NSX News You Can Use By Roger Fortier -…

In this edition of News You Can Use, we look at coverage that highlights NSX-T’s importance to the future of the data center, with articles in CRN, TechTarget and Enterprise Networking Planet that discuss the promise of the NSX-T platform about the potential of the trailblazing new product.


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Powershell for Network Engineers

Powershell for Network Engineers — via Network Inferno

Powershell for Network Engineers

The ever wonderful Ivan Pepelnjak over at ipspace.net asked me back in December to join him for a Webinar on PowerNSX. Given that he was hosting a two part series on ‘Powershell for Network Engineers’ this was pretty great.


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Virtually Speaking Podcast – vSAN Customer Use…

Virtually Speaking Podcast – vSAN Customer Use Cases — via Yellow Bricks

Virtually Speaking Podcast – vSAN Customer Use…

As John Nicholson was traveling in and around New Zealand I was asked by Pete if I could co-host the Virtually Speaking Podcast again. It is always entertaining to join, Pete is such a natural when it comes to these things. I euuh, well I do my best to keep up with him :). Below you can find the latest episode on the topic of vSAN Customer Use Cases.


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Find Virtual Machine Configuration File Path…

Find Virtual Machine Configuration File Path using Powercli — via Enterprise Daddy

Find Virtual Machine Configuration File Path…

Today’s post is titled Find Virtual Machine Configuration File Path using Powercli. I was recently working with a customer whose task was to find out how to perform a sanity check of the datastores within the vSphere environment.


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Extracting VIN (vSphere Infrastructure…

Extracting VIN (vSphere Infrastructure Navigator) information using PowerCLI & vROps REST API — via virtuallyGhetto

Extracting VIN (vSphere Infrastructure…

A request that I continue to receive from customers on a fairly regular basis is a way to extract the virtual machine application services and dependencies that is provided by vSphere Infrastructure Navigator (VIN) solution. Below is an example of what a VIN discovery might look like and in this case, it is actually mapping out the application and dependencies of itself.


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Looking For A VMware Technical Paper Repository?

Looking For A VMware Technical Paper Repository?

Looking For A VMware Technical Paper Repository?

As an engineer, I tend to go looking for technical papers to provide information on requirements, install, and configuration information for solutions on a regular basis. In most cases, most of us go looking for them by searching Google. Well I was given this link by a co-worker which is a repository of technical papers for all of VMware solutions in one single place.


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Mobile World Congress: Software is rewriting…

Mobile World Congress: Software is rewriting the rules for CSPs — via VMware Belgium Blog

Mobile World Congress: Software is rewriting…

With Mobile World Congress just around the corner, it is good time for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) to reflect on a growing shift in the market and embrace new opportunities that a software defined approach is presenting to increase their value in the eyes of their customers.


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EUC Layers: Display protocols and graphics -…

EUC Layers: Display protocols and graphics – the stars look very different today — via Pascal’s Wereld

EUC Layers: Display protocols and graphics -…

In my previous EUC Layer post I discussed the importance of putting insights on screens, in this post I want to discuss the EUC Layer of putting something on the screen of the end user.


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Technical Introduction to VMware NSX: Save Time…

Technical Introduction to VMware NSX: Save Time Securely

Technical Introduction to VMware NSX: Save Time…

In the first session of this two-part technical introduction to VMware NSX, we will discuss the technical benefits of network virtualization with NSX and the positive impact it has on speed, agility and security. In the second session, we will focus on security in virtualized networks using micro-segmentation – an approach that helps defend against breaches using fine-grained security and enforcement distributed to every application in the data center.


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VMware: 10 Top Moments from VMware’s EUC…

VMware: 10 Top Moments from VMware’s EUC Insights 2017 Online Event — via DABCC.com

VMware: 10 Top Moments from VMware’s EUC…

Thank you to everyone who joined our popular online event, EUC Insights 2017—Americas! It was one of our most successful virtual conferences yet. And the best news? You can watch the product sessions, dive into best practices and take our Hands-On Labs at any time on demand! Just click here to get started.


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Multiple production SAP HANA virtual machines…

Multiple production SAP HANA virtual machines on a single physical server on vSphere 6 — via Virtualize Business Critical Apps Blog

Multiple production SAP HANA virtual machines…

Last week we finished the Multi SAP HANA VM and NUMA Node Sharing (CPU socket sharing) tests with vSphere 6. Due to the good results, SAP granted full production level support for multiple SAP HANA systems deployed on a single SAP HANA certified server virtualized with vSphere 6.


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VVols design and procurement considerations

VVols design and procurement considerations — via Yellow Bricks

VVols design and procurement considerations

Over the past couple of months I have had more and more discussions with customers and partners about VVols. It seems that Policy Based Management and the VVol granular capabilities are really starting to sink in, and more and more customers are starting to see the benefit of using vSphere as the management plane.


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A closer look at the VSAN witness appliance

A closer look at the VSAN witness appliance — via CormacHogan.com

A closer look at the VSAN witness appliance

As part of the Virtual SAN 6.1 announcements at VMworld 2015, VMware announced two new, eagerly anticipated features. The first of these is VSAN stretched cluster, allowing you to protect your virtual machines across data centers, not just racks. And the second is 2-node VSAN, which will be an excellent solution for remote office/branch office (ROBO) configurations.


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