Migrate a Hybrid vSAN Cluster to an All-Flash vSAN Cluster
This article describes step by step how to migrate from a Hybrid vSAN Cluster to an All-Flash vSAN Cluster in case of a host lifecycle.
SDDC Import/Export for VMware Cloud on AWS – Part IV – Adding a New Feature – Fi…
This is a blog series on the SDDC Import/Export for VMware Cloud on AWS Fling. The Fling enables you to save your VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC configuration and restore it to another SDDC. Part IV – Adding a New Feature – Finding API Calls
VMware customer production use cases for Intel NUC
The Intel NUC also known as the Next Unit of Computing is a very popular platform for running VMware based homelabs. I have been working with the Intel NUCs since 2016 with their 6th Generation model when I decided to rebuild my personal home lab. Since then I have continued my efforts to ensure that […]
vExpert 2021 Award Announcement
Thank you to everyone who applied for vExpert and to the vExpert PROs for managing the voting process, it’s a lot of work! We are pleased to announce the list of 2021 vExperts. You can visit the vExpert Directory to see the list and profiles of each vExpert.
How Faction Multicloud Data Services Help Optimize VMware Cloud on AWS
Cloud adoption, migration, and extension projects are on the rise. As interest in cloud migration grows, so does interest in VMware Cloud on AWS. Learn how Faction—a VMware Premier Cloud Provider and VMware Principal Partner—helps customers scale resources and keep costs predictable.
Useful Kubernetes Tricks/Tools
As you can see from my weekly Tweets, I am usually doing something that involves Kubernetes (K8s), whether that it is playing with Knative and our VMware Event Broker Application solution or doing some deep R&D research. I wanted to share some of the tips and tools that I have been using which […]
New Community Networking Driver for ESXi Fling
I am super excited to announce the release of a new Community Networking Driver for ESXi Fling! The idea behind this project started about a year ago when we released an enhancement to the ne1000 driver as a community update which enabled ESXi to recognize the onboard network adapter for the […]
We’re looking for the next group of VMware EUC vExperts. Apply today!
I’m excited to share that the VMware vExpert 2021 EUC subprogram application process is open as of today, with a deadline of March 5th. We will announce the folks who are accepted by the end of March. In this post, I’ll provide a bit of background and color around the program, especially since […]
VMware vRealize Operations Disk Space
Your VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) environment is up and running and collecting vSphere objects and metrics from vCenter. It might even be collecting non-vSphere objects and metrics from other targets via vRealize True Visibility Suite (vRTVS) management packs. I personally have a single […]
VMworld 2020 Session NSX-V to NSX-T Migration Real World Experience
This session will provide real-world experience of migrating micro-segmentation and software-defined networking from VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere to VMware NSX-T.
vSphere Quick Boot
VMware vSphere 6.7 introduces a new technology that reduces the time required for hypervisor maintenance tasks. By using vSphere Quick Boot, VMware ESXi restarts without rebooting the underlying physical server. This eliminates the time-consuming device initialization and self-testing […]
Improving vSphere security with vRealize Operations 8.x compliance
I recently got a question about how to harden your vSphere environment. As you will probably know there are actually there are two ways in achieving this: Using the VMware Security Hardening Guides; Using the compliance feature of vRealize Operations (vRops). […]
VCF 22.214.171.124 Update to VCF 4.2 – Step by Step
The update to VCF to version 4.2 involves a number of steps, including updating SDDC Manager, updating NSX-T Edges and NSX-T Managers, updating vCenter Servers and finally updating ESXi hosts.
vSAN cluster gets full – Explained and how to recover
Few months ago, I found that my vSAN cluster is getting full in size. almost 20GB free. This is weird because it happened in my DR site which is identical to my main site. So, I started to search for a solution, and asked for help from VMware support team. And here are the steps I made.
HomeLab Stage LI: Datacenter Resizing – VCDX #181 Marc Huppert
My last post was about my 100GbE implemetation, this one is even more on the physical side. I decided to re-arrange my entire datacenter I. Both 42U racks have been moved to better arrange all the cables and interconnections. […]
Kubernetes – Part 3: CKA and CKAD exam preparation, approach, synopsis, tips and…
In the previous blog – Part 2, I shared some of the on-demand courses available on-line and the ones I shortlisted for my studies and the reasons why. In part 3, I’ll share my study approach, synopsis and tips for the CKA and CKAD exams.
Introducing NSX-T Federation support in VMware Cloud Foundation
VMware Cloud Foundation 4.2 announces the release of one of the most anticipated features for VCF customers: NSX-T Federation. NSX-T Federation capabilities provide a cloud-like operating model for network administrators by simplifying the consumption of networking and security constructs. This includes centralized management, consistent networking and policy configuration with enforcement and synchronized operational state across … Continued The post Introducing NSX-T Federation support in…Read More
VMware Certification Insights: When Will My VMware Certification Appear in Certification Manager?
When you’re waiting for your exam results to be posted and your certification status updated, it can seem like an eternity. In fact, most certification exams results are processed and sent to the email address associated with your MyLearn/Certification Manager account within two business days of your exam. If you have met all the certification … Continued The post VMware Certification Insights: When Will My VMware Certification Appear in Certification Manager? appeared first on VMware Learning.
What’s New with vRealize Orchestrator 8.3 – Technical Overview
In version 8.3 vRealize Orchestrator has introduced a new set of capabilities around usability and security, here they are some of the highlights: Viewer role. References and usage of content items. Usability improvements. Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Support. Let’s take a closer look: Viewer role. This new role includes view-only access to all vRealize … Continued The post What’s New with vRealize Orchestrator 8.3 – Technical Overview appeared first on VMware Cloud…Read More