Your Guide to VMware Tanzu at Explore 2023 in…

Your Guide to VMware Tanzu at Explore 2023 in Barcelona

Your Guide to VMware Tanzu at Explore 2023 in…

Take advantage of your visit to VMware Explore in Barcelona next week to load up on VMware Tanzu! You’ll find a wealth of VMware Tanzu news, insights, and customer and industry perspectives to help guide your thinking, as well as in-depth product information, tutorials, and hands-on labs […]


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HCIBench has been moved to GitHub!

HCIBench has been moved to GitHub!

HCIBench has been moved to GitHub!

HCIBench stands for “Hyper-converged Infrastructure Benchmark”. It’s an automation wrapper around the popular and proven open source benchmark tools: Vdbench and Fio that make it easier to automate testing across a HCI cluster. HCIBench aims to simplify […]


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HOW TO: Update VMware ESXi 8.0 GA to ESXi 8.0U2…

HOW TO: Update VMware ESXi 8.0 GA to ESXi 8.0U2 direct from VMware remotely usin…

HOW TO: Update VMware ESXi 8.0 GA to ESXi 8.0U2…

In this video, I will show you how to HOW TO: Update VMware ESXi 8.0 GA (general availability (Build 20513097) ) to ESXi 8.0U2 (Update 2 (Build 22380479) ) direct from VMware using the ESXCLI tool on Windows 10 computer.


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🎉 Giveaways at VMware Explore 2023 Barcelona

🎉 Giveaways at VMware Explore 2023 Barcelona

🎉 Giveaways at VMware Explore 2023 Barcelona

Your Go-to Guide for Swag Success at VMware Explore Barcelona! Are you excited to add some swag to your collection? Then you’ve come to the right place! This complete guide will give you all the information you need about […]


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💥 Fusion 13.5 Is Live!

💥 Fusion 13.5 Is Live!

💥 Fusion 13.5 Is Live!

VMware Fusion 13.5 Brings Exciting New Features for Running Windows 11 on Macs with Apple Silicon We are thrilled to announce the launch of VMware Fusion 13.5 Pro and VMware Fusion 13.5 Player for Mac. This latest release brings some incredibly exciting new capabilities that dramatically […]


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Workstation 17.5 Pro and Player are Now Live

Workstation 17.5 Pro and Player are Now Live

Workstation 17.5 Pro and Player are Now Live

VMware Workstation 17.5 Adds Key Security and Automation Enhancements We’re excited to announce the latest release of VMware’s flagship desktop virtualization platform – VMware Workstation 17.5 Pro and VMware Workstation 17.5 Player. This new version adds several important security and auto-[…]


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NSX 4.1.2 – GRE Tunnels

NSX 4.1.2 – GRE Tunnels

NSX 4.1.2 – GRE Tunnels

NSX 4.1.2 introduces support for Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) tunnels for Tier-0 gateways and Tier-0 VRF gateways offering another standards-based option for “plumbing” network paths that lead traffic into and out of the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). In today’s short article I’ll […]


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“EVCAdmissionFailed” — ESXi Requirements while…

“EVCAdmissionFailed” — ESXi Requirements while enabling Enhanced vMotion Compati…

“EVCAdmissionFailed” — ESXi Requirements while…

One of my customers’ reached out for assistance as they were having trouble activating EVC in their vSphere cluster. They encountered an error that was rather unclear which made it difficult for them to pinpoint any oversights on their part. […]


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visualize your datacenter network from vRNI…

visualize your datacenter network from vRNI Network Map

visualize your datacenter network from vRNI…

Posts about vRNI written by Karthick1. vRNI Network Map feature addresses the above challenge by a near real-time & interactive network topology with troubleshooting information such as MTU mismatch, Port Mode config, Duplicate IP, Reachability, etc. Network map […]


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Troubleshooting ESXi Shutting down firmware…

Troubleshooting ESXi Shutting down firmware services and UEFI Runtime Services (…

Troubleshooting ESXi Shutting down firmware…

Several months back, I was helping a customer debug an issue where I needed to install the GA release of ESXi 6.7! Yikes, it certainly has been a minute since I have installed anything older than 7.x but I figured it should still work fine with recent hardware like an Intel NUC systems, right? […]


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Unexplored Territory episode 59: Introducing…

Unexplored Territory episode 59: Introducing vSAN Max!

Unexplored Territory episode 59: Introducing…

Two months ago VMware introduced vSAN Max at VMware Explore. I wrote about it in this blog. Last week I had a conversation with Kalyan Krishnaswamy on the topic of vSAN Max, for which Kalyan is the Product Manager. I figured I would share the episode via my blog as well for those who are […]


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Integrating AI & ML in vSphere

Integrating AI & ML in vSphere

Integrating AI & ML in vSphere

Yes! We all know vSphere, but do you really? Do you know how virtualization meets artificial intelligence; and scalability meets efficiency? Let’s dive deep into the world of AI and ML with vSphere with GPUs and some new partnerships between VMware with Hugging Face and Ray. Imagine harnessing […]


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Automating VCF Upgrade – Workload Domains

Automating VCF Upgrade – Workload Domains

Automating VCF Upgrade – Workload Domains

This is the final part of my blog series in which I talk about automating the VMware Cloud Foundation upgrade process. At this point you should have completed the following tasks: Downloaded All Bundles Initial Health Check SDDC Manager Upgrade SDDC Manager Configuration Drift Update We are now [..]


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