Deploying a Windows Server Failover Cluster…

Deploying a Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) in the Supported Configuration on VMware Cloud on AWS

Deploying a Windows Server Failover Cluster…

Introduction A deployment of a Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) on top of a highly available and resilience virtual infrastructure should never be done without a purpose and these purposes are tightly bound to Mission Critical or Business Critical Applications. Such applications require not only highly available hardware, but also protection from software failures (a … Continued The post Deploying a Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) in the Supported Configuration on VMware Cloud on…Read More


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Can’t have more than 255 characters in VM notes…

Can’t have more than 255 characters in VM notes using the vSphere (h5) Client?

Can’t have more than 255 characters in VM notes…

I had a question about a limit a customer was hitting with the VM notes using the vSphere (H5) Client. They noticed that whenever they got around ~260 or so characters, they could not add any characters beyond that unless they deleted some. After talking to an engineer within VMware I found out […]


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How to prepare a VMware Exam?

How to prepare a VMware Exam?

How to prepare a VMware Exam?

Hi everyone! This post will be focused on VMware exams how to check which ones are available, requirements, how to prepare and some other tips. The following tips are the ones that were useful for me and I would appreciate if you can share your own experience in the comments section below.


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HomeLab Stage XLVIII: Nvidia GPU Power – VCDX…

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HomeLab Stage XLVIII: Nvidia GPU Power – VCDX…

My last post was about my new server: HomeLab Stage XLVII: New Hardware. Why so much new power? The answer is Nvidia! Nearly every of my customers are looking into the solutions from Nvidia. Most of them starting with the […]


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VMware has released two vSphere 7 VCAP exams

VMware has released two vSphere 7 VCAP exams

VMware has released two vSphere 7 VCAP exams

VMware has released the Advanced Design VMware vSphere 7.x (3V0-21.21) exam. This exam tests a candidate’s ability to apply design principles to develop a vSphere 7.x conceptual design given a set of customer requirements, determine the functional and non-functional requirements needed […]


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VCDX Prep Advice Series – Building your submission

VCDX Prep Advice Series – Building your submission

VCDX Prep Advice Series – Building your submission

For every VCDX round I normally run unofficial face to face mock as the last hurdle and prep for all those defending the VCDX that round in the UK and for anyone wanting to come assist with the mocks and learn from them. I have run these for a number of years and have […]


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NSX-T Architecture in vSphere with Tanzu – Part…

NSX-T Architecture in vSphere with Tanzu – Part 1 – Per TKG Tier1 vs Per Namespa…

NSX-T Architecture in vSphere with Tanzu – Part…

New Year Wishes!!! Now that we covered the concepts, deployment, basic operations and maintenance of vSphere with Tanzu and TKG clusters in the previous articles, it’s time to walkthrough the NSX-T architecture used in the platform. […]


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VMware vRealize Log Insight 102

VMware vRealize Log Insight 102

VMware vRealize Log Insight 102

Last time we got vRealize Log Insight (vRLI) up and running. Today we’ll look at administration of the platform. The version we are using here is vRLI 8.2. There are three distinct sections in the left hand pane: Management, Integration, and Configuration. Starting at the top, under Management […]


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Beginner’s Guide: Bootstrapping kubernetes on…

Beginner’s Guide: Bootstrapping kubernetes on Ubuntu 20.04 using kubeadm w/ Cali…

Beginner’s Guide: Bootstrapping kubernetes on…

This is not going to be an eye-opening new post about bootstrapping Kubernetes – a lot of people have done it and several blog posts already exists. I’m hoping to capture the information here to serve as an easy documentation for myself and other beginners in the area of Kubernetes and Cloud […]


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Unpacking Organization Groups in Workspace ONE UEM

Unpacking Organization Groups in Workspace ONE UEM

Unpacking Organization Groups in Workspace ONE UEM

What are Organization Groups in Workspace One UEM? What are the best practices with how to set Organization Groups up for our use case? Can we insert an OG between OGs? Do we have the right setup? These are very common questions on Organization Groups which is a very foundational […]


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VM Troubleshooting FREE Dashboard – Samples -…

VM Troubleshooting FREE Dashboard – Samples – VMware {code}

VM Troubleshooting FREE Dashboard – Samples -…

The VM Troubleshooting dashboard helps you to save time for performance troubleshooting on specific VM. Also, you can easily get information about: – Configuration of VM; – VM’s Performance Details; – Active Alerts on Selected VM; […]


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vRealize Automation Migration from 7.6 to 8.2

vRealize Automation Migration from 7.6 to 8.2

vRealize Automation Migration from 7.6 to 8.2

I was planning to test the Migration Assistant feature in vRA 8.x and got some free time to migrate vRA 7.6 to vRA 8.2 in my lab. It was great learning and thought to capture my experience for larger audience. […]


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Hands-On with Kubectl – kube.academy – a deep…

Hands-On with Kubectl – kube.academy – a deep dive walk-through of kubectl

Hands-On with Kubectl – kube.academy – a deep…

This course provides a walk-through of kubectl, which is a necessary component for interacting with Kubernetes. The course explores the command line operations commonly used by cluster administrators. Through this course, you will also become familiar with Kubernetes resources.


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Using a Kubernetes Operator to query vSphere…

Using a Kubernetes Operator to query vSphere Resources

Using a Kubernetes Operator to query vSphere…

As many regular readers will be aware, I’ve spent a bit of time in the past looking at how vSphere resources are consumed by Kubernetes objects, when Kubernetes is deployed as a set of virtual machines on top of vSphere infrastructure. While much of this is visible in the vSphere client, […]


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Our Favorite End-User Computing, Unified…

Our Favorite End-User Computing, Unified Endpoint Management, and VDI Resources

Our Favorite End-User Computing, Unified…

One of my passions is sharing knowledge about end-user computing. So today, I’m publishing the first version of a guide with all of our favorite resources and articles, as well as a very brief introduction to VMware Workspace ONE. This article is for people that might be newer to EUC or just learning about VMware’s offerings, or anyone that could use handy guide to … Continued The post Our Favorite End-User Computing, Unified Endpoint Management, and VDI Resources appeared first on VMware…Read More


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Record and Replay vSphere Inventory using govc…

Record and Replay vSphere Inventory using govc and vcsim

Record and Replay vSphere Inventory using govc…

Happy New Year! 🥳 I wanted kick off 2021 with something I had just learned about right at the end of 2020 which I think this will be useful going into the new year for a number of different use cases. Back in 2017, I wrote about a new and lighter weight version of the […]


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