Category Archives: VMware

Cross vCenter Workload Migration Fling v3.1

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Here is a small update to the Cross vCenter Workload Migration Fling which includes a couple of commonly requested features along with some bug fixes. What’s New in v3.1 Support for disk format conversion between Thick (Lazy Zeroed), Thick (Eager Zeroed) and Thin provisioning Support for VM rename pattern for Clone operation Fixed duplicated network […]

VTSP-VMware Cloud on AWS 2019 is Now Available on Partner University

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The VTSP – VMware Cloud on AWS 2019 training plan is designed to deliver the knowledge and skills to successfully understand VMware Cloud on AWS solution from a technical perspective. It will also provide the features, functions, and capabilities of VMware Cloud on AWS, as well as with a high-level technical sales presentation to successfully position and […]

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VMware Acquisition – Nyansa

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Yesterday (21st January 2020), saw an announcement from VMware and Nyansa (pronounced “knee-ans-sah”) sharing the intent of VMware to acquire Nyansa.  Nyansa are a relatively young company creating innovative AI-based IT infrastructure analytics software.  VMware appear to be looking to align this acquisition to their SD-WAN portfolio (Velocloud) to help drive the development of truly self-healing networks. It’s often interesting […]

Installing the NVIDIA software on an ESXi host and configuring for vGPU usage

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I have been busy in the lab with testing our VR workload within a VM and then streaming the output to a head-mounted display. Last week I received a nice new shiny NVIDIA RTX6000 to use in my Dell Precision workstation. I received a passively cooled RTX8000 at first, by mistake that is. And the […] Continue reading

vSAN Thin vs Thick Provisioning

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I’ve recently had several conversations around whether leveraging thin or thick provisioning within a vSAN datastore is necessary. Although the default vSAN Storage Policy leverages thin provisioning, it is important to understand why it is the default and the recommended best practice. Thin vs Thick Provisioning Let’s start with how vSAN defines a thin or thick provisioned disk. Within a […]

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Become a VMware NSX Expert Today

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If you’ve wanted to learn about VMware NSX, a L2-L7 networking and security virtualization platform entirely in software, and didn’t know where to start, this is the guide for you. Already an NSX user, and want to improve on your skills? This is also a great resource to becoming an NSXpert! Reintroducing the VMware NSX

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Monitoring vSAN Performance

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Determining the root cause of performance issues in any environment can be a challenge, but with environments running dozens, if not hundreds of virtual workloads, pinpointing the exact causes, and understanding the options for mitigation can be difficult for even the experienced administrator. Since a vSAN cluster is made up of locally-attached disks, there are

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vExpert Cloud Management December 2019 Blog Digest

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Every month we publish a digest of blogs created by our vExpert Cloud Management Community. These blogs are written by industry professionals from around the vCommunity and often feature walkthroughs, feature highlights, and news for vRealize Operations, vRealize Network Insight, and vRealize Log Insight. The vExpert title is awarded to individuals who dedicate their time outside

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Ansible, Windows and PowerShell: the Basics – Part 13, Environment Variables

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In Part 13 of this series we’ll continue our journey with Ansible, Windows and PowerShell and look at how to handle environment variables in Windows. In this example we’ll look at a common scenario where you need to manually create the JAVA_HOME environment variable and add it to the existing PATH environment variable because the … Continue reading Ansible, Windows and PowerShell: the Basics – Part 13, Environment Variables

VMware Certifications and Badges…Working Together to Prove Expertise

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Certifications and digital badges are not so different, but they each serve a specific purpose. Working together, they provide a learning journey that can lead to expanded expertise and more opportunities.   Certifications represent a benchmark across a set of broader solutions, such as multi-cloud solutions, virtual networking or the digital workspace. Certifications prove expertise

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