What’s new in ESXi 6.5 Storage Part III: Thin hot extend – Cody Hosterman
Let me start this post off with saying that the “What’s new in vSphere 6.5 Storage” white paper has been officially published and can be read here:
VMware vSphere 6.5 Storage – VMFS 6 with automatic UNMAP to reclaim dead blocks – vladan.fr
VMware vSphere 6.5 has also new updated file system VMFS-6. We haven’t talked about it just yet, as there is so much to cover. We have covered so far the vCenter upgrades, ESXi upgrades (via ISO/CD-ROM, but also via VMware Online Depot or Via “Offline Bundle”.
VMware DRS rule manipulation using PowerCLI (EMC VPLEX use case) Part 1 – Pragmatic IO
VPLEX is another of my favourite products, and for good reason. I currently run a Metro cluster underneath a VMware platform that has proven to be super reliable. One important design consideration for this is to ensure that VM’s are configured for site bias. Why ? Glad you asked. In a VPLEX Metro configuration, a VPLEX detach rule is defined… Read more »
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The VMware NSX Platform – Healthcare Series – Part 4.1: Micro-segmentation Practical – vWilmo
In the previous blog post, we discussed how the concept of micro-segmentation provides a Zero-Trust security model for Healthcare applications. We also discussed how that model would apply when we talk about security around a Healthcare organization’s EMR/EHR. In this post we’re going to take those concepts and actually apply them to a Healthcare lab environment to show how we functionally achieve this outcome.
VCAP – Design: Storage Calculation – Part 3 – vPentathlon
This post is a continuation of Storage Calculation – Part 2; in this post we are going to talk about how we calculate storage throughput and datastore sizing for your design.
Moving VMs from ESX to Workstation (pt2) – SOSTech
Back in 2011 I posted screen shots for using the fat client to download a VM from an ESX/ESXI host to use in VMware Workstation. I never updated that post when Workstation added a download feature, so here is the screen shots for downloading with Workstation 12.5 Pro.
[English] VSAN 6.2 study notes
Welcome!. This site is mainly written in spanish but i’m starting to open a new section for an english-speaking audience, touching different topics that -I consider- may have even more resonance in the broader reach that english language allow in this globalized world😉
How to create a USB media with ESXi 6.5 Installation – vladan.fr
A few days back we learned about How to upgrade our ESXi 6.0 host via ISO or CD-ROM. Not every server today has a CD-ROM drive, so as an alternative, USB flash drive is usually used. But you need to prepare this USB media and create an installation USB stick first. Today we’ll show you […] Read the full post How to create a USB media with ESXi 6.5 Installation at ESX Virtualization.