VxRail First Impressions, Installation,…

VxRail First Impressions, Installation, Configuration (part 1)

VxRail First Impressions, Installation,…

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is the cool kid of the block at the moment, and proof of this is that big name companies like Cisco and EMC/VCE have recently announced their own solutions in this space to compete with market leader Nutanix.


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EMC and VMware introduce VxRail, a new…

EMC and VMware introduce VxRail, a new hyper-converged appliance

EMC and VMware introduce VxRail, a new…

Advertise here with BSA As most of you know I’ve been involved in Virtual SAN in some shape or form since the very first release. Reason I was very excited about Virtual SAN is because I felt it would provide anyone the ability to develop a hyper-converged offering. Many VMware partners have already done this, and with the VSAN […] “ EMC and VMware introduce VxRail, a new hyper-converged appliance “ originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com . Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.


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Changing ESXi Hostname on an EVO:RAIL Appliance

Changing ESXi Hostname on an EVO:RAIL Appliance

Changing ESXi Hostname on an EVO:RAIL Appliance

The other day I did a VSPEX Blue (EMC’s flavor of EVO:RAIL Appliance) install for a customer that couldn’t conform to the hostname standards set forth by the EVO:RAIL Installation Wizard. After a little bit of digging and work I was able to change the hostnames and get everything working like it came from the factory. You simply cannot just change the ESXi hostname, you also need to modify EVO:RAIL Manager so things like health reporting actually function. So, how do we do this? First a quick…Read More


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What is EVO:RAIL :A Robust HyperConverged…

What is EVO:RAIL :A Robust HyperConverged Infrastructure : Lets Build Together

What is EVO:RAIL :A Robust HyperConverged…

Why I Selected EVO RAIL : I was so excited to see that vmware launched its first self-created hardware now. That was more interesting that how can vmware mix its technology in to a hardware . What is Covered: This is a covered material from the HOL LAB and I enjoyed that lab seriously so… Continue reading…Read More


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VMware EVO SDDC: An Insider’s View

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VMware EVO SDDC: An Insider’s View

VMware was the first to paint a vision of the Software-Defined Datacenter as the architecture for hybrid cloud. In an SDDC all infrastructure resources and services (compute, storage and networking) are virtualized and more flexibly provisioned and managed through a policy-based, application centric approach. VMware customers have recognized the value of SDDC and are asking


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VMware EVO SDDC Overview- White Paper

VMware EVO SDDC Overview- White Paper

VMware EVO SDDC Overview- White Paper

At VMworld 2015 , VMware launched a new product called EVO SDDC that is designed to deliver an integrated Software-Defined Data Center (‘SDDC’) solution. It dramatically simplifies how enterprises and service providers procure, build, deploy, and operate software-defined data centers, helping customers rapidly provision applications and services at the data center scale. This white paper is an overview of EVO SDDC including the motivation, target use cases, and a technology overview. Please…Read More


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