Category Archives: VMware

VMware and the cloud

VMworld 2016 Day 1 To answer my first question, What did we learn… Not much. It was a hugely anti-climatic Keynote speak.  First we were enlightened, then we were told “On-Premise” and “Cloud” are the future. What, no year of VDI??? I have worked in the healthcare and credit card industry fields for many year. Cloud… Read More »

VMWorld 2016

VMWorld 2016 I have been given the honor of being granted a VMWorld blogger pass. So I have made all my arrangements to be at VMWorld 2016. I will be spending most of my time around the Nutanix booth and the hang space. I hope I can catchup with most of my readers and close… Read More »

Where is EVO:RAIL?

What happened to EVO:Rail? This morning I was reading an article called EVO:Fail.  You can ready it here. When VMware announced that EVO:RAIL was the way that they would compete with companies like Nutanix or SimpliVity.  I took a long look into how and why. At VMWorld this year I asked around about how many people… Read More »

Horizon View 6.1 event issue

How to fix the time out issue on Horizon View 6.1 or earlier Create an index on the SQL Event Database. This is not need on Horizon View 6.1.1 or later. When browsing the monitored events in the VMware Horizon View Administrator console, the performance might be extremely slow. The larger the Event database becomes,… Read More »

VEEAM 9

VEEAM v9 I just got out of a online webinar for VEEAM v9. I am really excited for the VEEAM v9 release. There are a ton of features that are coming soon. This is a really short post because I cannot say much more than that. Be on the look out for the release!  

VMware vExpert

VMware vExpert I was planning to write about my VCDX progress and what I have going on. Then work happened. I am not going to get into it. OK enough about that. Why would you want to apply to be a VMware vExpert? My first question is why no? Last year I asked my self… Read More »

VCDX Design Day 2 vDM30in30

VCDX Design Day 2 vDM30in30 A couple of days ago I started my design document. At my previous employer I designed the virtual infrastructure. I had to create infrastructures to support multiple environments. Production, test, train, company, and DMZ. So I started to put everything I previously design on paper. I will be using vSphere 5.5… Read More »

vCenter Database is Full

vCenter Database is Full I couple of days ago, I received a call from a customer who had a problem his vCenter server. The drive that hosted the vCenter was full. From the phone call it sounded like the full recovery opinion had been turned on. vCenter server was on Windows 2008 R2 and had the default… Read More »

Learning NSX: High-Level Architecture, Part 1

High-Level Architecture, Part 1 This blog post will start a series of posts describing my endeavor to gain more knowledge about Network Sky X (NSX). If anyone knows what NSX really stands for, post a comment. NSX, in my opinion, is great component of the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). VMware has formally asked the vExpert Community to… Read More »