Category Archives: VMware

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 »


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 »

Setup UCS for vSAN

Setup a UCS C240 for vSAN In this post I will show you how to use the UCS KVM console to setup the hard drives for use in an existing vSAN cluster. If you need to load ESX on a UCS server look at my previous UCS post here. Let’s get started. Open your CIMC console.… Read More »