Operational aspects of HCI video

While attending VMworld 2017 I presented on some of the operational aspects of hyper-converged infrastructure.   I believe the key takeaways were: Hyper-converged is more than just storage to gain the real benefits Hyper-converged has[…]

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How to operate IT with full Velocity

I was honored to be able to present this last week at VMworld 2017.   I have always been a huge supporter of vBrownBag and was really happy to present for them at VMworld again[…]

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Upgrading to vSphere 6.5 FAQ

I was recently involved in recording a series of Webinars to help customers understand how to upgrade to vSphere 6.5.   You can see the on demand recordings here: https://vts.inxpo.com/scripts/Server.nxp?LASCmd=AI:4;F:APIUTILS!51004&PageID=747A2F8A-E3DD-451B-8172-0F8F16EB464B A number of live questions[…]

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How to migrate current workloads into NSX

I get this question all the time. How do I migrate my existing VLAN backed workloads into NSX? The answer is pretty simple but it has some design concerns.   In order to explain the process[…]

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Cross site vMotion requires VMware switches technology

Cross site vMotion is a feature that really shows the power of the VMware platform.   When combined with NSX you can move live running virtual machines across long distances.    It’s a huge advantage[…]

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Setting up replication on the platform services controller

In the previous set of articles I discussed the following: Part 1 Design for Platform services controller Part 2 Installing Platform services controller Part 3 Setting up replication on the platform services controller In this[…]

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Installing Platform services controller

In the previous post I discussed the reference architecture and design tips for the PSC.  Here are all the posts in the series: Part 1 Design for Platform services controller Part 2 Installing Platform services[…]

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Long Distance Cross vCenter vMotion requirements

The ability to move virtual machines long distances between two datacenters while running seems like the key example of the power of abstraction.   VMware has enabled this feature but it has a number of[…]

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Getting more out of vRealize Automation Day two operations

I was recently invited to do a webcast on day two operations by VMware.   You can read my blog post here: http://blogs.vmware.com/management/2016/09/getting-vrealize-automation-day-2-operations.html And watch the Webcast here: goo.gl/Lnc4Y5  Let me know if you have[…]

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