So the External PSC is the king no more, VMware are simplifying things (thankfully) with vSphere 6.7 u2. While architect-ing vSphere environments this was the go to guide. for me in the past. Below is an article from Emad Younis emadyounis.com @emad_younis. Who I met briefly at VMworld 2017 and went to a number of his…Read More Bye Bye External Platform Services Controller.
While investigating VMware on AWS, I was struggling to get an idea data charges in and out through various elements, until a friendly VMware SA pointed me in the direction of the blog of Gilles Chekroun This blog excellently illustrates all charges, therefore hand to share, all credit to Gilles. Data Transfer IN : To…Read More VMware on AWS Data Charges.
VMware Cloud Foundation 3.5 VMware Cloud Foundation makes it easy to deploy and run a hybrid cloud. VMware Cloud Foundation provides integrated cloud infrastructure (compute, storage, networking, and security) and cloud management services to run enterprise applications in both private and public environments. KEY BENEFITS VMware Cloud Foundation dramatically shortens the path to a true…Read More VMworld Europe 2019 News.
Scenario: I have two separate vCenter Servers. Each has a vSAN cluster. Each cluster is connected to additional separate storage. Each cluster is on a different IP range, different naming convention and different domain. Hosts in each cluster are identical in spec, reside in the same rack and are physically connected to the same e/w…Read More Merging vSAN Clusters pt2
Great vSAN explanations here on these videos by Elver Sena Sosa @ELVERs_Opinion FOUND HERERead More vSAN Architecture Series.
HOW TO UPGRADE The upgrade of your environment to VMware vSphere 6.7 is performed in a phased manner. The components that are upgraded in earlier phases are fully compatible with components whose upgrades have not yet occurred. Phase 1: Perform the upgrade of the vCenter Server along with associated VMware Solutions Before starting the upgrade…Read More vSphere 6.7 – How to Upgrade.
vSphere 6.7 update 1 – is now GA The HTML5 based vSphere Client, now fully feature rich. Release notes can be found here. The HTML5 Client has this cool Dark theme now also, an awesome reason to upgrade. Check out the upgrade path found on the VMware Product Interoperability Matrices page. More on whats…Read More vSphere 6.7 update 1 is GA NOW
Scenario: I have two separate vCenter Servers. Each has a vSAN cluster. Each cluster is connected to additional separate storage. Each cluster is on a different IP range, different naming convention and different domain. Hosts in each cluster are identical in spec, reside in the same rack and are physically connected to the same e/w…Read More Merging vSAN clusters. pt1
All Credit to John Dias for this report on vRealize Operations Manager Looking forward to updating and checking the new What-IF planning and migrating options. It has arrived, and we are officially in a new era with vRealize Operations 7.0 which brings advancements in Self-Driving Operations to VMware customers running private, public and hybrid…Read More vRealize Operations Manager 7 Tech Review
What’s in the Release Notes The release notes cover the following topics: What’s New in this Release System Requirements and Installation Deprecated and Discontinued Functionality Resolved Issues Known Issues What’s New in this Release For information on the new and updated features of this release, see the VMware Technical White Paper What’s New with VMware vCloud…Read More vCloud Director 9.5