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
Check out this very useful site for checking and comparing config maximums: https://configmax.vmware.comRead More VMware Configuration Maximums
vSphere 6.7 update 1 Announced (GA later in 2018)… Highlights: HTML5 Client – Finally a fully featured HTML5-based vSphere Client, now a one stop shop eh, ah alas still so many people love(d) the c# client, ah well onwards and upwards. vCenter Server Converge Tool – HHmmm whats that? well this is an interesting one,…Read More VMworld 2018 Announcements ***vSphere 6.7 Update 1***
VMware vSphere Platinum This is a new version of vSphere that is full of advanced security features integrated into ESXi brought to you VMware AppDefense. AppDefense an its “ensuring good” methodology a good explanation in this diagram: vSphere Platinum include a vCenter AppDefense plugin to allow administrators easily monitor and respond to threats. Also some…Read More VMworld 2018 Announcements *** vSphere Platinum ***
Now you can use a single ESXi host on VMware on AWS, called Single Host SDDC Starter Configuration. This is great as when I looked at this previously as a POC, the costs for a 4 host minimum configuration was just not realistic. Check out all the details here:Read More Single Hosts – VMware on AWS