vSphere

HTML5 vs Flash

So pretty much every industry is moving away from Adobe Flash.  The tide began turning when Apple shunned Flash, and both Mozilla’s Firefox and Google’s Chrome browsers made it easy – or the default – to block Flash.  Additionally, Windows 10 has added Flash blocking features as well.   There are a number of [...]


NSX

VMware NSX

Gotta start to learn NSX a bit more since I’ll need to use it professionally. I’ll write up a segment on implementing it into your home lab in the near future. I think the transformation of virtualizing the network is pretty bad ass! To do what VMs did for physical machines to the network is the next evolution in a [...]




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Infrastructure

HPE Discover 2017

Awesome event this year. Lots to see with lots of new technology emerging. HPE is coming out with a lot of pretty bad ass hardware. I want an all-flash 3PAR array in my closet for no reason. HP Labs displayed The Machine which is a custom built device specifically made for big data. They expect to revolutionize computing with this newly [...]





VMUG

VMUG Las Vegas May 2017 Meeting

Went to a VMUG meeting today to mingle a bit with the VMware community here in town. The meeting was sponsored by this backup company named Unitrends which offers a pretty cool backup solution. The meeting topic was more on Ransomware because of the WannaCry fiasco and how it can be prevented. Great guys with some cool ideas on [...]




vCenter

Bootstrapping the vCenter 6.5 Appliance onto vSAN 6.6 with a single ESXi Host.


Datastore

Creating A VMFS Datastore On A USB Drive


Home Lab

Provisioning iSCSI Shared Storage


ESXi

ESXi 6.5 Home Lab Setup (Part 2of2)


ESXi

ESXi 6.5 Home Lab Setup (Part 1of2)