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 full SDDC. [...]



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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)