New vCenter Server Appliance File-Based Backup…


New vCenter Server Appliance File-Based Backup / Restore Walkthroughs

New vCenter Server Appliance File-Based Backup…

The vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5 is full of new and exclusive features. One of which is the native file-based backup and restore. I’m happy to announce two new guided walkthroughs on the VMware Feature Walkthrough site.


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Want to be a VMware Cloud on AWS beta tester?…


Want to be a VMware Cloud on AWS beta tester? Indicate your interest!

Want to be a VMware Cloud on AWS beta tester?…

Currently in Technology Preview, VMware Cloud on AWS will provide enterprise class application performance, reliability, availability and security with the best-in-class VMware technologies, all optimized to run on AWS, the #1 public cloud provider.


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Oracle on VMware vSAN – Dispelling the…


Oracle on VMware vSAN – Dispelling the Licensing myths

Oracle on VMware vSAN – Dispelling the…

Introduction to VMware vSphere & vSAN Some key things to keep in mind when we talk about VMware vSphere Platform , ESXi hypervisor and vSAN: VMware vSphere is a platform of virtualized hardware that creates a total abstraction layer between the O/S and the Hardware ESXi, is a non-Para virtualized, Type1 hypervisor and therefore makes […] The post Oracle on VMware vSAN – Dispelling the Licensing myths appeared first on Virtualize Business Critical Applications .


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Tired of waiting? Deploy OpenStack in 15…


Tired of waiting? Deploy OpenStack in 15 minutes or less with VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO)!

Tired of waiting? Deploy OpenStack in 15…

If you’re ready to try VIO, take it for a spin with the Hands on Labs that illustrates a step-by-step walkthrough of how to deploy OpenStack in Compact Management Mode in under fifteen minutes.


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New Dedicated VSAN Management Plugin For vROps…


New Dedicated VSAN Management Plugin For vROps Released – ChansBlog

New Dedicated VSAN Management Plugin For vROps…

Some of you may have seen the tweets and the article from legendary Duncan Epping here about the release of the new VMware VSAN plugin for vROPS (vRealize Operations Management Pack for vSAN version 1.0)


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Getting Started with Datacenter CLI – VMware…


Getting Started with Datacenter CLI – VMware vSphere Blog

Getting Started with Datacenter CLI – VMware…

Datacenter Command-Line Interface (DCLI) is one of vSphere’s newest CLIs. DCLI works exclusively with the vSphere Automation API (REST API for vSphere) to provide both an interactive and scriptable mode to monitor and manage all features made available to the REST based API. With the vSphere 6.5 release, DCLI has picked up a ton of The post Getting Started with Datacenter CLI appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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Upgrading ESXi Using vSphere Update Manager 6.5…


Upgrading ESXi Using vSphere Update Manager 6.5 on the vCenter Server Appliance – vMiss.net

Upgrading ESXi Using vSphere Update Manager 6.5…

If you’re looking to upgrade ESXi to vSphere 6.5, look no further than vSphere Update Manager 6.5, which has been recently integrated with the vCenter Server Appliance. vSphere Update Manager is no…


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The Top 10 Virtualization Stories of 2016 –…


The Top 10 Virtualization Stories of 2016 — Virtualization Review

The Top 10 Virtualization Stories of 2016 –…

VMware gets a new owner, Citrix gets a new leader and the future gets even cloudier. It was a busy news year.


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Updating patches on an ESXi host using “esxcli…


Updating patches on an ESXi host using “esxcli software vib” commands

Updating patches on an ESXi host using “esxcli…

https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2008939 This video demonstrates how to update patches on an ESXi 5.x/6.x host using “esxcli software vib” commands. Patches can either be “Installed” or “Updated” on an ESXi host using the “esxcli software vib” commands Caution: The install method has the possibility of overwriting existing drivers. If you are using third-party ESXi images, VMware recommends using the update method to prevent an unbootable state. Patches for VMware products can be downloaded from the following location http://www.vmware.com/patchmgr/download.portal For additional information, see VMware Knowledge Base article 2008939 at the following URL https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2008939


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NSX System Admins: Free Webcast on December 15…


NSX System Admins: Free Webcast on December 15 Covers Advanced Troubleshooting for VMware NSX

NSX System Admins: Free Webcast on December 15…

Every system needs troubleshooting once in awhile. When it happens, you want to be ready. You need to know how to effectively troubleshoot VMware NSX features. This critical skill helps you heighten and improve security, maintain control over your networking environment, and get the most out of network virtualization and the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). […] The post NSX System Admins: Free Webcast on December 15 Covers Advanced Troubleshooting for VMware NSX appeared first on VMware…Read More


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