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In our first post of discussing Red Hat’s multi-architecture strategy, we focused on the disruptive nature of enabling new and rapidly-evolving architectures and how this enablement necessitates a different set of product requirements to fulfill our vision of providing a consistent and familiar experience to our customers across multiple hardware architectures. While we have been […]
This demo shows a VMware vSphere environment with 16 virtual machines hosting the Apache Spark distributed platform in standalone mode. A test run (using the Spark Perf test suite) is started that executes a Machine Learning linear regression algorithm to train a model on a dataset with 10,000 features and 1 million examples. This test […]
Eduardo Meirelles da Rocha created an interesting blog post about Integrated Containers. You can find his blog here, with all comments or simply scroll down. When talking about containers it’s inevitable to think about modern application built natively for the cloud, but the reality for most companies is that the majority of, if not all, […]
This video is third in a series of five covering the VMware Unified Access Gateway. It describes and demonstrates how to deploy using the vSphere OVF method. Learn more at http://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2017/10/vmware-unified-access-gateway-technical-deep-dive.html This video is from the fine folks at VMware EUC.
Barry Coombs, presented the Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) and the components that encompass this; Compute, storage, network and management. Barry spoke about the technologies with the SDDC including vSAN, VxRail, VMware Cloud foundation and vSphere 6.5. This video is from the fine folks at ComputerWorld Group.
I wanted to shed some light on what some may think is a mystery or difficult task. How do I update a vSAN cluster using vSphere Update Manager (VUM)? The quick and simple answer is easily! The great thing about vSAN is that you already know how to upgrade and patch it since it is […]
Introducing Windows Subsystem for Linux WSL and Overview. Microsoft has been increasing their support of Linux across Azure public cloud, Hyper-V and Linux Integration Services (LIS) and Windows platforms including Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) as well as Server along with Docker support. WSL with Ubuntu installed and open in a window on one of […]
XenServer is primarily being used as a hypervisor platform for XenDesktop VDIs. Although the installation of XenServer 7 is not really difficult it would be nice when installing multiple XenServer hosts that you can automate the installation part. In this article I will describe the possibilities of creating an (almost) unattended installation of XenServer 7.x […]
After looking into the blog post announcements on VMware HCX after VMworld I decided to get a bit more info what HCX actually is. This blog post will try to summarize what it is and what it can do. HCX is not a single product, but a combination of multiple VMware products which will be […]
Veeam and NetApp Take Relationship to New Level with Resell Agreement – what about combining monitoring?
Veeam and NetApp Take Relationship to New Level with Resell Agreement – what about combining monitoring? Veeam® Software, the Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ innovator, announced that NetApp will be adding Veeam Availability Solutions to the NetApp global price list. NetApp customers can purchase complete Veeam and NetApp solutions directly from NetApp and its resellers […]
Using The Network as an Analogy To Describe The Opportunity Quality Of Service (QoS) Management is not a new concept. IT organisation have been leveraging QoS controls in networks for many years. It has resulted in the emergence of multi-billion dollar companies like Riverbed. QoS in the WAN has resulted in the ability to intelligently […]
VMware ESXi Virtual machine panics with ‘Unexpected Signal’ error Date Published: 2017/10/23 PCI Passthrough does not work for Virtual Machine with Linux kernel 4.2 and above Date Published: 2017/10/23 VM randomly stuck sometimes and issues host based VSCSI reset Date Published: 2017/10/25 Virtual machine fails to power on with the error “msg.vmk.status.VMK_MEM_ADMIT_FAILED” Date Published: 2017/10/25 […]
Cloud Direct, a cloud services provider (CSP), headquartered in Bath, United Kingdom, provides VM disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) solution with NAKIVO Backup & Replication and reduces RTOs and RPOs from days to hours for its customers. NAKIVO Inc., a fast-growing software company for protecting virtualized and cloud environments, has announced today that Cloud […]