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Download Extrasphere 2.0 – Tools for Managing VM Data in VMware vSphere Environments

Extrasphere
Extrasphere is a set of services for managing VM data in vSphere environments, including VM migration, HotMirror (replication with zero RPO) and HotClone features. HotMirror The purpose of this feature is to get a mirror (replica) virtual machine on the same or different ESXi 5.5+ host for the protected machine. It can be used with […]

Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 4

This is the fourth part of the series. The first part can be found here. Disclaimer: Any future product or roadmap information is intended to outline general product directions, and is not a commitment, promise or legal obligation for Nutanix to deliver any material, code, or functionality.  This information should not be used when making […]

VMware vSphere 6.5 Embedded Update Manager (VUM) Demo Video

VMware
In VMware vSphere 6.5, Update Manager (VUM) is now fully embedded with the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA). See an overview of the user interface and how to upgrade a cluster to VMware ESXi 6.5. From the fine folks at VMware vSphere.

Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 3

This is the third and final part of the series. The first part can be found here, and the second part here. Disclaimer: Any future product or roadmap information is intended to outline general product directions, and is not a commitment, promise or legal obligation for Nutanix to deliver any material, code, or functionality.  This […]

Dell Customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Upgrade Scenarios White Paper

Dell
VMware recently announced vSphere 6.5 release. Dell supports direct upgrade to Dell customized ESXi 6.5 from both ESXi 6.0 Update 2 and ESXi 5.5 Update 3 branches. This document talks about some of the best practices to be considered before upgrading to Dell customized ESXi 6.5 in terms of UEFI Secureboot. This white paper is relevant for all […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 12/03/16

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VMware ESXi Using syslog log markers from the ESXi command line (2146535) Date Published: 11/30/2016 All guest operating system memory reserved when disabling virtual machine swap file (2146618) Date Published: 12/2/2016 VMware Tools version dsiplay for open-vm-tools and Operating System Specific packages (2147876) Date Published: 11/30/2016 ESXi 6.5 host fails with Purple Diagnostic Screen: GP […]

New Release: VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface 6.5

VMware
VMware vSphere’s 6.5 release has brought about many new features and enhancements. One of the features which may have flown under the radar has to be the vSphere Command-Line Interface (vCLI) 6.5 release. Overview As a high-level overview, vCLI allows users to run commands from remote systems against vSphere environments. Examples of such commands would […]

VMware: VASA Provider Considerations – Controller Embedded vs. Virtual Appliance

VMware
With the release of vSphere 6.5, I have noticed a renewed interest in the adoption of Virtual Volumes. One of the top topics of discussion with customers has been the VASA Provider and the way in which storage vendors are providing it as part of their Virtual Volumes implementation. Well, I think it’s time for […]

VMware: Features of the New Dell PowerEdge Management Pack

VMware
Most customers that use vRealize Operations to monitor their vSphere environment sooner or later wish to monitor the physical environment too. The servers that run VMware ESX are first to mind. There are a lot of monitoring tools out there, not in the least from server manufacturers themselves, but what about correlating your data in […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 11/26/16

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Datacenter “A problem occurred while getting data from the source vCenter Server” error when upgrading to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 (2147895) Date Published: 11/22/2016 VMware App Volumes Writable Volumes are not created on login in a multi vCenter Server environment (2146763) Date Published: 11/21/2016 VMware ESXi VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201611102-SG: Updates esx-ui (2145815) Date […]

Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 2 » myvirtualcloud.net

Hello, this blog post is the 2nd part of my Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) series and contains features being made available with forthcoming releases of the Nutanix software. The 1st part of this series can be found here. This is Part 2 of the series. The 1st part can be found here. These are the features introduced with this blog post series so far: […]

Nutanix 5.0 Features Overview (Beyond Marketing) – Part 1

Five months after releasing AOS 4.7 Nutanix is announcing another major release with dozens of new features and enhancements. AOS 5.0 has an internal engineering codename of ‘Asterix’. The velocity with which features and improvements are released by Nutanix is only comparable to what we see in AWS and the consumer space, where apps are updated at […]

Dell PowerEdge Servers Certified for VMware ESXi 6.5

Dell
VMware ESXi6.5 is a next major OS release from VMware which has been certified on Dell PowerEdge servers. Following are the highlights on Dell PowerEdge servers with respect to ESXi6.5, Dell has certified 66 servers that includes 200+ configuration (Server & Feature certifications) for ESXi6.5 OS on VMware GA. Please refer VMware HCL for complete […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 11/19/16 – KB Digest

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Datacenter Update sequence for vSphere 6.5 and its compatible VMware products (2147289) Date Published: 11/15/2016 VMware ESX Build-Nummern und Versionen von VMware ESXi/ESX (2147777) Date Published: 11/14/2016 VMware ESXi Managing TLS protocol configuration for vSphere 6.5 (2147469) Date Published: 11/17/2016 SCSI-3 persistent reservation keys lost due to Lost path redundancy to storage device (2147535) Date […]

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