Seagate faces class-action lawsuit due to reliability
Feb01

Seagate faces class-action lawsuit due to reliability

Seagate may have to address the relatively low reliability of much of their product line in light of a recently filed class action lawsuit…

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ESXi Embeded Host Client to work with ESXi Free License in 6.0 Update 2
Jan28

ESXi Embeded Host Client to work with ESXi Free License in 6.0 Update 2

A technical lead from VMware suggests that the Embedded Host Client fling will support the free ESXi licenses with the release of ESXi 6.0 Update 2!

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Dude you’re getting a Dell, again!  My “brand new” R710!
Jan23

Dude you’re getting a Dell, again! My “brand new” R710!

Dude you’re getting a Dell, again! This blog entry documents the brand new Dell R710 I found on eBay and how I prep it to be a second host in my vSphere 6 cluster!

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ESXi 6.0 Update 1b released – fixes ESXi 5.5 Update 3b upgrade path!
Jan08

ESXi 6.0 Update 1b released – fixes ESXi 5.5 Update 3b upgrade path!

Just last week my upgrade from ESXi 5.5 Update 3b to 6.0 Update 1a was unsuccessful – VMware releases 6.0 Update 1b and now I am able to upgrade! More info inside…

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Updating ESXi 5.5 Update 3b to ESXi 6.0 — not so fast, there!
Jan02

Updating ESXi 5.5 Update 3b to ESXi 6.0 — not so fast, there!

Using VUM to upgrade a host from ESXi 5.5 Update 3b to ESXi 6.0 is a simple task, right? Not this time…

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