DIY SAN/NAS – quest for fast, reliable, shared storage with a twist of ZFS! (Part 1)
Jun22

DIY SAN/NAS – quest for fast, reliable, shared storage with a twist of ZFS! (Part 1)

Choosing prebuilt SAN is cheating – let’s build something from nothing and learn ZFS on the way! Read more about my FreeNAS/ZFS adventure using a Dell R510.

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Putting the vSphere C# Client to sleep – welcoming HTML5!
May18

Putting the vSphere C# Client to sleep – welcoming HTML5!

The C# vSphere Client is going way (again) – hopefully this time there’s enough momentum to really make the move!

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VMware Guest Customization working with Ubuntu 16.04!
May02

VMware Guest Customization working with Ubuntu 16.04!

Ubuntu 16.04 now implements vSphere Customization Specifications exactly!

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It’s coming – vSphere HTML5 Web Client!
Mar28

It’s coming – vSphere HTML5 Web Client!

What most vSphere administrators attributed as a myth – a rumor, even – has finally landed. The HTML5 vSphere Web Client is here (almost)!

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Testing vSphere Replication 6 Recovery (and not having to re-replicate)
Mar06

Testing vSphere Replication 6 Recovery (and not having to re-replicate)

In this blog entry I show how to recover a VM using vSphere Replication 6 but also demonstrate that replication doesn’t need to start from scratch afterward!

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