832 TB – ZFS on Linux – Project “Cheap and Deep”: Part 1
Aug03

832 TB – ZFS on Linux – Project “Cheap and Deep”: Part 1

Sometimes you just need a ton of storage capacity – in this post I share a ZFS build I’ve been working on!

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VMware releases ESXi 6.5 Update 1 – huge amount of fixes!
Jul30

VMware releases ESXi 6.5 Update 1 – huge amount of fixes!

It’s that time!  VMware has finally released ESXi 6.5 Update 1 and rather than make any attempt to relay what they’ve fixed I’ll just post a link to the change notes. Check it out – I’ve read through the fixes for this release and am already patching up my PSC’s and vCSA’s.  Next up is the hosts themselves!  Let me know know if you guys upgrade and or have any issues!...

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vCenter 6.5 Enhanced Authentication Plugin Not Working
May16

vCenter 6.5 Enhanced Authentication Plugin Not Working

Recent releases of Google Chrome has prevented from the vCenter 6.5 Enhanced Authentication Plugin from working – read this article on how to restore functionality!

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vRealize LogInsight 4 – Part 2: Deploying – Single or First Node
May15

vRealize LogInsight 4 – Part 2: Deploying – Single or First Node

In Part 2 of my LogInsight 4 series, we configure a single or first node as well as vSphere integrations!

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DIY SAN/NAS – fast, reliable, shared storage, with FreeNAS and switchless 10 Gbps! (Part 2)
Mar23

DIY SAN/NAS – fast, reliable, shared storage, with FreeNAS and switchless 10 Gbps! (Part 2)

It’s been a while, but here is my Part 2 of my DIY SAN/NAS build featuring the Dell R510 and FreeNAS!

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vCenter Server 6.5.0b update – HTML5 vSphere client functionality added!
Mar17

vCenter Server 6.5.0b update – HTML5 vSphere client functionality added!

vCenter 6.5.0b is released and in addition to security fixes, the HTML5 Web Client receives new functionality!

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