Doing a stretched VSAN design?

Advertise here with BSAAs I have given various people already individually the formulas needed to calculate how much bandwidth is required I figured I would share this as well. If you are doing a stretched VSAN design you will want to read this excellent paper by Jase McCarthy. This paper describes the bandwidth … [Read more...]

VMware: NLVMUG UserCon 2016

Blokkeer je agenda alvast voor  17 maart 2016 – dan is het tijd voor de NLVMUG UserCon. De NLVMUG UserCon is het grote jaarlijke usergroup evenement van de Nederlandse VMUG. Kom op 17 maart naar conferentiecentrum 1931 in Den Bosch en krijg antwoord op je vragen én leer van tips en adviezen van experts, mede … [Read more...]

Video – Introducing App Volumes 2.10

VMware App Volumes is a real-time application delivery system that enables Enterprise IT to instantly deliver applications with complete application lifecycle management. VMware App Volumes provides seamless end-user experience while reducing infrastructure and management costs. What's New in Release 2.10? Windows … [Read more...]

Wireshark 2.0 Officially Released!

Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It has a rich and powerful feature set and is world's most popular tool of its kind. It runs on most computing platforms including Windows, OS X, Linux, and UNIX. Network professionals, … [Read more...]

VMware: Increasing the disk space for the VMware vCenter Server Appliance in vSphere 6.0

Some months ago I installed 15 new vSphere 6.0 hosts with local flash disks. After installation I configured the VMware Syslog Service at the vCenter appliance. Few weeks later the vSphere web-client shows some warnings about disk usage Problem Filesystem /dev/mapperlog_vg_log usage 100%, mounted on /storage/logs … [Read more...]

Virtual SAN: Generic storage platform of the future

Advertise here with BSAOver the last couple of weeks I have been presenting at various events on the topic of Virtual SAN. One of the sections in my deck is a bit about the future of Virtual SAN and where it is heading towards. Someone tweeted one of the diagrams in my slides recently which got picked up by Christian … [Read more...]

VMware: Install VMware vCenter Support Assistant 6.0.0 appliance

Install and configure VMware vCenter Support 1. Download the VMware vCenter Support Assistant 2: Deploy the OVF > Accept license agreement > login to the appliance’s IP via web browser (login/password –  root/vmware) 3: From withing the web UI of the appliance, connect and push the installation of vCenter web … [Read more...]

Online Technology Forum – Wednesday the 25th – Free!

Advertise here with BSAThis week I flew to Staines (that is where VMware’s European HQ is these days) to record a video for the Online Technology Forum. For those who don’t know what it is, it is similar to a vForum but in this case you don’t even need to get out of your comfortable chair… you … [Read more...]

Mike Laverick at the EVO:RAIL booth – VMworld 2015

EVO:RAIL combines VMware compute, network, storage, and management resources into a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance to create a simple, easy-to-manage, all-in-one solution for all your virtualized workloads, including tier-1 production and mission-critical applications. Offered by selected partners, EVO:RAIL … [Read more...]

Deep-dive: Securing Desktop Virtualization with NSX and Horizon

Learn how network virtualization, microsegmentation, and desktop security partner integration, can more effectively secure your VDI environment for greater end user computing security. … [Read more...]