Pictures from the Past: VMworld 2010 USA + Europe

Browsing my photo archives I stumbled upon two VMworld photo collections. For both VMworld USA + Europe 2010 I’ve uploaded some good photos to the website. The VMworld Europe 2010 set contains pictures of some of the greatest vHeroes in the VMware blogosphere. Take a look and find (a.o.) Eric Sloof, … [Read more...]

What is VMware vCloud Automation Center 5.1?

vCloud Automation Center 5.1 is the newest member of VMware’s vCloud Suite and as such member of the suite since Q4 2012. vCloud Automation Center is only part of the Enterprise edtion of the vCloud Suite and the result of the Dynamic Ops acquisition by VMware. vCloud Automation Center 5.1 is actually the … [Read more...]

19th VMUG Belgium – March 29th Brussels

Eric Schils of VMUG Belgium just announced their 19th meeting. This free VMUG.BE meeting will take place on March 29 at the Business Faculty in Brussels, Belgium. Again Erik has scheduled some great speakers, a.o: Luc Dekens, Alain Geenrits and Bert Arnauts. Registration is now open to all VMUG members! Not a … [Read more...]

Commvault announced Simpana 10 – vCD support included!

Commvault just announced Simpana 10. This version of Simpana now support VMware vCloud as a possible backup source. On top of this, Commvault announced the following new features regarding VMware virtualization for the product: Highly Scalable Fault-Tolerant Backups Using Proxy Teaming -You can now use proxy teaming … [Read more...]

Annual blog voting is here!

Eric Siebert over at vSphere-Land launched the annual blog voting for the 2013 top VMware & virtualization blogs. is participating in this voting for the first time because the blog is just running since April 2012. With already more then 110 articles online about all things vSphere and vCloud … [Read more...]

PQR T-m-T dag: Cloud Management

This article is targeted on the Dutch market and therefore in Dutch. Do you want to know more about Cloud Management? There’s an interesting article about the Cloud Management Schema online. Op dinsdag 5 maart a.s. organiseert PQR een interactieve en inspirerende Tech-meets-Tech (T-m-T) dag, ofwel een deep dive … [Read more...]

NetBackup available – some improvements on vSphere 5.1 support

I’ve just learned Symantec released NetBackup solving some of the previous issues had with vSphere 5.1: “Sphere 5.1 Support – Consuming VDDK 5.0 U1 VMware backup host is now supported on the following operating systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 x64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 … [Read more...]

How to move the vCops vApp between clusters

The vApp version of vCenter Operations Manager (vCops) consists of two virtual machines: the Analytics VM and the UI VM. This vApp has to be deployed in a DRS enabled vSphere cluster, because of this vApp requirement. This article will show you a method on how to move the vCops vApp between clusters. (Note: Deploying … [Read more...]