Can’t enable AMD ReLive VR during install of Radeon Pro Software?

Advertise here with BSA Yesterday I bumped into an issue where I wanted to enable AMD ReLive VR but the option didn’t show in the configuration window strangely enough. I remembered that the first time I installed the Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise I had an option to enable AMD ReLive VR during the process, … [Read more...]

AMD Radeon settings window transparent in a VM?

Advertise here with BSA I have been playing with VR technology for the past month. The last couple of weeks my focus has been to install/configure a VM which streams the VR app over wifi to a headset. I ran into a problem with ALVR last week as documented here, but I also ran into an issue with the AMD Radeon software … [Read more...]

Seeing green only on your HMD when using ALVR to stream an app?

Advertise here with BSA I have been testing various things as part of the Take 3 I started not too long ago. While I was setting up my environment I ran into a few issues. One of those issues was something very strange. Just so people understand what I am testing, I have an Oculus Quest headset to which I want to … [Read more...]

VR and AR, what is it good for besides gaming? (Take 3 learnings)

Advertise here with BSA I first got introduced to Virtual Reality (VR) in the 90’s. Back then it was all about gaming of course. Even today though the perception is that it is mainly about gaming, and to be honest that was also my perception. When I spoke with Alan Renouf the first time about the project he was … [Read more...]

Taking a break with VMware Take-3

Advertise here with BSA Over the past 6 years, my focus has very much been VMware vSAN. I started focussing on vSAN when we internally started working on Project Marvin in 2012, or EVO:RAIL as it was officially called, which then became Dell EMC VxRail. After a brief stop in the corporate Office of CTO I then joined … [Read more...]

NET::ERR_CERT_REVOKED driving you nuts after upgrading to OSX Catalina?

Advertise here with BSA NET::ERR_CERT_REVOKED driving you nuts after upgrading to OSX Catalina? Well it is driving me nuts for sure. I just found out that if you hit the NET::ERR_CERT_REVOKED error while accessing a page, in Chrome, you can simply continue clicking in the Chrome window and by typing the following: … [Read more...]

VMworld Odyssey Lab Competition, sign up and win a Macbook!

Advertise here with BSA At VMworld US there was this really cool new initiative at the hands-on-labs. They had this competition called Odyssey where lab teams were competing against each other to complete labs successfully as fast as possible! These labs are on the topic of vSAN, vSphere, vRealize, NSX-T, Horizon and … [Read more...]

VMworld Session Repeat – HCI1870BER – HA best practices with vSAN on Thursday 12:00!

Advertise here with BSA Unfortunately the rooms they allocated to my sessions filled up extremely fast. They have been able to move my sessions in to other rooms twice, but as HCI1870BER (HA best practices for vSAN) filled up again and there was no bigger room available the VMworld team decided to schedule a repeat for … [Read more...]

2 node direct connect vSAN and error “vSphere HA agent on this host could not reach isolation address”

Advertise here with BSA I’ve had this question over a dozen times now, so I figured I would add a quick pointer to my blog. What is causing the error “vSphere HA agent on this host could not reach isolation address” to pop up on a 2-node direct connect vSAN cluster? The answer is simple, when you have … [Read more...]

My recommended sessions for VMworld Europe 2019!

Advertise here with BSA I created a list of recommended sessions for VMworld US, so I figured I would do the same for VMworld Europe. I am limiting it to 15 sessions for Europe and removed some of the sessions I had listed for the US and added some others for EMEA. I personally have 2 sessions scheduled at the moment, … [Read more...]