VMware in the Clouds – Cheat Sheet

It has been a huge year for VMware! So many clouds so many announcements. Here is a quick reference guide to what VMware is offering in public clouds. Any Cloud: Software as a service management tools delivered from the Cloud to be able to manage across both vSphere and your Continue reading VMware in the Clouds – Cheat Sheet

VMware Cloud Hybrid Linked mode first look

At VMworld Vegas, VMware announced availability of hybrid linked mode for vCenter. This allows you to view and manage both your on-prem vSphere environment as well as your SDDC in VMware Cloud on AWS. Let’s take a look at this awesome new feature! NOTE: Although similar, this is not vCenter Continue reading VMware Cloud Hybrid Linked mode first look

How to find a quiet place where you will not be interrupted

It’s been one of those weeks when deadlines are approaching and I really needed to buckle down and focus. If you have read some of my blog posts I always put a pre-req: A quiet place where you will not be interrupted Well it dawned on me that I should Continue reading How to find a quiet place where you will not be interrupted

Introducing VMware Sample Exchange

Have you ever wanted to do something custom with VMware software but just did not know where to start? Or did you hear from other customers about interesting integrations or customizations of VMware but not sure how they did that? We’ll the times are a changing. Recently VMware announced Sample Continue reading Introducing VMware Sample Exchange

Create your own private docker registry on vSphere

It seems that Docker is all the rage right now. One of the limitations I noticed when playing with Docker in my lab is that pulling images from the Docker Hub can be a bit slow and storing images on Dockr hub may not be desirable if your building applications Continue reading Create your own private docker registry on vSphere

Create your own private docker registry on vCloud Air

It seems that Docker is all the rage right now. One of the limitations I noticed when playing with Docker in my lab is that pulling images from the Docker Hub can be a bit slow and storing images on Dockr hub may not be desirable if your building applications Continue reading Create your own private docker registry on vCloud Air

The path to Automation is Virtual

I come across a recurring theme that many customers are confused on the path to Automation and self service. I can also agree that the technology industry as a whole is making this even more confusing as no one wants to lose market share. For example if “Vendor A” solution Continue reading The path to Automation is Virtual

How to specify Network Path and Static IP Profile in Blueprint

In a vCAC 6 reservation you may have the need to specify multiple network paths for provisioning your vCAC blueprints. When a blueprint provisions to a reservation with multiple network paths selected the default behavior is to round robin between the two during a vCAC provisioning request. In some cases Continue reading How to specify Network Path and Static IP Profile in Blueprint

The Hostname is about to die!!

I remember as a kid going to Pizza friday nights playing Gauntlet and hearing that computer voice saying “Red Warrior is about to die” over and over. I now realize this was just a way to get more quarters from me.  Click here to hear it Today I feel this Continue reading The Hostname is about to die!!