VCP6-DCV Objective 5.1 – Configure Advanced/Multilevel Resource Pools

Resource Pools Attributes

Today’s VCP6-DCV topic will touch resource pools. Resource pools aren’t folders, remember? Hey, resource pools are cool when used sparingly, not with 3 levels of inception…  VCP6-DCV exam blueprint has this chapter about resource pools and it’s important to know the insight out – VCP6-DCV Objective 5.1 – Configure Advanced/Multilevel Resource Pools. The whole exam […]

VCP6-DCV Objective 3.4 – Perform Advanced VMFS and NFS Configurations and Upgrades

SDRS Maintenance Mode

This post covers VCP6-DCV Objective 3.4 – Perform Advanced VMFS and NFS Configurations and Upgrades. Important storage chapter where you’ll learn the inside out about VMFS, datastores, management or enable/disable vStorage API for array integration. For whole exam coverage I created a dedicated VCP6-DCV page which follows the exam’s blueprint. If you just want to […]

VCP6-DCV Objective 9.2 – Configure Advanced vSphere DRS Features

VM/host DRS rules

VMware VCP6-DCV certification exam might seems tough exam you can’t fake. True, you have to know your stuff. But we like technology, we like VMware and so we like this exam. Many folks need to re-certify after expiring their VCP 4 or VCP 5. For new people who learning towards this exam I’m currently working […]

NexGen Storage is NVMe Ready with QoS at the VM level and VVOLs compatible

NexGen VVOL Architecture

NVMe is new standard which is slowly start to replace SAS/SATA by providing fastest/shortest/optimized data path. Associated to a software which does QoS at the VM level and supports VMware VVOLS, it gives you a quite powerful package. In fact all those features are present in the new storage array from NexGen Storage and we’ll […]

VCP6-DCV Objective 9.1 – Configure Advanced vSphere HA Features

vSphere HA component protection

VMware VCP6-DCV certification exam is kind of holy grail as it’s an exam you can’t fake. You have to know your stuff. Many folks also need to re-certify after expiring their VCP 4 or VCP 5. For current VCP5-DCV holders it’s also possible to pass the VCP6-DCV delta exam, which has 45 questions only. Today’s topc? […]

VCP6-DCV Objective 3.5 – Setup and Configure Storage I/O Control

Storage IO control

This post will cover VCP6-DCV Objective 3.5 – Setup and Configure Storage I/O Control. Storage I/O is one of the features that are overlooked. But Storage I/O can “heal” part of your storage performance problems by setting a priority at the VM level (VMDK). You know the “noisy neighbor story”…. When you enable Storage I/O […]

Low Cost KVM Based Hyperconverged solution for SMB

Scale Computing

Low cost does not mean low quality but rather better bang for your bucks. I think One of the reasons that SMBs usually don’t go hyper-converged or webscale is the price. Solutions from vendors like Nutanix are usually not cost friendly because pay not only for hardware, but also for the proprietary technology running underneath […]

Three Ways To Disable Startup Programs in Windows

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Today an easy-to-follow How-to article where we’ll discuss Three Ways To Disable Startup Programs in Windows. Newbies often does not know why their PC is slower and slower to boot, over time. There is many ways to disable startup programs in windows. Using some freeware tools might do the job, but using a built-in Windows […]

VCP6-DCV Objective 3.1 – Manage vSphere Storage Virtualization

How to create thin provissioned disk - vSphere 6

VMware VCP certification exam for vSphere 6 is now available and you can register for the exam. We’ll start to cover VCP6-DCV sections to help out folks learning towards VCP6-DCV VMware certification exam. Today’s topic is VCP6-DCV Objective 3.1 – Manage vSphere Storage Virtualization. It’s quite large chapter but it’ broken into several sections, always […]

VCP6-DCV Objective 3.3 – Configure vSphere Storage Multi-pathing and Failover

View and Manage Datastore Paths in the Web Client

Today’s VCP6-DCV goal is to talk about VCP6-DCV Objective 3.3 – Configure vSphere Storage Multi-pathing and Failover. VMware VCP exam is a gold standard of VMware certification exams. VMware vSphere 6 brings new certification exam. VCP exam is the most known VMware exams, even if it’s not the highest technical level. But it’s most recognized. […]