PowerCLI 5.8 R1 Announced as well as VMware SRM 5.8

VMware SRM

During VMworld, VMware has announced upcoming release of vSphere PowerCLI 5.8 R1 and VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.8 (SRM). The new vCloud Suite 5.8 when available, will also have new PowerCLI 5.8 R1, which will start faster and will have new cmdlets for storage policy. The new PowerCLI 5.8 U1 will also support the upcoming [...]

vSphere Replication 5.8 Featuring Cloud Replication


vSphere Replication 5.8 announced together with vSphere Data Protection 5.8 during VMworld, brings in an interesting possibility to replicate directly to the cloud service provider. When configuring the replication of your VM, you not only have possibility to replicate to another vCenter server, but also to cloud service provider’s facility. This could be any of [...]

TOP 10 Free Sessions from VMworld 2014 US are Online – Check it out


TOP 10 Free Sessions from VMworld 2014 US. There are new sessions from VMworld US 2014 available for free. There is a TOP 10 of them available. (in fact there is 18 of them). It’s a good way to allow to people which were not able to attend to still have something to watch until [...]

vSphere Data Protection 5.8 – What’s New?


First of all, both versions of vSphere Data Protection (VDP) gets new update. The latest versions will be vSphere Data Protection 5.8 when they’ll be available for download. For now the latest versions stays 5.5.6, which is already compatible with VSAN. The announce of the new version of VDP is especially interesting for customers who [...]

DataDog Adds VMware vSphere Support

DataDog VMware Integration

DataDog is a monitoring service. It’s a SaaS application, which allows to gather thousands of metrics from many systems. It’s possible to correlate and search the metrics and events to obtain different views which helps to pinpoint problems related to application’s or VM’s performance. How does it works? DataDog needs to deploy a lightweight agent to [...]

vMotion Enhancements in vSphere 6.0 – Long Distance vMotion, Across vSwitches and Across vCenters

Long Distance vMotion

During the Day 2 keynote some VMware vSphere 6.0 has been announced by Raghu Raghuram, Executive Vice President, Software-Defined Data Center Division. The vMotion technology, which has been here for about a decade was continuously improved in previous releases. Example in vSphere 5.0 with multi-NIC vMotion function and also vMotion without shared storage. But let’s see what vSphere 6.0 [...]