New Free Community Tool – All-Flash VSAN Configuration Utility

All-Flash VSAN Configuration Utility

There is a new free community tool which has made its apparition yesterday. The news came out via Brian Graf’s tweet pointing the to the blog post of Rawlinson Rivera who introduces the usage and scope. Free = yes, but unsupported by VMware… The All-Flash VSAN configuration utility allows to tag/untag flash devices as capacity […]

Supermicro Single CPU Board for ESXi Home lab – Upgrading LSI 3008 HBA on the X10SRH-CLN4F – Part 3

How to upgrade LSI 3008 via UEFI

As you know my lab got an addition this year, the Supermicro’s Single CPU board a X10SRH-CLN4F model. In this post we will be upgrading LSI 3008 HBA on the X10SRH-CLN4F. It is a board with four 1-Gigs Intel NICs, IPMI, and lots of other features which I previously missed on consumer based boards. It’s […]

VMware Cloud-Native Applications: Lightwave, Photon and more…


VMware Cloud-Native Applications is new model of application distribution across nodes in clustered environment. Today VMware is announcing Cloud-Native applications based on several projects based on open source building blocks for containerized applications. Projects which are Open source and which will in the future allows easier deployment, management and securing of infrastructures which are becoming more […]

Rackware for vCloud Air – DR scenarios for Virtual and Physical Workloads

RackWare App DR for VMware vCloud Air allows enterprises to leverage vCloud Air as an off-premises Disaster Recovery data center

In my latest article on Rackware I have reported about their solution based on Rackware Management Module (RMM) which is used for DR scenarios for Virtual and Physical Workloads. The disaster recovery scenario uses RMM installed within vCloud Air which orchestrates the DR and syncing all the workloads you need to protect: Virtual and physical. You might […]

Virtual Router for Windows – Free for W8, W7 or W2008 R2

Virtual Router - Freeware

This free software allows you to share your internet connection on your laptop. Nothing really exciting, right? But it can be useful when you are in a hotel where the Wifi connections are limited to single device. Most hotels use free wifi signal with behind a NoCat or other caption portals, so you can use […]

Free Veeam Endpoint Backup Released

Veeam Endpoint Backup

Veeam has finally released  Free Veeam Endpoint Backup software. It’s free and will always stays free. Veeam Endpoint Backup is destined to protect physical computers/laptops by creating image level backups (note: can also do file level backup, but is slower) where the 1st backup is Full and the next backups are incremental. You can restore the […]