Nlite alternative for Windows 8 and Windows 7 – WinReducer 8

WinReducer 8 - Freeware for reducing ISOs before install for Windows 8

Everyone knows Nlite, right? Nlite is tool for reducing the size of original Windows ISOs, but the software hasn’t been updated yet for Windows 7 or Widnows 8. Good news, the developer is working on it. With such a tools you can basically strip some options directly from the ISO and install more lightweight system. […]

vSphere Best Practices on iSCSI – Deployments and Design

vSphere Best Practices on iSCSI

Newly updated white paper by VMware is all about design and deployment of vSphere on iSCSI storage, which is the most used by smaller and bigger customers. It’s a document which has been updated last week called iSCSI Design Consideration and Deployment guide teaches the best practices for running VMware vSphere on iSCSI storage.  Authored by Cormac […]

Copy files from one cloud service provider to another – with Mover


There is a nice and convenient service called which allows easily make transfer of your files from Dropbox to SkyDrive for example. But not only. There is quite a few connectors available through the service. It’s possible to transfer files and folders from many online storage service providers. This can be useful for individuals, […]

New Free Script (with GUI) called Event-O-Matic to pick an event to generate a PowerShell Code


Luc Dekens has created a nice script which brings up a GUI which enables you to pick up a number of events, and then the script will generate PowerShell code which is placed to the clipboard. He named it Event-O-Matic and it’s available from his blog. When you connect to your vCenter, you have on […]

vSphere 5.5 demos – New Interactive Product Walkthroughs


VMware vSphere 5.5 announced earlier this week during VMworld 2013 in San Francisco just got about twice robust than the 5.1 release. The enhancements are and innovations at multiple levels. There is a new website which allows to see interactive vSphere 5.5 demos. One of the speakers during the keynote said that VMware is contributing 70% […]

Free VMworld 2013 Session – The Next Phase in the Evolution of Enterprise Storage

Software Defined Storage

There is over 22 000 attendees this year at VMworld 2013 San Francisco, for the 10th VMworld! This is a new record, certainly, but I think that there is many more people which still could not attend. For different reasons, financial, time, work, family…  I’m trying to cover the event remotely too, as I’m planning […]

FreeNAS 9.1 Released


FreeNAS 9.1 released, last week. According to the official release notes, there is a new wizard for creating and managing volumes and better plugin support. Yes, FreeNAS can be used to store files, photos, videos etc.. but enhanced with plugins it can also handle miniDLNA which can stream media files such as music, pictures, and video to […]