SSD Storage Closer to CPU – That’s Memory Channel Storage by Diablo Technologies for Next Gen VSAN

Diablo Technologies

During this year’s VMworld in Barcelona 2014 I had an opportunity to be part of Tech Field Day Extra organized by Steven Fosket (@sfosket). It was my first Tech field day (hope not last one) and I was present together with other candidates on this presentation from Diablo Technologies. They’re working on Memory Channel Storage […]

CloudVolumes, Just-in-Times-Desktops and Some Secret Sauce in Between

Cloudvolumes - Assigned of Applications, not installation

I went to see Garry Owen during VMworld Barcelona 2014. Garry who is a EMEA Senior Product Marketing Manager, based at Frimley, to ask him about the latest and hottest VMware technology in the End User Computing (EUC). We were talking about CloudVolumes, Just-in-Times-Desktops, forking and some secred sauce in between all this. He showed me […]

Veeam Availability Suite 8 and Veeam Endpoint Backup – Further Details

Veeam availability Suite 8

This is an interview from VMworld 2014 with Rick Vanover from Veeam Software. I have asked a couple of questions concerning upcoming Veeam availability suite 8 (which  and also some further details about Veeam Endpoint backup product. The upcoming Veeam availability suite will feature vloud connector which will allow to backup into the cloud. Any cloud. […]

How to Patch Free VMware ESXi Standalone Host

how to patch standalone esxi host

This guide will help folks which are new to virtualization or admins just starting with VMware virtualization, they run ESXi free version without vCenter. How to patch Free VMware ESXi standalone host is a common question I’m getting on regular basis and I though that I document that from the beginning to the end. If […]

Free Tool for Nested ESXi Labs – ESXi Mac Learning dvFilter


There is a free utility called ESXi MAC learning dvFilter released by VMware Labs last week. This utility is provided as a VIB and installs on the physical ESXi host, not on the virtual ESXi hosts. I learned about it by reading posts from William Lam and Andreas Peetz. ESXi Mac Learning dvFilter is kind of […]

EVO: RAIL Demo Video – VMware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure


Before VMworld I have assisted to VMware EVO: RAIL presentation. VMware Hyper-Converged infrastructure presentation video wasn’t available to the public until today, when Duncan Epping has published the video done by Dave Shanley. So here is EVO: RAIL Demo Video. VMware EVO:RAIL has been demoed during VMworld and I have also published a details, together with […]