ESX Virtualization http://www.vladan.fr VMware ESXi, vSphere, DR... how-to, videos.... Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:25:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Backup and Restore ESXi Configuration with PowerCLI http://www.vladan.fr/backup-restore-esxi-configuration-powercli/ http://www.vladan.fr/backup-restore-esxi-configuration-powercli/#respond Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:19:46 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36430 In some situations you might need to backup or restore configuration of your ESXi host. This can be done with several tools with GUI front end or you can use tools diretly built-in ESXi and vSphere. And that’s what we will explore today. There might be a situation where the only choice is what you already have [...]

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EVO: RAIL Demo Video – VMware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure http://www.vladan.fr/evo-rail-demo-video-vmware-hyper-converged-infrastructure/ http://www.vladan.fr/evo-rail-demo-video-vmware-hyper-converged-infrastructure/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:04:14 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36463 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 [...]

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vSphere 6.0 Will Support Hosts with 6 Tb of RAM http://www.vladan.fr/vsphere-6-0-will-support-hosts-6-tb-ram/ http://www.vladan.fr/vsphere-6-0-will-support-hosts-6-tb-ram/#respond Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:49:24 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36438 There is many of the features from vSphere 6.0 Beta program which are under NDA. However VMware has unveiled some bits here and there and one of the announce from the What’s New in vSphere session – INF1502.1 – presented by Michael Adams from VMware. The session is available for Free, and One of the [...]

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PowerCLI 5.8 R1 Announced as well as VMware SRM 5.8 http://www.vladan.fr/powercli-5-8-r1-announced/ http://www.vladan.fr/powercli-5-8-r1-announced/#respond Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:20:02 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36419 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 [...]

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vSphere Replication 5.8 Featuring Cloud Replication http://www.vladan.fr/vsphere-replication-5-8-cloud-replication-available-now/ http://www.vladan.fr/vsphere-replication-5-8-cloud-replication-available-now/#respond Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:52:55 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36299 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 [...]

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vSphere 6.0 Content Library http://www.vladan.fr/vsphere-6-0-content-library/ http://www.vladan.fr/vsphere-6-0-content-library/#respond Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:13:36 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=35758 VMware vSphere 6.0 is hot. Not released yet. Beta 6 is Still under NDA, but some features has already been unveiled. One of the new features that has been unveiled in this release is vSphere 6.0 Content Library. What it is? As you know, the NDA don’t allows us to report on All the details, but we cal talk [...]

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TOP 10 Free Sessions from VMworld 2014 US are Online – Check it out http://www.vladan.fr/top-10-free-sessions-from-vmworld-2014/ http://www.vladan.fr/top-10-free-sessions-from-vmworld-2014/#respond Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:15:12 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36393 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 [...]

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vSphere Data Protection 5.8 – What’s New? http://www.vladan.fr/vsphere-data-protection-5-8/ http://www.vladan.fr/vsphere-data-protection-5-8/#respond Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:24:36 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36295 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 [...]

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Rapid-Cloning Technology (project Fargo) and copy-on-write architecture – Future of Desktop Virtualization http://www.vladan.fr/rapid-cloning-technology-project-fargo-and-copy-on-write-architecture/ http://www.vladan.fr/rapid-cloning-technology-project-fargo-and-copy-on-write-architecture/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:05:43 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36353 Project Fargo was introduced during the second keynote on Day 2 at VMworld this year. It allows with ingenious technique to clone a VM (seconds, not minutes) and provide access to the user for that VM. It’s actually differential clone of a running VM. The new VM shares the memory and disk. I would also [...]

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VMworld 2014 US Keynotes Day 1 and Day 2 Videos http://www.vladan.fr/vmworld-2014-us-keynotes-day-1-day-2-videos/ http://www.vladan.fr/vmworld-2014-us-keynotes-day-1-day-2-videos/#respond Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:21:46 +0000 http://www.vladan.fr/?p=36337 VMware just published on YouTube the principal keynotes from Day 1 and Day 2. The VMworld 2014 US Keynotes Day 1 and Day 2 Videos are on YouTube. There are tons of announces, which some of those you might expected (vSphere 6.0) but some you did not (VSAN Beta 2.0…). And the biggest one (IMHO) is [...]

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