Monthly Archives: September 2015

Want to learn more about VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols), here’s 3 great sessions to help you

VMware recently released about 50 VMworld 2015 sessions to the general public and within those there are 3 great sessions on VVols that will help you better understand the architecture and what VVols is all about. The sessions are all pretty technical which is good, one is from VMware and two of them are from …

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VSAN made storage management a non issue for the 1st time


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When ever I talk to customers about Virtual SAN the question that comes up usually is why Virtual SAN? Some of you may expect it to be performance, or the scale-out aspect, or the resiliency… None of that is the biggest differentiator in my opinion, management truly is. Or should I say the fact that […]

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New KB articles published for week ending 9/26/15

My VMware Upgrading the subscription service in MyVMware (2124967) Date Published: 9/21/2015 VMware App Volumes Pruning the VMware App Volumes SQL database (2132454) Date Published: 9/21/2015 VMware ESXi Multiple RDM pointer files after storage migration (2131011) Date Published: 9/23/2015 NFS connectivity issues on NexentaStor NFS filers on ESXi 5.x/6.0 (2133025) Date Published: 9/24/2015 Windows Server […]

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Another new vChat episode recorded live from VMworld!

While at VMworld 2015, David, Simon and I managed to get together and record a new vChat episode where we talked about what was happening at the event. We recorded it in a secret recording studio deep under the Mosser hotel, it might look like we were in a data center but we recorded in …

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VMware releases another batch of Free VMworld 2015 session recordings

I posted last week about the VMworld 2015 session recordings that VMware released for free to the general public (non-attendees) via their YouTube channel. VMware has just published another batch bringing the total sessions released up to 54 so I have updated my previous post to add the new sessions in. The sessions span many …

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ALERT: Linked Clone pool creation and recompose failure

Before upgrading to vSphere 6 update 1, VMware would like everyone to read the following KB article for important information. Creating and recomposing linked clone desktops will fail on Horizon view…

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Designing a Virtual SAN stretched cluster


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There is a lot of material on stretched clusters already out there but somehow it seems that is hasn’t reached everyone yet. Last couple of weeks I spend a lot of time on the phone with different customers in the various countries/regions talking about designing a Virtual SAN stretched cluster. In this post I wanted […]

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vRealize Operations Manager 6.1.0 – new KB content

Exciting news for users of vRealize Operations Manager 6.1.0. We’ve been busy updating and creating new Knowledgebase articles to support the product. Enjoy! New: After cancelling the selected alerts…

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Downgrading from VMware Workstation Pro 12 to VMware Workstation 11

Today we bring you a video which demonstrates downgrading from VMware Workstation Pro 12.x to VMware Workstation 11.x including changing the virtual hardware of your virtual machines. VMware…

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Log Insight 3.0.x release – new KB content

Exciting news for users of Log Insight 3.0.x. We’ve been busy updating and creating new Knowledgebase articles to support the product. New: 2123058 – Changing internal configuration…

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