Monthly Archives: December 2015

Support a great cause and have some fun at the same time

VMTurbo has created a vColoring Book with 13 pages of illustrations that can be colored in by you or your kids. The vColoring Book is entitled “The Origins Of The Green Circle Guardians” and is based on the common challenges found with virtualization. The vColoring Book is completely free, you can simply download it from …

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PSA: Make sure you backup your WordPress site

WordPress is a great platform for hosting a blog but it isn’t the best platform when it comes to security. There are many vulnerabilities that are constantly being found and exploited in both WordPress and it’s thousands of plug-ins. I’ve been stung by malicious attacks in the past by hackers that injected malicious rows in …

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VMware vSphere 6 Storage Enhancements: Top Reasons to Upgrade

I recently wrote a white paper for Infinio, who has a server-side storage acceleration product that utilizes host RAM as a storage cache. The white paper focuses on some of the cool storage enhancements in vSphere 6.0 and Update 1 such as the new vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering (VAIO) and new Virtual Volumes (VVols) …

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vCloud Air: 2015 Year in Review

The past year has brought a lot of changes. In our commitment to delivering public cloud services for our customers, the VMware vCloud® Air™ team worked tirelessly to deliver  compelling new features, services, and locations. In 2015, we formed new partnerships, expanded into new markets, released new service offerings and enhanced existing ones. Here’s a […]

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VMware vCloud Air Network Compliance Spotlight: HIPAA

Over the years, there’s been a lot of discussion on the impending influence of the Internet of Things (IoT). Everything from televisions to refrigerators to smart watches will introduce some sort of Internet connectivity for better analysis and consumer convenience. Soon, in 2016, we’ll see the first generation of these devices hit the mass market […]

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vCloud Air vTech Talk: Storage Tiering in Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand

Maximizing performance while minimizing cost. It’s the best of both worlds for any organization, and VMware vCloud Air makes it possible through storage tiering in Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand. Our infrastructure-as-a-service platform offers two storage tiers—SSD-Accelerated and Standard—so you can move workloads to the more powerful or more economical tier, depending on your specific business […]

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Jumbo Frames and VSAN Stretched Cluster configurations


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I received a question last week from a customer who had implemented a stretched VSAN cluster. The Health Check after the implementation indicated that there was an “issue” with the MTU configuration. The customer had explained that he had configured an MTU of 9000 between the two data sites and an MTU of (default) 1500 […]

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3 Must-Haves for Your Cloud Wishlist

With the holidays fast approaching, we want to help you make your list (and check it twice) by breaking down the 3 must-haves you need on your 2016 cloud considerations checklist. In IT, having a bird’s-eye view of big picture priorities is essential—with so many interconnected details in our day to day responsibilities, identifying the […]

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New KB articles published for week ending 12/19/15

VMware ESXi Enhancement to VMware Tools installer for FreeBSD (2139943) Date Published: 12/16/2015 vSphere Distributed Switch Health Check reports unsupported VLANs for MTU and VLAN check when multiple uplinks with different configurations are in use (2140503) Date Published: 12/14/2015 VMware vSphere Data Protection image backups from ESXi 6.0 hosts may lose data written to the […]

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vCloud: The Past Week in Review

Did you catch the most recent vCloud Air blogs? Now we make it easy to get up-to-speed with the latest information! See all the topics we talked about this week, all in one place. vCloud Air Disaster Recovery Advanced Concepts There is a lot your vCloud Air Disaster Recovery solution can do for you. In […]

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