Monthly Archives: April 2016

Blog Recap: Rediscovering How VMware vCloud Air Delivers on the Cloud Promise

Over the last several weeks we’ve detailed how VMware vCloud Air can help you enhance your data center investments. We’ve covered everything from data center replacement to data center extension, disaster recovery and more. We’ll continue to add more customer stories and examples of how these customers are leveraging hybrid cloud to solve their IT […]

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vCloud Air Network Provider Carrenza Helps The Jockey Club Race to Success

The Jockey Club is the largest commercial horse racing entity in the United Kingdom. It owns and operates about 15 race courses and hosts about 3 million people annually. But The Jockey Club doesn’t race year-round, which means it experiences both periods of rest and high-demand. That’s what brought The Jockey Club to VMware vCloud […]

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Max LUNs increased to 1024 in vSphere 6

I recently was involved in an issue where error messages where being generated in the vmkernel.log and found out the cause was related to the maximum LUNs being increased in vSphere 6 from 255 to 1024. The error messages themselves were related to the fact that our Protocol Endpoint (PE) for VVols is advertised as …

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VMware and IBM Team Up to Deliver the Enterprise Cloud

VMware has teamed up with IBM to bring the cloud to enterprises everywhere. To do this, we’ve jointly designed an architecture and cloud offering that’ll allow customers to automatically provision software-defined data center (SDDC) environments, like VMware vSphere, NSX, and Virtual SAN on the IBM cloud. Founded on a fourteen-year relationship, this new IBM/VMware cloud […]

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vTech Talk: vCloud Connector Tool Overview

Looking into vCloud Air, vCloud Connector and its system requirements and compatibility? In this episode of vTech Talk, our series highlighting tips, tricks and resources for all thing vCloud Air, David Hill, Senior Technical Marketing Architect at vCloud Air, answers a top vCloud Air Community question from our recent AVCA Community event. Our vCloud Air […]

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Finally, An Answer for Legacy App Headaches: The Cloud

Legacy applications are an office fixture. You can’t live with them, and you can’t live without them. As businesses move forward, these old technologies hold people back like uncomfortable chairs that can’t be replaced. Everyone wants an upgrade, but is that possible while maintaining core business functions? Simply use VMs in the cloud. They offer […]

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User account locked in vCenter Server Appliance

We’ve recently noticed a number of cases where vSphere administrators become locked out of their accounts or receive reports of incorrect passwords in the vCenter Server Appliance. If you find yourself in this position, here are two articles that address these issues: KB 2034608 When attempting to log into the VMware vSphere 5.1, 5.5, or […]

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New KB articles published for week ending 4/23/16

VMware App Volumes Excel macro-record and Visual Basic features in Microsoft Office 365 excel 32-bit version do not work with Writable/AppStack volume on 64-bit version operating systems in VMware App Volumes (2145079) Date Published: 4/20/2016 VMware ESXi A pop-up window is displayed while installing VMware Tools 9.10.x on a Windows VM (2145151) Date Published: 4/19/2016 […]

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How HA handles a VSAN Stretched Cluster Site Partition


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Over the past couple of weeks I have had some interesting questions from folks about different VSAN Stretched failure scenarios, in particular what happens during a VSAN Stretched Cluster site partition. These questions were in particular about site partitions and how HA and VSAN know which VMs to fail-over and which VMs to power-off. There […]

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vCloud Air Network Compliance Spotlight – FedRAMP

This is the latest blog in our vCloud Air Network Compliance Spotlight blog series. Previously in this series, we’ve discussed: SSAE 16 PCI-DSS HIPAA ISO 27001 ISO 9001 In this month’s edition of our compliance spotlight, we focus on FedRAMP, or the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides […]

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