Category Archives: VMware

Demo – EMC VxRail software upgrade from v4.0.310 to v4.5.0 (Quanta)

This demo describes the steps required to perform a data-in-place upgrade on a VxRail Appliance G410 from v4.0.310 to v4.5.0. NOTE: This demo is using the internal vCenter server. As a requirement of this upgrade, vCenter must be running at … Continue reading

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Dell EMC VxRail 4.0 – Erasure Coding

Erasure Coding enables significant space reduction. An erasure coding 3+1, also known as Network RAID-5 3+1, can give us 50% more usable capacity than a RAID-1 Mirroring policy. Erasure Coding 3+1 requires a minimum of 4 Fault Domains/Hosts. In this … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS Management Pack for VMware vRealize Operations 6.6 (VMware + Cisco UCS)

Cisco UCS Management Pack for the vRealize Operations Manager contains UCS Manager Adapter which enables monitoring of the UCS domains on the Operations Manager web UI. The pack uses the XML API exposed by the Cisco UCS Manager to get … Continue reading

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Installation and Configuration of VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.6

In this post I will introduce the deployment of VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.6. This deployment is very simple and it divided into two phases. Installation – OVA deployment Configuration – Initial Cluster Configuration The OVA deployment is very simple, … Continue reading

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vExpert 2017 Second Half Announcement

I am pleased that my name appears in two lists of vExpert NSX and VSAN 2017, 😍😍. Below are the links for the announcements : VMware vSAN vExpert 2017 VMware NSX vExpert 2017

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Top vBlog 2017 Full Results

Top vBlog 2017 Full Results. Honored to hit #186 on TopvBlog2017. Congrats to all category winners!  I am glad that my name appear in the list.

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Upgrade – VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.5

In this post, we will perform the upgrading from vCenter 6.0 U3 to 6.5 U1. We highly suggest that check VMware Product Interoperability Matrices before any VMware products upgrade. Accroding to Interoperability Matrices, this upgrade path is supported. Firstly you need to … Continue reading

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