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What’s new in ESXi 6.5 storage Part I: UNMAP

April 27th, 2017
What’s new in ESXi 6.5 storage Part I: UNMAPCody Hosterman published an article about whats new in ESXi 6.5, you can find Cody’s article here or simply scroll down.So as you might be aware, vSphere 6.5 just went GA.There is quite a bit of new stuff in this release and there have certainly been quite a Read more…

What’s New with VMware vSAN 6.6

April 25th, 2017
What’s New with VMware vSAN 6.6Jase McCarty posted about the new VMware vSAN 6.6, please find the complete article here.VMware vSAN has been innovating at a rapid pace. With each new release, we’ve delivered greater value to our customers through new features that have propelled adoption by mainstream customers for any workload, any application. More than 7,000 Read more…

More Virtual Volumes (VVOLS) and Snapshots Goodness

April 20th, 2017
More Virtual Volumes (VVOLS) and Snapshots GoodnessCormac Hogan posted a very interesting article about Virtual Volumes, you can find the complete article here or scroll down.Well, I got so many questions about my previous articles on a new way of doing snapshots with VVols that I decided to take the time and get even deeper Read more…

What is VMware Hot-Add RAM and How to use it?

April 18th, 2017
What is VMware Hot-Add RAM and How to use it?An interesting article about VMware Hot-Add RAM from Vladan SEGET:VMware Hot-Add RAM feature isn’t new, but somehow we haven’t covered it much just yet. So this post will explain What is VMware Hot-Add RAM and How to use it. The Hot-Add RAM goes hand in hand with Read more…

Enhance OpBot using the built-in PowerShell Web editor

April 13th, 2017
Enhance OpBot using the built-in PowerShell Web editorWhile building the OpBot ChatOps for VMware vSphere Bot, we always kept in mind that it should be simple to reuse existing PowerShell & PowerCLI scripts and commands.Most of the time you want to use a PowerShell module or use your own functions and alias commands.Therefore, we integrated Read more…

vSphere 6.5b prevents vSphere Web Client logins for users w/o VC permissions

April 11th, 2017
vSphere 6.5b prevents vSphere Web Client logins for users w/o VC permissionsWilliam Lam posted once again a very interesting article about VMware vSphere. You can find his article here, or simply scroll down.A patch update was just released for vCenter Server 6.5, dubbed vSphere 6.5b.

UNMAP Fix in ESXi 6.5

March 30th, 2017
UNMAP Fix in ESXi 6.5As you might’ve seen, Cormac Hogan just posted about an UNMAP fix that was just released.https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2148989and Cody Hosterman wrote a really interesting post regarding this topic.You can find Cody’s article here, or scroll down for the details.

Affordable alternative to vSphere Operations Manager Software Part 1

March 28th, 2017
Affordable alternative to vSphere Operations Manager Software Part 1If you want to manage and monitor a VMware vSphere environment that is agile and continuously growing there is no way around having a software support.While there are a bunch of very comprehensive vSphere Operations Manager software is out there – they all come with a high Read more…

ESXI 6.5 Storage Performance Issues and Fix

March 23rd, 2017
ESXI 6.5 Storage Performance Issues and FixWe would like to make a repost of a very helpful blog post from Anthony Spiteri about performance issues and how he was able to fix them.Thanks Anthony for your helpful information.Please find here a link to Anthony’s post.

Performance of Storage I/O Control (SIOC) with SSD Datastores – vSphere 6.5

March 21st, 2017
Performance of Storage I/O Control (SIOC) with SSD Datastores – vSphere 6.5A brand new blog post from VMware – VMware VROOM! BlogWe would like to make a repost of this interesting topic.Please find here the blog post from Julie Brodeur

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