When DRaaS was launched by VMware the backend of last year, everyone was pretty excited about the ability to 'get rid' off their secondary/DR site and offload it all into the cloud - A subscription based DR solution which would allow customers to decrease their Capex and offset it with an Opex model. It kind of boils down to the … Continue reading Improvements to vCloud Air Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)
vSphere 6.0 is now GA..... visit My VMware Portal to download it today! =) https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/login
A couple of days ago, the clever bods at VMware Labs released a new fling that allows you to migrate from a Windows-based vCenter Server to the vCenter Server Appliance: https://labs.vmware.com/flings/vcs-to-vcva-converter This is a great Fling idea as a lot of end-users are now considering the vCSA given the enhancements made to it in 5.5! (BTW, vCSA … Continue reading vCenter Server (Windows) to vCenter Server Appliance Converter
So I'm always trying to correlate versions of ESXi or vCenter Server to the build numbers.... mainly when I'm running a health check and I need to determine what version of VM hardware or VMware Tools should be deployed for the version the customer is running. Anyways, I thought I'd share the webpages that I … Continue reading Need to know what version of VMware product relates to what build number?
I can't believe after all the rush to get re-certified last year (original deadline was 30th Nov 2014) VMware are extending the deadline yet again....... New deadline for taking the delta exam and re-certifying as a VCP5-DCV is now 8th May 2015. Since my most popular blog entry was how to study for the Delta exam, you … Continue reading VCP5 Delta Exam Extended Again……