Many of us in IT read a lot of whitepapers, blogposts, how-to articles and view numerous Podcasts or training video’s to learn all the details about new products or features. Still, I don’t always get some of the details or can’t find the info I need. Meeting people at VMUGs or VMworld gives me the […]
Don’t be a dumbass, check the VMware Compatibility Guides!
Too often I read upgrade plans or visit sites with plans to upgrade VMware products or buy new hosts and notice that the VMware Compatibility Guides have never been checked when making plans. First thing I always do when changing big parts in a virtual infrastructure is to dive into the compatibility guides to check […]
VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Do judge this book by its cover
Often I receive book for review and after I read it, it goes on to my bookshelf and just sits there for a long time. With the VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference its a different story. The book contains a lot of scripts which doesn’t make it a reading book you keep on your nightstand. This […]
VMware vSphere 4 default installation settings
When I was writing an installation document on vSphere I thought and have some friends on twitter check the doc and comment on it. I received a lot of responses and decided to make a blog post out of it, so here it is.
vSphere Quickstart Guide (with Alan Renouf) released on Amazon
vSphere 4.0 Quick Start Guide continues from an idea started several years ago by a few engineers. The idea was simple, provide an easy to use reference guide for all level administrators, consultants and architects. Recently VMware introduced many new features in vSphere 4.0 and with this handy pocket guide you will learn about each of these new features. With each chapter, the pages in this essential guide will answer common questions while giving you unprecedented insight into: Expert tips & tricks Pitfalls to avoid RemoteCLI & PowerCLI (PowerShell) scripts Configuration how toâ€™s Virtualization best practices