Virtualization

  • VMware vSphere 8 Update 1 Announced – New Features including OKTA

    Not long now after the release of VMware vSphere 8 and great features like the VMware Cloud console, VMware has announced VMware vSphere 8 Update 1 with great new features that span security, automation, storage, and many others. In this…

  • VMware Resource Pool vs Cluster Comparison

    There are many different constructs as part of the VMware vSphere environment with vCenter Server and ESXi. VMware vSphere provides many excellent capabilities and tools as part of the vSphere cluster resources for critical workloads. Two components in vSphere provide…

  • HCIBench – Speedtest for VMware vSAN storage

    If you work with VMware vSAN and are looking for a benchmarking tool for your vSAN datastore, the HCIbench tool is the de facto standard for testing out your vSAN storage performance. It uses test VMs to generate load on…

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    VMware Multi-cloud Briefing – VMware Aria Graph and Hub

    As you may already be aware, VMware is providing quarterly VMware Multi-Cloud briefings that help to bring organizations up to speed with the latest technologies and strategies for taking advantage of all the cloud has to offer. Multi-cloud is the…

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    VMware Workstation 17 Pro New features and Download Link

    VMware Workstation is arguably one of the premier desktop virtualization platforms today and provides an excellent platform for development, POCs, and even home labs. I wrote about the latest Workstation beta release with some exciting new features not long ago.…

  • vRealize Log Insight Syslog Configuration

    In case you didn’t know, VMware has its own logging solution as part of the vRealize Suite of solutions, now VMware Aria called vRealize Log Insight. With vRealize Log Insight, you can aggregate all your logs from vSphere, vSAN, NSX,…

  • Configure vSAN 8 Express Storage Architecture ESA

    The new VMware vSAN 8 Express Storage Architecture is one of the most revolutionary advancements in vSAN technology since vSAN 6.2 came along. The new vSAN Express Storage architecture ESA provides a radically new architecture allowing businesses to realize the…

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    VMware ESXi 8.0 New Host Client 2 and Logo

    Well, many of us are undoubtedly underway upgrading and testing out the new vSphere 8 in our home lab environments. The new release has many exciting new things to play around with. However, one that is exciting with ESXi is…

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    ESXi 8.0 Upgrade in three ways

    With the ESXi 8.0 release now available for download, many may consider upgrading their ESXi 7.0 servers to the latest and greatest ESXi version to get all that VMware virtualization offers. For the most part, many will only be doing…

  • VMware vCenter 8 Installation

    VMware vSphere 8 – Download links for ESXi 8 and vCenter Server 8

    Well, we have been eagerly waiting for the release of VMware vSphere 8 to download. It is a milestone release of VMware vSphere with many great new architectural features and changes and a revolutionary VMware vSAN release that is the…