Looking Forward to 2018

Looking Forward to 2018…. 2017 was the year of virtualization, the days of buying dedicated hardware is coming to a close. and I can only see this continuing as the power of virtualization is clear for all to see, dedicated task orientated servers are relics from the past being phased out in all sectors. Virtualization…

New Tintri FlexDrive Lets Customers Expand All-Flash Storage Capacity One Drive at a Time

New Tintri FlexDrive Lets Customers Expand All-Flash Storage Capacity One Drive at a Time Organizations simply insert drives and click-to-expand storage capacity Exciting news for Tintri customers, and potential costomers alike, Tintri, a leading player in  enterprise storage solutions have announced this morning an exciting development allowing much more granular and affordable storage for enterprises.…

repost: VMware ESXi Release and Build Number History as of Dec 15 2017

Repost: VMware ESXi Release and Build Number History as of Dec 15 2017 The following listings are a comprehensive collection of the flagship hypervisor product by VMware. All bold versions are downloadable releases. All patches have been named by their release names. Please note that the ESXi hypervisor is available since version 3.5.   So…

FAQ: Discontinuation of third party vSwitch program (2149722)

While looking at NSX resources, I ran across this , and thought it was worth sharing.   Thus, if your running a third party vSwitch, migrate… ” FAQ What is happening with VMware’s third Party Virtual Switch Program? VMware is discontinuing its third party virtual switch (vSwitch) program. VMware plans to deprecate the APIs in…

Scale Computing Release HC3 Unity

Scale Computing have teamed up with Google to leverage it’s Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to bring ultimate IT agility. In recently announced news Scale Computing and Google have teamed up to bring us HC3 Unity an extension to Scale’s excellent Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) solution HC3. This seamlessly integrates HC3’s on premises cloud solution with…

Repost : What is vNIC, VMKNIC, PortGroups, Uplink Ports, vPorts and VMXNET3 Adapter

Studying NSX, I found that a review of the differences between vmnics, vNIC’s, and the terminology where in order.   I thought this blog post did a good job of over viewing the terms.   What is vNIC, VMKNIC, PortGroups, Uplink Ports, vPorts and VMXNET3 Adapter   ” Virtual Networking is one of the Key…

Scale on the up with Scale computing Hypercore 7.3 and Hardware updates

Scale on the up with Scale computing Hypercore 7.3 and Hardware updates Scale Computing have been making waves in the hyperconvergence world and their recent announcement of hardware updates and new admin friendly additions to their HyperCore management software are sure to continue to impress. Especially considering the recent News of their HC3 cloud utility…