Lemongrass Secures $10 Million Series C Financing Round Led by Blue Lagoon Capital

  Global SAP® on AWS® services firm announces infusion of experienced board members and leadership team to bring renewed commitment to strategic vision and accelerate sales, marketing and execution of aggressive product roadmap.   ATLANTA, GA — Lemongrass Consulting, the leading professional and managed service provider of SAP enterprise applications running on AWS hyperscale cloud infrastructure, […]

Nexsan announce Assureon Archive storage system. Version 8.3

  Thousand Oaks, CA – Jan. 15, 2020 – Nexsan announced the newest release of its Assureon Archive storage system. Version 8.3 includes Private Blockchain and end-to-end RMDA (Remote Direct Memory Access) over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) both adding a whole new level of data security and protection. Assureon is ideal for organizations that need to […]

HP/HPE Physical to VMware conversion for Windows 2008 R2 blue screens

Recently, I was converting an HP/HPE Windows 2008 R2 physical server into VMware (yes, P2V still happens), when I hit a blue screen on boot.  Turned out I was getting an Inaccessible Boot Volume stop error – a partial screenshot is below. Problem was, the blue screen went by so quickly that I had a […]

Windows Backup and Virtualization using Vembu BDR pt1.

Windows Backup and Virtualization using Vembu BDR One of the most appealing functionalities of Vembu BDR was the ability to back up stand-alone windows machines, and should the need occur, recover a backed up machine to a virtual machine, thus offering a easy route to migrating physical servers or workstations to a virtual machine. I […]

Vembu Technologies, Simple backup and virtualization solution?

  At the end of last year, we were approached by Vembu technologies about producing some content for them, now to be honest they are not a company I have had any experience with and I wasn’t aware of their products. So as would any self-respecting admin/Blogger would do, I paid a visit to their […]

VMware vCenter users are entitled to free 25 OSI licenses of vRealize Log Insight #FreeVMwareStuff

Its not news, but I find that a lot of folks still don’t realize that they are entitled to free benefits from VMware, included with their vSphere licenses.  In this #FreeVMwareStuff post, I want to focus on vRealize Log Insight. Anyone who has entitlement to VMware vCenter also gets 25 OSI licenses for vRealize Log […]

A simple script to update ESXi host DNS settings in PowerCLI

Not long ago, we updated our internal DNS to use Cisco Umbrella (aka OpenDNS).  During the migration, we needed to update all of the DNS settings on our ESXi hosts.  There is a built-in cmdlet called Set-VMHostNetwork which will update the settings.  The best practice is to always have multiple DNS servers, so doing that is […]