VMworld 2015 Europe – Day 2/3 roundup

To start the second Day off, I attended the second General Session where Sanjay Poonen recapped on the first days messaging “any application and any device”. VMware is focusing on providing a Digital Workspace with a strong focus on Consumer Simplicity and Enterprise Security. There was a considerable amount of messaging on VMware’s focus around... Continue Reading →

VMworld 2015 Europe – Day 1 Roundup

The night before set the mood for VMworld 2015 as lots of event attendees stopped by at the hard rock Cafe #vRockstar2015 which was a great opener to the annual event and was a great opportunity to catch up with fellow Techs. As always the event started with the first general session which was different... Continue Reading →

vSphere Integrated Containers and Photon Platform – VMworld 2015

A great start to VMworld 2015 Europe today. Lots of big announcements but one I wanted mention was  vSphere Integrated Containers and the new Photon Platform. These two new products will allow companies to build and run applications inside containers. Containers are becoming an increasingly popular technology in the developer world and provide an alternative... Continue Reading →

Boomerang – Creating VMware Hybrid Clouds – Product Review

Introduction Migrating Applications to the cloud can be a daunting process. As we move into an ever more IT dependent world, the requirement for agility and elasticity increases. Unitrends are a Hardware and Software Company that provide data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. Unitrends has created a product called Boomerang that allows VMware... Continue Reading →

Network issues on Centos After Cloning VMware guest

I have recently come across an issue when repurposing Centos VMware clones. After cloning the Virtual Machines, the Virtual Network Card shows as not present.  This is because the VMware guest will keep the IP configuration details of its parent, and even after changing the Static address, the network card is still unavailable. The following Steps will address this problem: Load... Continue Reading →

A more detailed view of a Virtual Machine Snapshot Removal – VMware

For all those who want more detailed infromation when removing snapshots from a virtual machine or troubleshooting issues, this post will show you use ESXI's Shell to gather more information about the snapshot task. You will need to enable shell, and load putty. We will be utilising the vim-cmd as is "Supported in both ESXI 4.x... Continue Reading →

VMware EVO RAIL Challange – My Experience

So after reading about EVO RAIL, I had to go and see what all the fuss was all about and I am pleased to say its awesome. a great idea which works ! So what is EVO Rail ..... ? well Simplicity is the opposite to complexity and EVO RAIL removes complexity . What do I mean by that ?... Continue Reading →

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