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Annual vExpert 2021 Sticker Giveaway

The first batch of stickers have all gone! Check back next week for updates. Every year I give away free stickers to vExperts. This is my way of thanking the vExpert community who have helped me every year both personally and professionally. Qualification To qualify, you need to have an...
LinuxVMware

Getting started with Puppet 7 Open Source and VMware

Puppet is a great automation tool for managing all of your Virtual Machines. Puppet Open Source is free and supports the management of most operating systems from Windows, Linux and Mac. This post guides you through the installation and shows how to create a basic configuration to get started with...
Linux

Upgrading CentOS 8 to CentOS Stream 8

You may have recently heard about a major change to CentOS. If not, then take a look at my post about it here. If you are familiar and wish to migrate from CentOS 8 to CentOS stream 8, then this post goes through the steps. Pre-migration steps Fortunately, the procedure...
VMwarevSphere

CentOS 8 Stream & VMware vSphere

Recently. you may have heard about the new CentOS operating system, Centos Stream. There is quite a bit of confusion about this online so I have put this post together to clear up a few things. The history of CentOS CentOS has typically been a very reliable, open-source operating system....
Reviews

IntSights – The latest in Cyber Threat Intelligence

Cybersecurity is an ever-growing concern for organisations. It's becoming more challenging to manage threats and protect your business from the increasing number of vulnerabilities. Choosing the right tool to help identify and protect your business from such threats is also challenging. Fortunately, there are impressive products and services available to...
CertificationvSphere

VCAP-DCV Deploy 2020 – Exam Simulator – FREE

For those taking exam 3V0-21.20  (also known as Advanced Deploy VMware vSphere 6.7) then you'll know that the exam is a real lab that you need to fix issues in or change configuration based on given scenarios. This post runs through how to use version 2 of my VCAP Deploy...
VMwarevSphere

How To Install ESXi on Raspberry Pi

As I discussed in a recent post, VMware has released an "unofficial" fling for ESXi on ARM. Ths good news is that this works on the Raspberry Pi! There are several considerations to take into account when using the Raspberry Pi for ESXi, for a thorough and complete setup guide,...
VMwarevSphere

ESXi on Raspberry Pi is Finally Here!

Last year at VMworld I wrote about ESXi on Arm and Raspberry Pi At the time, it felt like something official was in the works, but no one was giving anything away. While today's release isn't technically officially supported, VMware now has an official Twitter handle and logo for all...
VMwarevSAN

VMware vSAN 7.0 Update 1 – All the new features

vSAN & Tanzu Improvements With vSAN 7.0 Update 1,  it will be possible to extend TKG Guest cluster volumes. Supervisor and Guest Kubernetes clusters will benefit from the new Volume Health functionality. Should a persistent volume go inaccessible, the new Volume Health feature will be able to expose this to...
VMwarevSphere

VMware vSphere 7.0 Update 1 – What’s coming soon?

VMware vSphere with Tanzu Back in April 2020 and alongside vSphere 7.0, VMware released the Tanzu (Kubernetes) solution suite but it was only available with VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF). The reason for this, I heard was that Tanzu required a consistent Storage, Network and Compute platform to operate successfully. Fortunately,...
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