A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about my experiences in the last physical VMworld (this was in 2018 and held in Barcelona – Spain). I also talked about this year’s event and how it’s the largest online event that gathers tech enthusiasts from all over the globe. In this post, I will take… Continue reading VMworld 2021 – 10 Recommended Sessions on VMC on AWS
When expanded, VMC on AWS stands for VMware Cloud on AWS. It refers to a solution that leverages an integration between two powerful technology platforms. They are; VMware Cloud Foundation (VMware Infrastructure stack). VMware provides the software components. This includes vSphere (for server virtualization), NSX (for network virtualization), vSAN (for storage virtualization) and vRealize Suite.… Continue reading Why VMC on AWS
This post is about the features of the vRealize Operations Manager Tenant App for vCloud Director. I’ll talk about the features of the tenant app in this post and dive into its metering capabilities in the next one. Introduction – vRealize Operations Manager So, first a brief intro into vRealize Operations Manager (vROPs). vROPs is… Continue reading The vRealize Operations Manager Tenant App
What is the largest virtualization-specific event you could attend pre and post-Covid? The answer is VMworld. Some of you may already be familiar with this event. You may even have attended the event physically before Covid and online during and post-covid. VMworld is the largest virtualization-specific event that brings together experts, IT enthusiasts, and customers… Continue reading The Largest Virtualization-Specific Event
I had posted earlier here about my preparation for the VMware Cloud Provider Specialist Exam 2019 exam. I am happy to announce that I passed this exam on the 29th of June 2021. I paid for the exam using a voucher I purchased from VMware certification marketplace about a year ago. I had to purchase… Continue reading 5V0-32.19 exam experience
In the part 1 of this post, I talked about a cheaper alternative to buying vSANReady nodes which is to configure the system nodes by using the vSAN compatibility guide. I also showed the cost comparison of buying a vSANReady node from an OEM (in this case DELL/EMC) and configuring it from DELL/EMC’s website. In… Continue reading Configuring a Cheaper vSAN ReadyNode (2)
vSAN ReadyNodes are great. They provide OEM (original equipment manufacturer e.g HP, Dell/EMC and Supermicro) device(s) that have been certified to run VMware vSAN. vSAN ReadyNodes provide the most flexible server options to build Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) environments that are based on VMware vSAN. Using vSAN ReadyNodes also makes it very easy to build an… Continue reading Configuring a Cheaper vSAN ReadyNode
When I was initially preparing to take the 3V0-21.18: Advanced Deploy vSphere 6.5 Exam, my first thought was that the exam should be fairly straightforward since I have basic experience in managing a vSphere environment. Boy was I was wrong. First of all the environment, I had been managing was a relatively small one with… Continue reading 3V0-21.18 Preparation & Exam Experience
Introduction Somehow, I like to start with definitions cos I feel someone reading may not know what I’m speaking about or may not understand. So, the first term I’m defining is Solutions Architect. In simple terms, a solutions architect is a problem solver. one way to think about this role is to look at the… Continue reading Finding my path as a Solutions Architect
I’m not sure why but I have always been fascinated about mergers and acquisitions. I guess the fact that someone or a group of people can sit down with an idea, turn that into a “living organism” and increase its value to the point that it is valuable enough for someone else to acquire. I… Continue reading Acquisitions, I love them – Pluralsight/ACG/Linux Academy
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