Setting up Log Insight for the first time

Setting up Log Insight for the first time. I had to re-post this article due to some issue with the original content.

vROPS 6.7 deployment

This article talks about vrops 6.7 installation and comparison to previous version.

vSphere 6.7 installation.

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With this article I am sharing my experience on vSphere 6.7 installation. This article specifically talks about doing a fresh install of vCenter Server appliance 6.7.

vCenter Server services is not accessible (troubleshooting continued..)

In continuation to one of my last article vCenter Server services is not accessible where I was trying to make a point that collecting information is the first line of defense against the problem from re-occurring in future. Now in this article we will talk about how to troubleshoot any vCenter Server service related issue. I may …

Plan your vSphere Upgrade WELL.

If you are planning to upgrade your VMware environment, hold that thought and ask yourself, "Have I planned properly?" The reason for that is the number of dependency that needs to be considered before starting off with the upgrade. While I was working as a VMware TSE, on a daily basis I used to have …

In case of vCenter Server appliance 6.0 Install / Upgrade failure what to do?

This article is basically about what to check when the install / upgrade to 6.0 fails. Opening a ticket with VMware support, yeah you can go ahead and do it, but you can start looking into the problem yourself. The question here is "Where to look and what?" Where to look, well the answer to …

vCenter Server High Availability

vCenter Server High Availability or vCenter HA, is one of the most promising feature of vCenter Server 6.5, which provides highest availability for the vCenter Server, without any Microsoft Windows Clustering. Prior to version 6.5, high availability for the vCenter Server could be achieved by means of clustering of Windows based vCenter Server (Supported version …

vCenter Server service is not accessible.

This article is going to showcase you how to approach this issue as I have seen during my days that the customers have tried restarting the services / server so many times that the logs have been rolled over and there is no way left to identify what caused the problem in the first place. …

VMware to Acquire Bitfusion

VMware to Acquire BitfusionVMware to Acquire BitfusionBy Krish Prasad, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Platform Business Unit, VMware Increasingly businesses are applying artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to differentiate and advance their processes and offerings. Today, I am pleased to announce our intent to acquire Bitfusion to help businesses more efficiently use AI technologies …

VMware Cloud on AWS – Getting Started as a…

VMware Cloud on AWS – Getting Started as a...What is VMware Cloud on AWS? If you’re a VMworld regular or follow our announcements you’ve probably heard of VMware Cloud on AWS, but if you haven’t let me summarise. At it’s heart, it is a service (and this is an important point) which allows you to …

Avi Networks Now Part of VMware

Avi Networks Now Part of VMwareAvi Networks Now Part of VMwareBy Tom Gillis, SVP/GM of Networking and Security BU When we first announced our intent to acquire Avi Networks, the excitement within our customer base, with industry watchers and within our own business was overwhelming. IDC analysts wrote, “In announcing its intent to acquire software …

Why VMware’s Kubernetes investment will shape…

Why VMware's Kubernetes investment will shape...A lesson on the past, present, and future of cloud from the VMware playbook.VMware Social Media Advocacy

The vMotion Process Under the Hood

The vMotion Process Under the HoodThe vMotion Process Under the HoodThe VMware vSphere vMotion feature is one of the most important capabilities in today’s virtual infrastructures. Since its inception in 2002 and the release in 2003, it allows us to migrate the active state of a virtual machines from one physical ESXi host to another. …