Conflicting VIBs during patching? Changing server vendors? Want to get rid of an old repository? All of the above?
Build Day Live with SuperMicro
First off, let me give you a quick rundown of what Build Day Live is. The vBrownBag crew takes a product or piece of equipment, and does a real-life day-1 build. It doesn’t always go right, there’s usually troubleshooting involved, and it’s a look at what an implementation engineer runs into. I will admit, before […]
This is the second of [?] posts, participating in Blogtober in the virtualization community. So, maybe you’ve heard how cool vCheck is, but you’re just not sure where to get started. If you aren’t sure what it is, check out this post by its creator, Alan Renauf. Now that I have you at least semi-interested, let’s get […]
The Human Factor
This is the first of [?] posts, participating in Blogtober in the virtualization community. Sometimes the most difficult things to navigate in the IT industry aren’t which knobs to turn, buttons to push, or lights to watch for. It’s not always about what tech to focus on, or how to position your career to stay […]
#VMworld Announcements – Day 1
While VMware made some cool announcements today, I have a feeling there’s more to come. I think I’ve covered most of the important details, feel free to comment if I missed something. Today’s announcements had 2 cellos open with an awesome 3d / VR artist providing some interactive visuals. Pat Gelsinger entered and discussed science […]
Almost Ready for VMworld 2017
VMworld 2017 is coming in just a few short days! I am planning to be a lot more active with blogging and live tweeting (@anthonyrhook) – so check it out while I’m there. There’s also 3 relevant posts from around the community on the bottom – read on! If you’re still reading and don’t have […]
VMware to retire the “thick-client”
VMware has announced it will finally not be releasing a thick client (C# client) for the next version of vSphere. The last few releases have lacked new features for the aging thick-client, while new features were added to the web client. It was only a matter of time before it was finally retired. Fear not: the […]
As seen at the Wisconsin VMUG Meeting, March 24, 2015 and condensed at Wisconsin VMUG UserCon 2015.
vSphere CPU ready time
Bored, nothing to do, and checking out your performance metrics? First off, use VMware vRealize Operations (vROps, formerly vCOps), and take up a new hobby in all your spare time; thank me later. Still need to take a look because you’re troubleshooting a slow VM? Concerned about if you’re oversubscribing your CPUs? High kernel times? A […]