28 04, 2014

PernixData FVP Next – Game Changer?

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:03+00:00 April 28th, 2014|FVP, Strategy, View, Virtualization, VMware|0 Comments

Like many other storage enthusiasts, I also attended the live Storage Tech Field Day 5 (#SFD5) presentation by Satyam Vaghani (@SatyamVaghani) of PernixData (@PernixData).  In case you missed it, here is a link to recordings of the presentation, conveniently broken down into areas of focus. The presentation was about the current version: PernixData FVP 1.5, [...]

14 04, 2014

Book Review: Networking for VMware Administrators

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:03+00:00 April 14th, 2014|Book Review, ESX, NIOC, vCenter, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere|2 Comments

I always wondered why there is no book that specifically focusses on VMware networking, given its importance when it comes to deployment and maintenance of a stable virtual platform.  No need for me to think that any more as "Networking for VMware Administrators" by Chris Wahl (@ChrisWahl) and Steve Pantol (@StevePantol) is available for purchase [...]

7 04, 2014

Horizon Workspace Data-va: Manually mounting the NFS share

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:03+00:00 April 7th, 2014|Horizon View, How To, Virtualization, VMware, Workspace|0 Comments

As part of "data-va" configuration (while deploying a Horizon Workspace environment), you might want to add an NFS store.  In fact, it is recommended to do so for larger environments for flexibility, performance and scalability reasons. Typically, the way to do it is to create an NFS share and set access so that the data-va [...]