14 04, 2014

Book Review: Networking for VMware Administrators

By | 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 [...]

4 02, 2014

Why enabling NIOC (Network I/O Control) in a home lab is a good idea?

By | February 4th, 2014|ESX, NIOC, vCenter, View, Virtual Lab, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere, Workstation|4 Comments

We all know that Network I/O Control is your friend when it comes to production deployments of vSphere in general.  Today, I quickly wanted to make a point that NIOC is also great when it comes to home labs and why we should have it enabled, if possible. A few days back, I was deploying [...]