31 12, 2014

My year in review

By |2016-12-11T15:25:02+01:00December 31st, 2014|General, Virtualization|3 Comments

As this year draws to a close and I review my performance as a passionate virtualisation enthusiast, this has been an "OK" year. My aim this year was to contribute more; both professionally and to the community. While I am happy that I did go some way in achieving that, I do feel that it could [...]

3 11, 2014

User Experience Changes for my blog

By |2016-12-11T15:25:02+01:00November 3rd, 2014|General|0 Comments

Yes, this is the same blog site and looks a bit different but I hope the change is a positive one. I've been long aware that my blog has been in a state of disrepair and the readability has gone downhill. Due to commitments at work and home, I've not been getting the chance to [...]

24 09, 2014

VMworld 2014 Europe – Would love to meet you there!

By |2016-12-11T15:25:03+01:00September 24th, 2014|General, Virtualization, VMware|1 Comment

It's that time again and VMworld 2014 Europe is upon us (19 days left as I write this). With the emphasis on Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) and the product releases/announcements by VMware, I am excited to be attending this year's conference. We all know that VMworld 2014 US had a lot of announcements and you [...]

21 06, 2013

Book Review: VCDX Boot Camp: Preparing for the VCDX Panel Defense (VMware Press)

By |2016-12-11T15:25:06+01:00June 21st, 2013|Book Review, General, How To, VCDX, Virtualization|1 Comment

Today, I am doing a book review of VCDX Boot Camp: Preparing for the VCDX Panel Defense (VMware Press).  This is a book not only for VCDX hopefuls but also for people who want to see what's involved in becoming one.  What could be better than a book written by three VCDXs (who are also [...]

17 06, 2013

My Blog is moving!

By |2016-12-11T15:25:06+01:00June 17th, 2013|General|2 Comments

The time has come for me to leave the safe confines of wordpress.com and go to a hosted installation.  When I started blogging, it was the best option for me and with minimum of fuss.  However, now I need a bit more freedom in what I want to do on the blog and hence the [...]

6 06, 2013

How to Recover Virtual Machines with Corrupt Snapshots

By |2016-12-11T15:25:06+01:00June 6th, 2013|Disaster Recovery, ESX, General, How To, vCenter, Virtual Lab, Virtualization|0 Comments

There are times when a virtual machine might start rebooting or shut down completely, due to one or more snapshots for that machine getting corrupt.  Depending on the type of failure, recovery from such a situation is possible and at times, with all data intact.  For example, when a backup solution takes a snapshot as [...]