10 03, 2020

What’s New in vSphere 7 with Kubernetes, VCF 4 and vSAN 7? The Important Bits

By |2020-03-10T13:45:55+00:00March 10th, 2020|vCenter, VMware, VSAN, vShield|0 Comments

There's a lot more to cover for vSphere 7 so in this post, I'll talk about the important bits with regards to vSphere 7 with Kubernetes, VMware Cloud Foundation 4 and vSAN 7. vSphere 7 with Kubernetes If you're involved with VMware products in your day job, you must have heard about Project Pacific a [...]

10 03, 2020

What’s New in vSphere 7? The Important Bits

By |2020-03-10T13:43:23+00:00March 10th, 2020|vCenter, VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

In recent times, organisations have become more aware of the need to develop applications that closely align with their core business and that has been taking priority, rather than the platform that used to be the most important factor in the past. Recognising this trend, VMware has been working towards integrating its portfolio products to [...]

10 03, 2020

What’s New in vRealize Cloud Management 8.1? The Important Bits

By |2020-03-10T12:17:04+00:00March 10th, 2020|vCenter, VMware, vRA, vRealize Log Insight, vRO, vSphere|0 Comments

This post is focussed on the important bits that you need to know about the new announcements by VMware related to the vRealize Cloud Management portfolio. If you've been following recent developments for the VMware platform then you must already know that bulk of the enhancements will be in the areas related to Kubernetes support [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: Security

By |2016-12-11T15:24:59+00:00October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|1 Comment

VMware has stated this vision to deliver: Comprehensive Security with End to End Datacenter Protection in a way that makes security easy to manage We all know that corners are cut with security when controls are too difficult and cumbersome to implement. If made simple and easy, there's a greater chance of achieving end-to-end security for [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5

By |2016-12-11T15:24:59+00:00October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized, vCenter, VMworld, vSphere|1 Comment

vSphere 6 brought a huge number of changes upon release. They not only included changes to it's architecture but there great new features as well that made vSphere Architects very excited. That was about a year and a half ago and so a major update was due. Enter vSphere 6.5: It introduces so many new features [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: Availability and Performance

By |2016-12-11T15:24:59+00:00October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|0 Comments

You're going to love this. Availability and Performance features have always been the strong point of vSphere and what we all fell in love with. VMware has always made sure to make improvements in this area and this version is no different. There are improvements in four major areas: High Availability (HA) Fault Tolerance (FT) [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: Lifecycle Management

By |2020-04-13T13:38:58+01:00October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|1 Comment

With vSphere 6.5, VMware has made some improvements to the lifecycle management of vSphere, which will significantly improve the experience when upgrading to future versions and make the process less stressful. The changes are in these three areas: Update Manager Host Profiles Auto Deploy Update Manager I mentioned integration of Update Manager with VCSA 6.5 in my [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: VCSA Improvements

By |2016-12-11T15:24:59+00:00October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|0 Comments

Recently, VMware has been investing an enormous amount of effort into bringing vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) up to the same functionality as its Windows counterpart. vSphere 6.5 not only achieves that goal but also goes beyond it. In this article, I will explain what's new in VCSA and why its time now to exclusively deploy VCSA [...]

12 01, 2016

vSphere Update Manager: Scan (And Service) Failing At 4%

By |2016-12-11T15:25:00+00:00January 12th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere, VUM|0 Comments

Recently, I thought I should patch one of my vSphere clusters using VMware Update Manager so I started to do a "Scan" for the cluster. However, the process failed soon after starting. The first thing I noticed was that the "VMware vSphere Update Manager" service was going down with it. VMware vSphere Update Manager had an [...]