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Why Quick Boot in vSphere 6.7 is a Big Deal

Quick Boot allows restarting only the hypervisor instead of going through a full reboot of the ESXi host hardware including a full POST Read the post here: Why Quick Boot in vSphere 6.7 is a Big Deal … [Read more...]

How to Set Up and Use vSphere Fault Tolerance

Fault tolerance enhances protection of a VM & provides better business continuity than failover alternatives. Learn how to set up vSphere Fault Tolerance Read the post here: How to Set Up and Use vSphere Fault Tolerance … [Read more...]

What’s New in vSphere 6.7? Should I Upgrade?

vSphere 6.7 has been officially released! The update features several new tools and alongside modifications to existing ones. But is it worth upgrading now or waiting? Read the post here: What’s New in vSphere 6.7? Should I Upgrade? … [Read more...]

Starting out with VMware? 6 Things I Would Have Wanted To Know

This post is going to explain and cover a few things I WISH I had known when I started. Some cold hard truths. Lessons I have learned over the years! The fact is, sometimes you learn by fire. You set a fire and learn how to put it out. Read the post here: Starting out with VMware? 6 Things I Would Have Wanted To Know … [Read more...]

VMware Hot-Add: How and When to Use it

One of the most common questions I receive on the daily management of virtual machines is if you should turn on hot-add features and why doesn't VMware turn them on by default. The answer is very clear. Read the post here: VMware Hot-Add: How and When to Use it … [Read more...]

How it Works: Understanding vSAN Architecture Components

vSAN is a super cool storage feature that's integrated into the ESXi host. But the real magic of vSAN lies in how it works. Knowing this is not only interesting but also helps when things go wrong. Read the post here: How it Works: Understanding vSAN Architecture Components … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Pre-Install ESXi Host Setup Checklist

This guide is a result of setting up countless ESXi hosts and outlines the essential items you need to check before installing ESXi. Also, includes common installation error messages for troubleshooting Read the post here: The Ultimate Pre-Install ESXi Host Setup Checklist … [Read more...]