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How to Migrate Windows vCenter to VCSA 6.7

is post has been written for people migrating from a Windows-based vCenter deployment to the vCSA (vCenter Server Appliance) Read the post here: How to Migrate Windows vCenter to VCSA 6.7 … [Read more...]

How to Build a VMware vSphere 6 Home Lab: Host Options

For part 2 of our series, we will assess host options for a VMware home lab. Here are 3 solid options, their pros and cons and what you'll need to set up! Read the post here: How to Build a VMware vSphere 6 Home Lab: Host Options … [Read more...]

Best Practices for Running SQL Server on vSphere

Before deploying SQL Server inside a VM on vSphere, first assess the business needs and application workloads for the deployments you want to support Read the post here: Best Practices for Running SQL Server on vSphere … [Read more...]

How to Build a VMware vSphere 6 Home Lab: Storage Options

A Home Lab enables you to test configurations without compromising important activities. In this multi-part series we start with storage for your home lab Read the post here: How to Build a VMware vSphere 6 Home Lab: Storage Options … [Read more...]

vCenter Server Converge Tool: What is it and why should I use it?

It's definitely a niche tool, but one that will come in handy if you run into an environment with external Platform Services Controllers Read the post here: vCenter Server Converge Tool: What is it and why should I use it? … [Read more...]

What’s new in vSphere 6.7 Update 1

At VMworld 2018, the new features in vSphere 6.7 Update 1 was presented with some very exciting additions to the vSphere suite! Get the breakdown here! Read the post here: What’s new in vSphere 6.7 Update 1 … [Read more...]

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...]