Browsing Posts published in May, 2018

During the last ZertoCON 2018, Zerto has announcement its IT Resilience Platform™ to converge backup, disaster recovery and cloud mobility converged in a single, simple, resilient, scalable platform. The core is the new version Zerto 7 will add new capabilities to its IT Resilience Platform to change the way that backup is done.

OpenStack is a cloud management framework for providing developers with cloud-style APIs and tools on top of a choice of different virtual infrastructure technologies and products. OpenStack software controls large pools of computing, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, managed through a dashboard or via the OpenStack API. OpenStack works with popular enterprise and open source technologies making it ideal for heterogeneous infrastructure. VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) is an “Integrated Product” approach to OpenStack, to make simple to deploy and manage an OpenStack environment on a vSphere platform with the benefit to be still based on standard OpenStack but also […]

The VeeamON 2018 it’s in the books, but what’s happened during the event and which are the more exciting news? First to all where is Veeam now? It was a leader for the SMB market, but now it’s a clear leader of the Enterprise market:

In those days, there is the VeeamON 2018 event, from May 14 to 16, 2018 at the McCormick Place, Chicago. For sure will be a huge and successful event, as usual… considering also how the Veeam product’s portfolio has grow.

As happened in the past, VMworld 2018 will be in the same locations, both for the US and the European editions: again Las Vegas and Barcelona. Those will be the dates for both events:

This is an article realized for StarWind blog and focused on the pro and cons of an upgrade to vSphere 6.7. See also the original post. Now that VMware vSphere 6.7 has been announced and it’s also available in General Availability (GA), some people may ask if it makes sense upgrade to this version (or when will make sense upgrade to 6.7). Is a GA release ready for a production environment? Or is it mature and stable enough?

The first Nutanix .NEXT event was in the late 2015 and there were several changes in the company, in the products and in the event content. Now there well be a new Nutanix .NEXT event, from May 8 to 10 at New Orleans. Still 3 days (or two full) as usual, but a lot of difference, if you are looking at the long sponsor list or on the agenda.

Seeams that there is an issue in CPU hot-add on Windows Server 2016 running in VMware vSphere 6.5, but it’s something hard to reproduce this issues on a different systems. Because on most systems it works correctly, but, at least in a case, the CPU hot add does not work as expected.

VMware has just released the new vSphere 6.7 only a few weeks ago, but now it’s the turn to update the previous version: vSphere 6.5 Update 2 is now available, with some interesting news. New builds will be 8307201 for vCenter and 8294253 for ESXi. The official vSphere documentation is already updated to vSphere 6.5U2 version. All PDFs could be downloaded from this link. The interesting aspect is that vSphere 6.5U2 includes some backported features from vSphere 6.7!

VMware certifications paths have been increased in the recent years. From the original (and only) path, depending by the VMware technology, other paths have been added. On 2015, there were four paths (see also VMware certification roadmap v6) on the main VMware core products:

This is an article realized for StarWind blog and focused on how use PowerShell (Core) on Linux system. See also the original post. PowerShell is a command line (CLI) scripting language developed by Microsoft to simplify automation and configuration management, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language.

Interesting European IT events: Mesosphere Advance – Copenhagen (May 2-4) KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2018 – Copenhagen (May 2-4) UC Expo – London (May 16–17) Strata Data Conference – London (May 22–24) TECHunplugged – Amsterdam (May 24) Managed Services & Hosting Summit – Amsterdam (May 29) Predictive & Advanced Analytics – Utrecht (May 30)

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