Browsing Posts published in May, 2018

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:

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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