Browsing Posts published in October, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is an article that I wrote as a contribuitor for the Aruba blog. Read the full article. A network switch works at Layer 2 (in the ISO/OSI model) and potentially does not need any configuration because it can learn about the network topology and how to forward properly the Ethernet frames using its internal MAC address or port table.

Reading Time: 18 minutes Intel® Optane™ Technology for Data Centers are a revolutionary solutions to bridge critical gaps in the storage and memory hierarchy delivering persistent memory, large memory pools, fast caching and fast storage. Basically there are two main Intel® Optane™ DC products: Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory  Intel® Optane™ DC SSDs

Reading Time: < 1 minute With Halloween only a few days away, this year Altaro gathered SysAdmins’ funniest and most horrifying stories into one eBook.  We all know that a SysAdmin’s job is no easy task and apart from constantly having systems to update, bugs to fix and users to please, SysAdmins encounter all sorts of situations throughout their careers.

Reading Time: 3 minutes VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) is VMware’s unified SDDC platform for the hybrid cloud and it’s based on VMware’s compute, storage, and network virtualization technologies to deliver a native integrated software stack that can be used on-premises for private cloud deployment or run as a service from the public cloud with consistent and simple operations. The core components of VMware Cloud Foundation are VMware vSphere (for the compute part), vSAN (for the storage part), and NSX DataCenter (in version -v or -T, for the network and security part).

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is an article that I wrote as a contribuitor for the Aruba blog. Read the full article. What is the edge when it comes to networking terminology? Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple and clear answer.

Reading Time: < 1 minute One year after PowerCLI 11.0.0, VMware has released the new PowerCLI 11.5.0 with more than 20 cmdlets that have been added and 9 cmdlets which have been improved. PowerCLI 11.5.0 comes with the following updates:

Reading Time: 4 minutes Build a VMware lab is usually tricky because you have to find the proper balance between the physical and the virtual infrastructure. Most people does not have huge or powerful physical servers, or does not have the proper environment (considering the power consumption, the generated heat, the noise, or also the needed space), and they opt for small and cheap systems.

Reading Time: 3 minutes One interesting news of the latest version of vCSA is the health monitoring feature. You can check the overlall health with your vSphere Client, by selecting the vCenter node and then Monitor | Health.

Reading Time: 2 minutes VMware has just announced the General Availability (GA) of vRealize Suite 2019, vCloud Suite 2019, and vCloud Suite 2019 Platinum! The VMware “Suites” solutions provide organizations an easy way to on-board to cloud, enabling consistent deployments with visibility and governance for virtualized and cloud native workloads deployed across hybrid and multicloud environments.

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is an article that I wrote as a contribuitor for the Aruba blog. Read the full article. Network topology is the arrangement of the different network elements of a communication network, usually represented with a graph.

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Nutanix .NEXT EU event at Copenhagen has just finished, but the event was a success with more than 4000 people and with also some important announcements. This .NEXT EU was from October 8 to 10 in Copenhagen and was the 4th edition in Europe (the first .NEXT EU conference was in 2016 in Vienna).

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nutanix .NEXT US 2019 is in the books, and now it’s the turn of the European edition. The Nutanix .NEXT EU 2019 will be from October 8 to 10 in Copenhagen and will be the 4th edition in Europe (the first .NEXT EU conference was in 2016 at Vienna).

Reading Time: 4 minutes As you probably know, VMware NSX-T Data Center is the network product that provides scalable network virtualization and micro-segmentation platform for multi-hypervisor environments, container deployments, and native workloads. Under this umbrella, there are two main products: NSX-v and NSX-T.

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