Browsing Posts published in April, 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 was one of the first European conference affected by the COVID-19 pandemia. Initially planned between March 30 and 2 April 2020 in Amsterdam was been postponed to August 13 – 16 2020.

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Red Hat Summit 2020 was planned in San Francisco at the Moscone Center, April 27-29, 2020. But of course it was re-thinked in the time of COVID-19 pandemia. Now it’s a Red Hat Summit 2020 Virtual Experience delivered as a free on-line event during April 28-29 2020.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Eith the COVID-19 pandemia, the 2020 is the year of conferences cancellation of a new brand of conferences 2.0. All the big conferences have been cancelled, postponed or transformed in virtual events, starting from mid February.

Reading Time: 2 minutes There is a big issue in vCenter Server, with sensitive information disclosure vulnerability in the VMware Directory Service (vmdir). Under certain conditions vmdir that ships with VMware vCenter Server, as part of an embedded or external Platform Services Controller (PSC), does not correctly implement access controls.

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you try to install VMware ESXi 7.0 in a nested VM inside VMware Workstation (but same apply also for Fusion and Player) you are not able to start the installer phase. The ESXi 7.0 installer start correctly but then will hang on this error message:

Reading Time: 5 minutes The VMware ESXi partitions layout on the system disk has remained almost the same for several years. VMware ESXi 6.x partitions layout was the same from previous 5.x versions and there ware only some exceptions with bigger disks (with two different diagnostic partitions. Starting with ESXi 7.0 the partions layout is now totally changed.

Reading Time: 7 minutes QNAP is one of the leaders in the Home/SMB NAS area, with a lot of products including also some Enteprise solutions. But the big advantage of this product is the flexibility to add “apps” and extend the functions of the NAS itself to not only store data, but also use them or provide vertical solutions (like for example video-surveillance).

Reading Time: < 1 minute This year is very active for NAKIVO: on January they announced the version of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1, on February the NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.2 and now it’s the turn of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.3. The newest version offers native protection of Oracle databases via RMAN.

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