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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.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Red Hat has announced the new Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, an expansive, enterprise-grade solution for building and operating automation at scale. With Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, organizations can accelerate collaboration between teams for improved operational efficiencies, reduced risk and a consistent user experience across infrastructure and technology domains.

Zerto 7.5

Reading Time: 3 minutes After the GA of Zerto 7.0 in April 2019, now Zerto has announced the availability of Zerto 7.5, delivering deeper integrations with partners, new security and cloud capabilities and advanced analytics, helping customers navigate their cloud journey and alleviate security risks. New features include expanded functionality with Microsoft Azure, including support for Azure Managed Disks, scale-sets and Azure VMware Solution (AVS); integrations with HPE StoreOnce Catalyst; certification and support for VMware vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering (VAIO); and advanced analytics for reporting, planning and customisation of disaster recovery and long-term data retention.

Reading Time: 2 minutes DDN is a company that, in more  than 20 years (was founded in 1998), has designed, developed, deployed and optimized systems, software and solutions which enable enterprises, service providers, universities and government agencies to generate more value and accelerate time to insight from their data and information, on premise and in the cloud. It’s one the the leader in the HPC market (2/3 of the top 500 supercomputers run on DDN), the largest private storage company in world, with double digit growth, still profitable and self funded. During the last years DDN has enlarge its focus on […]

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have tried to apply the VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 3 patch on a DellEMC PowerEdge server, you may have some kind of performance issues. The vCenter become very slow and some basic operations, including vMotion are very very slow (also more than 100 times!).

Reading Time: 3 minutes On my Windows 10 machine, recently I’ve got a strange issue with VMware Workstation (version 15.1, but I think could affect also other versions): sometimes was not possible power-on the virtual machines with strange error messages. The first error message was: “Cannot find a valid peer process to connect to”.

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Dell Compellent storage is an interesting solution and, before the EMC acquisition, was the main storage product in Dell portfolio. Veeam Backup and Replication offers different type of primary storage integration to improve and offload the backup process using storage snapshots (and limiting VMware snapshots only for the time needed to take a storage snapshot).

Reading Time: < 1 minute Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry-standard that establishes specifications for cables and connectors and protocols for connection, communication, also and power supply between computers, peripheral devices and other computers. How USB is supported in VMware vSphere?

Reading Time: 3 minutes During VMworld US 2019 there was also space for some “minor” products like Workstation and Fusion. “Minor”, but still important in the future of VMware… and really important in the past (first VMware’s product was VMware Workstation). Also it’s good sign see that those products are still vital, considering that three year ago there were some rumors and doubts about the future of Workstation and Fusion products, due to the laying off some employees from the related teams.

Reading Time: 2 minutes During VMworld US 2019, VMware has announced the future release of VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.5. Unfortunately, has happened in past, this is just a product announce, without provide the code of it and the date of General Availability (GA) release date (but I guess will be on VMworld EU 2019). I usually prefer talk about what exist now and see the release notes.

Reading Time: 3 minutes During the day 1 of VMworld US 2019 there was a big announce about a new VMware vSphere impementation, called Project Pacific. Project Pacific will be the biggest evolution of VMware vSphere in the last decade and a huge milestone.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Changed Block Tracking (CBT) is a VMware feature introduced in vSphere 4.0 in order to implement native incremental backup at source level. VMware VDAP uses this technology and so all backup and recovery software designed for VMware use it for speed the backup. This mean that all the backup products that are using VDAP, will rely on VMware API and features, … and bugs.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Runecast is a company that provides actionable predictive analytics for VMware vSphere environments. Runecast Analyzer is a solution that provides software-defined expertise to mitigate service outages, increase security and compliance and reduce time in troubleshooting. This solution can discover hidden issues in your vSphere environment by using the current VMware Knowledge Base articles, that is probably the most trusted, complete and up-to-date public source of known issues and best practices related to VMware products, but it’s also typically used reactively, once the problem already persists.

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