Category Archives: VMware

vSAN 6.1 released today!

And as I promised in my previous article (link), today was made available Virtual SAN 6.1. Below is a short summary of the added features and useful links: Stretched clusters: Virtual SAN 6.1 supports stretched clusters that span two geographic locations to protect data from site failures or loss of network connection. This enables active-active Datacenters Virtual SAN for Remote… Read More »

Official vSAN 6.1 announced today! Go ROBO go!

I’m very exciting to announce the 3rd release of VMware vSAN which achieve the perfect storage solution for HCI (HyperConverged Infrastructure). The main new capabilities are: Stretched-Cluster (aka ‘MetroCluster’)   ROBO with 2 nodes only   VSAN Replication with vSphere Replication Support for Multi-Processor Fault Tolerance (SMP-FT) Support for Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) and Oracle Real Application… Read More »

VMware NSX 6.2 Released!

Hi all, today is a big day because we have the official GA release of NSX 6.20 with build 2986609 which introduces many things that you can find below: 1 Cross vCenter Network Virtualization Consistent firewall policy across multiple vCenters Cross-VC VMotion over VXLAN, with DFW Universal Security Groups, Logical Switch (ULS), Distributed Logical Router (UDLR) 2 Operations and… Read More »

vCAT is dead, long live the vCAT!

Today, under my sun ombrella while reading my daily feeds, I see that finally my company has released a new versions of vCAT that you can find at the following link: http://blogs.vmware.com/vcat/2015/07/vmware-vcloud-architecture-toolkit-vcat-back.htm An extract from the VMware blog: Which implementation models will be covered? The new vCAT-SP initially focuses on two implementation models: Hybrid Cloud Powered and Infrastructure… Read More »

vCloud Director to vRealize Automation Migration Process

I am working on a mangy project for a customer where he would moves their own workloads from vCloud Director to vRealize Automation. Below I have prepared macro steps for moving from one platform to another. Install vRealize Automation Configure vCloud Director and vSphere as endpoints Create vRA Blueprints that represent the vApp provisioned Optional step: If you want to… Read More »