vSphere Automation with vRO 7 – Tags and vAPI – Part II

Part II. vAPI and JavaScript This is the second part of the series of articles related to VMware vSphere Automation with vRO 7 – Tags and vAPI. In  Part I we have covered the vSphere Tags and the setup of the vAPI for vRO7. Here, we will be discussing how to work with vAPI … Continue reading

vSphere 6 Automation with vRO 7 – Tags and vAPI – Part I

Part I. vSphere Tags and vRO 7 This is the first part of series of articles related to working with vSphere tags from vRrealize Orchestrator 7 Here we will discuss the tags, we’ll talk about the required setup for vRO to handle vSphere tags and will touch upon other related topics. In Part II … Continue reading

VM Performance Summary with vRO

Monitoring VM performance is important part of managing virtual infrastructure. There are many tools out there to help on that matter, but very often I find myself going via the performance charts of a certain virtual machine looking for something that can cause performance penalties. To get sufficient overview, usually … Continue reading

VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 – Install and Configure

VMware vSphere 6.5 is finally general available and everyone who wants can download and install on their dev/test/prod environments. I’ve been working with vCenter Server for many years, but always the preferred corporate platform was Windows, so I was using the windows based vCenter. With version 6.5 there are lots … Continue reading

Just Another ESXi 6.0 Storage APD Handling Bug

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It’s been a while since we experienced partial outage on our storage infrastructure running under IBM SVC storage. Few LUNs (vdisks in IBM SVC world) presented from storage went offline. I’m not going into details why it happened as HW problems just happens sometimes. Important thing is how are you … Continue reading

Broadwell ESXi 6.0 Exception 14 PSOD and Lenovo support fail

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You may already have heard about known issue with Intel Broadwell Family CPUs (Intel Xeon CPU E5-26xx v4 CPUs)  where you can hit Exception 14 PSOD if you are running older microcode. If not, you can read about it in kb2146388 From there you can clearly see you need to … Continue reading

Update of Cloud Storage Gateways category on WhatMatrix

Cloud Storage Gateways category on WhatMatrix has been updated with the latest product’s details. 13 new products have been added and in total 49 products from 8 main Cloud Storage Gateway vendors are in the comparison. There is also one significant change in the comparison.  Each product now shows whether … Continue reading