Stan is a co-founder of Runecast, where he works on developing a new smart management solution for VMware environments. He spent long years in IBM, where he was a technical lead of the VMware CoE. Stan has experience with large scale transformation projects, including datacenter moves, cross country migrations and massive server virtualization and consolidation for enterprise customers. Stan worked on development of global cloud offerings and reference architectures.
He is IBM Redbooks author, virtualization architect and a VMware Certified Instructor delivering authorized VMware classes. Stan holds the highest VMware certification – VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX #74).

VMs crashing after snapshot consolidation in ESXi 5.5 Update 3

Those of you who follow social media or simply have ESXi 5.5 Update 3 and use snapshots, are already aware of the problem described in VMware KB 2133118 . After Snapshot consolidation task, virtual machines running on VMware ESXi 5.5 Update 3 hosts will crash. These are the type of errors … Continue reading