VMware Photon: vCloud Air Network Deployment

This week VMware announced information around their Cloud Native Apps strategy…VMware Photon and Lightwave are aimed at the ever growing Container market with VMware open sourcing their own lightweight Linux Microservice Server released as Photon. Photon provides the following benefits: Support for the most popular Linux container formats including Docker, rkt, and Garden from Pivotal Minimal footprint (approximately 300MB), to […] Read More

First Look: vCloud Air On Demand

Last week VMware celebrated the official GA of vCloud Air in Australia. And while I’ve previously expressed mixed feelings around VMware’s Public Cloud strategy…the announcements at VMworld 2014 around the vCloud Air Network have eased my concerns around the Service Provider Partner ecosystem. Working for one of Australia’s leading vCloud Air Network SPs I fully expect to […] Read More

NSX vCloud Retrofit: Upgrade Issue – Edge Gateway Unmanageable in vCloud Director or Deployment Fails

We have been working with VMware GSS on an issue for a number of weeks whereby we were seeing some vShield Edge devices go into an unmanageable state from within the vCloud Director Portal. In a nutshell some VSEs (version 5.5.3) where stuck in a Configuring Loop upon the committal of a Service Config change. […] Read More

How-To: Install PIP and VCA-CLI for vCloud Air|Director on OS X

There is a lot of talk going around how IT Pros can more efficiently operate and consume Cloud Based Services…AWS has lead the way in offering a rich set of APIs for it’s clients to use to help build out cloud applications and infrastructure and there are a ton of programming libraries and platforms that […] Read More

Quick Post: Veeam 8 Network Priority Setting

Today I went through and upgraded our Veeam Backup and Replication Platform from v7 to v8. Overall the in place upgrade was painless, quick and efficient…however I came across an error when going through test runs of existing jobs that I had not seen in previous Veeam B&R Versions. So after what looks like a […] Read More

Top vBlog 2015: Aussie (vMafia) Representation

The Top vBlog for 2015 Results where announced a couple of nights ago and Australia had strong representation throughout the 400 odd blogs listed at vSphere-Land.comĀ I’ve pulled out the AussieĀ Blogs and listed them below. http://vsphere-land.com/news/top-vblog-2015-full-results.html Those with the Rank highlighted in Red are contributors to the @aussvMafia site with special mention to @JoshOdgers for taking […] Read More

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