Top Posts 2015

2015 is pretty much done and dusted and it’s been an great year in for Virtualization is Life! There was a 300% increase in site visits this year compared to 2014 and 1600% increase in visits since the first year I began blogging in 2012. In 2015 I managed to pump out 110 Posts (including this […] Read More

Veeam 9 – Important Cloud Connect Upgrade for VCSPs

[Update] There is a patch upgrade for v9 (build that needs to be applied before GA which will take the build to build Late last week Veeam dropped the RTM build of Veeam 9 to it’s Cloud Service Provider partners. As a VCSP partner you need to be ready for the v9 GA date (at […] Read More

AWS…Complex Simplicity?

I came across a tweet over the weekend which showed a screen grab of the AWS product catalog (shown below) and a comment pointing out the fact that the sheer number of AWS services on offer by Amazon was part of the reason why they are doing so well. The implication was that AWSs dominance was in part due […] Read More

vCloud Director SP 5.6.5 Released – Key Fixes

It’s been a big week for vCloud Director! For those still running the 5.6.x SP Build there was a point release last week taking vCD SP to 5.6.5 Build 3307437. The release is mostly a bug fix but there is the added support for Internet Explorer 11 (still no Edge Support but that’s not really […] Read More

NSX Edge vs vShield Edge: Part 6 – Syslog Configuration

Overview: Being able to view log information is critical in being able to ensure the Edge Gateway is functioning as expected. All services that the Edge provides can be logged. The NSX Edge relies on configuration and management from either the vSphere Web Client or directly via API calls which can then be consumed via a […] Read More

vCloud Air and Virtustream – Ok…So This Might Not Happen!

Last week I wrote a piece on the talk around vCloud Air’s demise or more to the point…the often suggested demise of VMware’s Public Cloud Platform. The basis for this talk was VMware’s partnership with Google and the joint venture with Virtustream happening as part of the DELL/EMC Merger. For those that missed that post have a read […] Read More

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