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NSX vCloud Retrofit: NSX Manager Configuration and vCD VSE Deployment Validation

This blog series extends my NSX Bytes Blog Posts to include a more detailed look at how to deploy NSX 6.1.x into an existing vCloud Director Environment. Initially we will be working with vCD 5.5.x which is the non SP Fork of vCD, but as soon as an upgrade path for 5.5.2 -> 5.6.x is […] Read More

NSX vCloud Retrofit: Intro and VSM to NSX Manager Upgrade

Part 1: Intro and VSM to NSX Manager Upgrade Part 2: NSX Manager Configuration and vCD VSE Deployment Validation Part 3: Controller Deployment, Host Preparation and VXLAN Config Part 4: Overlapping Networks in vCD with NSX Virtual Wires I’ve been working over the past 6 months on and off looking at how to best fit NSX into existing […] Read More

Infrastructure as Code vs RESTful APIs …Terraform and Everything in Between!

While I was a little late to the game in understanding the power of Infrastructure as Code, I’ve spent a lot of the last twelve months working with Terraform specifically to help deploy and manage various types of my lab and cloud based infrastructure. Appreciating how IaC can fundamentally change the way in which you […] Read More

Top Posts 2018

2018 is done and dusted and looking back on the blog over the last twelve months I’ve not been happy with my output compared to previous years…i’ve found it a little harder to churn out content. Compared to 2017 where I managed 90 posts (including this one) this year I was down to 83. My goal […] Read More

Top Posts 2017

2017 is done and dusted and looking back on the blog over the last twelve months I’ve not been able to keep the pace up compared to the previous two years in terms of churning out content. In 2017 I managed 90 posts (including this one) which was down on the 124 last year and the 110 […] Read More

#300

Virtualization is Life! has hit post #300 and I thought I’d take this opportunity to list through some numbers and top posts since I launched this blog as Hosting is Life! back in April of 2012. Before going through the listing below I’d like to thank the extended VMware Virtualization Community for allowing me to […] Read More

First Look: vRealize Network Insight (Arkin)

Last year Arkin burst onto the scene offering a solution that focused on virtual and physical deep network analytics. Arkin was recognised at VMworld 2015 by nearly taking out the best of show and fast forward twelve months, Arkin was acquired by VMware with the product later rebadged as vRealize Network Insight. One of the products main strengths that attracted VMware into making […] Read More

The Anatomy of a vBlog Part 1: Building a Blogging Platform

Earlier this week my good friend Matt Crape sent out a Tweet lamenting the fact that he was having issues uploading media to WordPress…shortly after that tweet went out Matt wasn’t short of Twitter and Slack vCommunity advice (follow the Twitter conversation below) and there where a number of options presented to Matt on how best to […] Read More

VCIX-NV Exam Recap

What a effort that was! Today I sat and passed the VCIX-NV (VCXN610) exam and I can say that this exam has taken a fair bit out of me over the last month or so. I had been aiming to take this exam late last year but other commitments got in the way and I took […] Read More

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