Monitoring

Quick Look – Using Runecast’s AWS Analyser to see What’s What!

Back when I first started using AWS in 2010 I had a couple of EC2 instances running across a few regions for some web hosting clients I was managing at the time. After a few years, I got rid of the instances and supplementary services as they where no longer required. For the next two […] Read More

Released – Runecast Analyser 2.0

Earlier this week, Runecast released into General Availability version 2.0 of their vSphere analyser platform. I’ve been a keen follower of the progress of Runecast since their inception a couple of years ago. There was a space in the market to be filled and they have been able to improve in the initial release by […] Read More

Runecast: Overview and Service Provider Use Case

A few months ago I was lucky enough to spend time with a couple of the founders of Runecast, Stanimir Markov and Ched Smokovic and got to know a little more about their real time analytics platform for VMware based infrastructure. Soon after that I downloaded and deployed it in my lab and have been […] Read More

First Look: CloudPhysics – Knowledge Base Advisor

I’ve been lucky enough to have been early access to a new Card from the guys at CloudPhyics which, at it’s core lets VMware admins quickly and precisely get an overview of issues in their environment linked back to VMware and other Vendor KB articles. CloudPhysics description is below: So what is it? The new […] Read More

First Look: CloudPhysics Card Designer

The boys at CloudPhysics are working hard behind the scenes at adding new features to their current stable of Analytic Cards based on data collected from their Probe VA’s hooked into vCenter environments. Check out this post on their DataStore Contention Card: For a general overview, go here: I am a massive fan of analytics and trend metrics and I use a […] Read More

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