Introducing vSphere Security 6.7

Introducing vSphere 6.7 Security

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I’m really excited to share with you all of the new security features available now in vSphere 6.7! The goals of security in 6.7 are twofold. Introduce more “easy to use” security features and “meet requirements set by customers IT and Security teams”.  With vSphere 6.7 we have achieved both goals. Let’s dive into some Read more...

Introducing vSphere with Operations Management 6.7

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It’s the time again, release time! vSphere with Operations Management 6.7 has some fantastic additions in store. From a new plugin for the vSphere Client, to new dashboards, to a brand-new capacity engine, this is the version to upgrade to! Let’s take a bit of a deeper dive into what’s being included in the release Read more...
Introducing vSphere 6.7 for Enterprise Applications

Introducing vSphere 6.7 for Enterprise Applications

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vSphere 6.7 introduces new storage and networking features which have a major impact on the performance of enterprise applications – these include support for Persistent Memory (PMEM) and enhanced support for Remote Directory Memory Access (RDMA). Persistent Memory With vSphere Persistent Memory, customers using supported hardware servers, can get the benefits of ultra-high-speed storage at Read more...

New vSphere 6.5 DRS White Paper released

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This week I published a new white paper about vSphere 6.5 DRS. Most customers have been using vSphere DRS for over a decade, yet the technology is updated with each vSphere release. vSphere 6.5 contains plenty of new options that align with today’s use of virtualization. This whitepaper provides an overview of the functionality offered Read more...

New Resource – The VMware vSphere 6.5 Upgrade eBook

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Over the past year I have written several blog posts and conducted workshops on vSphere 6.5 upgrades. The intent was to help customers learn about the upgrade concepts and planning. Only by getting familiar with the concepts and planning accordingly will the execution be successful. Part of the upgrade journey is knowing what resources are Read more...

Virtually Speaking Podcast #67 Resource Management

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Two weeks ago Pete Flecha (a.k.a. Pedro Arrow) and John Nicholson invited me to their always awesome podcast to talk about resource management. During our conversation, we covered both on-prem and the features of VMware Cloud on AWS that help cater the needs of your workload. Being a guest on this podcast is an honour Read more...

vSphere 6.5 DRS and Memory Balancing in Non-Overcommitted Clusters

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DRS is over a decade old and is still going strong. DRS is aligned with the premise of virtualization, resource sharing and overcommitment of resources. DRS goal is to provide compute resources to the active workload to improve workload consolidation on a minimal compute footprint. However, virtualization surpassed the original principle of workload consolidation to Read more...