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What Exactly Is VMware Cross Cloud Services?

It’s been a while since I have written about something VMware related, but hey sometimes we need something to write about.  Part of the reason I’ve been a little “Blog-Silent” with respect to things VMware is because I have been working on this thing called “VMware Cross Cloud Services”.  What is that you ask?  Well to be honest I will ... Read More »

This Month Is A VMware Milestone For Me

So I have been in Palo Alto all week with my co-worker and close, if not best friend Kris Boyd and I got to thinking, this week marks a milestone anniversary for both of us.  Exactly 6 years ago this week Kris and I met for the first time at VMware Start Training.  We were attending with about 100 other ... Read More »

Interesting VMware vSwitch Advanced Setting

In recent weeks I have been working on configuring a workload as a virtual machine and I ran into a scenario where it required a specific vSwitch advanced setting to be used.  I will describe the basic setup then the resolution to the issue.  Below is a basic diagram of the setup for any vSphere virtual switch we have all seen before ... Read More »

VMware Fusion 5 Now Available!

Well if you are like me and just got your wife a new Retina Macbook….you are one happy camper!  Log into the VMware site today and you will see that VMware Fusion 5 is now available!  This release of VMware Fusion has a whole host of new features OS X Mountain Lion with notification center, AirPlay mirroring and Launchpad search ... Read More »

[INFO] How a vCloud Director Export Actually Works

The question of “How does a vCloud Director Export Actually work?” came up yesterday from a fellow VCDX, Mark Achtemichuk.  I was pretty sure I had the right answer based on the work I did around the vCloud clone/copy process a couple of months back.  However, I did inquire with an engineering contact who not only verified my assumptions, but also provided ... Read More »

How To Change IP Addresses on vCloud Applications

Last week at Partner Exchange Duncan Epping and I presented a little deeper insight into the SRM solution we published earlier in the week.  One great question that came up was about the processes to change the IP addresses on the various vCloud infrastructure after the failover happens.  We mentioned how Site Recovery Manager can change the IP of some ... Read More »

[INFO] Operations Used by the vCloud Transfer Space

Today the question came up on one of Jason Boche’s posts about expanding the vCloud Transfer space operations and when that transfer space is used.  I dug through some old emails and located a transcript from a conversation I had asking the same question.  I got the reply below from someone in engineering. The Short answer: If there’s a large chunk ... Read More »

How To Troubleshoot vCloud VMRC Connections

I have seen a couple of times now posts in various places about connection issues with the vCloud Director remote console.  I wanted to write up a few short things that seem to be the most common things that folks have run into when configuring the remote console section of vCloud Director.  The first thing you should do is check out the ... Read More »

How To Get Started with CentOS Minimal

I wanted to share with everyone a little post about my exposure to CentOS 6.2 Minimal.  If you are not aware with the latest release of CentOS 6.2 there is now a “Minimal” ISO option.  Now let me tell you first off when they say minimal….it’s got next to nothing.  Personally, I love that fact because there is zero bloat to it. ... Read More »

[INFO] The Importance of MoREF to vCloud Director

This is meant to be a very short post about the importance of vCenter Managed Object References with vCloud Director.  In the past folks have heard David Hill and I talk about the vCloud Eco-System and how vCenter is pretty much in the middle of the universe for many things.  Today a lot of products, least of all vCloud Director ... Read More »

[UPDATED] Partner Exchange 2012 Catalog with Dates Annouced

The Catalog for partner exchange 2012 has been released for you to view!  I will be there along with the following list of heavy hitters presenting for the week on various topics we hope will interest all of you. Here is my session I will be presenting based on some past articles and field work on the topic.  See you in Vegas!!  I ... Read More »

6th Annual Winter Warmer New England VMUG Announced

Today I was informed by Chris Harney of the New England VMUG, that the registration page went live.  I will also be there presenting on the big stage at 10:00 as well as possibly for a breakout session.  Get signed up here and get you’re hotel reservations now!  Below is the high level outline for the day, but this one ... Read More »

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