How To Migrate vSphere Machines To vCloud Air

It’s taken me a bit of time to get to this third post, but with VMworld looming less than a week away, needless to say it’s been a little busy.  The purpose of this post is to simply explain some advanced options in using vCloud Connector and Stretch Deploy to suit your use case.  It’s important to know a few ... Read More »

The “Haves” and The “Have Nots”

Recently I was told by someone who while they considered themselves as one of the “Have Nots”, I was living the good life as one of the “Haves”.  I was up part of the night thinking about this and it did not make sense to me.  We are all faced with life decisions, learning opportunities, and things that shape us. ... Read More »

My VMworld 2013 Session Information

I wanted to post something quickly about the sessions I am currently speaking at this year for VMworld in San Francisco.  I’m excited to be in all these, but I will say with the new role it will be a VERY busy week for me.  I hope to see may of you there! PHC1005-GD Public Cloud with Chris Colotti Not ... Read More »

How To Setup vSphere Stretch Deploy To vCloud Air – Part 2

Part 2 of this series on how to set up vSphere Stretch Deploy with vCloud Air will deal specifically with the requirements and workings of the vShield Edge Gateway component in the local vSphere infrastructure.  The reason I think this aspect is important is that from my experience most vSphere only customers may have never introduced this into their environment. ... Read More »

How To Setup vSphere Stretch Deploy To vCloud Air – Part 1

Now that I got my lab re-configured for just vSphere 5.1 only I wanted to simulate not only the use case for Stretch Deploy into vCloud Air, but specifically doing so when you only have a vSphere infrastructure.  Doing so has some different nuances you will need to consider that would not be present when doing a stretch deploy from ... Read More »

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