January 19, 2016

Dedicated Management Cluster

I always recommend to create a dedicated management cluster for your vSphere virtual environment, but what is a dedicated management cluster, and why is[...]
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July 23, 2015

Automation requires a change in paradigm

Businesses are running headlong into automation as a useful way to improve consistency, flexibility and speed, and decrease costs. However, there is a[...]
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April 3, 2015

Why bother to virtualize?

I recently read an article (published August 2013), listing all the reasons not to virtualise certain systems. It got me thinking about some of those people[...]
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October 22, 2014

What is Converged Infrastructure?

The definition of Converged Infrastructure (CI) can be categorised into different ‘flavours’. In summary, the term defines an approach where storage[...]
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September 3, 2014

Forecasting the demise of IaaS

You may think it is bold of me to forecast the impending decline of Infrastructure As A Service (IaaS) before it is even mainstream, but I expect that[...]
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May 29, 2014

That is what we have always done

How many times have you encountered a “block” of a suggestion for improvement with a response of “That is what we have always done”?[...]
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February 8, 2014

Customise the web client

The VMware vSphere Web Client console can be customised to meet your needs. It’s an often un-noticed capability, but you can move around all the[...]
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February 5, 2014

SDDC drives mix and match hardware

If you build a cluster for a VMware virtualised infrastructure, you can use almost any compute resource that you have available. Do you want to mix a[...]
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