Category Archive: Other

Aug 21 2017

Useful Commands & Tools When Working With JSON & REST API

Over the years I have worked with JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) to create various automation and or orchestration workflows which integrate with system providing a Representational State Transfer (REST) Application Programming Interface (API). This post will summarise the tools I use on a regular basis. Some of the figures in this blog post show up …

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Aug 10 2017

Top vBlog Results 2017 Are Out

THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES, MUCH APPRECIATED Starting with the THANK YOU is a bit backwards but it’s the most important part of this blog post. 31:st of May 2017 the annual top vBlog voting hosted by Eric Siebert at vSphere-land and sponsored by Turbonimic, for the second year in a row, started and yesterday 10 August …

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Aug 07 2017

Win A Microsoft Ignite® Conference Pass Via Turbonomic Cloud Burst Sweepstakes

It’s my pleasure to let you know that Turbonomic Cloud Burst Sweepstakes series will give you a chance to win prizes three months in a row starting September 2017. The first one, drawing held 1 September, Turbonomic gives you a chance to win a Microsoft Ignite® full conference pass. Microsoft Ignite® is taking place September 25 – …

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Jul 20 2017

Nutanix AHV Version 20160925.71 Released

Updated 9/8 – New Metadata JSON file available via Nutanix Portal  Two days ago, 2017-07-18, Nutanix released a new version of its hypervisor AHV. The latest and greatest version is now 20160925.71.  Acropolis Operating System (AOS) formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS) version 5.1.1.1 is required to run AHV 20160925.71. There are quite a few Memory …

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Jul 17 2017

NAKIVO v7.2 beta available

Just a quick post to let you know that Nakivo v7.2 beta program will be announced tomorrow Tuesday 18:th July. Version 7.2 will include quite a lot of new features including e.g.: VM Backup Appliance Based on Asustor NAS Improvements to the Job Scheduler Calendar Dashboard Instant Object Recovery for Microsoft SQL Microsoft SQL Log …

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Jul 07 2017

Meet NPX 011 – Samuel Rothenbühler

Name: Samuel Rothenbühler NPX Number:011 Employer: Amanox Solutions Blog URL: Twitter: @bancswissunique Virtualisation background: Started working with VMware VI 3.5 in 2008 at a VMware customer. Today I work as an architect mainly with VMware vSphere and Nutanix AHV and to a smaller extend with Hyper-V. Storage Background:Storage was my main focus when working for EMC …

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Jun 14 2017

Win VMworld 2017 Tickets Via Veeam

Just a quick note if you have missed that Veeam gives you a chance to win 1 of 10 VMworld 2017 full conference passes. This is a great way of supporting the virtualisation community by Veeam so thanks for making this happen. As a lucky winner you can actually decide if you want to go to VMworld: …

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Jun 07 2017

Turbonomic Version 5.9 Released

Yesterday, the national day of Sweden 2017-06-06, Turbonimic released a new version of their Hybrid Cloud Management Platform meaning the latest and greatest version is now 5.9. This could as well has been a full release and not just a dot release based on the new capabilities. Now you got a single pane of glass to control all …

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Jun 06 2017

June 2017 VCDX56 sponsor blog by Praim

This months blog sponsor blog post is published by my relatively new blog sponsor Praim who you can read more about via the Praim partner page. Below is a summary of a Praim customer success story and if you would like to get more information you should download the case study developed in collaboration with Belfast Trust, Caradigm …

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Jun 05 2017

Nakivo version 7.1 Released

A few months ago Nakivo released version 7 of their Backup & Replication software which you can read more about here. Now version 7.1 has been released and it includes support for Microsoft Hyper-V Failover Cluster. There are multiple options available for protecting the VMs running in a Microsoft Hyper-V  Failover Cluster including: Protecting every VM …

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May 16 2017

May 2017 VCDX56 sponsor blog by NAKIVO

This months blog post is presented by Nakivio who will present a single device backup and restore solution. ————————————————————————————– NAKIVO VM Backup Appliance based on QNAP NAS available NAKIVO VM backup appliances based on QNAP NAS combine the below components into a single device which results in less maintenance and smaller footprint. Backup hardware Backup software …

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May 16 2017

VeemOn 2017 Live Stream

I have previously written a blog post about this years VeeamOn conference held in New Orleans 16-18 May which you can find here. Just wanted to let you know that you can follow the conference via a live stream that will be broadcasted: Wednesday 17 May 09:00-11:00 CST Thursday 18 May 09:11:00 CST These sessions …

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May 15 2017

Altaro Migrate Virtual Machine Webinar

Just wanted to let you know that one of my blog sponsors, Altaro will host a “Migrate Virtual Machine To Hyper-V for VMware Administrators” webinar tomorrow May 16 at: Time for EU attendees: (2pm CEST) Time for US attendees: (10am PDT / 1pm EDT) And yes I know that most of my readers runs VMware ESXi …

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May 04 2017

Praim – new VCDX56 blog sponsor

I’m happy to account a new blog sponsor, Praim, who provides a complete systems that can be used to create and manage powerful, secure, cost-efficient, cloud-ready software and hardware workstations. Praim was founded back in 1987 so they have been around for quite some time and they are now considered as a leading vendor of …

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May 03 2017

Veeam Free Cloud Backup & DRaaS

Just wanted to let you know that Veeam and their Service Provider Partners (VCSP) are giving away up to 1 000 USD, 750 EUR or 7 000 SEK (for my Swedish readers) in Cloud Backup and DRaaS services. Before you can take advantage of this really good offer you need to be an existing customer or …

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Apr 12 2017

ZertoCON 2017 – Get 30% Registration Discount

It’s about time to register for the second ZertoCON which is a conference that obviously focusing on the same thing as Zerto meaning Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. By reading this blog post and using the promo code, ZBLOG17, you’ll get a 30% discount of list price which is pretty good. The ZertoCON 2017 takes place in Boston, …

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