Category Archive: Other

Feb 16 2017

Vembu BDR Suite v3.7.0 Released – Free Version Included

Vembu just released Vembu BDR Suite v3.7.0 and it comes with quite a few enhancements including e.g.: Multitenancy for both Vembu BDR and Vembu OffsiteDR servers. Good enhancement for e.g. service providers and based on role based access control the separate customers can manage and monitor their backup jobs. New backend database. PostgreSQL has replaced MongoDB and …

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Feb 04 2017

Get Your Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 NFR Key

Just wanted to let you know that Veeam gives everyone with any of the below certifications or community award recognitions a Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 license for one year. VMware vExpert VCP VCAP VCI VCDX VMUG Leader, Veeam VTEC VMCE, Microsoft MVP MCSE MCSA MCT Cisco Cisco Champion Nutanix Nutanix Technical Champions (Select Other …

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Jan 18 2017

Altaro VM Backup version 7 Now Available

Altaro which provides backup and recovery solutions for Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi based virtual environments has released a new version of their VM Backup software and it’s now version 7. The three major enhancements for this version are: Support for Hyper-V 2016 Boot from backup Augmented Inline Deduplication Download your copy via the link …

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Jan 17 2017

Vembu – new VCDX56 blog sponsor

I’m very happy to announce Vembu as a VCDX56 blog sponsor. Vembu with HQ in Chennai, India, was founded back in 2002 so it has been around for quite some time. Vembu deliver software and cloud services and targeting small & medium business around the globe and have customers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Vembus portfolio consists …

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Jan 12 2017

NAKIVO v7 beta available

Since i know quite a few of my blog readers are using or looking at Nakivo as their backup software i just wanted to let you know that Nakivo version 7 beta program has started and anyone completing the program will receive an Amazon gift card. Below is a list of new features included in V7  Hyper-V …

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Jan 10 2017

OS X Remove Previous Recipients From Mail App

One thing that has been on my todo list for quite some time is to clean up wrong suggested email addresses from my MacBook OS X El Capitan (it’s the same for Sierra) Mail application. The reason is that one of my regular email contacts changed email address and the old one keeps being the …

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Jan 09 2017

VeeamON Conference 2017

Even though 2017 has just started i guess a few of my reader are attending their first user conference at this moment and for the rest of us it’s time to plan for our upcoming. I have been a regular visitor of VMworld for many years and of course i have also visited & participated in …

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Dec 29 2016

OS X bash profile alias configuration

Based on my blog post sshpass configuration & usage i have received a few questions about what configuration i have on the laptop i use for my daily work. The most obvious differences between the sshpass blog post and this one is that i’m: Using a MacBook, OS X El Capitan version 10.11.6, and not a Linux …

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Dec 22 2016

sshpass configuration & usage

An ongoing project is very Linux oriented and i was given a CentOS based VM by the customer to use while delivering the project. This blog post will provide some tips to make administration a bit easier. Yes i know that you might not want to put password in a text file, which i do …

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Oct 12 2016

Nutanix can now run Citrix XenServer

Yesterday, 2016-10-11, Nutanix announced tech preview support for the latest version of the Citrix XenServer hypervisor meaning you as a customer now have the opportunity to select among four hypervisors for your Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform based environment: Nutanix AHV Citrix XenServer Microsoft Hyper-V VMware ESXi. The tech preview support will start with the new version …

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Sep 06 2016

Chance to win TurboStack Cloud Lab from turbonomic

This is something you don’t want to miss, turbonomic (a long time sponsor of my blog) gives you the chance to win a TurboStack Cloud Lab.The only things you need to do for a chance to win are using this link, watch a short video, fill in contact information (Name, email, Company), respond to 2 …

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Aug 18 2016

VMTurbo rebranded to Turbonomic

Last week i joined a VMTurbo blogger breifing where they told us about the name change presented in this blog post. One reason for moving away from the name VMTurbo was obviously to get rid of the association with either Virtual Machine and in some sense also VMware which many people associate the initial two …

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Aug 06 2016

August 2016 VCDX56 sponsor blog by Nakivo

This blog post i delivered by my blog sponsor Nakivo who presents how they enables VM Backup to Amazon Cloud for SoftNAS while cutting backup costs by 75%. Before moving on to the success story i just wanted to let you know that NAKIVO just released Backup & Replication v6.1 for VMware. The new version includes …

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Jul 12 2016

NAKIVO – new VCDX56 blog sponsor

I’m very happy to announce NAKIVO as a VCDX56 blog sponsor. NAKIVO is based in Silicon Valleyed and is a privately-held software company that develops and markets a line of next generation data protection products for VMware VM backup, replication, and recovery. NAKIVO Backup & Replication is VMware-certified, purely agentless, can be installed on Linux and Windows, …

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Jul 05 2016

Beers with Engineers

Just wanted to let you know that there is a new page/section on my blog since today, Beers with Engineers. If you are interested in getting to know the brilliant people working at Nutanix i suggest you spend a few minutes and listen to the 3 episodes recorded so far. I’ll be you’ll find them …

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Jul 05 2016

July 2016 VCDX56 sponsor blog by Systancia

This blog post i delivered by my blog sponsor Systancia who presents a success story from one of their clients, Picoty. Summary Unquestionably, Systancia offers a quality of service and ease of use that we did not always have with our previous provider, particularly in management, processing impressions and responsiveness. We have also appreciated their …

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