Category Archive: Other

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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Jun 30 2016

Top vBlog results 2016 are out

Beginning of May this year the annual top vBlog voting hosted by Eric Siebert at vSphere-land and sponsored by VMTurbo started and today, June 30) the results were announced during a live session which you can watch here in case you missed it. This year Eric Wright from VMTurbo and John Troyer participated in the live session were the top 25 spots were …

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Jun 23 2016

Gain control over your IT costs

One thing that many IT organisation (shops and or departments), no matter their size, tend to struggle with is calculating the exact cost of their operations including e.g.: Software license Software maintenance Hardware (incl support and maintenance) Operational costs Salaries Other expenses. I have seen this many times during my almost 17 years in the …

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Jun 23 2016

June 2016 VCDX56 sponsor blog by Infinio

This blog post i delivered by the blog sponsor Infinio who presents three top things to know about Infinio’s Accelerator 3.0 release. A while back week we released version 3.0 of our flagship Infinio Accelerator product, a software-based server-side cache that provides high performance to any storage system in a VMware environment. Here are 3 …

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Jun 22 2016

Meet NPX 010 – Sachin Bhowan

Name: Sachin Bhowan NPX Number: 010 Employer: VMXperts Blog URL: Twitter: @sbhowan Virtualisation background: I started with VMware in 2003 to develop a disaster recovery platform and have been working with virtualization ever since. Storage Background: Have worked with multiple and various storage platforms throughout my career in terms of design, troubleshooting and managing these platforms.C …

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May 04 2016

VMTurbo VMworld 2016 Sweepstakes

Really good news for you who wants to attend VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas 28 August – 1 September but don’t have any tickets yet. VMTurbo has once again decided to support the virtualization community in a really good way and gives you a chance to win two tickets for the event. The sweepstakes is open between 4 May until …

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May 04 2016

Top vBlog 2016 voting is now open

It’s one again that time of the year when you get a chance to let the blog writers know what you think about their writing. Eric Siebert form vSphere-land has as usual done a great job putting it all together and i just wanted to let you know that the voting is now open. I also think …

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