The VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) Holodeck Toolkit has become quite popular amongst our field teams for quickly spinning up a fully self-contained VCF environment, running on just a single physical ESXi host for educational and hands on experience. Internally, we have a Holodeck Google Space […]
There is a new book that shall be interesting to read for VMware admins that want to learn more about DevOps and some step-by-steps for deployments and managing applications at scale with Docker containers and Google Kubernetes.
I had a meeting last week with a customer and a question came up around the minimum number of hosts a cluster requires in order to use. particular RAID configuration for vSAN. I created a table for the customer and a quick paragraph on how this works and figured I would share it here as well.
One of the security enhancements that came out with vSphere 8 U2 and we haven’t talked yet is vSphere 8 U2 Identity Federation with Entra ID/Azure AD. This feature is an enhancements of the vSphere identity federation feature that are part of VCP exam topics here – VCP-DCV on vSphere 8.x […]
I recently found out that my vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) scheduled backups had been failing for some time but I was not aware. While there is a default vCenter Server alarm for failed VCSA backups, however it is only visible when you have selected the vCenter Server inventory object […]
Today, we are thrilled to introduce a game-changer!: a custom ChatGPT assistant tailored specifically for VMware ESXi command-line interface (esxcli) queries and troubleshooting. Before diving into the specifics of this innovative tool, let’s briefly explore the concept of creating your own […]
In the last year, there has been an explosive amount of progress in machine learning and artificial intelligence. High-quality generative AI solutions like ChatGPT have ushered in a public interest that has carried over to the business world. Organizations and individuals alike are considering […]
After debugging a recent issue with using VMware Workstation and Intel Hybrid CPUs, it gave me an idea about an experiment to try with ESXi and Intel Hybrid CPUs. As a refresher, starting with the Intel 12th Generation (Alder Lake) CPU, a new hybrid big.LITTLE CPU architecture was introduced […]
Embracing the spirit of open collaboration, VMware is taking up the mantle, actively sharing our instruction-tuned models to empower the community, address those critical challenges, and enable a formidable network of open-source contributors. In this article, we explore the significance of open …Read More