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VMware discontinues vSphere Data Protection

On April 5th, VMware announced that they would discontinue VDP, vSphere Data Protection – VMware’s integration backup solution.  Now, VMware will not have an integrated backup solution but instead will rely (as they should) on partner solutions that utilize official vSphere APIs. https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2149614 Several years ago, VMware had 2 versions of VDP – standard and […]

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v101tv – Install VCSA

We’ve got ESXi installed and configured, now it’s time to get the VCSA (vCenter Server Appliance) deployed into our lab so we can manage multiple ESXi servers in a single pane of glass.

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v101tv – Initial ESXi Configuration

  Now that ESXi is installed on our server, let’s log into each of the vSphere clients – C# client, and the embedded HTML5 host client, to view the configuration options for our server.    

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vSphere 6.0 Replication – Installation

  The first product in our Replication Roundup is vSphere Replication.  vSphere Replication is VMware’s product for VM based replication, and is included in licensing Essentials Plus and up. The Lab Setup: For our lab, we have 2 vCenter 6.0 servers, and 2 ESXi 6.0 servers, 1 for each site.  Each ESXi host is added […]

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VMware’s new product: EVO:RAIL

  At VMworld this morning, VMware announced it’s latest product, EVO:RAIL. So just what is EVO:RAIL? EVO:RAIL is a hyper-converged solution for business of many sizes.  Partnering with multiple hardware vendors, and utilizing vSphere with VSAN, VMware is able to provide a single product for your datacenter. With 4 nodes, the EVO:RAIL appliance comes pre-loaded, […]

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