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VMWare Workstation - Networking Question

Normally when I setup a VM I tend to keep it tied only to my local host this way I minimize the chance of doing something in our live production environment that might create what I call a “RUE’ which is short for Resume Updating Event.  113 more words

Quick Bites

[ESXi] How to create a datastore of ESXi 5.5 on a disk partition

I’ve tried to create a datastore of ESXi 5.5 on a disk partition. However, through the vSphere client, I could only format the whole disk and use the whole disk as a datastore. 312 more words


Compress thin-provisioned VMDKs even further

Here in the lab I’m running out of resources to run all my VMs concurrently on the one host.  Rather than add another physical host at this site (or switch off some VMs), and with long-distance vMotion now available in vSphere 6.0, I decided to place another at my secondary site in the UK. 211 more words


VMWare Workstation 10, Kali Linux 3.18.0 Header (Vmware tools + shared folders)

So I had issues installing vmware-tools successfully in Kali Linux using Workstation 10. The vmware-tools install would error out as the Linux header files could not be found. 243 more words

Linux Wizardry!

Virtualization, Virtual Data Center, and Private Cloud

Nothing to do with Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. I don’t know why  just wrote that, I guess I am hungry this morning. But back to blogging with integrity, I wanted to put together a quick post about the different stages in our Data Centers, and depending on your vision, how to implement these different, but related approaches. 1,133 more words


The case of the mystery IOPs - ESXi 5.5 environment

Being an active member on the VMware communities has amongst its many benefits an opportunity to stumble upon issues (and even better fixes:)) that one comes across in their own environment… 63 more words


What Makes EVO:RAIL Different

EVO:RAIL is the only Hyper-Converged solution that ships Pre-Built with VMware software and is ready to deploy VM’s when it arrives. There, that’s it.

OK, maybe you want more detail than that. 883 more words