Interesting things to come with vCloud Air DR

After David Hill’s vCloud Air Disaster Recovery Technical Deep Drive (HBC5008) there certainly seems to be some really interesting features coming, both software and pricing! The only disappointing bit is there’s still no fix for the resizing of disks that are replicating, having to break the replication of a 600Gb machine, adjust the disk size…

VMWare vCloud Air + Google Cloud Platform = Awesome

VMWare vCloud Air + Google Cloud Platform = Awesome. OK so its a bit early to proclaim this is the best thing of VMWorld but I’m really impressed with the vCloud Air Object Storage Platform. It’s lacking a decent GUI but I’ve no doubt it be here very soon. Also being able to say and…

VMWorld 2015

Well, its that time again, VMWorld 2015 is here. Its been a busy morning, already managed to lose my pass, but managed to get to HBC6560-GD – DR as a Service on time, great session with @davehill99 and Roshni Pary. Really great session.

Colour Changes, Remove Facebook and Pinterest from Touchfolio

I’ve been working on a blog for a photographer friend, we had found a theme we’d like but there were a few changes we wanted to make. Before I go through he changes a mention to dimsemenov for his great Touchfolio theme We didn’t like the background colour of the post pages, they were in the default…

Outlook 2010 prompting for credentials after moving to hosted exchange/office 365

We’ve been migrating to hosted exchange on Office 365 for some weeks now. Some of our Outlook 2010 clients have a problem once they’d been moved. After many hours of trying different things and searching I found a Microsoft Patch that resolved the problem. The KB Number is – KB2791026 downloads can be found here KB2791026 Also…

#Article on – Do Jumbo Frames Improve vMotion Performance? – Wahl Network

I’ve been considering this for some time, this was the final article that helped me decide, the idea is good but its not that straightforward! Do you want to drive further performance from vMotion with jumbo frames? This post covers some real numbers from performance based speed tests. Source: Do Jumbo Frames Improve vMotion Performance?…

ESX 5.5 Host Disconnects 60 seconds after adding to vCenter.

ESX 5.5 Host Disconnects 60 seconds after adding to vCenter. Today I’ve been creating a new network for our ESX Hosts and encountered this error. I could add the host to vCenter but after a minute it would come up “disconnected” I could still access the host directly via web browser, sphere console and the TTY console I…