Tag: vsphere

VMware Cloud on AWS Evaluation Guide

VMware Cloud on AWS Evaluation Guide

This post was originally published on this site —As we move into a world where businesses expect a dynamic and responsive IT environment, hybrid cloud is increasingly being seen as the answer.  Customers that need consistency, comprehensive visibility and ease of management and operations across their on-premises and public cloud environments are evaluating VMware Cloud on AWS to become part of their Hybrid Cloud solution. We have recently refreshed the VMware Cloud on AWS Evaluation Guide to help customers step through the features, functionality Read more […]

Exploring the GPU Architecture and why we need it.

Exploring the GPU Architecture and why we need it.

This post was originally published on this site —A Graphics Processor Unit (GPU) is mostly known for the hardware device used when running applications that weigh heavy on graphics, i.e. 3D modeling software or VDI infrastructures. In the consumer market, a GPU is mostly used to accelerate gaming graphics. Today, GPGPU’s (General Purpose GPU) are the choice of hardware to accelerate computational workloads in modern High Performance Computing (HPC) landscapes. HPC in itself is the platform serving workloads like Machine Learning (ML), Read more […]

Understanding the vCenter Server Converge Tool

Understanding the vCenter Server Converge Tool

This post was originally published on this site —Announced in November 2018, the External Platform Services Controller (PSC) is being deprecated. Previously, many customers have deployed the External PSC to take advantage of features such as Enhanced Linked Mode (ELM) or PSC HA. With the removal of the External PSC, VMware has provided a Converge Tool to be able to migrate from an External Deployment to an Embedded deployment. The Converge Tool does require you to be on vSphere 6.5 Update 2d or greater or vSphere 6.7 Update 1 or greater and be Read more […]

Using the VMware Update Manager Download Service (UMDS)

Using the VMware Update Manager Download Service (UMDS)

This post was originally published on this site —The VMware Update Manager Download Service (UMDS) has been around for some time, but as I speak with customers most have not been familiar with it. Within this post I will cover a few topics such as why and how to utilize the UMDS in your environment.   What is the Update Manager Download Service (UMDS) The Update Manager Download Service is an optional module of Update Manager. UMDS downloads upgrades for virtual appliances, patch metadata, patch binaries, and notifications that would Read more […]

Join us at Tech Field Day 18

Join us at Tech Field Day 18

This post was originally published on this site —On February 7th VMware subject matter experts will join the Tech Field Day team at Tech Field Day 18 in Austin, TX! The brain child of GestaltIT, Tech Field Day is an independent IT influencer event that allows vendors to discuss products and/or features with industry leading bloggers, speakers, and podcasters. Taken from the About Tech Field Day page; “events bring together innovative IT product vendors and independent thought leaders to share information and opinions in a presentation Read more […]

Understanding vSphere Health

Understanding vSphere Health

This post was originally published on this site —A new powerful feature of vSphere 6.7 is vSphere Health. vSphere Health works to identify and resolve potential issues before they have an impact on a customer’s environment. Telemetry data is collected from the vSphere environment then used to analyze pre-conditions within customer environments. Discovered findings can be related to stability as well as incorrect configurations in vSphere. Leveraging vSphere Health has allowed the detection of more than 100,000 potential problems per day of Read more […]

Configuring a VMware Tools Repository in vSphere 6.7U1

Configuring a VMware Tools Repository in vSphere 6.7U1

This post was originally published on this site —As you upgrade your vSphere hosts we generally recommend that you also upgrade VMware Tools in your virtual machines. This can get tricky to manage, especially if you have hosts at different versions of ESXi. To help mitigate this we allow you to store the files on a centralised repository and point the hosts to the relevant location: this process is explained on KB2129825. A walkthrough of this feature is also located here. The updateProductLockerPolicy tool which was introduced in vSphere 6.5 Update Read more […]

ESXi Network Troubleshooting Tools

ESXi Network Troubleshooting Tools

This post was originally published on this site —In the previous post about the ESXi network IOchain we explored the various constructs that belong to the network path. This blog post builds on top of that and focuses on the tools for advanced network troubleshooting and verification. Today, vSphere ESXi is packaged with a extensive toolset that helps you to check connectivity or verify bandwidth availability. Some tools are not only applicable for inside your ESXi box, but also very usable for the physical network components involved in the network Read more […]

Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.7 – New Feature Walkthroughs Available

Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.7 – New Feature Walkthroughs Available

This post was originally published on this site —We are proud to announce we have two new feature walkthroughs available which cover the vCenter Server upgrade from vSphere 6.5 to vSphere 6.7. Introduction Located on our vSphere Central site we have created two new feature walkthroughs focused on upgrading your vCenter Server from version 6.5 to version 6.7.   The first walkthrough covers Upgrading vCenter Server 6.5 to vCenter Server 6.7 using our vCenter Server Appliance CLI. Access the feature walkthrough for Upgrading vCenter Server Read more […]

VMware Cloud

VMware Cloud

This post was originally published on this site —VMware Cloud on AWS is an integrated cloud offering jointly developed by AWS and VMware delivering a highly scalable, secure and innovative service that allows organizations to seamlessly migrate and extend their on-premises VMware vSphere-based environments to the AWS Cloud running on next-generation Amazon Elastic . The post VMware Cloud appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog. Read more […]