VMware Real Time Scenario 6

Question:     How do you troubleshoot ESXi/ESX host that is disconnected or not responding in your Infrastructure? Hint:   Interviewer wants to understand your skills for common issues in VMware with ESX/ESXi   Answer: It is common problem faced by every VMware Administrator in their Infrastructure. Most of them will stuck at Network troubleshooting as they feel disconnected…


Hyper-Converged Infrastructure: VMware EVO:RAIL

  VMware EVO:RAIL combines VMware compute, networking, and storage resources into a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance to create a simple, easy to deploy, all-in-one solution offered by Qualified EVO:RAIL Partners It’s a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance which consists of EVO:RAIL Software bundle and 2U 4-Node hardware platform. It’s not VMware who provides the hardware, it’s a hardware…

vCenter Architecture

Architectural changes to vCenter server in vSphere 6

vCenter Server 6 has some fundamental architectural changes compared to vCenter Server Server 5.5. The multitude of components that existed in vCenter Server 5.x has been consolidated in vCenter Server 6 to have only two components vCenter Management Server and Platform Services Controller, formerly vCenter Server Single Sign-On. The Platform Services Controller (PSC) provides a…


VMware: Data Center & Cloud Management – Introduction

I covered Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Cloud options from VMware in my other post here Let us learn couple of more new offerings from VMware today. VMware: Data Center & Cloud Management 1) vRealize Suite 2) vRealize Operations Insight 3) vRealize Automation (formerly vCloud Automation Center)   vRealize Suite: VMware vRealize Suite is…