Last week I had to replace all the drives in a VMware vSAN Cluster in my lab (which was built using Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Appliances) to increase the amount of capacity available in the cluster and also use Intel NVMe drives as the Cache Tier. But, I had a number of virtual machines that I … Continue reading Replacing drives Non-Disruptively on VMware vSAN
Disaster Recovery Planning has become one of the top priorities for IT organizations irrespective of the industry segment or size of the business. In the last year itself, we saw United Airlines have an outage which led to the grounding of all domestic flights in the United States, we saw Gitlabs have an outage due … Continue reading Architecting a Disaster Recovery Solution for ThinkAgile VX using VMware Cloud on AWS
We are just a week away from the VMworld US 2018 conference and its time to get excited. Hopefully, all of you have registered for the event, booked your travel and accommodation. And more importantly, registered for the parties throughout the week. If you don't know which ones to attend, here is a list of … Continue reading What’s happening at VMworld 2018??
Amazon is continuously working on helping its customers design and operate a secure cloud environment and Amazon GuardDuty is the latest addition to the list of managed services that AWS offers. Amazon GuardDuty is a managed threat detection service that continuously monitors for malicious or unauthorized behavior to help you protect your AWS accounts and … Continue reading Intelligent Threat Detection using Amazon GuardDuty
If you work in IT, then you have definitely observed an increased emphasis on security. The number of incidents involving security breaches has been increasing. If you aren't one of the big enterprises out there, then your business will definitely take a big hit from such a security incident. In general, you should always keep … Continue reading Deep Dive into vSphere VM Encryption
NetApp announced Cloud Volumes support for Google Cloud Platform this month, thus covering all three major public cloud providers in the market. Offering NetApp cloud volumes on Azure as Azure NetApp Files was a big highlight of 2017, back when I used to work at NetApp, so I can only imagine the excitement in the … Continue reading NetApp Cloud Volumes 101
Two weeks back I was attending Nutanix .NEXT in New Orleans. This was my first time at this event, and I was looking forward to learning more about what was Next from Nutanix. One of the things that caught my eye was their Beam announcement. Beam is the Nutanix name for BotMetric which was the reason … Continue reading Budgeting Multi-Cloud using Nutanix Beam