I was recently rebuilding part of my lab infrastructure, and as part of it, I wanted to migrate my vCD cells from two IPs each to a single IP (as this feature was added in vCD 8.10) for both the web UI and the console proxy. It simplifies provisioning, potential routing problems, and load-balancer configuration […]
I have been playing with NSX and VIO a lot recently and wanted to get to grips with the mechanics of what VIO was actually orchestrating in NSX under the flashy GUI. Going through the VMware communities I found this absolutely indispensable powerpoint explaining in as much depth as you can hope for, all the […]
I’ve been playing around with VMware Integrated Openstack recently and wanted to see what the upgrade experience for bugfixes and point releases is like, happy to say – it’s quite easy. Firstly, download the .deb package from my.vmware.com and upload it to the VIO management appliance – I used FileZilla for this, the username is […]
I was recently approached to write a guest blog post for Ravello Systems on Novosco’s use of their AWS/GCE hosted ESXi labs for CI automation testing.