Introduction If you want to learn about the basics and key concepts of ClusterAPI, then check out my post on the Alpha back in June here – it covers the high level concepts and troubleshooting of ClusterAPI, as well as what it offers to you as a user who wants to set up Kubernetes. This […]
Introduction We’ve covered off prepping and installing K8s on this blog a few different ways; with VM templates built manually, with cloud-init, and with ClusterAPI vSphere. Let’s say you’ve grown attached to some of the workloads you’re running on one of your clusters, naturally. It would be nice to backup and restore those should something […]
Introduction K8s lifecycle is something people are still struggling with, despite amazing tools out there like kubeadm which take care of the K8s setup itself, we are still lacking something fundamental – they day-0 setup. Who/what actually creates the VMs and installs the packages on them so we can get to the stage that we […]
I had a question last week from Bozo Popovic during our EMEA field SE training session on vSAN operations relating to SPBM support for service providers that use vCloud Director in their environments. Next up Mr. @mylesagray giving a #vSAN operations overview to our EMEA field at the @vmwarevsan workshop this morning pic.twitter.com/48seQc8i7d — Cormac […]
After deploying a vSAN cluster, the need sometimes arises to make changes to its network configuration, such as migrating the vmkernel network of the cluster to a new subnet. This requirement may appear for example when changing the network in which the vSAN cluster is running, or even, in a more complex scenario such as […]
Over the last 9 months, a lot has happened in my life; I have a nice titanium plate in my shoulder now courtesy of a major car accident. I changed roles at Novosco from Infrastructure Engineer to Cloud Technologist – focusing more on R&D and emerging platforms, and I helped out Frank Denneman and Niels […]
Over the last 6-9 months, I have been reviewing the vast majority of a new book just released to print by Frank Denneman and Niels Hagoort – The vSphere 6.5 Host Resources Deep Dive. This book is, without a doubt, the most in-depth look at host design I have ever read, we are not talking […]
After a long an arduous certification and regression testing process following many problems with LSI 3108 based controllers that I have been using for VSAN they are finally VSAN 6.2 certified. Why not follow @mylesagray on Twitter for more like this!