Category Archives: Datacenter

Audio Recording #325 – vSphere 6.0 upgrade 

Friends, What a year! Just can’t believe we’re in June already and still haven’t gone around the 6.0 upgrade. Had the opportunity to chat with the folks at VMware about the upgrade surrounding 6.0. Open conversation, interesting to see the … Continue reading

Posted in compute power, Converged infrastructures, Datacenter, Hybrid infrastructures, Monitoring, SDDC, Server virtualization, Storage, Uncategorized, vExpert, vmware | Leave a comment

What to get ready in your vSphere Cluster design – PART 1

The hardware abstraction tsunami we have witness in the last 5 years is surely far from getting quiet. The growth of infrastructures has far surpassed expectations and the best is yet to come; yes you might be aware of it… … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud, compute power, Converged infrastructures, Datacenter, Engineering, Hybrid infrastructures, memory, Monitoring, platform, processors, rackmounts, Server virtualization, vExpert, vmware | 3 Comments

Choosing hardware for use as an ESXi host

In today’s workloads higher demands and expectations from our business, choosing the appropriate hardware is not what it used to be. True that a server is a server, and as I always say, all manufacturers are working within the same … Continue reading

Posted in blades, compute power, Converged infrastructures, Datacenter, Engineering, Hybrid infrastructures, memory, platform, processors, rackmounts, SDDC, Server virtualization, SSD, Storage, Storage virtualization, vmware | 1 Comment

Audit your Data: Take a step back, think and analyze.

Taking a step back  Now that some of the largest storage conferences have seen the largest audience ever in Las Vegas, I think it’s time to take a step back and brainstorm a little about why we were so many … Continue reading

Posted in Audit, Backup-Restores, Big data, Cloud, Datacenter, HealthCheck, Services, Storage, Storage virtualization, structured data, unstructured data | Leave a comment

Are we failing the true business needs? Part 5

The EUC Pillar   When I’ve started to write this series of blog, I had one idea in mind, and I’ve tried to outline it through the past blogs. The series was not intended to be very technical, but more to … Continue reading

Posted in Application portability, Application virtualization, Big data, Citrix, Cloud, Datacenter, Desktop virtualization, End User Computing, structured data, unstructured data, Virtual desktop | Leave a comment

Are we failing the true business needs? PART3

 The Storage Pillar The datacenter operating system discussed last week (https://florenttastet.wordpress.com/2014/04/06/are-we-failing-the-true-business-needs-part2/) is da strong pillar of business requirements and now more than ever as datacenters are almost entirely virtualized from the servers to the end points, and while at it, … Continue reading

Posted in Backup-Restores, Big data, Cloud, Datacenter, End User Computing, SDDC, SDS, Server virtualization, SSD, Storage, Storage virtualization, structured data, unstructured data, Virtual desktop, vmware | 5 Comments

Are we failing the true business needs? PART1

Holistically the datacenter has never so healthy; there’s a myriad of technology providers training their teams to deliver the best of the best Value Added Services around the datacenter acquisitions to meet today’s most demanding requirements. Great! While the datacenter … Continue reading

Posted in Citrix, Cloud, Converged infrastructures, Datacenter, Hybrid infrastructures, Managed Services, Microsoft, Monitoring, Professional Services, SDDC, SDS, Server virtualization, Services, Storage virtualization, Virtual desktop, vmware, vSAN | 2 Comments