Category Archives: SDDC

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

Audio Recording: ‘#310 – vSphere 6.0 with Martin Yip & Bloggers’ From ‘VMware Communities Roundtable’

Folks, It has been a busy Spring 2015 this year. Between new vSphere, training, certification and study, the blog hasn’t been very active. Today, was the opportunity to bring back to the surface the February 2015 Podcast with Eric Nielsen … Continue reading

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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

Are we failing the true business needs? Part 4

The Platform Pillar This is the fourth blog on “are we failing the true business needs”; what we have seen so far is that many conversations are not precisely focused on the end user computing side of IT while in … Continue reading

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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? PART2

The DataCenter Operating System Pillar In the first post (https://florenttastet.wordpress.com/2014/03/30/are-we-failing-the-true-business-needs-part1/) I spoke at high level about where I believe some if not most of the conversations we’re having are in fact missing the true business need: the End User Community. … Continue reading

Posted in Application virtualization, Cloud, Desktop virtualization, End User Computing, SDDC, vExpert, vmware | 3 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