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VMware VCAP-DCV Deploy Tips & Tricks

As promised I would write about my journey towards VCAP DCV Deploy. Instead of writing what I did and why and how (your starting point can be different than mine), I thought why not keep it simple and give 17 tips, why 17 you might wonder? Well the VCAP DCV Deploy exam is made up […]

No Netcat!? Ai Ai Ai Photon OS

I was quite surprised that Netcat (nc) wasn’t found on vROPs when I wanted to troubleshoot some syslog issues. Luckily Netcat can be installed quite easy, just hit   tdnf install netcat   I think Netcat should be default on any Linux box… even if you rename them to vSomething…

VRM Owner in vROPs

My current customer is planning to fully use vRealize Automation for deploying VMs, something I can only encourage. As they are hardcore into developing their own software and applications for their customers, they expect to deploy 30 to 40 VMs every week. Some of which for a long period of time others will be deleted […]

VMworld 2019 Recap

It was my second VMworld and the first one with ITQ. And because we attended VMworld with almost 40 people, we flew in different groups. My group arrived Sunday late afternoon. And as VMworld was on our way to the apartments, we stopped at VMworld to get our badges an already score some swag. ITQ had organized […]

Daily VMworld blog

My employer give me the opportunity to daily blog about cool stuff I see on #VMWorld. Here is a recap of day one: Recap VMworld 2019 Europe – Day 1

Decoding my VMworld agenda 3/3

The final part of my series about decoding my VMworld agenda is about NSX-T. I have some hands-on experience with NSX-V, but haven’t had the opportunity to play around with NSX-T. I picked three sessions about NSX-T, with the main goal of getting to know NSX-T a bit better. Also I hope to pick up […]

Decoding my VMworld agenda 2/3

The second blog series of decoding my vmworld agenda is about vSAN. As for the topics I pick every year to focus on vSAN is one of those topics. So I will be attending these 5 sessions: vSAN Operations [HCI1997TE] Deconstructing vSAN: A Deep Dive into the Internals of vSAN [HCI1342BE] Achieving Enterprise Comfort with […]

Decoding my VMworld agenda 1/3

Welcome to my blog “decoding my VMworld agenda”! In 3 short blog series I’ll run through my agenda and explain why I’ve chosen these sessions. Like every year I pick 3 topics on which I want to focus. My 3 topics for this year are the vSAN, general performance and NSX-T. So vSAN and (general) […]