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Great month – vExpert and VCIX!

What a month it has been! Full of joyful moments! While we are still in a pandemic every little moment of happiness counts double. But this month brought me three major moments of happiness. The first was that for the second time in a raw I became a vExpert! I love helping the vCommunity out […]

VM latency sensitivity setting in vROps

So I was approached by one of my fellow vROps buddies @ ITQ. His customer is in need to get some advanced VM settings in vROps. So Kim asked me if I had any experience with that. Not with that particularly, but I’ve some experience in getting 3rd party data into vROps. With that I […]

Restart Stopping Objects in vROps

Here is a quick post about a problem I faced a couple of months back. Every now and then I found that there are some VM objects in the stopping state in vROps. Upon investigation this happened due to an patch script, that tries to set the VMs in a stopped state. But somehow not […]

VM Age in vROps

There is a very good article on the Cattle/Pet analogy. I won’t explain it in detail, as you can simply follow this link and get to know all about it. But in short it comes down to this. You take care of your pets, ea. you patch them and add features to them. Cattle on […]

Helping the community

One of the reasons I joined ITQ about a year ago is that they like to help people. That is one of those qualities that really stand out. And often people tell me that I’m a helping guy myself. Specially in these Corona times we have the help each other out wherever we can. So […]

Homelab Upgrade (1/2)

At the beginning of April 2020 VMware released vSphere 7. Like any other techie I wanted to try it our right away. Only to find out my homelab is no longer supported. Keeping that into consideration and also the fact that I lost 1 NUC down the line it was time for an homelab upgrade. […]

VMworld 2020

In about one week VMworld will start. This year VMworld will be totally different than the previous years. One major difference, which is in your benefit, is that VMworld will be (mostly) completely free of charge. Isn’t that great!? As you may be new to VMword I thought why not help you. So I have […]

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 […]