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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 […]

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) […]