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How to install a custom graphics card to the ESXi guest hypervisor.
Posted by Veniamin Kireev on April 3, 2018
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Since version 5.5, VMware has broken something inside, and a normal GTX series video card from Nvidia required a certain understanding HowTo do this (in my case it’s NVIDIA QUADRO K600).

There is an opinion that this is connected with the appearance of a line of video cards GRID from Nvidia, created for virtualization.

In this article, we show you How To install a custom graphics card to the ESXi guest hypervisor.

result - added graphic card

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Configuring NIC Teaming in ESXi 6.5 upd 1.
Posted by Veniamin Kireev on March 21, 2018
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A NIC team can share a load of traffic between physical and virtual networks among some or all of its members, as well as provide passive failover in the event of a hardware failure or network outage.

To utilize NIC teaming, two or more network adapters must be uplinked to a virtual switch. The main advantages of NIC teaming are:

  • Increased network capacity for the virtual switch hosting the team.
  • Passive failover in the event one of the adapters in the team goes down.

WEB GUI ESXi - Virtual switches

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VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 1 – vSwitch Error
Posted by Veniamin Kireev on March 6, 2018
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On my work, I needed to install ESXi on our Server HP Proliant DL360 G6 server. Going to configure the network, I needed to add adapters to vSwitch but something went wrong and I got the error says to me – “You do not have free adapters to add to vSwitch”.

There are no free physical adapters to attach to this virtual switch - Error

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What is the difference between VMware ESXi, vCenter vSphere?
Posted by Vladimir Yamkovoy on February 26, 2018
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When in the distant 2001 the VMware ESXi hypervisor appeared on the market, a virtual revolution started that began the end of the era of personal computers with the programs installed on them. This event opened a new era in the development of computers and software – client-server technologies and cloud computing technologies.

VMware - ESXi - vCenter - vSphere

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Building a Cluster based on VMware (part III)
Posted by Veniamin Kireev on February 19, 2018
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This is the third and the last article in the series related to How to build a Cluster based on VMware. In the first article, we saw Cluster Technologies types and understand how to install VMware ESXi, in the second article we look at how to deploy the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5., and now we will look at how to configure VMware HA Cluster.

Scheme of VMware vSphere Cluster

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Building a Cluster based on VMware (part II)
Posted by Veniamin Kireev on February 6, 2018
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In the previous article “Building a Cluster based on VMware (part I) we saw Cluster Technologies types and understand how to install VMware ESXi. To create a cluster of ESXi hosts, we need to install vCentre. In this part, we’ll look at how to deploy the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5

Scheme of VMware vSphere Cluster

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Building a Cluster based on VMware (part I)
Posted by Veniamin Kireev on January 29, 2018
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To build a cluster, VMware uses from 2x to 32x ESXi servers that are managed using vCenter. To build a cluster, you also need a shared store. It can be implemented with VMware vSAN or with storage support providing access via Fiber Channel, iSCSI or NFS. The storage stores the virtual machine files that are available to all the cluster hosts at the same time. It is due to the overall storage and independence of the virtual machine from the physical platform that rapid migration/recovery of virtual machines is achieved.

Scheme of VMware vSphere Cluster

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Microsoft is Looking for your VMware Workloads, Announcing Azure Migrate
Posted by Augusto Alvarez on November 27, 2017
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We won’t be telling you anything new if we are talking about Microsoft looking to take away VMware resources to the cloud, and now they are including a new product to facilitate the VMware workloads to the MS cloud – Microsoft Azure Migrate – is a free tool, launching Nov. 27th, that will make it easy for VMware customers to bring their application to the cloud.

Microsoft Azure Migrate - Tool Sheme

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The release of vSphere 6.5 Update 1 and some updates of other products. The review to keep you updated.
Posted by Alex Samoylenko on September 6, 2017
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At the end of July VMware has released vSphere Update 1. In fact, this is the first their update for vSphere 6.5, VMware’s major product. There are also other updates apart from the mentioned one. VMware Site Recovery Manager has been updated to the 6.5.1 version and VMware vSAN has been updated to 6.6.1. This news will be highlighted in further to prevent you from being overwhelmed by the massive lists of the Release Notes.

VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 1 - Enterprice Plus

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A few details about Veeam CDP in Veeam Availability Suite v10
Posted by Alex Samoylenko on June 30, 2017
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Recently, New Orleans has hosted the VeeamOn 2017 conference that was dedicated to providing availability for virtualized datacenters. I participated as Veeam Vanguard, a member of the community of professionals promoting the products of this company.

During the event, Veeam announced the release of the Veeam Availability Suite v10 aimed to provide complete availability for virtual datacenter. According to developers’ estimates, the suite will be released by the end of 2017.

NEW Veeam Availability Suite v10

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