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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

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Red Hat to Acquire CoreOS for $250 million
Posted by Vladimir Yamkovoy on February 1, 2018
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As it became known yesterday the company Red Hat announced the acquisition of one of the largest start-ups CoreOS, the amount of the transaction is estimated at $250 million, and its completion is scheduled for March this year.

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-based approach to providing reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies.

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How to extract TAR files
Posted by Vladimir Yamkovoy on November 22, 2017
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Guide and screenshots below show how you can access .TAR files in Windows 10, if you are using an earlier Windows version, this guide will also be helpful. You should also note that the tool explained here is available free of charge and can also to be used to open other files formats such as .ARG and .RAR files. This tool will also help you to create .tar files on Windows PC.

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Microsoft Introduces Azure’s Availability Zones, Increasing Service Availability
Posted by Augusto Alvarez on October 3, 2017
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“Availability Zones” main concept resides on offer fault-isolated locations within an Azure region, which provides redundant power, cooling, networking and any other component related to Azure’s datacenters. The mission for these availability zones is to, of course, provide high availability for workloads running in these datacenters to guarantee resiliency in case of an outage.

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Deploy Veeam Agent for Windows to backup a physical server
Posted by Romain Serre on August 10, 2017
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Veeam Backup & Replication was mainly a backup product for the virtual environment until this year. Recently, Veeam has released Veeam Agent for Windows and Linux 2.0 that enable to backup physical machines such as workstation and server. In this topic, I’ll talk only about Veeam Agent for Windows on a server the environment.

Veeam Agent - Workstation - Server - Cloud Connect - Scheme

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Major Announcements for Microsoft SQL: GetToSQL Migration Service in Preview and GA for Azure Analysis Services
Posted by Augusto Alvarez on April 25, 2017
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“Data is everything,” says Microsoft as their statement in the Data Amp conference, where they introduced several announcements for the SQL community. These revelations cover a great diversity of features regarding the SQL, for on-prem and cloud.

Scott Guthrie, executive vice president of Cloud and Enterprise at Microsoft

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