Wednesday , October 22 2014

What's New ?

NAKIVO – Testing Flash VM Boot Feature

Preparing the VM

NAKIVO Launches v5 Beta with Flash VM Boot feature .I have tried the Flash VM Boot on my LAB systems and  would like to demonstrate the same here. The Flash VM Boot feature provides the ability to boot VMware VMs directly from compressed and deduplicated VM backups, without recovering the entire VMs first. The backup from which the VM is started ... Read More »

How to attach VMware vCenter Server to NAKIVO

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NAKIVO Backup & Replication delivers reliable, fast, and affordable VM data protection for VMware environments.To protect the VM’s on the VMware vSphere environment using NAKIVO, You need to attach the vCenter server to NAKIVO  Director.There are two type of components involved in NAKIVO Backup & Replication.1. Transporter 2. Director . Multiple transporters can be controlled by single director. There are two ... Read More »

NAKIVO Backup & Replication – Appliance Deployment

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NAKIVO Backup & Replication is one of the fast growing backup solution software for VMware vSphere and Cloud environments. NAKIVO’s initial version just provided the backup solution for Amazon cloud .From 2013 , NAKIVO  provides the Backup & Replication solutions for VMware vSphere environments and Cloud as well. According to the NAKIVO Reports Q3 2014 Results, it has  4,100+ Customers and Revenue Growth of 255%. ... Read More »

How to add ISCSI Storage to RHEV ?

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To store the virtual machines , you need centralized storage like SAN or NFS file server. Not everyone in world can afford the SAN cost since it requires lot hardwares like fiber channel cables, SFP  connectors, SAN switches and Storage. But iSCSI storage can be easily setup using the existing system network.You just need spend money for iSCSI servers(Ex:Netapp storage ... Read More »

How to create a Datacenter and Cluster on RHEV-M ?


Redhat Provides the wonderful administrative portal to manage the Redhat Enterprise virtualization environment. Redhat enterprise virtualization Manager is responsible to provide the administrative portal, user portal and reports portal. Its also manage the virtual objects and maintains the inventory on its own database. It performs the similar operations like VMware vCenter server or Oracle VM Manager if we compare to ... Read More »

How to enable root user on Redhat Hypervisor ?

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Redhat Enterprise virtualization’s core part is Redhat Hypervisor. I have never been worked such a long  hours to get/recover the root password on any Unix/Linux operating system. Even i have recovered VMware ESXi’s root  password in quick time. During the Redhat Enterprise virtualization hypervisor’s installation, we will be just setting the user “admin” password. But where can i find the ... Read More »

Redhat Enterprise virtualization Manager – Install & configure

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To manage the redhat enterprise virtualization hypervisor (RHEV-H) , you have to configure the Redhat Enterprise Virtualization Manager (RHEV-M) on Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.x operating system. RHEV-M provides a feature rich graphical based web interface to manage the virtual infrastructure from single point. It provides host management ,guest management,storage management and high availability infrastructure. We can access the web-portal on ... Read More »

Redhat Enterprise virtualization- Installing RHEV-H

RHEV-H Install

To install Redhat enterprise virtualization hypervisor(RHEV-H), You need a hardware with “virtualization Technology”(VT-X) enabled processors.Once you have such a hardware ,then you can start installing RHEV-H on it. You need to download the bootable “Redhat enterprise virtualization hypervisor” ISO image from Redhat website  with valid subscription. If you do not have one , Redhat is providing 60 days trail for RHEV. Just sign ... Read More »

Redhat Enterprise Virtualization – Overview

Architecture of RHEV

Red Hat had played vital role on Linux revolution and they proved that Linux can be used on the enterprise computing. Today Red Hat is  the world’s largest distributor of Linux. To reduce the infrastructure costs , all the companies are behind the virtualization. Companies like VMware,Citrix and Oracle are offerings enterprise virtualization products to accommodate different virtual guests. What about Redhat ... Read More »

VMware vCloud Director Build From Scratch – 2


In this article ,we will see the remaining vCloud director’s quick setup which we have left out in the last article.We have  already seen  that how to attach the vCloud director to VMware vCenter server and creating the provider vDC. Here we will be seeing the external networking part and creating the new organization. once you have created the organization, ... Read More »

VMware vCloud Director Build From Scratch – 1

vCloud Build - 1

In this VMware vCloud Director article series, this article is going to demonstrate that how to attach the vCloud director to VMware vCenter Server and how to create a provider virtual Data-center. vCloud director can’t manage the system resources or virtual resources directly.It requires VMware vCenter server in the back-end to get the required  resources using vCloud API. Once you ... Read More »

What is VMware vCloud ? How it works ?

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In IT infrastructure market, Cloud is the trending topic and technology from last few years. Most of the hardware vendors and operating systems developers have already started working to integrate the cloud technology on existing operating systems. For an example , oracle had integrated the openstack cloud software on their oracle Solaris operating systems.Let’s have Q&A on cloud topic to ... Read More »