VMware vSphere 6.0

Vulnerabilities – How to Fix Meltdown and Spectre on VMware vSphere ?

VMware vSphere Spectre Meltdown

VMware vSphere also affected by multiple vulnerabilities since its uses Intel/AMD platforms. VMware vSphere has multiple layers of virtualization and sadly, you should apply/update the patches for all the components which includes Operating systems, virtual machines, virtual appliances, hypervisors, server firmware, and CPU microcode. Operating system patches can reduce the risk with help of hypervisor patches without updating the server firmware (CPU …

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VMware vSphere with Operations Management – Licensing / Pricing

VMware vSphere Version Upgrade Path

VMware vSphere is an industry-leading virtualization platform which is used 80% of datacenter around the world. VMware’s virtualization has made X86 server revolution and maximizes hardware savings through higher capacity utilization and consolidation ratios. This article will walk through about VMware Licensing, prizing and version upgrade entitlements.       VMware Claims, VMware vSphere has many virtual components and it’s very difficult …

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CLOUD WAR – Openstack vs VMware vSphere vs Amazon AWS

Cloud War or Data-center war ? There is a healthy competition out in the market to reduce the overall operating cost on IT.  Companies are benefited with the cloud revolution, Virtualization and automation. Most of the organisations are moving towards asset free to reduce their additional investments on IT equipment. But all the organizations can’t just follow the same strategy since …

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What’s New – VMware Integrated Openstack 2.0

VIO 2.0 Vmware Openstack

The VMware’s global conference for virtualization and cloud computing “VMworld 2015” is completed  in San Francisco today. In that conference , they have announced the most important  release for “VMware integrated Openstack 2.0 (VIO 2.0)”.  The first VMware integrated  openstack (VIO) released in 2014. Since then VMware aggressively doing more enhancement on the Openstack part. VIO 2.0 has major updates with lot …

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How to Deploy VMware VCSA 6.0 on ESXi Directly ?

Prior to the VMware vSphere 6.0 , You will be directly getting the vCenter Appliance’s OVA file from VMware. Using OVA file, you can directly import  as a VM in the vCenter server or ESXi host using vSphere client. It can also be done by using the “Deploy the OVF template” option by right clicking  on the Datacenter or the ESXi host …

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How to deploy VCSA 6.0 on VMware workstation ?

VMware VCSA (vCenter Server Appliance) 6.0 has eliminated the previous releases limitations and issues. Now VCSA 6.0 is able to provide the all the features what the Windows vCenter servers is providing currently. In other words , there is no difference between Windows vCenter and VCSA. So it s up to the customer to choose what they need on their …

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How to Configure the networking on VMware ESXi 6.0 ?

Once you have installed the VMware ESXi 6.0 using the interactive installer , You need to configure the network and set the hostname. By default, it takes the IP from DHCP and it sets the hostname as “localhost”. In this article ,we will see the post installation of VMware ESXi 6.0.  In the Enterprise setup, ESXi hosts will be managed …

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How to install VMware vSphere 6.0 ESXi

In this article , we will see the installation of vSphere 6.0 VMware ESXi . There are multiple ways to install the ESXi. If you are planning to install less than 10 ESXi hosts, you can prefer the  typical interactive installation method. In this method, we need to boot the physical X86 server using the ESXi installer DVD and respond …

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