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VMware VMotion, how fast can we go?

Lately while I was testing out specific failover behaviors in vSphere, I accidently discovered that VMotion Speeds (MB/s) are logged in the the /var/log/vmkernel, now that’s cool! Issue the command tail -f /var/log/vmkernel and than initiate a VMotion. You should get info like this: Host VMotionning to (receiving) Nov  7 21:13:14 xxxxxxxx vmkernel: 10:06:06:18.104 cpu3:9131)VMotionRecv: 226: 1257624621919023 […]

Understanding HP Flex-10 Mappings with VMware ESX/vSphere

I’ve written this blog as an add-on to Frank Denneman’s blog about Flex-10 which you can find over here. Goal of this blog is to get a clear vision about the Flex-10 port mappings that HP uses to facilitate their blades with NIC’s, with the special focus towards VMware ESX/vSphere. If you are looking for the HP FlexFabric mappings […]

VMware VCDX Design Exam, watch out for the "Next"-Button!

Yesterday I made progress in my pursuit to get the VMware VCDX Certificate by completing the Design Exam in Frankfurt. I’ve got a very important notice to make about this exam for all of you who are going to do this in the future. The exam consists of 2 section, one section in which you will […]