Recently I was asked to review a new fling "vCenter Plugin for vRealize Network Insight" which provides vSphere admins high level visibility into network focused data at a vCenter level without the need to use a separate application.
UK North West VMUG – 21/11/19
After working behind the scenes with Dave Marley (@bonkeydave) for the last few months I was able to secure a slot at the UK North West VMUG which was held in Manchester, UK a few weeks ago. I have wanted to present at other VMUG's this year but my schedule has been rather full so... Continue Reading →
Cork Technical Support Summit – 21/22 May
I am happy to announce that I will be attending and co-presenting a breakout session on vROps at the upcoming Cork Technical Support Summit hosted by VMware Global Support Services. The event which is now in its 6th year takes place on May 21st / 22nd at Páirc Uí Chaoimh Conference Centre and brings together... Continue Reading →
VMworld Europe 2018 – Day 0 aka TAM Customer Day
Read about my experience of TAM Customer Day and the start of VMworld 2018. I also hosted a Specialist Roundtable Session for vRealize Operations
Welcome to vRealize Operations 6.7!
Today is an important day for the Cloud Management Business Unit at VMware as the latest release of vRealize Operations 6.7 is now GA and available for download from My VMware.
Last Friday was a highly anticipated day for the VMware Community as we would finally find out who was going to be awarded vExpert 2018 and be recognized among our peers. Originally the announcement was due near the end of February but more time was required this year to judge applications so it was postponed until March.
2017…what a year!
As we close another year I wanted to reflect on 2017 and what a year this has been for myself and in the spirit of blogging more here are my personal highlights for 2017
Still running vCenter Operations Manager 5.x? The time to Upgrade is NOW!
Still running vCenter Operations Manager 5.x? The time to Upgrade is NOW! Read about why you should upgrade to vROps 6.6.1 as vCOps 5.x is no longer supported by VMware.
Finding out which VM’s have snapshots using VMware PowerCLI
After being set a challenge by Jake Robinson, PM for PowerCLI at VMworld Europe, I started working on a PowerCLI script to collect snapshot info for VM's. This post describes that process.
VMworld Europe 2017 – Day 3
Read about my time during the final day of VMworld Europe 2017 where the main highlight was a breakout session on how a customer used vROps to make their environment run more efficiently. Finally I share my thoughts on my 1st VMworld.