Condusiv Technologies V-locity 5 Testing

I have been running the Condusiv Technologies V-locity 5 software on a couple of test machines in my home lab over the last couple of days, alongside those VMs I also ran a couple of VM’s with the older V-locity VM product to see how performance differed.

Testing on both products still takes a few […]

V-locity 5 Install and Configuration

So I was recently offered the chance to test drive V-locity 5 to see how it compared against the previous V-locity VM product that I tested nearly two years ago, one of the big differences between the two products is that this time I am using the V-locity Management Console (VMC) as my centralised management […]

vMetrics 1.2 Plugin for WordPress – Multiple Cluster Edition

I have been a fan of both Nick Weaver’s WP-vSphereStats and Sean Duffy’s fork of that – vMetrics Plugin for WordPress but one of the things missing from vMetrics was additional Clusters.

I asked on Twitter if anyone knew how to add that functionality in and Sean kindly responded saying it was hard coded to […]

How to Update or Patch the vCenter 6 Appliance

With the release yesterday of vCenter 6.0.0b I decided to do a quick post on how to patch your VCSA appliance.

Please download VCSA patch from here.

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Condusiv V-locity 5 Testing

Nearly two years ago I was given the opportunity to take out the Condusiv Technologies V-locity VM version 4 product for a spin in my home lab, the results were pretty positive and certainly something I would suggest to anyone running a Windows estate to investigate.

Move forward a couple of years and I […]

Voting now open for the 2015 Top VMware & Virtualization Blogs

It’s that time again, Eric Siebert from vSphere-Land.com runs a vote for the top VMware and Virtualisation blogs every year. As there are now over 450 blogs listed on the nominations page there are a lot of sites to choose from.

The voting is simple and should take no longer than a couple of […]

VMware vExpert 2015 Awarded

After much cajoling by @TroyersDog the excellent Corey Romero did a bang up job of releasing the 2015 VMware vExpert awards nice and early on Thursday 5th of February.

I am humbled, honoured and pleased to announce that I was awarded the much coveted “non-technical” VMware award for the 4th year in a row and […]