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Posted by Vladan Seget on June 25, 2019
Converge and Decommission External Platform Service Controller (PSC) in VMware vSphere 6.7 U2

VMware released its new vSphere 6.7 U2 update where vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) has acquired the capability to converge external Platform Service Controller (PSC) into embedded. In addition, it’s now possible to decommission external PSC virtual appliances via the UI instead of CLI. Embedded PSC is right up your alley! It not only simplifies the overall architecture but also facilitates environment patching, upgrading, and management.

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Posted by Florent Appointaire on June 21, 2019
[Azure] Windows Virtual Desktop – Publish Applications

After seeing how to deploy Windows Virtual Desktop, in session mode, we will see how to deploy applications.

Using the basic image, I only have the basic applications to publish. If you want to deploy custom applications, you will need to create an image and use it as a base image for your deployment.

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Posted by Florent Appointaire on June 18, 2019
[Azure] Windows Virtual Desktop

Application virtualization services, despite a lot of benefits, are not always able to rival SaaS platforms. Or at least, it used to be the case before the public preview of Windows Virtual Desktop. The latter is a desktop and app virtualization service employing simplified management, multi-session Windows 10, Office 365 ProPlus optimization, and RDS environments support. Learn how to utilize this novelty in a few clicks!

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Posted by Romain Serre on June 13, 2019
Store backups in Microsoft Azure from Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5U 4a

Veeam announced the next update of its backup app – Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5u4. It has an opportunity to create a Scale-Out Backup Repository (SOBR) with local and cloud extents. And one more benefit: SOBR can include two tiers. It’s not fiction. Create a performance tier and capacity tier such as a storage account in Microsoft Azure with SOBR!
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Posted by Gil Artmoore on June 11, 2019
5 Tips to Optimize a CI/CD Pipeline

Whether you’re new to the idea of a CI/CD pipeline or have tried this development practice before and are simply looking for ways to optimize the process, this article is for you.

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on June 5, 2019
Azure Lab Services Overview

Microsoft released in February 2019 a new service called Azure Lab service. With Azure Lab Services, you can easily set up and provide on-demand access to preconfigured virtual machines. Thanks to a dashboard, you can also keep your budget in check by controlling exactly how many hours your lab users can use the virtual machines.

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Posted by Andrea Mauro on May 28, 2019
What are composable infrastructures?

Having actual physical resources today as a foundation of IT infrastructure starts to look like an extravagant decision, to say the least. Why bother with extra resources, if you can make things happen faster, better, with less hardware footprint? However, virtualization development is far from the end. The latest idea on the horizon is the concept of composable infrastructures, which is more complicated than it sounds.

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Posted by Vladan Seget on May 23, 2019
How to Deploy and Configure VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS) 7.5 on vSphere 6.7

Anyone who has ever heard of virtualization technology has heard of VMware. This company is one of the industry leaders, and instead of resting on its laurels continues to develop flagship projects such as vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS). The latest update of this product introduces quite a few new features and enhancements. You can not only find out about the pros and cons of vROPS 7.5 but how to deploy and configure it in the VMware environment!

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Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on May 16, 2019
Configuring Ubuntu Server GUI remote access – Part 1 – Basic Options

Anyone experienced in working with AMP stack on Ubuntu Server 18.04.02 realizes that this novelty, like any other, has its pros and cons. If you are used to convenient and useful Hyper-V enhanced session features, it may seem as though you have lost a shilling and found sixpence. Don’t worry, with Ubuntu Server GUI remote access you can have your cake and eat it.

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Posted by Romain Serre on May 14, 2019
Enable Azure File Sync from Windows Admin Center

Sherlock Holmes thought of the human brain as a crowded attic, where useful knowledge may simply get lost. Well, thanks to Azure File Sync, your IT environment won’t suffer the same fate. Find out how to synchronize data between file servers and Azure with this service. You can also enable tiering between file servers and Azure File Sync!

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