Posted by Vladan Seget on March 23, 2023
Use cases for Raw Device Mapping (RDM), Persistent Memory (PMem), Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) and NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF)

Everything depends on your organization’s needs and goals. VMware, like other big virtualization vendors, supports a multitude of popular and proprietary technologies related to storage performance. It can be quite confusing which one to choose when, so we’ve prepared a succinct blog post for you to follow to optimize your IT infrastructure.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on March 21, 2023
Microsoft introduces Kata VM Isolated Containers on AKS for Pod Sandboxing

As organizations switch to containerized applications, attackers target such business-critical software more. Containers lack the isolation of virtual machines, creating a serious security risk. Microsoft released a new feature based on Kata project to effectively remedy that, thereby greatly boosting container cybersecurity.

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Posted by Hanna Parich on March 16, 2023
How to Convert Hyper-V to VMware VM

VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V are among the most popular type 1 enterprise hypervisors. However, their VM formats are incompatible, and it is not uncommon for users to look for an easy way to migrate a virtual machine from one hypervisor to another.

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Posted by Vladan Seget on March 14, 2023
VMware vSphere Alert Center 1.1 Fling – retrieve and get notified about your vCenter server(s) alerts

IT admins receive lots of emails daily, so it is not surprising that occasionally some important vSphere notifications get lost in all the fuss. Fortunately, vSphere Alert Center, a VMware Fling app, provides a simple solution for such issues.

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Posted by Romain Serre on March 9, 2023
Overview of the benefits of an Azure ARC VM management

Microsoft Azure ARC VM Management extends Azure Portal features to manage VMs in Azure Stack HCI and VMware vSphere from a single interface.

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Posted by Paolo Valsecchi on March 7, 2023
Veeam: how to backup ZFS File System

Backing up data from ZFS to Veeam requires an individual approach. Since ZFS is not supported by snapshot-based backup, you will need a workaround. Veeam Agent for Linux will help you. However, there is a number of steps you need to follow in order to configure the process successfully.  Learn More

Posted by Brandon Lee on March 2, 2023
What is Universal Print

Working with a mix of new and old printing hardware in hybrid-cloud IT infrastructures can be complex and cumbersome. Microsoft Azure Universal Print allows organizations to bring existing print infrastructure into the cloud without a lot of heavy lifting.

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Posted by Vladan Seget on February 28, 2023
How to Identify where VMware ESXi is installed – on USB, SD, HD or PXE

Sometimes, especially in a new environment, you may need to quickly find out where your ESXi hypervisor is installed. Whether it’s on a USB stick, SD card, local disk, or booting over the network via PXY, there are a few methods to identify the location correctly.

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Posted by Romain Serre on February 23, 2023
Deploy a Hybrid DNS infrastructure with DNS Private Resolver

Configuring DNS resolution for on-premises VMs linked to private DNS zones in Azure can be challenging. Luckily, Microsoft has released a new Azure service – DNS Private Resolver. It allows querying Azure DNS private zones from an on-premises environment and vice versa without deploying VM-based DNS servers.

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Posted by Florent Appointaire on February 21, 2023
Start with Azure Load Testing service

Looking for an easy and precise way to stress test your applications and services? Microsoft has got you covered with the new feature preview – Azure Load Testing. It allows you to generate high-scale load with configurable parameters for any HTTP endpoint.

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