Category: VMware

Last Friday I obtained my fourth VCP certification, VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization. While my motivations for obtaining this certification was renewal of my other three certifications that I have, it also made me think that I should really start thinking about getting a VCAP, the VMware Certified Advanced Professional. There are […]

Today have started setting up a home lab. I have started to feel inadequate about my ability to properly work with Linux servers. I haven’t worked with a distribution in any capacity for some time now. Outside of VMware Linux (eg. ESXi), CentOS appliances have been the most Linux that I have allowed myself to […]

Another day, another strange bug. This is just how my life works, apparently. When deploying newer versions of ESXi on Cisco C-series servers that use Cisco’s FlexFlash SD card storage (although, admittedly this could be any server vendor) you may run into this fantastic error message that reads “Can’t have a partition outside the disk! […]

Today I deployed a greenfield (enterprise speak for “brand new without needing to think about past deployments”) vCenter Server 6.0 deployment. Those words don’t mean too much to most people, however for those VMware admins out there they are like birds singing on a summer morning, with blue skies and a slightly warm breeze. Today […]