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30 12, 2017

vExpert 2018 Applications are now Open!

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:03+02:00 December 30th, 2017|Virtualization|0 Comments

VMware launched in 18th of December the first of two-year applications for vExpert 2018. The applications will be open until January 19th at midnight PDT. The vExpert 2018 announcement will be on February 16th, 2018. The official page for vExpert announcements: http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn This year there is a new site and new tool for applications, so [...]

16 11, 2017

vCenter 6.0 Appliance (VCSA) fix and restore

By | 2018-09-20T18:18:16+02:00 November 16th, 2017|Backups, Virtualization|0 Comments

This week we had an outage with our vCenter Appliance 6.0 vPostgres DB. After some Storage issues vCenter stop working and was not possible to recover, so I decided to write this article vCenter 6.0 Appliance (VCSA) fix and restore to help others with the same issue. In this article vCenter 6.0 Appliance (VCSA) fix and [...]

7 11, 2017

Nutanix .NEXT Conference 2017 in Nice, France

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:03+02:00 November 7th, 2017|Storage, Virtualization|0 Comments

In the next three days, 7 to 9th, of this month, the annual Nutanix .NEXT Conference event will be in place in Nice, France. This is an excellent conference for all Nutanix customers, professionals, and Nutanix fans. Or just for networking with your peers.  Also never forget the after parties :) In this conference, you [...]

19 10, 2017

Veeam: How to fix Broken backup chain

By | 2018-10-28T20:52:08+02:00 October 19th, 2017|Backups, Virtualization|0 Comments

This article will explain How to fix Broken backup chain in Veeam Backup & Replication. A Broken Backup Chain is when you have full Backup(.vbk), and several (can be 2 or more) incremental(.vib) that were deleted or corrupted. Mainly if you are not using "Reverse Incremental." Increments always injected in the last backup to create [...]

18 09, 2017

PSOD after apply ESXi 6.5 Update 1 Rollup on HP DLs

By | 2018-09-20T18:21:50+02:00 September 18th, 2017|Virtualization|13 Comments

Last week we had upgraded some of our HP Blades (HPE BL460c) from ESXi 6.0 to ESXi 6.5. We have used VMware Update manager to migrate/upgrade these ESXi hosts using the ESXi HPE image VMware-ESXi-6.5.0-Update1-5969303-HPE-650.U1.10.1.0.14-Jul2017. The upgrade did run without any issues. After ESXi upgrade we run a search/scan in VUM for any updates/patches release [...]

1 09, 2017

NAKIVO announced is Release v7.2

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:03+02:00 September 1st, 2017|Backups|0 Comments

As we posted HERE some weeks ago for their beta version(hope you had the change to test it), Nakivo now officially launched in 28th of August their new release for their Backup Tool Nakivo Backup & Replication v7.2. What is new in this new version? The main feature is: Asustor NAS Support. Log Truncation for [...]

26 08, 2017

VMware announced Windows vCenter and vSphere Web Client EOL

By | 2018-09-20T18:24:44+02:00 August 26th, 2017|Virtualization|0 Comments

VMware announced Windows vCenter and vSphere Web client EOL (End of Life). VMware announced this week that will discontinue the Windows vCenter version in the next vSphere release (maybe vCenter 7.0 or 6.6 don't know the next numbered release) and also plan to discontinued vSphere Web Client. So next version of vSphere is the last [...]

24 08, 2017

Vembu BDR Suite New features in v3.8.0

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:04+02:00 August 24th, 2017|Backups, Partners, Virtualization|0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago Vembu launched a new version of their primary backup product: Vembu BDR Suite v3.8 This new version has a lot of improvements and new features for this product. Here is, in my opinion, some of the main features that will bring real improvements to the product. Disk Image Backup from [...]