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About Luciano Patrao

I am over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry. Working with Virtualization for more than 10 years (mainly VMware). I am an MCP, VCP6.5-DCV, VMware vSAN Specialist, Veeam Vanguard 2018/2019, vExpert vSAN 2018/2019 and vExpert for the last 4 years. Specialties are Virtualization, Storage, and Virtual Backups. I am working for Elits a Swedish consulting company and allocated to a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company as a Teach Lead and acting as a Senior ICT Infrastructure Engineer. I am a blogger and owner of the blog ProVirtualzone.com

Altaro – SysAdmin Horror Stories – FREE eBook

Altaro launch a second book about SysAdmin stories that make any sysamin shiver. Download and read the Altaro - SysAdmin Horror Stories – FREE eBook. Last year’s ebook, SysAdmin Horror Stories Vol1 by Altaro, highlighted some of SysAdmins’ funniest and most horrifying stories. It proved so successful, that Altaro decided to produce a second edition [...]

By | 2020-10-20T22:45:24+02:00 October 20th, 2020|Altaro, Backups|0 Comments

vSphere 7.0 U1 – GA is now available for download

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about the new vSphere and vSAN 7.0 update 1 that should be launched soon (October/November) by VMware. Since yesterday (6th of October), vSphere 7.0 U1 – GA is now available for download. You can read the previous blog post to get the full details about all the new [...]

By | 2020-10-07T11:40:31+02:00 October 7th, 2020|VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

New NAKIVO Backup & Replication v10.1

NAKIVO launched a new version for its main Backup product, New NAKIVO Backup & Replication v10.1. Before this v10.1, NAKIVO also had a previous version 10.0.1 launched a month ago. That version was just some minor bug fixes, mainly, Skip unused blocks feature in v9.4. In this new version, these are the new features included: Backup [...]

By | 2020-09-25T15:42:50+02:00 September 25th, 2020|Backups, Nakivo|0 Comments

What is new in vSphere and vSAN 7.0 U1

In the last week, VMware announced his first update for vSphere and vSAN 7.0. In this blog post, we will see What is new in vSphere and vSAN 7.0 U1. Important to notice that this is just the announcement and not the release yet. The official release should be set to October/November. I will not [...]

By | 2020-09-25T00:00:42+02:00 September 24th, 2020|VMware, vSAN|1 Comment

How to add and config Hyper-V hosts and Clusters in SCVMM 2019

Following the previous System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 Series article and with a delay of many months, I will finally continue the SCVMM 2019 third part with this How to add and config Hyper-V hosts and Clusters in SCVMM 2019. Adding your Hyper-V 2016 or 2019 to your System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 [...]

By | 2020-09-21T03:14:21+02:00 September 21st, 2020|Hyper-V|0 Comments

Runecast Analyzer 4.4.3 and Pure Storage a quick review

Version 4.4.3 was launched a couple of weeks in this Runecast Analyzer 4.4.3 and Pure Storage a quick review, we will check their new version. We will also look at the new feature that includes best practices for Pure Storage Flash Array VMware configuration launched in version 4.4.2. Runecast CEO Stanimir Markov stated, “Runecast's Partnership [...]

By | 2020-09-04T23:39:44+02:00 September 4th, 2020|Partners, Runecast, Storage, VMware|1 Comment

Veeam Backup & Replication 10a release

After I update all my Veeam Server with the new 10a release, it is time to provide some information about Veeam Backup & Replication 10a release. Veeam Backup & Replication v10 as been updated since their release, with some minor patches like Patch 1 and Patch 2, with some but fixes for the v10 version. [...]

By | 2020-08-18T01:36:29+02:00 August 18th, 2020|Backups, Partners, Veeam|0 Comments

Iperius Backup version 7.1 is out

Iperius Backup version 7.1 is out. Iperius Backup is Iperius primary backup product. This new release was launched on 24/07/2020. In previous blog posts I have written a full review of this product. Iperius Backup is an image-based backup solution. It can perform hot backups of VMware ESXi and Hyper-V virtual machines. Supporting Changed Block [...]

By | 2020-07-31T20:12:47+02:00 July 31st, 2020|VMware|0 Comments