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Book review: Learning Veeam Backup and Replication for VMware vSphere

Book review: Learning Veeam Backup and Replication for VMware vSphere

Christian Mohn wrote a book which will help you get started with Veeam Backup & Replication v7. The book is about 110 pages and contains 5 chapters. Introduction to Veeam Backup & Replication v7 for VMware Configuring Backups Restoring Data Replicating Virtual Machines Other Feature Introduction to Veeam Backup & Replication v7 for VMware This chapter explains the different compononents within a Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure. It also takes a look on some common backup strategies and terms which…

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2014 vExperts Announced!

2014 vExperts Announced!

Fresh from the press! The vExpert 2014 results are in. Corey Romero made a new VMTN blog post announcing the vExperts for 2014. I am honoured to be on the list again this year. This is a great community full with experts and VMware fanatics. Each in their own way, either they work for VMware or they evangelize it. This year there are 754 vExperts who made the list this year. Also something cool to know is that we have…

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RVTools 3.6 released

RVTools 3.6 released

What is RVTools? RVTools is a windows .NET 2.0 application which uses the VI SDK to display information about your virtual machines and ESX hosts. Interacting with vCenter 2.5, ESX(i) Server 3.x, ESX(i) Server 4.x, vCenter 4.x, ESXi Server 5.x and vCenter 5.x. RVTools is able to list information about VMs, CPU, Memory, Disks, Partitions, Network, Floppy drives, CD drives, Snapshots, VMware tools, Resource pools, ESX hosts, HBAs, Nics, Switches, Ports, Distributed Switches, Distributed Ports, Service consoles, VM Kernels, Datastores…

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vExpert 2014 applications are open!

vExpert 2014 applications are open!

Today VMware announced they have opened the vExpert 2014 applications. You can now submit your application and invite other people. Just like the last 2 years VMware offers 3 different paths. The deadline for application is March 6th, 2013 for Q1, after that you can become a vExpert in Q2, Q3,… Evangelist Path
 The Evangelist Path includes book authors, bloggers, tool builders, public speakers, VMTN contributors, and other IT professionals who share their knowledge and passion with others with the…

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vCenter Server 5.1 Update 2 released

vCenter Server 5.1 Update 2 released

VMware released update 2 for vCenter Server 5.1 which adds some nice features and enhancements. If you haven’t updated to vSphere 5.5 yet make sure you update your 5.1 environment. What’s new? So what’s new with this update? vCenter Server is now supported on Windows Server 2012 R2 Additional Guest Operating System Customization Support: vCenter now supports Windows 8.1 RHEL 6.4 Windows Server 2012 R2 SLES 11 Service Pack 3 Database support added for Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Service Pack…

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