You read the C-Series Documentation front to back, double-checked your cabling from the VIC (P81E) Card to the UCS Fabric Interconnect, triple-checked your Gb connection from the C-Series management ports to the Fabric Extender, but your Rackmount UCS Servers are still not showing up in UCS Manager…What is going on? Continue reading “My UCS C-Series Servers are not showing up in UCS Manager?!? What gives?”
VMware has opened up early access to future builds of its Workstation and Fusion product lines. You can find more information via the following links: Continue reading “VMware Workstation & Fusion Technology Previews!!!”
I don’t know how many of you ever have to move your vCenter Databases, but I ran into this after installing vCenter on SQL Express for a small installation.
Even if you install SQL Express manually before deploying vCenter, the SQL installation GUI forces you to install the server binaries AND data files to the C: drive. Not a best practice in most environments…. Continue reading “Moving your vCenter Database”
The Cisco Nexus 1000V 1.5 virtual distributed switch now includes VXLAN support, and I decided to take it for a test drive before adding it to my vCloud Director deployment.
I normally use the command-line install instead of the GUI. However, just for kicks and giggles, I gave the new Installer a try. I was very pleased with how improved the process is.
Check out my video below to see just how easy it is Continue reading “Cisco Nexus 1000V v1.5 Install”
I first tried Windows 8 when one of the earlier builds mysteriously wound up on the Internets. It was fairly stable for an older build, but I had a few problems running it as a VM in VMware Workstation 7. So, I abandoned it until an official beta build was released. Enter the Windows 8 Community Preview Continue reading “Windows 8: First Impressions…Plus, what’s in store for Hyper-V???”