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  Last week myself and Erwin had the opportunity to attend the VMware Technical Support Summit in Cork, Ireland. This is a 2 day event hosted by GSS which is technically oriented. Many interesting sessions by some of the best GSS technical talent, and various breakout sessions to get near one-on-one time with engineers and product […]

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Thefluffyadmin on April 30th, 2017

There are many ways to quickly provision docker hosts to cloud infrastructures. Dockers own native way is to use docker-machine. Being a vSphere admin I was of course interested in the VMware vSphere driver for docker-machine. The starting resources for this are: https://docs.docker.com/machine/drivers/vsphere/ https://blogs.vmware.com/cloudnative/how-to-use-docker-machine-in-conjunction-with-vsphere-driver/ While I got this working, one of the issues I struggled […]

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In this post, I discuss a newly found performance bug in Solaris 11, that has since Solaris 11 came out in 2011, severely hampered ESX VM disk i/o performance when using the LSI Logic SAS controller. I show how we identified the issue, what tools were used, and what the bug actually is. In Short: […]

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Thefluffyadmin on March 17th, 2017

Here is a summery of my experience of speaking at the NLVMUG for the first time. For someone who always take pride in knowing just that little bit more than the next guy, it is not surprising that a longstanding desire of mine, was to speak at a public event to some kind of unique […]

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Thefluffyadmin on March 15th, 2017

—Update 21st March, vBrownbag episode on AWS that these slides are from, is now posted on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8rWI5tuSq8 — — Update 15th March ~5pm CET, added some extra info and clarified some points— More details regarding VMware Cloud on AWS are starting to come out of VMware. Tonight I attended an awesome  #vBrownbag webinar on #VMWonAWS,   […]

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