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Vagrant Machine

Vagrant is a tool for building and managing virtual machine environments and focus on automation, Vagrant lowers environment setup time,

Vagrant helps you create virtual machines on-the-fly by a set of reusable configuration files.

Why Vagrant?

Vagrant provides easy to configure, reproducible, and portable work environments built on top of industry-standard technology utilities for managing the lifecycle of machines

To achieve its magic, Vagrant stands on the shoulders of giants. Machines are provisioned on top of VirtualBox, VMware, AWS, Hyper-v or any other provider. Then, industry-standard provisioning tools such as shell scripts, Chef, or Puppet, can automatically install and configure software on the virtual machine.

more .. VAGRANT Installation and VAGRANT OFFLINE SETUP

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Auto launch and shutdown guest within VMware Workstation

Auto launch and shutdown guest within VMware Workstation

I was asked many times for easy way to auto/schedule launch and gracefully shutdown guest operating systems within VMware Workstation.
So I decided to write this article that provides step-by-step instructions on how to automatically launch and/or shut down a guest OS from within the VMware

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Install and configure VMware vCenter 6.5 Appliance

Install and configure VMware vCenter 6.5 Appliance

Wolk you through installation of the new VMware vCenter 6.5 appliance, in this tutorial we are covering this areas, Installing appliance, Admin interface, creating folders, datacenters and clusters

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VMware NSX and Software Defined Data Center

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Network virtualization platform NSX and Software Defined Data Center architecture

IT organizations have gained significant benefits as a direct result of server virtualization. Server consolidation reduced physical complexity, increased operational efficiency and the ability to dynamically re-purpose underlying resources to quickly and optimally meet the needs of increasingly dynamic business applications.
VMware’s Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) architecture is now extending virtualization technologies across the entire physical data center infrastructure. VMware NSX, the network virtualization platform, is a key product in the SDDC architecture. With NSX, virtualization delivers for networking what it has already delivered for compute and storage

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Install macOS X on VM

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For many times my students asked me for the possibility to host (run) mac os on intel processor and/or hyper visor. to get familiar with os setting on their lab environments
the answer was Yes.
I have installed before (Leopard, Mountain Lion, El Capitan and Sierra) in my lab in order to give my students the opportunity to get familiar with macOS X and gain hands on experience.
This time I decided to post and share with you  the installation steps for macOS on a VM and the initial configuration

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Arista vEOS in a VM

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Arista Networks was founded to deliver software defined cloud networking solutions for large data center and high-performance computing environments.
Consolidation of what was traditionally three-tier Core/Aggregation/Access designs into two-tier Spine/Leaf designs; fewer tiers decrease cost, complexity, cabling and power/heat.

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