Virtual Network

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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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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Step-By-Step Create Microsoft private cloud

Private cloud is a computing model that uses resources which are dedicated to your organization/department. A private cloud shares many of the characteristics of public cloud computing including resource pooling, self-service, elasticity.

I will walk you through the steps for configuring the System Center VMM and Create Microsoft private cloud.

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Windows 2012 ISCSI Server as a storage device for vSphere 6

Windows 2012 ISCSI Server as a storage device for vSphere

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You should have a central storage like SAN in order to play with the VMware advance feature like HA, vMotion, FT…Etc, but that is not always possible for Lab or evaluation.

In my previous posts, I showed you how to install and setup HPLeftHand P4000 on ESX and provide a shared storage for VMware.

In this blog I will show you how to use Microsoft windows 2012 ISCSI solution as a shared storage for VMware.

I will not walk you through the step to setup iSCSI Target; if you are interested in step-by-step   iSCSI Target setup take a look in to Microsoft iSCSI Solution.

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vSphere 6 Distributed switch and distributed port group

What is a vSphere 6 Distributed switch and distributed port group?

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A vSphere Distributed Switch acts as a single virtual switch across all associated hosts. This allows virtual machines to maintain consistent network configuration as they migrate across hosts.

Distributed virtual networking configuration consists of three parts.

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