Author: Frank Denneman

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vSphere 6.5 Host Deep Dive Update

Maybe you have noticed that no new content has appeared on the site for a while. And the upcoming book “vSphere 6.5 Host Resources Deep Dive” is to blame for this situation. Last year, Niels Hagoort and I started working on the companion book of the highly successful vSphere Clustering...

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VMware Cloud on AWS at re:Invent

Thank you for all the great feedback since we announced our partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) on October 13! We have seen a lot of interest for VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) from customers, partners, industry analysts, and social media. Following on from the announcement in San Francisco, we...

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My thought on 800 page VCDX designs

Although I’m not participating in the VCDX program any more, I still hold it dear to my heart. Many aspiring VCDX’es approach me and seek guidance on how to successfully pass the last part of the VCDX process, the defense. Typically this starts with the discussion on the design itself...

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Host not Ready Error When Installing NSX Agents

Management summary: Make sure your NSX Controller is connected a distributed vSwitch instead of the standard vSwitch During the install process of NSX, my environment refused to install the NSX agents on the host. When you prepare the host clusters for network virtualization a collection of VIBs are installed on...