Author: Frank Denneman

Performance Study: DRS Cluster Management with Reservation and Shares

Last Friday a new performance study was published about DRS Cluster Management. This paper covers the behavior of reservation and shares within a DRS cluster in-depth. It's a great read! And being honest, it's always awesome to see a reference to the vSphere Clustering Deep Dive in official documentation. Download...

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...

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...

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...