In a perfect datacenter environment, we would all have an additional area for Dev/Test. This is not always the case and we don’t always have the resources readily available to us. Most of us get creative using what old equipment we have. Some carve out a section in their infrastructure, while others leverage the cloud. Currently I’ve […]
Previously, we talked about the prerequisites (link) needed for a successful VIO deployment. Now that we’ve met them, let’s take things to the next level and deploy VIO. VIO is available at no cost to those who have purchased the following VMware licensing: vCloud Suite (all editions). vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus (vSOM). vSphere Enterprise Plus.
The past few months I have been getting more familiar with OpenStack. By now it should be obvious that OpenStack will not be going away anytime soon, so it’s time to embrace it. Yes, I’m talking to you VMware admins! DevStack is a quick way to get started, having all the components required to deploy […]
Your boss has requested that you look at OpenStack and what it would take to install it into your environment. One of the requirements is to leverage your current VMware infrastructure. Of course your plate is already full, and now you need to learn a new platform. Here are a few things that should ease […]