Reviews


Yummy! – PowerCLI Cookbook Review by Phillip Sellers (@pbsellers)

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert The PowerCLI Cookbook by Phillip Sellers is an excellent resource for any skill level, whether you are a beginner or looking for a great reference to have with you. PowerCLI Cookbook by Phillip Sellers First and foremost, this book far exceeds what I expect out of a […]


Getting to know ViPR SRM

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert **Disclaimer: I am an EMC employee, this post was not sponsored or in any way required by my employer, it is my experience getting to know this particular product.** One of the upcoming tools I will be working with is ViPR SRM. ViPR SRM is a storage […]


Ravello (@ravellosystems) releases next evolution of nested virtualization

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Today Ravello has announced a new version of their platform. I first met Ravello at VMworld and was impressed with what they were building. Ravello, in my opinion, makes it easy to explore public cloud solutions and get comfortable with a range of technologies out side the […]


VMware vSphere Web Client Tips – Getting Started Pages Go Away

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert So you’ve made the plunge into the vSphere Web Client after learning about how awesome the Related Objects tab can be but now you keep getting these pesky Getting Started Pages. vSphere Web Client Getting Started Page I mean sometimes they are useful but after a while […]


Creating a new VM with EVO:RAIL

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Creating a new VM, easy right?  Except when you consider that via the vSphere client it is somewhere in the neighborhood of 40 mouse clicks.  Log into your EVO:RAIL UI or VMware Hands-On lab at http://labs.hol.vmware.com/HOL/catalogs/lab/1503 Once logged in, familiarize your self with the UI.   Now that […]