VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 1 – Windows VM

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 1 – Windows VM In what should be a multi-part series (unless work gets insane) I will be setting up the supporting infrastructure for my home lab.  For this lab I will be using the 8-core home lab build I wrote […]

What to learn from CodeSpaces and how it could have been avoided

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert I’d like to state up front I have no inside knowledge on CodeSpaces, these opinions were formed based on the information they posted at I don’t know any of the people at CodeSpaces, however what I do know of them drives home the point that developers […]

Containers vs Virtualization or Containers + Virtualiztion

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Containers have been a hot topic of late, many are suggesting it is the next step in the virtualization evolution and spells doom for vSphere, Hyper-V or other “traditional” virtualization platforms.  For those who are not aware of containers, its is a packaged application that can run […]

vCenter Active Directory SSO Error – Cannot load users for the selected domain

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert During a recent vCenter deployment using the VCSA I ran into an error I hadn’t run into before with the VCSA (or vCenter/SSO on Windows for that matter).  After an error free install and setup wizard, I logged in to vCenter as administrator@vsphere.local to set my roles […]