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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 […]


Hands on (lab) with EVO:RAIL

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert It looks as though the VMware Hands-On Labs from VMworld are starting to roll out.  Short of having a physical EVO:RAIL to work on, I decided to do the next best thing and get some experience with it via the VMware Hands-On labs..  If you want to […]


The Under $800 VMware Quad-Core 32GB Home Lab

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Because I am a geek, and my needs change, and this is what I like to do I often check out new hardware, cost features etc.  One of the things I wish I did on my 8-core lab was go for a smaller form factor case.  Pricing, […]


ICYMI – VMware VSAN Sizing Tool now available

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Those nice folks over at VMware have released a web based VSAN sizing tool.  When VSAN was first announced, there was quite a bit of math involved in determine things like usable space, number of hosts needed etc…  Now you can use the VSAN Sizing tool at http://virtualsansizing.vmware.com/; […]