Storage Review

Yikes!  It has been far too long since I wrote my last blog.  I made a resolution to be more consistent in 2018… #newyearnewme.  To kick off the year I wanted to do a quick review of what I have setup and configured for storage options in my lab… thus far. ? Local Storage You may…Continue Reading “Storage Review – NFS, iSCSI, VVols, OH MY!”

vROps Automatic Specific Services

Recently one of my customers asked me how to go about monitoring Windows services with VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROps).  Nothing fancy… just CPU, Memory, Up/Down status.  Luckily they were licensed for vROps Advanced which according to the version comparison chart provides “Monitoring of OS resources (CPU, disk, memory, network)”.  This is really just a…Continue Reading “Monitoring Windows Services with VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROps)”

Welcome to Part II of my Home Lab Introduction blog series where I will be focusing further on the installation/configuration of the VMware environment.  If you missed Part I where I reviewed the lab from a hardware perspective it can be found here.  I will not be covering the install of ESXi itself; however, I…Continue Reading “Home Lab Introduction – Part II – Install/Config”