Are public clouds really that expensive?

Introduction When i’m talking to my customers about IT platforms or “the cloud”, I always hear them say that “the public cloud is too expensive”. If that should be true, why is it then that everyone is still thinking about it? And question yourself why do a lot of customers still move towards a public cloud? My thoughts about this subject are that you (with … Lees verder Are public clouds really that expensive?

5V0-31.19 – VMConAWS Management exam 2019: detailed study guide

Introduction VMware is moving the focus toward the public- and the hybrid cloud. VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Service (VMConAWS) is one of their Cloud Service pillars and it delivers a fully managed vSphere SDDC experience completely build on top of AWS public cloud services. An ideal platform for customers who don’t want to be bothered by the underlying datacenter infrastructure. even without any technical … Lees verder 5V0-31.19 – VMConAWS Management exam 2019: detailed study guide

Home-brewed Powershell modules for NSX-T 2.4

Sometimes someone creates something .. WHICH IS JUST HORRIBLE. please .. please @PowerCLI: create native powercli cmdlets for NSX-T! #thehorror pic.twitter.com/PUsqDO7AAA — Dennis-X (@DennisLefeber) March 4, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js And I cannot stand it!In this case PowerCLI has created a “PowerNSXT” module including no more then 3 (!) cmdlets to do all: connect, disconnect, get (which is also used to put stuff in there). My dear … Lees verder Home-brewed Powershell modules for NSX-T 2.4

Sharing my first NLVMUG presentation experience

For those who attended my presentation at the NLVMUG UserCon 2019 in “De Postkamer”, THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING. But you, as an attendee, only saw the 20 minute presentation. For me it’s another story and this blog is about sharing my journey. A quick introduction to VMUG For those who are not familiar with the VMUG: shame on you! But let me quickly introduce you … Lees verder Sharing my first NLVMUG presentation experience

NSX-T 2.x: necessary recovery steps after host reinstallation.

After a host-failure, the host appear as an orphaned registrations in the NSX-T Manager database. Because of this registration your unable to: repair the hosts via the NSX-T GUI. re-install the NSX-VIB’s via the NSX-T GUI. re-join the host to the NSX-T management plane. You can basically do nothing as long as this registration exist or isn’t updated. The quickest method to get a workable … Lees verder NSX-T 2.x: necessary recovery steps after host reinstallation.

NSX-V: Security Framework implementation script

This Powershell script is used as an example for deploying a NSX Security Framework as described in this blog. Installing PowerNSX is a prerequisites, and before running this script connect to a greenfield NSX Environment, with the cmdlet: “connect-nsxserver”.This script modifies the default rule to a deny rule, creating a zero trust environment. So don’t use this script in you brownfield environment (you are warned!) Lees verder NSX-V: Security Framework implementation script