vSphere 6.7 and Veeam Support (BAW13)

vSphere 6.7 and Veeam Support (BAW13)

For those of your who do not currently subscribe to the Weekly Veeam Community Forum emails provided by Anton Gostev at Veeam, here are details taken from his most recent email with regards to Veeam 9.5 support for vSphere 6.7. So the biggest news of the past week is VMware vSphere 6.7 becoming generally available, bringing the long-awaited HTML5 client! […]

vSphere 6.7 Announced (BAW11)

vSphere 6.7 Announced (BAW11)

Yesterday, it was announced by VMware that the latest release of vSphere will be vSphere 6.7. vSphere 6.7 builds on the great work that has been done with vSphere 6.5, to provide simple management and operational efficiency. With vSphere 6.7 there is an enhanced vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA).  This introduces new APIs that will improve the efficiency and experience to […]

Congratulations All 2018 vExperts – List of vExperts Now Live (BAW10)

Congratulations All 2018 vExperts – List of vExperts Now Live (BAW10)

Firstly, congratulations to all of the vExperts who have been recognised for another year or even, for some, their first year. Once again I have also received this recognition and hope to continue to provide more articles and posts to assist people and provide information over the coming year.  This actually marks my fifth year of being accepted as a […]

Weekly Snapshot Report PowerCli (BAW8)

Weekly Snapshot Report PowerCli (BAW8)

I know that a lot of people have provided snapshot reports in the past for vSphere, but a lot of them were not really suitable to work with on a regular basis.  Therefore I pulled together a short script that will list all snapshots for virtual machines that are powered on – as these are the ones where the snapshots […]

Updated Veeam Weekly Backup Report – Powershell (BAW6)

Updated Veeam Weekly Backup Report – Powershell (BAW6)

Back in 2015, I created a 3-day Backup Report for Veeam that was based on the ‘SysAdmin Modular Report’ (SAMReport) – this is the link to the original post for that report:  http://virtualworlduk.co.uk/3-day-veeam-backup-report-powercli/ That report has been useful for a couple of years but I felt that I could do better, without having to link back to the vCenter server quite so […]

Dell Secret Talks (BAW4)

Dell Secret Talks (BAW4)

Firstly, let me apologise for the delay in this post coming out.  Secondly, many people may have already seen this at the end of last week with regards to Dell having some secretive talks about their future. As you will all be aware, Michael Dell went through a phase a buying back shares to become a privately owned company, and […]

Serverless Architectures and VMware Dispatch Framework (BAW3)

Serverless Architectures and VMware Dispatch Framework (BAW3)

Now I am by no way an expert with Serverless Architectures, but I saw an announcement from VMware the other day about VMware releasing the Dispatch Framework, and I thought that I would investigate a little further. Having utilised servers as the main part of my career to date, the idea of a ‘Serverless’ environment seems a little strange.  Here […]