I decided to upgrade my home lab‘s vcenter 5.5 to 6.0 few days ago and what I thought would be a straight forward process turned into a 3 days of researching and scratching my head as to what was wrong with the upgrade and more troubling, what was I doing wrong? I knew that with… Continue reading How to Fix vCenter 5.5 upgrade to 6.0 VCSServiceManager failed with error code 1603?
Huawei today demonstrated its IP + optical and Transport Software-Defined Networking (TSDN) applications at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC). The Huawei IP + optical application showcased at the event comprised a number of features including a graphical multi-layer network view of the SDN application system, automatic resource discovery, automatic IP link setup,… Continue reading Huawei Unveils Industry’s First ONOS-based IP + Optical and Transport SDN Applications
Emulex Corporation (NYSE: ELX), a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and management, today announced that it has gained more than two and a half points of Fibre Channel revenue market share over its nearest competitor during the fourth quarter of calendar 2014, according to the Crehan Research Q4 2014 Server-class Adapter and LOM market share… Continue reading Emulex Gains Fibre Channel Market Share
VMware PEX: Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Modern Data Center™, today released highlights of its FY 2014 results, reporting total bookings revenue of $389 million, a 40 percent increase over the previous fiscal year. In addition, the fourth quarter of 2014 marks Veeam’s 28th consecutive quarter in which… Continue reading Veeam Achieves Record 2014 Results
Ever since VMware introduced VSAN, I’ve been anxious to test it out, deploy it in my lab and see what it does and how it functions. Few months ago one of my Dell Poweredge 1950 GenIII server died so I was considering upgrading my home virtualization lab anyway… if you are like me, we just need… Continue reading vNEST: Home Lab Upgrade, enter the vSAN!
Metacloud, Inc., a leader in deploying and operating OpenStack as a Service for some of the world’s largest companies, is pleased to announce a deal with SK Telecom subsidiary SK Planet. Established in October 2011, SK Planet is leading the revolution of online and mobile service platforms with its digital content, integrated commerce, and advertising… Continue reading SK Planet Chooses Metacloud for Its OpenStack-based Private Cloud Solution
We recently deployed 5-6 new hosts in one of our production Vmware ESXi clusters in order to migrate VMs off older hosts and upgrade them. If you are attempting a vMotion migration between two ESX/ESXi hosts, and the vMotion task reaches 14%, then times out with this error message: The vMotion migrations failed because the… Continue reading Fix Vmware ESXi vMotion Fails at 14% and error ESX hosts were not able to connect over the vMotion Network
In this how-to tutorial, we will look at implementing multi-node, multi-site SQL 2012 AlwaysOn Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) with two Failover Cluster Instance (FCI) across two geographically dispersed datacenters for High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR). I am currently working on a project where we’re going to upgrade from previous version of SQL… Continue reading How to setup Multi Site SQL 2012 AlwaysOn Cluster with Two FCIs Across Datacenters?