Let’s review latest HPE servers security news at this post. The news has been published by HPE during past week.
Category: Data Center
QEMU (short for Quick Emulator) is a free and open-source emulator that performs hardware virtualization. QEMU is a hosted virtual machine monitor: it emulates the machine’s processor through dynamic binary translation and provides a set of different hardware and device models for the machine, enabling it to run a variety of guest operating systems.
2nd Generation of Intel Xeon Scalable processors has been introduced by Intel in April 2019. The second generation has new members with new labels. The new members made to serving different kind of workloads and scales.
HPE has released latest version of server hardware firmware as HPE Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP). This is first release for 2019 and it contains all firmware for hardware which still supported by HPE. There is no new firmware for discontinued devices.
Vembu BDR Server is available as Windows setup file for download and also you can get it for Linux or as virtual appliance to deploying as virtual machine. But you have to ask the sell department to deliver it to you. Linux and virtual appliances are not available as public. This guide might be applicable for next versions and previous versions.
Powerful hardware, modern and new operating system are nothing when those components are not properly configured. Best practices which published by vendors, helping us to achieved good performance and reduce issues but best practices are general and may be not tested on specific hardware.
All VMware guys know that guest OS needs drivers for
paravirtualized devices and the drivers provided by VMware as a package which called VMware Tools. VMware Tools is available for supported operating systems and also there is an open-source which called Open-VM-Tools and it’s available for modern Linux distributions and installed by operating system installer.
Yesterday, Veeam has published cumulative hotfix for Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 update 4. This update has some new platforms support and fixing more than 300 minor bugs and issues that reported by customers. VMware vSphere 6.7 U2 will be supported with this update.
If you have plan to deploy vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) without DNS server, installation will be failed, if you have add standard information for deploying virtual appliance. Because installer ask you to add FQDN of server before start to deploy. By adding FQDN, installer will be try to resolve it.
DTrace is a comprehensive dynamic tracing framework created by Sun Microsystems for troubleshooting kernel and application problems on production systems in real time. Originally developed for Solaris, it has since been released under the free Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL) in OpenSolaris and it’s descendant illumos, and has been ported to several other Unix-like systems.
Stor2rrd is an open-source monitoring and reporting tool for SAN and LAN devices. It supports most vendors products such as EMC, Brocade, HPE and others.