Category: Data Center

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VMware Photon OS – Best OS for Kubernetes and Container Host

During virtualization revolution, IT administrators was be able to use single physical host as virtualization host and providing compute resource for multiple services. Now IT world is going forward and companies moving their services to Cloud-Native Application or Container. Compared known Virtualization and OS Level Virtualization, using less storage capacity is the biggest benefit of OS Level Virtualization or Containerization. Most known Hypervisors are not made for OS Level Virtualization and Containerization needs Container Host. Container Host can be a known Operating System such as Linux distributions. There are some OS has specially made for Containerization such as VMware Photon OS.

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Ansible UI – Ansible Semaphore

Ansible is one of most popular IT automation systems but if you want to have User Interface for Ansible, you have few options. Red Hat offers Ansible Tower as an enterprise edition of Ansible which includes an UI. Ansible Tower (AWX Project) is available as community edition but some version may be released with minimum of tests. There is another Open-Source project that you can use it, Ansible Semaphore.

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New HPE Customized ESXi Image Not Supported on ProLiant BL c-Class Servers

HPE has released the supported ESXi versions as customized images for ProLiant and other HPE server products. There is bad news about HPE ProLiant BL460c. Which Version Have Released? The below versions of HPE Custom Images for VMware Released in January 2021: VMware-ESXi-7.0.1-17325551-HPE-701.0.0.10.6.3.9-Jan2021.iso VMware-ESXi-6.7.0-17167734-HPE-Gen9plus-670.U3.10.6.3.8-Jan2021.iso VMware-ESXi-6.5.0-Update3-17097218-HPE-Gen9plus-650.U3.10.6.3.8-Dec2020.iso Which Hardware Products Not Supported? The mentioned images don’t support installing on the below server products: HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen10 Server Blade HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen9 Server Blade HPE ProLiant BL660c Gen9 Server Blade Which Versions Are Supported on ProLiant BL c-Class Servers? The below versions must be used on ProLiant BL c-Class Servers: VMware-ESXi-7.0.1-16850804-HPE-701.0.0.10.6.0.40-Oct2020.iso...

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Guest Operating System Upgrade or New Virtual Machine?

Virtual Machine needs guest operating system (OS) to operates same as physical machine. Operating system is a system software and has life cycle same as other software. But what should we do about updating and upgrading guest operating systems in virtual environments. Guest Operating System Life-Cycle Most implemented services don’t need to any new features on operating system, so we should choose guest operating system with long term support. Both Windows and Linux (Some distributions) offering different of channels. You can choose a path that more stable or choose a path for have new features. Update vs Upgrade When you...

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What’s Removed From VMware vSphere 7?

VMware vSphere 7 introduces lot of new features but there are some features which removed or deprecated in VMware vSphere 7. Some of them were important features for us but VMware has defined some policies to achieved new and updated solutions in server/desktop/OS Level virtualization.

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Network Connection Problem on HPE FlexFabric 650 (FLB/M) Adapter

We have many HPE Blade System C7000 chassis for hosting our virtual infrastructures or our customers virtual infrastructures. Also many of them are filled with HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen10. Recently, we had serious problem with some of the servers about network connection, if there was FlexFabric 650 (FLB/M) adapter installed on blade server. What’s Exact Problem? Our servers were working fine but after a while, we lose our vMotion network connectivity, the hosts couldn’t migrate virtual machines even between servers in same C7000 chassis. The problem was happened on one chassis and other chassis has no problem. Network adapter was...