A quick post to share a sample Visio of the VMware Telco Cloud Platform (TCP) on Dell infrastructure.Continue reading
This post covers how to enable your Dell server hardware for Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) capability, and how to configure SR-IOV for a VMware Virtual Machine.Continue reading
This post is a brief collection of some basic understandings that I have gathered around 5G virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) operations, and a little about where Dell Technologies plays a part.Continue reading
Some career moves are the result of big or hard decisions, others can be a natural progression, while others can be much more than what they initially seemed. For me, moving to the Dell Technologies Telco Systems Business is most definitely bigger and more exciting than what I initially expected!Continue reading
The topic of running VMware Cloud Director (vCD) on VxRail has come up a few times lately, with some varying questions around potential requirements, so I thought that it may be useful to create a post to talk through it at a high level.Continue reading
This is a short post to explain how to configure syslog forwarding from VxRail Manager to vRealize Log Insight.Continue reading
VxRail Software as a Service Multi-Cluster Management is the artist formerly known as VxRail ACE, and is managed via the MyVxRail portal.
The product was recently re-branded (to be more descriptive of it’s capabilities) while also bringing its first wave of Active Management features to the party.Continue reading
This post provides a high-level walk-through of the upgrade sequence and timings from VCF 220.127.116.11 on VxRail to VCF 3.10.1 on VxRail.Continue reading
This post contains some sample high-level, non-official VCF 4 on VxRail architecture diagrams and notes that I have put together for enablement purposes, and may be of use to others.Continue reading
This post shows how to create a custom vROps dashboard to monitor VCF on VxRail environments.Continue reading
A nice custom widget to add to your VxRail dashboard in vROps is a simple diagram to clearly display the various versions of VxRail running in your environment.
VxRail ACE uses cluster personalities to enable it to identify the deployment types of the VxRail systems that it manages.Continue reading
This post explains how VMware SDDC Manager validates VxRail code levels and rejects VxRail systems that are out of compliance.Continue reading
The VxRail Management Pack for vROps has been released. This post is a quick overview of what this provides and how to install it.Continue reading
This is a short post highlighting how some of the vRealize Suite products interact with VxRail, how they connect, and what kind of information is provided by each specific to the VxRail itself.Continue reading
With the GA release of VxRail ACE on November 4th comes the first phase of it’s Smart Lifecycle Management. This blog post provides an overview of what this Smart LCM brings to the table for VxRail customers.Continue reading
VxRail ACE went GA on November 4th 2019. This post contains links to various VxRail ACE resources.Continue reading
Published 11th July 2019
A standard VxRail deployment provides the ability to deploy a VMware vRealize Log Insight appliance in Standalone Mode. In order to provide high availability for this Log Insight instance, the single vRLI appliance should be expanded to a 3-node vRLI cluster.Continue reading
A very basic rule of thumb when it comes to system monitoring is that Red is Bad, and Green is Good. Yellow/Orange/Amber then might mean that something is wrong, definitely not quite right, and needs attention before it goes Red.
The VxRail ACE Health Score helps customers prioritize those issues that need attention.Continue reading
This post covers how to enable automated data protection services for Virtual Machines in VMware vRealize Automation, using the Data Protection extension from Dell EMCContinue reading