Tag Archives: vSphere

Nested vSphere Lab in VMware Workstation – Faster/Affordable/Portable Storage Alternative

Pre-lab days Before I had access to a lab, it was difficult to test nested vSphere configurations due the performance. With vSphere 4.1, I could run nested ESXi hosts on VMware Workstation, but there was always one bottleneck.  Much like many enterprise environments, I was constrained by my storage. Running VMware Workstation on top of… Read More »

vSphere Home Lab – What type of hosts?

A lab environment is a very effective tool to keep up with technology, without having to worry about messing something up in a production environment.  Several of the places I have worked have development/test/demo environments setup for the purpose of exactly that, development/test/demo work.  I really couldn’t imagine testing new code, application or OS updates,… Read More »

Team05 GeekWeek – Powered By

Joe Adams (@vJoeAdams) compiled a list of what was used and consumed by Team05 during our GeekWeek. Technology Cisco UCS EMC NS960 ~125 Virtual Machines ~200 GHz of CPU ~6TB Virtual Disk ~1.5TB RAM vSphere vCloud Director vCloud Connector VMware View VMware SRM