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Upgrading VMware vSphere

Remember, end of general support for ESXi 5.5 is coming, and you cannot directly upgrade from ESXi 5.5 to 6.7.  You must upgrade to ESXi 6.5 as an intermediate step.
How to Upgrade to ESXi 6.5 Using VMware Update Manager
How to Upgrade to ESXi 6.7 Using VMware Update Manager

The Simple Guide to VMware Certification

If you are looking to get started on the path to VMware certification, it can be a little bit confusing at first, especially as VMware’s certification organization continues to grow and evolve.  Luckily I have walked the path of VMware certification from beginning to end, and have a good handle of what it looks like, …

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Getting Started With VMware Certification: vSphere Foundations Exam

When it comes to starting your VMware certification path, there is something each and every VMware certification track has in common: the VMware vSphere Foundations exam.  Since it is required as part of each and every VMware VCP certification, it deserves a closer look. What is the VMware vSphere Foundations Exam? The VMware vSphere Foundations …

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Continuing to Get Set With PowerCLI and Standard vSwitches

In A Guide to Fumbling Through PowerCLI, we focused on how to get information on a vSphere environment through the VMware vSphere PowerCLI command line interface. Now, since we now have an idea on how to move around our environment with PowerCLI to find out information, us focus on configuring our environment with PowerCLI.  We …

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How to Update an Expired vCenter Server License

Sometimes we are in a hurry when installing a vSphere environment and forget little things like entering license keys, especially the vCenter license key.   Remember, the vCenter license that comes with VMware vSphere, the vCenter Server evaluation license, lasts 60 days, as do the other VMware evaluation licenses.  This means your vCenter server license …

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All About VMware’s vSphere Bitfusion

When it comes to AL/ML workloads, things are a little different than many traditional infrastructure people are used to.  When we talk about virtualization, we tend to focus on three key areas: compute, network, and storage. Network and storage are pretty self explanatory, but traditionally compute consists of CPU and RAM. When we enter the …

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