Veritas NetBackup 8.1 is GA - what's new and my favorite features

Veritas released a new version of their core product - NetBackup 8.1. This version provides some interesting features however not for VMware. There are only few improvements such as possibility to select virtual drives with a new recovery UI, support for non-ASCII characters in VMware. My favorite features are: Auto Image Replication Enhancements Fortunately, NetBackup 8.1 introduces a… Read More »

vExpert 2017: NSX and vSAN awarded.

Some days ago  VMware announced a list of vExperts 2017 on NSX and vSAN track.  I would like to announce that I am honored to be selected this year! Just for a quick reminder on vExpert: The VMware vExpert is an annual designation for people who have given back to the community of VMware users by sharing their technical… Read More »

Mixed version of ESXi hosts in the vSphere cluster?

I had a discussion with my colleague about mixed version of ESXi hosts. Our customer needed to migrate their vSphere environment from version 5.1 (caused of End of Support Life) to the latest version supported on their physical infrastructure. As they did not build a cluster based on identical physical servers and two of servers are not supported… Read More »