VMware Fusion Installation on macOS

VMware Fusion Logo VMware Workstation and later on VMware Fusion (once I moved to macOS from Windows) were one of the first VMware products I used in my virtualization journey. Every release of the products brought nice enhancements and features which makes life easier with virtualizing on local PC’s. In Today post I will guide you through VMware Fusion installation on macOS operating system. We will run as well our first virtual machine.

Google Cloud VMware Engine Configuration

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Google Cloud VMware Engine is on the market for quite some time. It’s functionality, price attractiveness, rapid release cycles and close proximity to other Google Cloud Products allowed to gain many happy customers and users. In Today’s post I will show you how to configure Google Cloud VMware Engine and how to start using it.

Apply for VMware vExpert 2022

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As every Year VMware opened vExpert Applications and you can as well apply until January 14th 2022. There is more than two weeks more to apply so don’t wait until the deadline and visit VMware vExpert Portal.

Google Cloud VMware Engine Overview

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In May 2020 Google announced general availability of Google Cloud VMware Engine, Google’s first party VMware as a Service offering.

In this post I’d like to introduce you to the service, its unique features and why in a first place you should care about it at all :)

VMware SRM is GA for GCVE

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As you know I am working for Google Cloud where based on my experience and knowledge I have a lot of to do with customers who have VMware on-premises. Naturally this ties perfectly with Google Cloud VMware Engine - Google’s VMware as a Service offering. My customers always have a great concern about Backup & Disaster Recovery topics and I am really happy that VMware announced General Availability of VMware flagship Disaster Recovery solution VMware Site Recovery Manager.

VMworld 2021 don't miss it

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There’s still time to register – join peers from around the globe and best-in-field experts for a can’t-miss learning experience.

Configure Qnap iSCSI as VMware Datastore

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After upgrading my old QNAP TS-453A to a QNAP TS-873 with 8 bays and tons of storage I finally had some time to explore additional storage options for my homelab. Now with 2 pools of storage with total capacity of ~ 35TiB I finally could start to use my NAS much more efficient.

In the previous post Configure QNAP NFS as VMware ESXi Dastastore I showed you how to configure QNAP NFS share as VMware ESXi Datastore.

In this post I will show you how to create a VMware ESXi datastore using iSCSI.

VMware vExpert Pro Award - 4th consecutive time in a row

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VMware announced VMware vExpert Pro results and I am very proud to announce that I am in. It is a 4th consecutive time in a row when I received this award.

I am very proud about it and very grateful for the recognition from VMware.

8th time vExpert title

Last week VMware announced accounced it’s community awards. I love receiving this email from VMware :)

Congratulations on your vExpert Award!

Hi,

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the vExpert program. 
Please be patient, over the next week we will setup your access, software licenses, certificates and vExpert badges. 

We will email you once this is completed.

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