VMware Cloud on AWS – Hybrid Linked Mode

I recently posted about how my company is now a MSP reseller of VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC).  I showed how easy it is to quickly spin up a VMware SDDC in the public cloud.  Since I finally had a SDDC at my disposal, I went through and configured hybrid linked mode with our vSphere …

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VMware Cloud on AWS – Managed Service Provider

It has been about a year since VMware Cloud (VMC) on AWS was released to the masses during VMworld 2017, and the buzz is still growing around this service. The initial release seemed to be high in cost and low in feature flexibility at the time, but much has changed in the last year.  VMC …

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EMC Unity Datastore “not available in the VMware Hypervisor”

Recently, when creating the first VMFS datastore on an EMC storage array, I received and error stating that “the specified disk is not available in the VMware hypervisor”.  Though the VMFS datastore was successfully created on the array, the error occurred when trying to assign permissions to the vSphere hosts themselves. In this particular circumstance, …

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2018 AWS Public Sector Notes – Cost Optimization on AWS

As promised through Twitter, here are my notes from my second Thursday morning session from last week’s AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC.  This session, on AWS Cost Optimization led by Matt Johnson, was packed!  Honestly, I was a little surprised by that initially though I’m not sure why….I mean, I have my AWS …

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