Setting up an Openstack cloud environment in less than 30 minutes

I have been working with Openstack on & off from past 1 year mainly for the purpose of learning and understanding the various use cases of Openstack Cloud. In this blog post I will be writing about one of the most simplest installation methods for beginners, which allows users to run Continue Reading →

Presenting Nutanix backed iSCSI storage with MPIO to Windows OS – Part2

This blog post is in continuation to my first blog in this series which you can read here. In the second and last part of this series I am going to describe the rest of the configuration at Nutanix layer and tie this all back together on the Windows VM again. Continue Reading →

Presenting Nutanix backed iSCSI storage with MPIO to Windows OS – Part1

In my last post on the topic of Nutanix Acropolis Volumes API I described the process of creating an iSCSI datastore on vSphere which is backed by Acropolis Volumes API. You can read the blog here . In continuation to that I wanted to describe the process of presenting iSCSI volume to Continue Reading →

Compliance of Business Critical Applications in Cloud

One of the major concerns in adopting a Cloud model especially Public/Hybrid is security and Compliance. To address this concern VMware has announced the availability of VMware Compliance Reference Architectures, a group of appliances including application guides and design architectures which are supposed to simplify compliance for business-critical applications in Continue Reading →

New Releases from VMware

An exciting month for VMware, there is lot of new releases which happened this month. Here is a quick Snapshot of what products got released on which date. Product Name Product Family Release Date Quick Summary vSphere 5.1 vCloud Suite 5.1 10-Sep-12 No introduction required, undisputed king of the Virtualization Continue Reading →