EUC Layers: Dude, where’s my settings?

Reading Time: 7 minutes With this blog post I am continuing my EUC Layers series. As I didn’t know that I started one there is no real order to follow. Other that it seems to be somewhat from the user perspective, as that seems a big part in End User Computing. But I cannot guarantee that will be the … Continue reading »EUC Layers: Dude, where’s my settings?

Digital Workspace Transformation: information security

Reading Time: 5 minutes Yes…. it has been a while since I posted on this blog, but I’m still alive 😉 For a 2016 starter (what?!? is it June already), I want to ramble on about information security in the digital workspace. With a growing number of digital workspace transformations going on, information security is more important than ever. With the growing … Continue reading »Digital Workspace Transformation: information security

NTP and the hey didn’t I set it up woes

Reading Time: 4 minutes Once in a while I come across a production network where there are some unexplained issues in the environment. Some (or a lot depending on the environment) can be because of time synchronization woes. Mostly because of undocumented or partly unconfigured time services. Why is this an issue? Time is inherently important to the function … Continue reading »NTP and the hey didn’t I set it up woes

vSphere Performance monitoring tools standard available

Reading Time: 3 minutes I am currently working on a project where we are optimizing the virtual infrastructure which consist of vSphere and XenServer hypervisors. In the project we want to measure and confirm some of the performance related counters. We got several standard tools at the infrastructure components to see what the environment is capable of and check … Continue reading »vSphere Performance monitoring tools standard available

Managing multi-hypervisor environments, what is out there?

Reading Time: 5 minutes A little part of the virtualization world I visit are in the phase of doing multi-hypervisor environments. But I expect more and more organizations to be not one type only and are open to using a second line of hypervisors other then their current install base. Some will choose on specific features or on product … Continue reading »Managing multi-hypervisor environments, what is out there?

Exchange DAG Rebuilding steps and a little DAG architecture

Reading Time: 5 minutes At a customers site I was called in to do a Exchange health check and some troubleshooting. As I have not previously added Exchange content to this blog, I thought on doing a note experience and new blog post in once. Situation The environment is a two site data center where site A is active/primary and site … Continue reading »Exchange DAG Rebuilding steps and a little DAG architecture

Dissecting vSphere – Data protection

Reading Time: 3 minutes An important part of a business continuity and disaster recovery plans are the ways to protect your organisation data. A way to do this is to have a back-up and recovery solution in place. This solution should be able to get your organization back in to production with the set RPO/RTO’s. The solution needs to … Continue reading »Dissecting vSphere – Data protection

Evaluation – VMware vCenter Log Insight – Part one the what, why and installation

Reading Time: 4 minutes A few posts back I wrote about the vCenter Collector services to centrally collect logs and dumps. There is also the VMware vCenter Log Analyzer appliance, a collector and an analyzer (with the collectors you have to do the analyzing part yourself). The appliance is an OVF/OVA download, that you can add to your environment. … Continue reading »Evaluation – VMware vCenter Log Insight – Part one the what, why and installation