List of posts in the Tag: General

Journey from Wordpress to Hexo and Clarity

Purpose I recently moved my blog from Wordpress to Hexo. Also, I moved hosting platform from Siteground to S3 (AWS). This blog post details the rationale behind the decisions. It also describes how I learnt to build a Hexo theme using VMware Clarity environment. So overall this captures the following topics: * My journey from Wordpress to Hexo * General How to

VMworld report from the field

Purpose I am attending this year’s VMworld US and decided to write my experience so far. Read on to know what’s new with VMware and other technologies. Details: First, this is an amazing experience. If you are someone working with VMware technologies, then at least once you need to be in a VMworld. It’s amazing to see so many people in a single pl General

Dont do it simply because you can - Distributed vs Simple Architecture

Purpose Hello all, it’s been long since my last blog. In between, I became a father, changed profile, changed location etc., in all a lot happened at personal and professional front. Coming back to blog, this particular topic was bugging me from last couple of months. In few of my last discussions with customers, it seemed we discussed only one po General Architecture

Basics of Virtualization - Part B

Purpose In earlier Basics of Virtualization - Part A I talked about what is virtualization. In this post I am going to talk about types of Virtualization and their difference. Virtualization Areas: Nowadays virtualization is applicable to everything. As mentioned in the earlier post: Even something as simple as partitioning a hard drive is consid General

UPDATE::Configuring NTP in VMware ITBM Standard Appliance

Purpose Guys, There is another way. If you follow the previous post there would be a problem J . In ITBM standard appliance by default the following lines are on : Server 127.0.0.1 fudge 127.0.0.1 stratum 10 so when you check the time with ntpq –pn you would see that by default 127.0.0.1 is set up as default time server. Since I could not us General How to

Configuring NTP in VMware ITBM Standard Appliance (1.0.1)

Purpose I need to configure a NTP server in ITBM Standard Appliance. This post covers the know how of the process. Reason: There is a time drift between ITBM appliance and vCAC & Identity appliance, so ITBM registration with vCAC fails. [ vCAC & Identity appliance are configured to use NTP server] Solution: Need to update NTP configuration in ITB General How to

Basics of Virtualization - Part A

Purpose In recent past in my interaction with couple of college students and other technology professionals I could see that there is some confusion about virtualization and related technologies. Though many knows the tools and end options but again confused by the technology behind. So I decided to write a series of blog posts providing theoretica General

How to build a home lab without dedicated servers

Purpose Hello Everyone, this is my first blog.Before I go ahead and talk about any other technologies I would like to talk about my Home Lab setup. Like many others I do not have dedicated servers at my home so I work around the limitations and get my lab going. By no means it is a great lab, but this will let you feel the technology, get your hand General How to