vBrownBag Follow-Up What’s New in vSphere 6.5 Availability & Resource Features w @mattdmeyer

We continue the What’s New in vSphere 6.5 vBrownBag series with Matthew Meyer, discussing new features in availability, and resource management features. Show Notes: Availability and Resource Management Features for vSphere 6.5 Presenter: Matthew Meyer Twitter: @mattdemeyer – Proactive HA (2:35) – Quarantine Mode (3:44) – HA Restart Priorities (11:58) – HA Orchestrated Restart (13:15) Read more about vBrownBag Follow-Up What’s New in vSphere 6.5 Availability & Resource Features w @mattdmeyer[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VMware DRS Doctor with Brian Graf (@vbriangraf)

VMware’s own Brian Graf joins the #vBrownBag to discuss the new DRS Doctor fling. You can download DRS Doctor from https://labs.vmware.com/flings/drsdoctor VMware DRS Doctor Video Follow Brian on Twitter @vBrianGraf Originally published by www.professionalvmware.com

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VCP6-DCV Exam Section 9 with Joseph Griffiths (@Gortees)

VCDX 143 Joseph Griffiths covers section 9 of the VMware VCP6 exam blueprint covering administration and configuration of vSphere 6 availability solutions. VCP6-DCV Section 9 Video Objective 9.1 – Configure Advanced vSphere HA features Objective 9.2 – Configure Advanced DRS features You can find Joseph on Twitter @Gortees Originally published at http://vbrownbag.comm – Sign up for the Read more about #vBrownBag Follow-Up VCP6-DCV Exam Section 9 with Joseph Griffiths (@Gortees)[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VCP6 Foundation Exam Section 5 with Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier)

Jonathan Frappier, minus an epic self muting, covers section 5 of the VCP6 Foundation Exam which includes HA, DRS, and FT. VCP6 Foundation Exam Section 5 Video Objective 5.1 – Describe DRS, Storage DRS, VMCP, and HA, use cases, configuration options – Discuss DRS thresholds and HA Admission Control – Demo includes create cluster, enable Read more about #vBrownBag Follow-Up VCP6 Foundation Exam Section 5 with Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier)[…]

#vBrownBag Follow-Up VMware VCP-DCV with Mike Brown (@VirtuallyMikeB)

In the final episode of the professionalvmware.com #vBrownBag VCP-DCV series, Mike Brown provides a HA & DRS fire hose review requirements, configuration and consideration for HA and DRS. Video Slides You can find Mike on Twitter @VirtuallyMikeB and his blog at http://virtuallymikebrown.com/ Originally published at http://vbrownbag.comm – Sign up for the live #vBrownBag broadcast at http://vbrownbag.comm/brownbags/ where you Read more about #vBrownBag Follow-Up VMware VCP-DCV with Mike Brown (@VirtuallyMikeB)[…]

Did My Virtual Machines Dance? – DRS History

Once you turn DRS on and set it to fully automatic, unless you have some affinity / anti-affinity rules in place, your VMs will get up and dance around your cluster. In most cases this is fine and dandy. However, occasionally there are times where you will want to know where the VM was, where Read more about Did My Virtual Machines Dance? – DRS History[…]

The Math Behind the DRS Stars

@vRobM and I were discussing an unrelated topic when DRS and the mysterious stars came up.  (**)?  Our first instinct was this was the “special sauce” between the two all beef patties.  However after some creative KB searching we came across a formula that describes it quite well: DRS Recommendations To understand the stars, you Read more about The Math Behind the DRS Stars[…]