VMware Infrastructure as Code with Brett Johnson (@brettjohnson008)

Brett Johnson introduces the concept of infrastructure as code, CD/CD pipeline, and Git best practices. Git Resources: Commitmas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlY_hqvCmqY&list=PL2rC-8e38bUXloBOYChAl0EcbbuVjbE3t Git Documentation: https://git-scm.com/doc

VMware vSAN Homelab with Tony Reeves (@importcarguy)

Tony Reeves joins us to close out the 2018 Home Lab series for vBrownbag. We look into methods to assemble gear, using NFR, trial, and free licenses to add more services into your home lab, and modernizing publicly available scripts to work with vSphere 6.5. Veeam NFR license details can be found https://www.veeam.com/blog/how-to-get-free-veeam-nfr-key.html

Homelab Rebuild – Part 1 “Design”

Design in quotes, because, like all good plans, it’s only good until I start laying the bits down. So far: Gear My old VMware lab comprised a number of things: 3x “Baby Dragon” compute nodes 1x Open Compute Gen1 Intel (dual hexcore, 48GB) 1x Iomega ix4-200d 1x “FrankenStor” Nexenta box After the transition, I hope[…]