While deploying a fresh image of HPE SimpliVity on a Cisco UCS machine, I came across a problem where the HPE SimpliVity Deployment Manager was not able to recognize the IP address of the machine as OmniStack host.
This article explains the cause and how to fix it.
Update: This article is valid for Lenovo SystemX, Cisco UCS and Dell OmniCube. All non-HPE hardware is requiring an alternate approach to deployment after factory reset.
Have you ever wondered if this is all there is? If the life you are living right now, is the right way? Did you think outside the box and see new opportunities? Maybe lift the barriers and see what other things you can accomplish?
This post is something else from my other posts. It’s not technical, but more related to life in general and how I personally started exploring and basically enriched my life with so much more than just work, money and distractions during the past two years.
We’ve all seen the “SimpliVity VM Data Access Not Optimized” warning on our VMs when the running instance is not aligned with a local storage copy. This articles provides information on how this alignment is done and which SimpliVity tweaks are required to work with Citrix XenDesktop.
During a project at one of our customers, we were facing very strange performance issues on migrated VMs that were running on legacy hardware before (vSphere-based), but were performing worse on newer hardware. This article is a must read for SimpliVity customers running on HPE Gen9 hardware as you could be impacted as well!
A backup is a term that probably found its existence at the same moment computers got around.
The technologies around backups have evolved many times. Features such as deduplication, compression and automated backup verifications are becoming part of the standard feature set in backup software.
One of the latest trends I’ve seen, is using cloud-based storage, which will be my focus in this article.
Last week I got busy with upgrading four VDP appliances for a customer. I’ve come across quite some challenges and issues during this task that I’d like to share these with you in case you are facing the same task.
After experiencing stability and performance issues on a vCenter Server Appliance at one of the customer environments, I went on and did some analysis. It appeared that the /storage/log directory was full.
This post describes how to verify if you are (at risk of) running into the same issue, how to solve it and how to prevent it from happening in the future.