Category: Virtualization

  • How I got into IT

    Hi everyone, This post will be all about me and how I got into the world of IT. (not covering anything else like school, etc because then it would be even longer, for that, I forward to this older post) When I was born, and currently still do, I live with two “families” under one […]

  • My current lab [Updated June 4th 2020)

    Hi all! This post will be about the current state (05/20/2020 06/04/2020) of my home lab. Please keep in mind that I also have two ESXi hosts that I rent from a datacenter in Germany that I partially use for my home lab (though they are nowhere near as powerful as my home server). Here […]

  • VMware Cloud Foundation – Part 0: Testing

    Hi readers, Currently, I temporarily have access to a server with enough memory to run a Cloud Foundation lab until January 2nd 2020. This gave me the inspiration to build a Cloud Foundation lab and tinker around with it, along with tinkering with an automatic lab deployment script called VLC (VCF Lab Constructor). This is […]

  • Creating YouTube videos and more lab space

    Hello readers, Welcome to my new blog post, in this post I’ll be sharing some ideas that I had. For the past few weeks I have been thinking of creating posts about setting up a nested ESXi lab with NSX and vSAN. I thought to myself: “Why not make both a blog post and a […]

  • Adding a static route to ESXi

    Hi readers, This short post will be about how I had to set-up a static route on ESXi to my VPN subnet. My setup is as follows: I have an ESXi server in DC1, and a ESXi server at home. The Home ESXi server has vCenter and vRealize Operations Manager on it. My goal was […]

  • My server

    Hi readers! Welcome to my first real blog post! In this post, I will be explaining my current server, my trusty HP ProLiant DL380G6. It’s armed with two Intel Xeon X5650s, which each have 6 core and 12 threads, making it a total of 12 cores and 24 threads. It has 144 GB (18x 8GB) […]