Category: Virtualization

  • Question to the Community: what would you like to see here?

    Good day readers, This post is all about ideas from the community and readers of my blogs. What would you like to see here? What kind of content? About what products? More homelab and/or IRL related things? More tutorials? And if yes, about what? Anything you’d like to see is welcome. Please let me know […]

  • 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) […]