Virtual Updates 2021-05-17

Short Update this week….
Spent a lot of time playing with new software releases, teaching a class, and preparing for another….plus got knocked out of commission for a few days (Long story…)

VirtuallyGhetto is now
I can only speculate that VMware mad him change it… was a go to for so many people. has the same content…..but it just doesn’t feel right.

VMware vCenter plugin for vRNI 2.0
Does just what it says it will do….
Add vRNI functionality into vCenter GUI.
VMware Blog post is here.

Available on VMware Code, by Chris Halstead.
PowerCLI, for Horizon 7.x

vROPs – Troubleshoot a VM Dashboard
I love this dashboard, and wish they would include it in vROPs.
This just got updated to version 3, and my first go at it….love it.
Get it here on VMware Code.

VeeamON 2021 – agenda released
Veeam annual conference, virtual this year again….
Tuesday May 25 – Thursday May 27.
See the agenda & get registered here.

Nutanix Hybrid Cloud Reference Architecture v3 available
Derek Seaman to the rescue!
No login required, and grab the document here…..
Well, via Derek’s site….kudos when it is due….
Derek Seaman to the rescue!

Nutanix Oracle/MSFT SQL Deployment Guides
Want the how-to guide for DBs on Nutanix?
Recently updated…..
Oracle Deployment Guide (registration required)
MSFT SQL Deployment Guide (registration required)

Nutanix support for ESXi 7.02 update 2a
Derek Seaman to the rescue!
He notes in his post, how update 2a is now supported for upgrades or fresh installs of update 2a.
MAKE NOTE…..Update 2 (not 2a) is for fresh installs only…..
I avoided update 2 (not 2a) for all my VMware customers….

Nutanix Move 4.x support Azure
Artur Krzywdzinski brought to my attention that the latest Nutanix Move software supports Azure.
His post is here.
In short…Azure to AHV/ESXi on Nutanix is possible….

Continuing Education – a list of resources that come with references (of people who have used those sites and are happy with the results).
Nutanix .NEXT – September 20-22 (Virtual Event)
VMworld – October 5-7 (Virtual Event)
A Cloud Guru
HashiCorp Learn
Nutanix University
VMware Customer Connect Learning (old VMware Learning Zone)
VMware Hands On Labs