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Presenting at LISA’12 December 9th – 14th

I will be presenting at LISA 2012 conference this year in San Diego alongside John Arrasjid, Ben Lin and Mahesh Rajani. The two sessions I will be involved in will cover vCAT 3.0 topics, and a separate session on vCloud BCDR. The LISA (Large Installation System Administration) Conference will run from 9th until 14th December.  An overview of the LISA conference is listed below from there website Highlights of LISA ’12 include: 47 half- and full-day training sessions from the industry’s top instructors, including: John Arrasjid, David Hill, Ben Lin, and Mahesh Rajani on Virtualization with VMware Nan Liu on Puppet Shumon Huque on Using and Migrating to IPv6 A technical program that offers practical information on a variety of key topics, including: Vint Cerf’s Keynote Address on “The Internet of Things and Sensors and Actuators!” Invited Talks such as Geoff Halprin’s Closing on “15 Years of DevOps” and Selena […]

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vCloud Disaster Recovery

vCloud Disaster Recovery

Its finally out there for the public to consume.  As a lot of people will probably already know, a team of us in VMware have been working on putting together a vCloud infrastructure Disaster Recovery solution.  Duncan Epping and Chris Colotti have wrote a blog article covering the whole aspect of the solution which can be viewed by clicking here The solution involves using VMware Site Recovery Manager to fail over the vCloud Management Cluster VMs as per the VMware vCloud Architecture Tool kit reference architecture. The diagram below demonstrates a high level overview of the solution: In essence, what happens is all the VMs running under the Management Cluster vCenter are all failed over to the secondary site using SRM, then utilising storage replication at the Resource cluster layer, all the vCloud workloads are also protected outside of SRM protection. This solution can be used to not only protect […]

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