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  • Synology Hyper-V & vSphere Backup Configuration

    Active Backup for Business is an all-in-one business data protection solution, centralizing protection over diverse IT environment that consists of virtualized environment, physical servers, file servers, and personal computers based on the award-winning DSM operating system. Admins can deploy desired protection single-handedly through the centralized admin console. Synology Active Backup centralizes backup tasks for VMware, Hyper-V,… Continue reading

  • Dell EMC UnityVSA Deploy & Configure

    Dell EMC UnityVSA is a unified Software Defined Storage (SDS) solution that runs atop the VMware ESXi platform. Dell EMC UnityVSA provides a flexible storage option for environments that do not require dedicated storage systems such as test/development or remote office/branch office (ROBO) environments. Users can quickly provision a Dell EMC UnityVSA on general purpose… Continue reading

  • Calculators

    IP Subnet Calculator The IP Subnet Mask Calculator enables subnet network calculations using network class, IP address, subnet mask, subnet bits, mask bits, maximum required IP subnets and maximum required hosts per subnet. Uptime Calculator Uptime is a measure of system reliability, expressed as the percentage of time a machine, typically a computer, has been working… Continue reading

  • Install and configure Openfiler

    Openfiler is an operating system that provides file-based network-attached storage and block-based storage area network. It was created by Xinit Systems and is based on the rPath Linux distribution. It is free software licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2. I wanted to configure HA and DRS on my ESXI cluster in home… Continue reading

  • HPE 3PAR Storage Concepts And Terminology

    I’ve been recently working with HPE 3PAR arrays for quite some time and thought of put up some basics, I thought it might be a good idea to write a blog related some of the concepts built around the 3PAR architecture and 3PAR beginners and administrators can make use of this.  Either way I’m not… Continue reading

About Me

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Welcome to my blog! I’m Vysakh Nair, a Cloud Architect at Presight, a G42 company. With over 17 years in IT infrastructure, I have honed my skills in Azure, AWS, and VMware technologies. My expertise extends to both Microsoft and Linux environments, and I thrive on tackling challenges in Storage and Networking technologies. Join me as I share insights and experiences from my journey in the world of cloud architecture and IT infrastructure. Continue Reading