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  • 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

  • What is VxRail

    VxRail is part of Dell EMC’s hyper-converged infrastructure offerings, bringing together a streamlined hardware, operating system, and software stack for implementing VMware vSAN. Hyper-converged appliances allow a datacenter in a box approach, rather than buying servers, storage and hypervisor separately hyper-converged appliances bundle the components into one box. The compute storage and hypervisor components used by… Continue reading

  • VMware Cloud on AWS

    VMware Cloud on AWS is an integrated cloud offering jointly developed by AWS and VMware delivering a highly scalable, secure and innovative service that allows organizations to seamlessly migrate and extend their on-premises VMware vSphere-based environments to the AWS Cloud running on next-generation Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) bare metal infrastructure. VMware Cloud on… Continue reading

  • NTP Server Install and Configure

    NTP stands for Network Time Protocol, and it is an Internet protocol used to synchronize the clocks of computers to time reference. The NTP client initiates a time-request exchange with the NTP server. As a result of this exchange, the client is able to calculate the link delay and its local offset and adjust its… Continue reading

  • Veeam Backup & Replication Install & Configure

    Veeam Backup & Replication is a backup solution developed for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments. Veeam Backup & Replication provides a set of features for performing data protection and disaster recovery tasks. This blog describes the installation and configuration of Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update4. Veeam Backup & Replication Installation Before you install Veeam Backup & Replication, check the following prerequisites:… Continue reading

  • VMware PSC Deployment

    Starting with the release of vSphere 6.0, vCenter Server deployment has changed and it’s now possible to deploy two different components that together provide all services for the vCenter management platform. Below are the services in Platform Service Controller PSC Domain & PSC Site Before going to external Platform Services Controller deployment, I would like… Continue reading

  • What is VMware vSwitch

    Virtual machines connect to a network much in the same way physical ones do. The difference is that the VMs use virtual network adapters and virtual switches to establish connections with physical networks. A virtual switch is a software program, which gets created automatically during the installation of ESXi host – a logical switching fabric… 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