Terraform your (multi) cloud – part 1

Terraform is one of my favorites open source tools, I started to use it with my internal VMware and after with cloud Azure and AWS. The idea of describing an infrastructure with a configuration language is relatively new and starts to become more important with the adoption of private and Read more…

Slurm on CentOS 6

Last week I’ve installed a Slurm cluster to manage a large set of computing nodes, Slurm is one of the most widely supported job scheduler for Linux and Unix. It’s difficult to find on-line a CentOS 6 installation tutorial, it’s simplest to start with CentOS 7 distribution, but in my landscape, Read more…

Windows 2019 Insider Preview and Project Honolulu

I’ve done some tests with the build 17623 and the latest Project Honolulu management interface. I’ve created a LAB with 3 VMs on VMware ESXi 6.5 with 2 SSD and 3 SATA LUN to test the Hyper-Converged Cluster and Deduplication on Cluster Shared Volumes with ReFS. The Windows 2019 installation Read more…

vSphere Integrated Containers

To expand our infrastructure to develop some new services, I have tested the VMware’s compatible Docker platform. You can obtain an official VMware release (OVA format) from the vSphere Integrated Containers download page on VMware website, the current version is 1.2, the license is included in the vSphere Enterprise Plus Read more…