Nested Virtualized Datacenters (VDC) using metro stretched cluster

I am currently working on building a 2 datacenter scenario all running under VMware workstation 9. This will include a four node HP P4000 VSA multi-site cluster, four ESXi5 hosts, vCenter, and two PFsense firewalls using openvpn to connect both Continue reading Nested Virtualized Datacenters (VDC) using metro stretched cluster

Setup Storage Cluster with SDRS – vSphere5

This is just a quick walk-through of setting up a new storage cluster within vSphere5. When using a storage cluster it makes the management of vm placement, space management and high disk IO vms easier to manage and control automatically or manually Continue reading Setup Storage Cluster with SDRS – vSphere5