Subscribe: VCritical
Preview: VCritical


Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure

Last Build Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:17:54 +0000


Easy Auto Deploy reverse proxy cache with an Nginx container

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:13:16 +0000

See how to create a simple Nginx reverse proxy container for VMware vSphere Auto Deploy, which is great for setting up a proof of concept.

Send a Tweet Directly from a VMware ESXi Host

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:43:33 +0000

For my VMworld 2016 breakout sessions this year, I wanted to demonstrate new functionality that was added to Auto Deploy.  After exploring a few ideas, I settled on leveraging the new Script Bundle feature to send a post-boot tweet directly from stateless ESXi hosts.  I figured sending a tweet would be an effective way to […]

New network and scripted install features in Photon OS TP2

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:30:10 +0000

Photon OS TP2, the open source small-footprint container runtime from VMware, gains several new features to help vSphere administrators deploy and manage: PXE boot, scripted install, and guest OS customization.

Quickly Update to Docker 1.6 on Photon by using TDNF

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:38:14 +0000

VMware Project Photon Technical Preview 1 shipped with Docker 1.5. Learn how to update to the current version of Docker with a few simple commands.

Use Lightwave to authenticate SSH logins to Photon

Wed, 20 May 2015 20:09:12 +0000

Enable authorized users to log into Photon instances with ssh using Lightwave directory credentials, eliminating the need to manage local user accounts.

Project Lightwave Quickstart

Tue, 19 May 2015 22:33:19 +0000

Learn how to quickly install the Project Lightwave identity and access management platform on Photon.

VMware Hyperconverged Infrastructure is the Best Stack to Back OpenStack

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:55:02 +0000

See why VMware vSphere with Virtual SAN delivers the best infrastructure for OpenStack environments.

Automatically prepare an ESXi ISO image for PXE booting

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:47:29 +0000

Use this shell script to extract and modify the contents of an ESXi ISO image for use with PXE boot installation.

Survey Reveals Evolving Role of IT – Emphasis on Cloud and Mobile

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:37:15 +0000

New survey acknowledges importance of mobile device management in the enterprise, which is obviously why VMware acquired AirWatch.

Visualize the Advantage of Standardizing on a Single Hypervisor

Tue, 14 Jan 2014 00:34:02 +0000

Managing a multi-hypervisor datacenter is chaotic - like 32 out-of-sync metronomes.