EMC giving away some awesome free training!!

When I went to the Education site of EMC today I noticed they are giving away some great training for FREE! To get hold of this free training go to the EMC Education Site and look for the highlights in the Education store (see picture) Click on VNX Foundations >> FREE The Powerlink Login screen will appear. When you already have a powerlink acoount, use it. Otherwise register a new account: After login the course info will...

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Enable Jumbo frames on a Qlogic iSCSI HBA

Last week I was googling for a post on how to enable Jumbo frames in VMware ESXi on a Qlogic QLE406Xc iSCSI HBA. There are a couple of great post on how to enable Jumbo frames on Software iSCSI, like these: http://www.vladan.fr/enable-jumbo-frames-in-esxi-4/ by by Vladan Seget (@Vladan) http://defaultreasoning.wordpress.com/2010/03/24/configure-jumbo-frames-on-hardware-iscsi-hba-in-esx-4/ by Marek Zdrojewski (@MarekDotZ) But they...

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A new vSphere Homebrew/Whitebox EU style

Inspired by Chad Sakac’s post about his whitebox update I decided to see what the prices for two new whiteboxes would be like in Europe. After some investigation I ordered the following setup (twice ;-)): A Intel mainboard: https://www.afuture.nl/products/8743/BOXDH55HC_Intel_DH55HC.html 16 GB DDR3 RAM: https://www.afuture.nl/products/136933/GVP38GB1333C9DC_Geil_GVP38GB1333C9DC.html A WD 1 TB HDD:...

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