One year ago, i published a series of 10 blog posts called My adventures with Ceph Storage. As I had recently to rebuild my Ceph cluster from scratch, I decided it was time to create a quick guide to build the cluster as fast as possible.
In 2012 I published a post with a Powershell script to be able to check all the available VM’s in a given vSphere environment, and verify which ones were protected by Veeam Backup & Replication. Time to update the script to make it work with the latest versions of the two software.
Is it better to use real public IP’s or NAT-ed IP’s when publishing Veeam Cloud Connect Replication? Here’s why I think real public IP’s are a better choice.
The best part of the new Veeam Standalone Console is the fact that Veeam PowerShell snap-in installs as part of this component, and it includes a new cmd-let: Connect-VBRServer. YES! No more PowerShell remoting to invoke your Veeam PowerShell scripts.
I’ve created a quick script a few months ago that reads and sorts the number of followers of different twitter users. A funny way to learn a bit how to use OAuth and Twitter API.
Snapshot commit operations have always been a problem, especially for large and really active virtual machines. But vSphere 6 has introduced some changes that are probably going to make commits a problem of the past!
In my previous post, I talked about BTRFS, a modern and exciting filesystem for Linux. In this new post, I’m going to give you a quick walkthrough on what you can do with it.
Switching to a new filesystem is never a task that is done with a light heart. We have our own trusted good old filesytem, that has maybe limits in features and performance, but has never let us down. New filesystems are available, and they promise wonderful things. But as much as we are fascinated by them, the big Q “Should I trust it?” comes to mind when we just start thinking about moving to a new filesystem. In Linux, this question arises everytime BTRFS is involved.