Category: VMware

All hi-tech stuff I play with

4 September 2021

Kubernetes: The components

In previous articles, we have seen some details of how the architecture by Kubernetes. Today we will describe the working mechanisms of the Kubernetes engine indicating the name of each component; to stay true to the comparison of the car engine, we will talk about […]

29 August 2021

Kubernets: Knowing the details

A good way to describe cloud-native environments is to refer to the image of your car. The container is the engine, k8s is the electronic control unit that manages the proper functioning of the vehicle, the drivers, indicating the route and the destination, select the […]

4 August 2021

Modern Applications – Episod 4: Docker Compose – YAML

The topic of this article is understanding how to automatize the delivery of a micro-service. In the previous one, I showed the flow process of a service. This flow requires typing a lot of commands to launch any single container. Is there a way to automatize the […]

6 July 2021

Modern Applications – Episod 3: Service workflow

The first two articles explained what a container is (article 1) and how they can talk to each other (article 2). In this third article, I’m going to show how to deploy a service through this new and amazing container technology. Note 1: I won’t […]

3 January 2021

NUC upgrade to ESXi 7.0.1 – Part 2

Phase 2: Upgrading ESXi Host In the previous article, I described how to prepare a customized ISO. If you lost it please click on this link. Let’s continue! Requirements: the task I performed before starting the procedure here described has been the vCenter upgrade to […]

30 December 2020

NUC upgrade to ESXi 7.0.1- Part 1

Last weekend I upgraded all my Servers to the last VMware ESXi release (7.0.1 C) and this article is meant to describe all steps I performed. Just a recommendation before starting. I worked in my lab that it’s not a production environment. MyLAB before upgrade: […]

3 May 2020

Unifi USG – VLAN and Routing Configuration

INTRODUCTION: A virtual LAN (vLAN) is any broadcast domain that is partitioned and isolated in a computer network at the data link layer (OSI layer 2) (wikipedia) vLANs works by applying tags to network frames and handling these tags in networking systems. —— I love how USG has faced up the vLAN challenge. […]

1 May 2020

Unifi USG – Setup and configuration

Last device I added to my lab is the Ubiquity Unify Security Gateway (from now on USG) I need it because I have to work with a great number of vLAN in my demo lab. Let’s see what I learned in the last test weeks […]