Kubernetes with Cilium – Ansible Playbook

Hopefully by now you’ve seen the videos walking a user through the full deployment of Kubernetes inside a VMware SDDC using Ansible on YouTube. If not, check out the new Virtual Elephant channel! As part of that deployment, I have written an Ansible playbook that specifically deploys and configures Cilium as the CNI inside a Kubernetes cluster. The playbook cilium-install […]

Walkthrough – vSAN Performance Monitor

Monitoring vSAN is an important aspect of any operational team leveraging HCI within their environments. As such, there are multiple tools out there to provide detailed metrics, graphs, and reports that a team can choose from. Which one is right for you is a questions you’ll need to answer, based on your technical and business requirements. I want to highlight […]

Walkthrough – Upgrade to NSX-T 3.0

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity at VMware with the launch of the new vSphere 7.0 suite of products, including the latest version of NSX-T! My home lab has been a flurry of activity the past two months, including being the home of several varieties of Kubernetes clusters and the full suite of vRealize products as […]

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