If you aren't familiar with the Destination Dell EMC truck, it's a mobile truck that is loaded with Dell EMC gear. The truck provides a great opportunity to see Del EMC products in person and get some hands-on time. It was at Dell Technologies World this year in the back corner if you happened to … Continue reading Destination Dell EMC Truck – Now with VxRail!
One of the most compelling reasons we see success with VxRail is around the life-cycle management (LCM) of the system. From the VxRail side of the house, we provide our customers with a "composite package". Inside the composite package are various files that are used to update the cluster. The entire update process is automated … Continue reading VxRail – Code Upgrade Details
One of the benefits customers see when choosing a HCI solution is that it allows them to start with what is needed for the next few months versus the next few years. One of the main drivers to this acquisition model is te fact that you can easily scale out the system. Every time you … Continue reading VxRail – Node Add – Process and Thoughts
At first, I was going to walk through a VxRail install and talk about what was needed, but there's already quite a few different resources highlighting that. What I wanted to do was build more on what to watch for with regards to an install. VxRail, today, is installed via Dell EMC's or a certified … Continue reading Installing a VxRail – Highlights and Tips
One of the questions we probably get asked the most often is around VxRail versions and how that maps back to ESXi and vCenter versions. This is key as customers often want to understand what release they're upgrading to or which release they're currently on. There are a few ways to figure this all out. … Continue reading Mapping VxRail versions to ESXi and vCenter