Starting a new chapter in my career and joining VMware

30/06/2013 Lior Kamrat 7

After using VMware products for the last 8 years, from Workstation through GSX to vCloud and beyond, I’m excited and very humble that the “mothership” noticed my work here on earth and called me to her service. I will be starting July this year in VMware Israel Professional Services group as a PSO consultant. After filling the role of Better Place virtualization infrastructure architect for almost 3-years and doing VMware consulting projects for several companies in Israel, it is the time for me to move to the next big thing. Working for VMware was a dream of mine for the [Read More]

Using Linked Clones outside your View Fish Tank

07/06/2013 Lior Kamrat 9

Last week I had a conversation with one of my customers who asked me if I know some good, fast, modular way for provisioning around 20-25 VMs for a lab environment. The first thing I asked was “what are you using today?” So he opened his vSphere Client and showed me how he is using NetApp Rapid Clone Utility (RCU) to deploy the VMs. The problem with the RCU is that it isn’t elastic and modular enough although using it is great for gaining fast provisioning. You can watch a few YouTube videos¬†here. I’ve decided to write a PowerCLI deployment [Read More]