In management, information technology consulting (also called IT consulting, computer consultancy, business and technology services, computing consultancy, technology consulting, and IT advisory) as a field of activity focuses on advising organizations on how best to use information technology (IT) in achieving their business objectives.
This includes Dedicated Services, Shared Services, Managed Hosted Services and on demand cloud resources.Depending upon the nature of the application and data we are dealing, we make decision as which services to go with out of all those mentioned above.
Instructor Led Trainings
Instructor-led training or ILT, is the practice of training and learning material between an instructor and learners, either individuals or groups. Instructors can also be referred to as a facilitator, who may be knowledgeable and experienced in the learning material, but can also be used more for their facilitation skills and ability to deliver material to learners.
Managed services is the practice of outsourcing on a proactive basis certain processes and functions intended to improve operations and cut expenses.It is an alternative to the break/fix or on-demand outsourcing model where the service provider performs on-demand services and bills the customer only for the work done.
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Monitoring applications & application servers is an important part of the today’s DevOps culture & process. You want to continuously monitor your applications and servers for application exceptions, server CPU & memory usage, or storage spikes. You also want to get some type of notification if CPU or memory usage goes up for a certain Read more about Monitoring with Prometheus[…]
Monitor anything; this is what fills your head after playing with Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana. ELK Stack, meet VMWare Server. Since VMWare’s ESXi runs on some Linux kernel, it shares the logging facilities we’re familiar with on Linux systems. Going about forwarding syslog messages to a remote box is a bit different thou. Luckily, VMWare’s Read more about Monitoring VMWare ESXi with the ELK Stack[…]
If after ESXi upgrade the host does not see network card. You need to check the compatibility of drivers which came with a new ESXi version with your network card firmware. This example is for Emulex HP NC550SFP (Part Number 581201-B21) and ESXi 6.0 U1b HP custom image. Check the current BIOS version for Emulex Read more about 10GB Nics Do Not Appear After ESXi 6.0 U1b Update (Emulex HP NC550SFP)[…]
f you don’t know, a FC-VC module looks like this, and you install them in redundant pairs in adjacent interconnect bays at the rear of the chassis. You then patch each of the FC Ports into a FC switch. The supported configuration is one FC-VC Module to 1 FC switch (below) Connecting one Read more about How does an HP Fibre Channel Virtual Connect Module Work?[…]
For the past few weeks i am working on enhancing my VMware home lab setup to be more scalable and enterprise grade , which gave me an opportunity to migrate the embededd PSC to external to extend my vCenter Single Sign-On domain with more vCenter Server instances to support multi site NSX and SRM use Read more about Migrating from vCenter Server Embedded PSC to External PSC in vCenter Server 6[…]
VMware vSphere 5.5: Installing vCenter results in “Error 29102. Unable to Contact Lookup Service. Check vm_ssoreg.log in the system temporary folder for more details.”
Recently I have been re-installing my home lab due to the 60 day trial license coming to an end and discovered something odd. During the installation of vCenter 5.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 I came across the following error: Unable to contact Lookup Service. Check vm_ssoreg.log in the system temporary folder for more Read more about VMware vSphere 5.5: Installing vCenter results in “Error 29102. Unable to Contact Lookup Service. Check vm_ssoreg.log in the system temporary folder for more details.”[…]
Platform Service Controller is a new component in vSphere 6.0. The PSC contains all the services that vCenter needs for its functions including Single Sign-On (SSO). This post describes how to configure AD authentication in vCenter Server 6.0. The method shown in this post allows you to manage users and groups in your central directory. This works Read more about How to add AD Authentication in vCenter 6.0 (Platform Service Controller)[…]
Harden virtual machine access VMware tools enable greater interaction between ESXi host and the virtual machine. VMware tool is mandatory for several VMware features to function. VMware recommends to restrict VMware tools installation access to only users who would need it. It is controlled by a privilege. Virtual machine.Interaction.VMware Tools install This privilege allows mounting Read more about Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and vSphere Virtual Machines[…]
Compare and contrast propagated and explicit permission assignments Authorization in vSphere: A user or a group in vSphere is authorized using vCenter Server permissions. A privileged user can assign permissions to another user or group in following ways, a. vCenter Server permissions The permission model of vCenter Server relies on assigning permission to objects in Read more about vSphere 6.x Configure and Administer Role-based Access Control[…]
Creating a Distributed virtual switch and adding a host is fairly straightforward. I have found that once a host is added to a dvSwitch ( or whichever way you wrap your head around the concept ) however that it’s a bit more difficult to convert it back depending upon how many virtual adapters are involved. This post documents the steps to add Read more about How to Migrate back from dvSwitch to Standard Switch[…]