vCenter, vSphere, ESXi, and the power of VMware

VMware has many products in its portfolio that are aimed at various users, companies, and various projects. If our main goal is to build a virtual environment, the combination of ESXi, vCenter and vSphere products is what we are looking for. The very planning and implementation of the virtual environment are as important as taking care of its proper backup after startup – and that we should never forget.

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VMware and the 1/3 rule

Currently, we can risk a statement that not only global corporations but also medium and small companies decide to introduce the principle of dividing infrastructure into three parts. What does it really mean, and why do so many in the IT industry praise such a solution? 

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VMware – which product to choose?

VMware is a company that owes its success to its virtualization products. Currently, the company’s portfolio includes solutions aimed at infrastructure virtualization, clouding, cybersecurity, disaster recovery, and much much more. In addition, speaking only about the Hyper-Converged Infrastructure department, we must bear in mind that VMware provides several different solutions. The question is obvious, which is the product for me?

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VMware vSphere, vCenter, and ESXi – definitions and differences

Are you already familiar with VMware technology, and just want to learn more about a variety of provided features and components? Or maybe you are new to VMware virtualization and want to learn about some of the key components needed for creating a successful virtual environment? In this article, you will find information about the VMware VSphere, vCenter, and ESXi, what are those technologies’ purpose, and for what business needs they answer. We will also find differences between vSphere, ESXi, and vCenter.

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VMware ESXi – how to backup a virtual machine

Currently, Microsoft has introduced a new service called Windows 365 Cloud PC according to the “as service” approach it promotes. It is, of course, nothing but virtual computers on Microsoft’s servers. Likewise, containers, of which Docker is perhaps the most famous representative, are virtualized elements or entire operating systems. We can also virtualize the entire physical infrastructure, and that’s what VMware ESXi is for.

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VMware snapshot technology: what it is and when to use it

In recent years, VMware has put great emphasis on its cloud technologies. Still, you have to remember that estimates show that the company’s solutions are present on about 75% (data for 2019-2020) of physical servers intended for virtualization on our globe. This means that VMware ESXi is still a leading virtualization solution, and one of the most appreciated features of this solution is undoubtedly the snapshot technology. Thanks to snapshots, for example, we can do some “kind of backup” at the moment without stopping the virtual machine, and this is something that everyone loves, but why shouldn’t I use the word “backup” in this sentence?

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