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About ucsguru

Principal Consultant and Data Center Subject Matter Expert. I do not work or speak for Cisco or any other vendor.

Configuring an L3OUT in Cisco ACI

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Configuring an L2OUT in Cisco ACI

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Adding a Bare Metal Rack Mount into a Cisco ACI Fabric

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Configuring Cisco UCS and VMware with Cisco ACI the Easy Way!

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Cisco ACI Upgrade Walkthrough

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My Journey with VMware NSX

A few times recently I have been asked how I went about expanding my skill set to include software defined networking solutions after being a “traditional networker” for the past 20 years. So here is my story so far. Three … Continue reading

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Introducing Cisco UCS S-Series

Today Cisco announced the Cisco UCS S Series line of storage servers. Now the more eagle eyed among you may think that the new Cisco UCS S3260 Storage Server looks very much like the Cisco UCS C3260 Rack server (Colusa), … Continue reading

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Sizing your Cisco HyperFlex Cluster

Calculating the usable capacity of your HyperFlex cluster under all scenarios is worth taking some time to fully understand The most significant design decision to take, is whether to optimise your HyperFlex cluster for Capacity or Availability, as with most … Continue reading

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Cisco HyperFlexes its muscles.

If “Software Defined X” has been the hot topic over the last couple of years then “Hyperconvergence” is certainly set to be one of the hottest topics of 2016, like most buzzwords it’s a very overused term, the word even has “hype” in the … Continue reading

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