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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.

Cisco HyperFlex Cluster Expansion

In this video I expand our Cisco HyperFlex cluster from 5 to 6 converged nodes. Advertisements

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Cisco Champions Radio: Hyperflex Gets Edgy!

Join me Darren Williams, Daren Fulwell and Lauren Friedman as we discuss the latest innovations with Cisco HyperFlex 4.0 Recorded for Cisco Champions Radio at Cisco Live Europe 2019  Barcelona. Click the image below for the podcast.  

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Cisco Intersight Setup and Configuration

I’m sure by now you have heard of Cisco Intersight. Intersight is Cisco’s SaaS offering for monitoring and managing all your Cisco UCS and Hyperflex platforms from a single cloud based GUI. And the best part is the base licence … Continue reading

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Cisco Live Europe 2019

Another great Cisco Live Europe this year, as usual as the week progresses the dummer I feel, as I see there is still so many topics I don’t know enough about. But as always I come away wiser and with … Continue reading

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VMware NSX-V Cross-VC Failover

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An Epyc new addition to the UCS Family!

  Back in February of this year, when I read an article in The Register, announcing that Raghu Nambiar, the then chief technology officer for UCS servers had joined AMD. I didn’t think too much of it, but when I also … Continue reading

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Cisco HyperFlex 3.0 vSphere Cluster Install

  Link to Cisco HyperFlex worksheet used in the video https://www.dropbox.com/s/zr2z7mqbg53sdnc/Cisco%20HX%20Worksheet.xlsx?dl=0  

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Cisco Live Barcelona 2018

In late January I attended Cisco Live Europe in Barcelona, it certainly made a nice change going to a winter Cisco Live without having to bring several layers of clothing. Like most people I’m generally too busy the rest of … Continue reading

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VMworld 2017 Barcelona

There is a saying that “The early bird catches the worm!” but I say “but it’s the 2nd mouse that gets the cheese!” In short apologies for the lateness of this post 🙂 This year was my first year as … Continue reading

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Configuring an L3OUT in Cisco ACI

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