Category Archives: VMware

The Importance of The Non-Functional Requirements

As an architect, one of my objectives is to collect, often to define, both the functional and non-functional requirements of a project. That seems so obvious, right!? As a former VMware employee, I was educated and trained to follow Zachman … Continue reading

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Physical Network Connectivity Lost And Intel® 82599 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller

[UPDATE] Looks like the same issue shows up with Intel® Gigabit Ethernet Controllers such the i350-T4. And the same fix is to be applied… [/UPDATE] It’s been a long time I haven’t published anything on me blog site. As you … Continue reading

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Could DINO Be The Future Of vSphere NUMA Scheduler?

Dee-No DINO the future of vSphere NUMA scheduler uh! First thing first, DINO is not Dino… Dino is one of the  The Flintstones’s fictional characters. Flintstones. Meet the Flintstones. They’re the modern stone age family. From the town of Bedrock, … Continue reading

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Letter To Santa

Dear Santa, I’ve been terrific at virtualising low hanging fruit over the past years. I have reduced costs while increasing availability, reliability and performance for my applications. I’m a prodigy, I’m a super-hero! Now my CIO asked me to realize the … Continue reading

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Bull’s BCS Architecture – Deep Dive – Part 4

Following on from part 1, part 2 and part 3 here is … part 4 of this deep dive series on the Bull’s BCS Architecture. In the previous post I focussed on Intel RAS features that Bull’s BCS Architecture is leveraging to make the memory more reliable … Continue reading

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Bull’s BCS Architecture – Deep Dive – Part 3

The last couple of posts about Bull’s BCS Architecture have been quite intense and I hope I’ve met the technical details you were expecting. Here are the links to the entire deep dive series so far: Bull’s BCS Architecture – … Continue reading

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Bull’s BCS Architecture – Deep Dive – Part 2

In Bull’s BCS Architecture – Deep Dive – Part 1 I have listed BCS’s two key functionalities: CPU caching and the resilient eXternal Node-Controller fabric. Now let’s deep dive in  to these two key functionalities. Bear with it is quite technical. Enhanced system performance with … Continue reading

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