Start Renovate from a dashboard with Argo Events

Over the last few months I have been slowly adding features to my home setup (I don’t call it a home lab). I have several services I use at home like Home Assistant, Zigbee2mqtt, ESPHome dashboard and many more, running on a K3s node (mini pc with core-i3 and 16GB... [Read More]

Proxmox VM backups with Nakivo

The announcement of VMware’s acquisition by Broadcom marked a significant shift in the dynamics of the virtualization market. While VMware has long been synonymous with virtualization excellence, Broadcom’s acquisition introduces a level of uncertainty and apprehension among businesses reliant on VMware’s suite of products. The drastic changes initiated by the... [Read More]

BDRSuite v7.0.1 GA release

The fight against cyber threats never stops, and ransomware remains a top concern for businesses of all sizes. Vembu, a leading provider of backup and disaster recovery solutions, understands this challenge and has released BDRSuite v7.0.1, packed with features to empower your data security like never before. The highlight of... [Read More]

How to clean Kubernetes CNS volumes in vSphere with PowerCLI

Since I somewhat shifted from VMware Sysadmin to Solutions Architect for a Kubernetes service provider (Giant Swarm) two years ago, I haven’t done much PowerCLI as I now live in a world of Yaml, Go and Bash. However, I do miss PowerShell for its object oriented nature which I find... [Read More]

Major release BDRSuite v7.0.0

After communicating only about a couple months ago about the Release Candidate of BDRSuite v7.0.0, the data protection company is rolling the major version to its customers. BDRSuite v7.0.0 Download Link: BDRSuite v7.0.0 is now ready for download and live on the official website - Download BDRSuite v7.0.0... [Read More]

Nakivo v10.10 Real-Time Replication

Here I am announcing Nakivo v10.10 on the 10/10, how about that! In an era where data is more valuable than just about anything, this new version brings significant change to its capabilities when it comes to Recovery Point Objective (RPO) with claims of near-zero data loss and downtime. Bringing... [Read More]

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

In the current IT landscape where natural disasters, cyberattacks, and unforeseen crises lurk around every corner, the need for businesses to have a robust disaster recovery or business continuity plan cannot be overstated. It doesn’t only happen to others, history is crippled with stories of this sort, take a look... [Read More]

BDRSuite v7.0.0 RC major pre-release

In the intricate realm of modern IT infrastructure, where data has become the cornerstone of efficiency and flexibility, ensuring the safety and availability of your workloads has never been more critical. Vembu unveils the latest iteration of the virtual machine backup software with BDRSuite v7.0.0 Release Candidate (RC), a comprehensive... [Read More]

nakivo v10.9 brings bare-metal recovery and more

In this fast-paced and ever-evolving digital landscape, it has become imperative to adopt a proactive approach to data protection. Gone are the days when traditional methods like manually copying files to external drives sufficed. Today, backup software offers a comprehensive and efficient solution that automates the backup process, ensuring the... [Read More]

Hot add memory to a kubernetes node VM

Recently I had to increase the memory in a bunch of Kubernetes nodes running on VMware and I wanted to avoid switching off the nodes as it means draining them first which sometimes take quite a bit of time and can get the customer slightly nervous. So I ended up... [Read More]