Month: July 2018

Using PowerShell and AWS Tools for Pure Storage FlashBlade

Part of my job involves managing our storage fleet, both block storage and some file level services.  I recently had a conversation with some developers about methods in which we were storing files.  The current process involved multiple layers consisting of applications, servers, virtualization and storage systems.  Not that great for a rapidly growing file…
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Booting ESXi in UEFI mode on Cisco UCS

Note: This process should work for Windows and Linux as well.  Verify the EFI boot path for the OS. Through ESXi 6.0 I have run my hosts in Legacy BIOS mode on UCS.  There just was nothing significant enough worth the hassle of switching to UEFI on UCS (rather: I had more important fires to…
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