VMware Appliance for Folding@home - help researchers unfold the mystery of diseases like COVID-19 virtually

Tips added since initial publication: There are server-side issues that result in failing to get work assigned to your VM, see ongoing discussions here, new automatic bigadv on 16 CPU or larger VMs seems to have helped. I have now published a short video of downloading/deploying/configuring 1.0.1…

Mar 21 2020

VMware vSphere 7 Announced

Check out the many related articles on the web in my See Also section below. If you're feeling kinda TLDR, try the video gallery below, with General Availability expected by May 1 2020. This long awaited major vSphere release was officially announced earlier today, and I've included 3 key excerpts…

Mar 10 2020

How to update any VMware ESXi Hypervisor to the latest using ESXCLI for easy download and install

As of Nov 24 2020, this article has been visited 199,341 times by 165,425 folks since publication on Aug 14 2018. The below list of one-liner SSH commands allow all ESXi enthusiasts to get to the very latest ESXi version (or any particular version) at any time. Seriously easy, much like apt get in…

Aug 14 2018