NSX-v – Design Deep Dive

vcdx133 This is the VMware NSX for vSphere Design Deep Dive.  I have aggregated all of the design considerations I could find that need to be assessed in a VMware NSX-v architecture design.  Brevity and bullet-points are used to keep the information concise and readable.  If you want more information on a concept use the Additional Resources section at the end.

This post will be updated with additional information as part of the NSX Link-O-Rama.  If you have content to contribute, post a comment below.

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VCIX-NV Exam Recap

vcdx133 Today I took the VCIX-NV exam (VCXN610) and failed with a score of 277/500 (pass mark is 300).  Really enjoyed the exam, NSX-v is such a cool piece of technology, it is fun to build stuff with the “swiss-army knife” of data center networking.  I will retake the exam in two weeks.  Update: 3 June 2015, passed today with 324/500.  Lab latency was particularly bad this time.

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NSX-v – Troubleshooting Deep Dive

vcdx133 This is the VMware NSX for vSphere Troubleshooting Deep Dive.  I have aggregated all of the troubleshooting commands, diagrams and explanations that I could find into this post.  Brevity and bullet-points are used to keep the information concise and readable.  If you want more information on a concept use the Additional Resources section at the end.

You do not have access to an NSX-v lab environment and you want to practice these commands? Use HOL-SDC-1425 – VMware NSX Advanced.

This post will be updated with additional information as part of the NSX Link-O-Rama.  If you have content to contribute, post a comment below.

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