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Marc Huppert

HomeLab ToDo....





Switchable PDUs and High Performance Internet: Infrastructure Upgrades 




New Backup Solution: Cohesity 




Network Virtualization: VMware NSX 




More storage and network power: vSAN 6.6 with 40GbE




Performance Storage: vSAN All Flash




New Solutions: VSAN + VVOLs




Network Expansion: 10GbE for all




Custom Build NAS: Custom High Performance NAS




UPS and VMware: APC vSphere Integration



Flash Acceleration: PernixData FVP at my HomeLab



It is getting bigger: HomeLab Expansion



More devices: FibreChannel for all



Disaster Recovery at my homelab: 2 separate datacenters



The next homelab level: Physical expansion



A central storage was needed: I want FibreChannel at home



Network Cross-Over was nice, now I want a 10GbE switch



Network was a bottleneck: I want 10GbE



The stage where I need more power



I got more servers: The Evolution



I need a private homelab: The Beginning



The Beginning of my homelab:


I started to think about a private homelab for my VMware stuff back in 2006....


I had virtual test servers and the solutioncenter of my employer. I set up a complex VMware vSphere environment, which was formatted / destroyed by one of my collegues, due to other tests, they made.