Migrate VMWare ESXi Virtual Machines to Proxmox KVM with LVM-Thin Logical Volumes

Recently we decided to move away from VMWare ESXi because we want to scale out but don't want to buy expensive licenses just for virtualization. We evaluated different solutions and got stuck with Proxmox and it's KVM virtualization. We have always used Debian-based VMs so KVM was a logical decision.…

Guide for upgrading VMware ESXi (5.1 to 5.5U2)

Introduction While i continiously have to deal with ESXi hypervisors in my Sysadmin job, i also have to take care of that they're up to date. And because it's a recurring task, updating an ESXi is quite easy as long as you pay attention to certain things. This guide is…