My current homelab is basically a vmware ESXi server, a FreeNAS and some other common found components like an UPS, a few Raspis, Switches, WLAN access points… Most of the hardware is old stuff I bought from companies that replaced it on their end. Other parts were gifts from friends. In other words, it’s quite some junkyard of […]

Free as in …?

Vmware drives me crazy. Today I got aware of a ‘new’ Hypervisor, the ESXi 5.5 which should be the new and shiny stuff from vmware, dropping the 32 GB wRAM limit. But the first unpleasant surprise awaits us at the new vSphere client, presented at the login screen: