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squeezing ESXi on USB

Recently after building my home lab, I was monitoring the memory resources and noticed that I’m getting too low available memory. As the cluster has only 48 GB, I’m always trying to optimize its usage. So after digging into esxtop stats, I found out the RAM drives were eating a substantial amount as booting from USB always causes this. Continue reading

NUC powered tiny homelab

Just a quick overview of my homelab running on vSphere 6 with VSAN 6.2. It is very quiet, economic and in the same time gives me the ability to run different POC and exam environments. The size of the whole block is 18 cm, 13 cm, 11 cm. Continue reading