Just last month I mentioned NAKIVO 6.2 was released as beta, well now version 6.2 is officially being released! The biggest feature being most notably the addition of Amazon AWS EC2 support which allows for paid AWS EC2 instances which are sold through the AWS Marketplace.
I’m pretty darn happy with my current home lab, but certainly wouldn’t mind winning the sweet home lab Turbonomic is giving away for FREE!
The Turbonomic TurboStack home lab giveaway consists of an Intel NUC6i5SYK NUC with an Intel Core i5-6260U, 16GB total RAM using HyperX DDR4 memory. For storage the TurboStack home lab includes a Synology DS916+ NAS along with a Samsung 850 EVO 250GB SSD and two WD 1TB 7200 RPM SATA drives. In addition, a Cisco SG300 10-Port Gigabit Managed Switch – they even give you three Ethernet cables!
Today NAKIVO announced their latest version, NAKIVO v6.2, which is currently in Beta at the moment but looks to offer a number of new exciting features. Such as more integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) as well as improved notifications and alarms.
What’s new in NAKIVO v6.2 Beta
Synology has released DSM 5.2-5565 Update 2 that fixes several kernel vulnerabilities, bug fixes, and improved stability of SHR expansion and SMB transfers.
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If you’ve installed Windows 8 or later you’ve probably noticed that Microsoft has been trying to push users to setup a Microsoft account and use it during the install process. Doing so gives users the ability to use OneDrive and sync various configurations and Internet Explorer (people still use IE?) favorites, settings, and history.
Since I use CloudStation on my Synology NAS and don’t care to use OneDrive nor did I want the Windows 10 test machines configurations sync’ed between them either.