vCenter 7.0 on VMware Fusion

You probably are here because you want to run VMware vCenter 7 on your Mac. Maybe using VMware Fusion, maybe another hypervisor. If you’re looking for some common failures because you already tried it a few times and run into errors – you can skip to the troubleshooting section. Let’s get the prerequisites out of […]

Apple pushes MacOS 11 to Apple Silcon

Apple has announced they will be leaving Intel behind for powering their core line of computers. I lived through two of these major transitions – once when Apple moved from Motorola 68000 series processors to IBM PowerPC processors, and again from PowerPC to Intel x86 processors. Now Apple has announced they’re scaling up their A […]

vSphere 6.7 Pardoned Until Oct 2022

VMware has decided not to stop providing general support in November of 2021 – extending it until October 2022. We’ll get another eleven months to plan and migrate off vSphere 6.7. For most small and mid size businesses, this won’t be much of a challenge. The upgrade path to 7.x is very well established. Most […]

Chrome Crashing on MacOS

I ran into an annoying issue with Chrome with a generic installation of MacOS crashing right after launching. After installing it from Google I simply launched the app, as one does. The Chrome logo appears in the dock then yeets itself off somewhere. Sometimes it may generate a crash report, but most of the time […]

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