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README.md Updated to sort by Submission Date Feb 22, 2020

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VMware Community Homelabs

If you wish to submit your VMware homelab build of materials (BOM), please head over to https://www.virtuallyghetto.com/homelab. This page will be refreshed periodically based on all valid submissions. Here is a short URL to this page: http://vmwa.re/homelab

Statistics

Total Submissions: 70

Total Platforms: (Intel: 67 AMD: 2 Both: 1)

Most Expensive Homelab: $150,000

Most Frugal HomeLab: $800

Most Average HomeLab: $10,247

Last Generated on Saturday, February 22, 2020 12:53:14 PM


Submissions Date Build Date Submitter Approximate Cost (USD) Platform Type Number of Hosts Number of Workloads VMware Products Used BOM URL
01/23/2020 05/31/2019 Matt Williams $8,000 Intel 4 80 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Log Insight, Horizon View https://blog.virtualprivateer.com/my-homelab/
01/23/2020 07/10/2018 David Chung $10,000 Intel 4 12 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, HCX, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication, Horizon View, VMware Cloud Foundation/VMware Validated Design https://vcloudone.com/2018/10/sddc-in-a-box-part-1-bom
01/23/2020 11/08/2016 Patrick Kremer $3,000 Intel 2 25 ESXi, vCenter Server, NSX-V, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight http://www.patrickkremer.com/2016/11/a-new-home-lab/
01/23/2020 08/01/2018 Frank Recker $15,000 Intel 4 45 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation https://admincafe.de/homelab/1-status-quo
01/23/2020 09/15/2015 Jim Millard $12,000 Intel 3 25 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, Horizon View http://blog.millard.org/p/home-lab.html
01/23/2020 11/27/2019 Jonathan $6,000 Intel 6 30 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication, Horizon View https://vjonathan.com/2020/01/10/the-home-lab/
01/23/2020 12/15/2019 Simon Hamilton-Wilkes $20,000 Intel 4 30 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, HCX, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication https://sjhwilkes.blogspot.com/2019/01/homelab-refresh.html
01/23/2020 01/01/2019 Laurens van Duijn $1,400 Intel 2 26 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, vRealize Operations, Horizon View https://vdr.one/homelab/
01/23/2020 10/05/2016 Jorge De La Cruz $5,000 Intel 3 60 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, Site Recovery Manager https://www.jorgedelacruz.es/2019/04/29/vmware-como-crear-un-cluster-vsan-de-2-nodos-con-un-vsan-witness-appliance/
01/24/2020 12/21/2019 Karl Widmer $6,500 Intel 3 10 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN https://www.driftar.ch/index.php/2019/12/21/new-homelab-hardware-arrived/
01/24/2020 09/20/2019 Joao Grade $1,100 Intel 1 5 ESXi, vCenter Server, NSX-V, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation https://bityou.wordpress.com/2019/09/20/vmwarelab-1-first-thoughts/
01/24/2020 01/12/2019 Brian Kirkland $6,400 Intel 4 73 ESXi, vCenter Server, NSX-T, PKS https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12gOf5rqy0ZtqDvfk4eNrV-xocaOVIR5W8WYo4NVOFxE
01/24/2020 03/16/2016 William Lam $800 Intel 1 10 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN https://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2016/03/vsan-6-2-vsphere-6-0-update-2-homelab-on-6th-gen-intel-nuc.html
01/24/2020 10/03/2017 William Lam $3,000 Intel 1 25 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T https://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2017/10/vmworld-hackathon-hardwaresoftware-bom.html
01/24/2020 01/01/2005 Brian Irvin $4,000 Intel 6 12 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight https://www.dropbox.com/s/l7fzwcfmg4u3ts4/brians%20lab%20lom.docx?dl=0
01/24/2020 02/16/2018 Paul Sundquist $7,295 Intel 3 15 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication, PKS https://github.com/psundquist/lab/blob/master/Lab%20Bill%20of%20Materials.xlsx
01/25/2020 12/30/2014 Joshua Hart $62,000 Intel 11 130 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vTBID0BPWWW6Y0zLtucj2t2G6lKubSkgW5z5ATwvFx5Z79Nupufwhhw07oath1GRoN_9GWqSczMugGb/pubhtml?gid=0&single=true
01/25/2020 01/04/2010 Michael White $10,808 Intel 4 20 ESXi, vCenter Server, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, Horizon View https://notesfrommwhite.net/2020/01/25/my-home-lab/
01/25/2020 05/01/2019 Christian Loerner $4,900 Intel 3 2 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, HCX, PKS https://cloerner.github.io/posts/running_a_homelab_in_2020/
01/25/2020 01/01/2017 Brad Lay $40,000 Both 11 20 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, HCX https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Aj5EVni7yCfdl_3_ePXNkN2-_7RgfE7G01tj806XgK0/edit?usp=sharing
01/26/2020 10/22/2019 Cory Barker $5,580 Intel 2 30 ESXi, vCenter Server, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight https://captainvops.com/2020/01/26/current-captainvops-homelab-2020/
01/26/2020 12/06/2016 Paul Braren $2,600 Intel 1 8 ESXi, vCenter Server, vRealize Log Insight https://TinkerTry.com/my-tinkertry-d-xeon-d-bundle-2-supermicro-superserver-bundle-2-of-joy
01/27/2020 01/01/2017 Cotje $1,000 Intel 2 10 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, Horizon View, PKS, VMware Cloud Foundation/VMware Validated Design http://extend.duckdns.org/BOM.txt
01/27/2020 12/01/2019 Trent TeSelle $1,200 Intel 1 2 ESXi, vCenter Server, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/15gyTKfGkufeYhVOFmaES1tx2RR7A_Solqa4jGrzIO6M/edit?usp=sharing
01/28/2020 03/26/2018 Max Abelardo $4,250 Intel 4 12 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vSphere Replication, Horizon View https://communities.vmware.com/people/vmwmax/blog/2020/01/28/the-vsan-nuc-homelab-part-1-the-components
01/28/2020 01/28/2020 Oliver Lis $5,000 Intel 4 36 ESXi, vCenter Server, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication https://geizhals.de/?cat=WL-1453180
01/28/2020 08/01/2017 Arron King $2,500 Intel 3 8 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication https://www.cybersylum.com/home-lab/
01/29/2020 01/15/2020 Matt "vmexplorer" Manicni $1,200 Intel 3 15 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, vSphere Replication https://vmexplorer.com/2020/01/27/home-lab-gen-v-the-quest-for-more-cores-part-i-design-considerations/
01/30/2020 01/01/2016 Abdullah Abdullah $22,000 Intel 4 20 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, HCX, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication, Horizon View, VIO http://notes.doodzzz.net/2016/01/20/home-lab-the-cloud-within-part-1/
01/30/2020 10/01/2018 Brandon Lee $12,000 Intel 4 82 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication, Horizon View https://www.virtualizationhowto.com/home-lab/
01/30/2020 05/01/2019 Mike Brown $40,000 Intel 3 10 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Log Insight, PKS, VIO https://www.vcdx71.com/blog/?p=523
01/30/2020 12/01/2018 Roman Kallen $5,000 Intel 4 5 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation https://romankallen.ch/homelab/
02/01/2020 11/30/2019 Geoff Shukin $3,400 Intel 3 25 ESXi, vCenter Server, NSX-T, vRealize Log Insight https://github.com/netgun/Hello-World/blob/master/HomeLabBOM
02/03/2020 11/12/2006 Erik Bussink $66,600 Intel 14 100 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, HCX, vSphere Replication, Horizon View, PKS, VMware Cloud Foundation/VMware Validated Design http://www.bussink.ch/
02/03/2020 10/01/2019 Benedikt Frenzel $1,000 Intel 1 10 ESXi, vCenter Server, NSX-T https://ben-on-vms.com/homelab/
02/03/2020 01/01/2001 Marc Huppert $150,000 Intel 20 500 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, HCX, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication, Horizon View, PKS https://www.vcdx181.com/actual-state.html
02/04/2020 01/01/2019 James McLeod $4,500 Intel 2 60 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication, Horizon View, PKS https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx?resid=4884E9264F2EE2B0!4054&ithint=file%2cdocx&authkey=!AD6wDFn0-Qm2xZ4
02/04/2020 01/28/2019 HUM $3,120 Intel 3 2 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Automation, Horizon View https://twitter.com/HUM1504/status/1089868644111257600
02/04/2020 08/25/2018 Gary Flynn $4,000 Intel 3 5 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation https://garyflynn.com/technology/vmware/homelab-setup-part-1-intel-nuc/
02/04/2020 08/27/2018 Joel Sprague $2,500 Intel 3 60 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN https://github.com/joelsprague/homelab/blob/master/README.md
02/04/2020 06/11/2014 Pawel Piotrowski $13,000 Intel 9 200 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication, Horizon View http://virtualvillage.cloud/?page_id=15
02/04/2020 02/01/2019 Johan van Amersfoort $16,000 Intel 3 25 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, Horizon View https://vhojan.nl/homelab-v1-0/
02/04/2020 03/03/2017 Tim Carman $2,600 Intel 2 30 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vRealize Log Insight https://www.timcarman.net/home-lab/
02/04/2020 01/29/2019 Chris Samp $2,900 Intel 1 25 ESXi, vCenter Server, PKS https://docs.google.com/document/d/1i5_FReDh4MfcgIeY6Ek0js6LcxS_HGBlTSLKPqjn-vk/edit?usp=sharing
02/05/2020 01/01/2020 Steven Bright $7,000 Intel 4 20 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication https://www.stevenbright.com/home-lab/
02/06/2020 09/01/2016 Manfred "Fred" Hofer $10,000 Intel 6 40 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, Horizon View http://www.vbrain.info/homelab-in-2019/
02/07/2020 06/01/2019 Ivo Beerens $3,000 Intel 2 15 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, Horizon View https://www.ivobeerens.nl/2020/02/07/vmware-homelab-build-of-materials-and-configuration/
02/07/2020 11/10/2019 Chris Bennett $3,800 Intel 5 15 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Log Insight, PKS https://bennpalaver.blogspot.com/2019/11/homelab-update.html
02/10/2020 01/01/2020 Ariel Sanchez $4,000 Intel 13 5 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication https://drive.google.com/open?id=1barOnrg-s9DKi64cNTysQNXv0Fpd5BKk
02/11/2020 06/01/2016 Matt Villilo $3,000 Intel 3 10 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Log Insight, Horizon View https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hM38iSqE6wFMeTCSsnEyzqb7TkPaU3WmHFR8qeZwSaI/edit?usp=sharing
02/11/2020 05/07/2019 Brett Kennelly $7,000 Intel 2 0 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, VMware Cloud Foundation/VMware Validated Design http://bmanone.com/2020/01/15/vsphere-6-7-home-lab-part-2-vsan-6-7-u3-2-node-hardware/
02/11/2020 12/01/2018 Sean Massey $10,000 Intel 7 60 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, Horizon View https://thevirtualhorizon.com/2020/02/10/the-virtual-horizon-lab-february-2020/
02/11/2020 03/12/2019 Peter K $2,750 Intel 3 7 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vRealize Operations https://geizhals.de/?cat=WL-1466485
02/12/2020 06/01/2016 Benjamin Houttuin $3,000 Intel 1 15 ESXi, vCenter Server https://tinkertry.com/my-tinkertry-d-xeon-d-bundle-2-supermicro-superserver-bundle-2-of-joy
02/12/2020 11/05/2018 Loh Wei Jun $4,000 Intel 3 10 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize Operations https://wjloh.me/homelab/homelab-setup-v1/
02/12/2020 10/10/2015 Matt Proud $2,000 Intel 1 10 ESXi, vCenter Server, NSX-T, PKS https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ZnavHnfptQqIc3k0Rd0wL_0fzfBrK2IuM8zf20jXAKY/edit?usp=sharing
02/12/2020 10/15/2019 Matt Morton $900 Intel 2 8 ESXi, vCenter Server http://ebbeh.com/homelab.txt
02/14/2020 01/01/2016 Mischa Buijs $4,000 Intel 2 20 ESXi, vCenter Server, vRealize Log Insight https://be-virtual.net/home-lab/home-lab-2016-current/
02/14/2020 01/01/2018 Mischa Buijs $3,000 Intel 1 30 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, HCX, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication, PKS, VMware Cloud Foundation/VMware Validated Design https://be-virtual.net/home-lab/home-lab-2018-lab-environment/
02/14/2020 07/19/2019 Laurens van Duijn ITQ $4,000 Intel 3 25 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, Horizon View, PKS, VMware Cloud Foundation/VMware Validated Design https://itq.nl/the-itq-homelab-v3/
02/15/2020 05/31/2018 Bob Morrison $1,500 Intel 1 20 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SQ7YtvTspNPQ5VOfcr1paRp49ysZSqnlTK9B14AZ_eI/edit?usp=sharing
02/15/2020 12/20/2018 Eric Fourn $4,000 Intel 3 10 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vRealize Operations http://www.vexperience.net/homelab-mise-a-jour/
02/15/2020 02/15/2020 Eric Shanks $9,000 Intel 3 15 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation, PKS https://theithollow.com/2020/02/15/2020-home-lab/
02/17/2020 02/01/2020 Roch Norwa $2,500 Intel 1 25 ESXi, vCenter Server, NSX-V, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, Horizon View https://digitalworkspace.blog/2019/02/20/yet-another-home-lab-story/
02/17/2020 05/24/2019 Kim Bottu $3,250 Intel 1 4 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation http://vmusketeers.com/2019/09/22/homelab-part-2/
02/17/2020 10/01/2019 Dale McKay $7,500 Intel 3 15 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, VMware Cloud Foundation/VMware Validated Design https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%21AF1RAmCPbpIuoFc&cid=31D72D467887CD11&id=31D72D467887CD11%21269966&parId=31D72D467887CD11%21237843&o=OneUp
02/18/2020 12/01/2019 Frank Hutchinson $2,350 AMD 0 1 ESXi, vCenter Server, VMware Cloud Foundation/VMware Validated Design https://www.dropbox.com/s/2ktwb957olr9uqz/pc%20build.txt?dl=0
02/18/2020 02/12/2020 Stephen D $1,600 AMD 1 8 ESXi, vCenter Server https://www.reddit.com/r/esxi/comments/f5t7ir/esxi_on_ryzen_9_3900x_asrock_x570m_pro_4/
02/19/2020 02/01/2020 Craig Herring $9,000 Intel 6 50 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, NSX-V, NSX-T, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, VMware Cloud Foundation/VMware Validated Design https://blog.virtualbean.org/2020/02/my-homelab.html
02/21/2020 03/29/2016 Erik ABLESON $6,000 Intel 9 50 ESXi, vCenter Server, vSAN, vSphere Replication, Horizon View https://www.infrageeks.com/blog/my-new-mobile-lab
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