What’s Popping with vRealize Network Insight…

What’s Popping with vRealize Network Insight 6.2 & Cloud?

What’s Popping with vRealize Network Insight…

Another quarter, another vRealize Network Insight release! With version 6.2 generally available for on-premises and Cloud, we have some major news features coming in. Let’s dig in! Flow-based Application Discovery We’ve talked about Flow-based Application Discovery before, and it was already available on vRealize Network Insight Cloud. With version 6.2, we’re releasing it for the … Continued The post What’s Popping with vRealize Network Insight 6.2 & Cloud? appeared first on VMware Cloud…Read More


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Can latency-sensitive workloads be virtualized…

Can latency-sensitive workloads be virtualized on vSphere?

Can latency-sensitive workloads be virtualized…

I was talking to Mark Achtemichuk in our performance team about what resources we have on virtualizing latency-sensitive workloads like media and financial vertical applications. It turns out we have a few docs that people don’t seem to find, so I list those here. In short, the answer is yes. Virtualizing Low-Latency Trading Platforms with VMware vSphere Media and Entertainment Workloads on VMware vSphere 6.7 … Continued The post Can latency-sensitive workloads be virtualized on vSphere?…Read More


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VMware Operations Management, 3rd edition -…

VMware Operations Management, 3rd edition – Free Download

VMware Operations Management, 3rd edition -…

This book is for VMware professionals. You can be a VMware administrator, architect, consultant, engineer, or technical support engineer. This book is also for IT professionals who deal with VMware professionals. As such, there is a wide range […]


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Does vSAN Enhanced Durability work when you…

Does vSAN Enhanced Durability work when you have a limited number of hosts?

Does vSAN Enhanced Durability work when you…

Last week I had a question about how vSAN Enhanced Durability works when you have a limited number of hosts. In this case, the customer had a 3+3+1 stretched cluster configuration, and they wondered what would happen when they would place a host into maintenance mode. Although I was pretty sure [..]


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Providing Disaster Recovery for VMware Horizon

Providing Disaster Recovery for VMware Horizon

Providing Disaster Recovery for VMware Horizon

Understand, plan, and design Horizon environments that provide resiliency and disaster recovery capabilities to protect against site or location outages. Review strategy, deployment options, presenting resources to users, data and application replication, and failover considerations.


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CockroachDB vMotion Support on vSphere 7 using…

CockroachDB vMotion Support on vSphere 7 using Precise Timekeeping

CockroachDB vMotion Support on vSphere 7 using…

CockroachDB is a scalable distributed SQL database that depends on precise timekeeping. During a vMotion a Virtual Machine system clock can be temporarily out of sync resulting in degraded performance or reduced availability. This problem is solved using an updated design that leverages the VMware Precision Clock device to provide a reliable global time source.


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Secure your VMware ESXi hosts against…

Secure your VMware ESXi hosts against ransomware in three simple steps!

Secure your VMware ESXi hosts against…

We have recently seen an increase in ransomware attacks where the encryption is executed from the virtualization platform. This can fairly easily be prevented using an ESXi setting called execInstalledOnly in combination with TPM and Secure Boot.


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Build great dashboards with vRealize Operations…

Build great dashboards with vRealize Operations Cloud – Part 3: Use Interactions

Build great dashboards with vRealize Operations…

This is part 3 of my series about building great dashboards with vRealize Operations Cloud (also applicable to vRealize Operations). In this post we will build a first basic dashboard and have a closer look at “Interactions” within a dashboards and also look at a Resource Interaction XML file […]


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Upgrading vSAN 2-node Clusters with a Shared…

Upgrading vSAN 2-node Clusters with a Shared Witness from 7U1 to 7U2

Upgrading vSAN 2-node Clusters with a Shared…

There is a special consideration when it comes to 2-node clusters with a shared witness host. The on-disk format upgrade in a vSAN environment with multiple 2-node clusters and a shared witness should only be performed once all the hosts sharing the same witness are running the same vSphere/ […]


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FREE VMware VCTA Study Guide

FREE VMware VCTA Study Guide

FREE VMware VCTA Study Guide

Some of our readers perhaps noticed that I have put on a VCTA study guide. It’s been a couple of month and today I have received a great document from Valerio Passeri called VCTA Study Guide (direct link to my Dropbox folder shared for ALL where you’ll find the guide and also other PDFs […]


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Register for VMware’s Anywhere Workspace global…

Register for VMware’s Anywhere Workspace global launch event on May 5 & 6!

Register for VMware’s Anywhere Workspace global…

Technology has changed the world and revolutionized the way people work and how companies operate. Join us in leading the change as we continue to build for the future of work. Connect, empower and celebrate our roles in delivering the promise of seamless workspaces without limitation and work anywhere as one.Register Now


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Three Approaches to Machine Learning

Three Approaches to Machine Learning

Three Approaches to Machine Learning

At VMware, we view machine learning (ML) as a transformative technology — both for our customers and within VMware itself. Because of its import and its enormous potential, we created a Machine Learning Program Office within the Office of the CTO to coordinate and drive ML-related activities […]


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Let’s Be Precise: Enabling and Configuring…

Let’s Be Precise: Enabling and Configuring Precision Time Protocol in vSphere

Let’s Be Precise: Enabling and Configuring…

Among the many mouth-watering goodies packed into the newly-released VMware vSphere vSphere 7.0 Update 2 is (finally) VMware’s fully-backed solution to meet the long-standing requests from Enterprise Application vendors and customers who need to support STRICT time accuracy and precision for […]


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vSphere with Tanzu on NSX-T: Part 9 – Ingress

vSphere with Tanzu on NSX-T: Part 9 – Ingress

vSphere with Tanzu on NSX-T: Part 9 – Ingress

This is part 9 of a series of videos discussing vSphere with Tanzu on NSX-T where I will demonstrate how to configure and operate vSphere with Tanzu on NSX-T. In this video we look at the creation of Ingress and we’ll look at how a Layer 7 Load Balancer is being configured in NSX-T and how to discover all related networking objects.


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