Automating Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) Manager…

Automating Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) Manager OVA deployment

Automating Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) Manager…

Feedback on my recent Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) Automation articles has been very positive, thanks to those who have reached out. One area that I have not had a chance to spend much time on which a few of you have pinged me about is the automating the actual deployment of the HCX Manager, which is […]


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Announcing VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 General…

Announcing VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 General Availability

Announcing VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 General…

I am pleased to announce that VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) 3.0 is now generally available (GA)! We introduced VCF 3.0 at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas. This release brings enhanced flexibility and scalability, new options to enable hybrid cloud and a brand new user interface. Let’s have a brief look at some of the new The post Announcing VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 General Availability appeared first on Cloud Foundation .


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Harbor version 1.6.0 is live!

Harbor version 1.6.0 is live!

Harbor version 1.6.0 is live!

Project Harbor has released version 1.6.0 with several new features such as Helm charts management, improved LDAP support, image replication, and database migrations. A big thank you to the community for your incredible continued support! Helm charts management Helm has become the de facto package manager of Kubernetes, making it easy to to deploy a vast The post Harbor version 1.6.0 is live! appeared first on Cloud-Native Apps .


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Learning Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) Part 1:…

Learning Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) Part 1: Overview

Learning Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) Part 1:…

Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) is an all in one solution for workload mobility. Customers can freely move workloads between multiple on-premises environments as well as VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC). During the VMworld US 2018 day 1 keynote there were several demos shown, one included a data center evacuation using HCX (51:57). The data center […] The post Learning Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) Part 1: Overview appeared first on emadyounis.com .


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How do IO Limits look like [update: SIOC v1, v2]

How do IO Limits look like [update: SIOC v1, v2]

How do IO Limits look like [update: SIOC v1, v2]

In this blog post you can see how to configure IO limits and how ESXi hosts executes these limits. Furthermore you will see differences between SIOC (Storage IO Control) v1 and v2 and how IO size matters. SIOC v1 vs. v2 IO limits are a part of SIOC. Starting with ESXi 6.5 SIOC gets version…Read More


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New vROps 7.0 What-If Scenario: Physical…

New vROps 7.0 What-If Scenario: Physical Infrastructure Planning

New vROps 7.0 What-If Scenario: Physical…

https://bit.ly/2yLKfH5 A new What-If scenario is included with vRealize Operations 7.0 allowing you to plan for new hardware in your Software-Defined Datacenter. In this video you will learn how to use the new What-If scenario to size and cost new ESXi server hardware.


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We heard you: VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon 6.6 is here with VMware vRealize Operations 6.7!

We heard you: VMware vRealize Operations for…

We heard you: VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon 6.6 is here with VMware vRealize Operations 6.7! It’s a fascinating time for vRealize Operations admirers! We announced vRealize Operations 7.0 some time back. Today, we are also excited to announce the support readiness of vRealize Operations for Horizon version 6.6 with vRealize Operations version 6.7. VMware The post We heard you: VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon 6.6 is here with VMware vRealize Operations 6.7! appeared first on…Read More


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vRealize Operations 7.0: Workload Optimization…

vRealize Operations 7.0: Workload Optimization for Host Based License Enforcement

vRealize Operations 7.0: Workload Optimization…

https://bit.ly/2yLKfH5 Many customers want to limit licensing costs for Oracle and Microsoft software by limiting the number of licensed hosts. With vRealize Operations Host-Based Placement in 7.0 that can be as easy as setting your business intent with vSphere tags and then setting Workload Optimization to Automate. Learn how in this video.


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David Welch and Scott Salyer – Licensing Oracle…

David Welch and Scott Salyer – Licensing Oracle and SQL Server on vSphere

David Welch and Scott Salyer – Licensing Oracle…

David Welch, CTO, Chief Evangelist, House of Brick Technologies Scott Salyer, Director, Enablement Business Partner Center of Excellence, VMware Description: Oracle and SQL Server databases are licensed very differently than other applications, with many options from which to choose depending on requirements for features, mobility needs, virtualization/consolidation targets, and usage of third-party cloud resources. This breakout session will help you understand the options available to license Oracle and SQL Server database virtual machines. Learn to maximize your database licensing investment while maintaining mobility and minimizing risks of an audit.


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Run a container in a VM with nested virtualization

Run a container in a VM with nested virtualization

Run a container in a VM with nested virtualization

Running a container in a VM gives IT administrators the best of both worlds: the flexibility and scalability of containers with the security of VMs. Learn about the limitations of this type of nested virtualization before implementation.


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VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 Architecture Poster

VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 Architecture Poster

VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 Architecture Poster

I’m pleased to announce the release of the VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 Architecture Poster VMware Cloud Foundation includes the full software-defined data center stack including compute, storage, networking, cloud management, and workload migration. This major release has increased hardware flexibility with support for customer-defined networking and broad support for all vSAN ReadyNodes. VMware Cloud Foundation The post VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 Architecture Poster appeared first on Cloud…Read More


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vSphere Upgrade Series Part 5: Upgrading VMFS…

vSphere Upgrade Series Part 5: Upgrading VMFS Storage

vSphere Upgrade Series Part 5: Upgrading VMFS…

• vSphere 5.5 End of General Support Reminder • If you are running vSphere 5.5, please be advised that End of General Support (EOGS) for vSphere 5.5 occurred on September 19, 2018. Read the 5.5 EOGS blog for more details. Today brings us Part 5 of the vSphere Upgrade series which will cover Upgrading VMFS Storage. Upgrading The post vSphere Upgrade Series Part 5: Upgrading VMFS Storage appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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Attend the largest virtualization event in the world: VMworld 2018 Europe!

Attend the largest virtualization event in the…

VMworld 2018 Europe takes Barcelona by storm this November. Meet experts, learn about industry hot topics, preview new hands-on labs, and attend networking events.


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VMware Horizon Cloud Service: What’s New in the…

VMware Horizon Cloud Service: What’s New in the September 2018 Release

VMware Horizon Cloud Service: What’s New in the…

The September 2018 release of Horizon Cloud is now live! We will be rolling out this update in the next few weeks. Watch for a notification in your Horizon Cloud console that the update is available and ready for you to schedule. Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure There are several new service updates to be aware of […] The post VMware Horizon Cloud Service: What’s New in the September 2018 Release appeared first on VMware End-User Computing Blog .


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Download Network Virtualization for Free Guide

Download Network Virtualization for Free Guide

Download Network Virtualization for Free Guide

Is your network keeping up with the pace of the business? Being first to market and exceeding customers’ expectations are keys to success in today’s environment. You can’t afford a network that can’t keep up with the demands for cloud-hosted, distributed apps, and the increasing threats of cybercrim


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Network Insight September 2018 Release…

Network Insight September 2018 Release Technical Overview

Network Insight September 2018 Release…

The September release of Network Insight brings a number of great new features focused on NSX-T, Pinboard personalization and sharing, a new SaaS datacenter location, page Auto-refresh, and a number of other new features. For this post, I’ll provide an overview of the top new features available in this release. VMware is providing expanded The post Network Insight September 2018 Release Technical Overview appeared first on VMware Cloud Management .


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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 91: vSAN Conversations

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 91: vSAN Conversations

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 91: vSAN Conversations

One of my favorite parts about attending VMworld is hearing from customers and partners on how they’re using VMware to simplify data center operations and management and solve real-world problems. This episode of the Virtually Speaking Podcast is a collection of vSAN Conversations captured at VMworld 2018. 3:12 Tony Reeves, Gigacast: Tony is a vSAN The post vSpeaking Podcast Episode 91: vSAN Conversations appeared first on Virtual Blocks .


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NSX-T Policy PowerShell Community Module for VMC

NSX-T Policy PowerShell Community Module for VMC

NSX-T Policy PowerShell Community Module for VMC

Earlier this week I had published an article on how to get started with the new NSX-T Policy API in VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC), if you have not read through that guide yet, I recommend you take a look at that first as this covers the prerequisites which will be required. As mentioned in that […]


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