Enable Workload Management (vSphere with Tanzu)…

Enable Workload Management (vSphere with Tanzu) with NSX ALB – nsxbaas

Enable Workload Management (vSphere with Tanzu)…

I am just back from VMware Explore in Barcelona after presenting an interesting session about securing containers with Antrea and NSX and I am very excited and pumped to see how our Tanzu portfolio has/is evolved/evolving and this just gave me a push to revisit a topic which is bit […]


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Virtual NUMA (vNUMA) and CPU Hot-Add support in…

Virtual NUMA (vNUMA) and CPU Hot-Add support in vSphere 8

Virtual NUMA (vNUMA) and CPU Hot-Add support in…

While looking for something in the vSphere 8.0 API Reference, I stumbled onto a new VM configuration setting in vSphere 8 called exposeVnumaOnCpuHotadd which looks quite interesting and has the following description: Capability to expose virtual NUMA when CPU hotadd is enabled. If set to true, […]


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Demo: Migrating workloads across clouds using…

Demo: Migrating workloads across clouds using VMware HCX

Demo: Migrating workloads across clouds using…

In this video, Matt Elliott demonstrates the power of VMware HCX by migrating vSphere based virtual machines between two VMware Cloud environments – Google Cloud VMware Engine and Azure VMware Solution.


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Configure Bootstrap VM for OpenShift and…

Configure Bootstrap VM for OpenShift and Install OpenShift with vSphere

Configure Bootstrap VM for OpenShift and…

In this tutorial we’ll walk through what is required to deploy and configure the bootstrap VM and install an OpenShift Kubernetes cluster. It’s relatively easy to do. We’ll start with setting up the bootstrap VM, downloading any necessary packages/binaries, then the OpenShift install. […]


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Reference Architecture and Easy Deployment…

Reference Architecture and Easy Deployment Design Guides – NSX 3.2 Update

Reference Architecture and Easy Deployment…

We are excited to announce an updated version of the NSX Reference Design and the NSX Easy Adoption Design guide based on the generally available NSX-T release 3.2. NSX-T 3.2 is part of the recently released VCF 4.5 software bundle, making it a very popular release among our customers. […]


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vSphere UI Client Plugin named N/A after…

vSphere UI Client Plugin named N/A after vSphere 8 upgrade

vSphere UI Client Plugin named N/A after…

This past weekend I finally got a chance to upgrade my personal homelab to vSphere 8, which went super smooth! As shared on Twitter and Mastadon, I started with my VCSA which was running vSphere 7.0 Update 3h and once that had completed and running for a couple of days, I then upgraded my single […]


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Running VMware Data Services Manager on VMware…

Running VMware Data Services Manager on VMware vSAN

Running VMware Data Services Manager on VMware…

In this solution, we provide design and deployment guidance, performance validation results, best practices for enterprise infrastructure administrators and application owners to run database platforms of VMware Data Services Manager on VMware Tanzu.


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Latest Tanzu Updates

Latest Tanzu Updates

Latest Tanzu Updates

Campaign to Drive Demand for VMware Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations This new campaign enables you to drive demand for VMware Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations—the foundation for building modern containerized application infrastructure at scale across clouds. VMware Tanzu Solution Is Now […]


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VMware Ransomware Recovery for VMware Cloud DR…

VMware Ransomware Recovery for VMware Cloud DR Is Now Available

VMware Ransomware Recovery for VMware Cloud DR…

Now available to Managed Service Providers (MSPs), VMware Ransomware Recovery builds on the rich set of foundational capabilities of VMware Cloud DR (Disaster Recovery). These capabilities include immutable snapshots that are stored in an operationally air-gapped environment, instant VM power- […]


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vSphere Certificates and Hybrid Certificate Mode

vSphere Certificates and Hybrid Certificate Mode

vSphere Certificates and Hybrid Certificate Mode

In this post we are going to dive into the world of the VMware Certificate Authority and it’s management modes as well as taking a look at vCenter certificates and ESXi certificates. We will also place our VMware Certificate Authority in Hybrid mode.


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PowerCLI 13 is now GA!

PowerCLI 13 is now GA!

PowerCLI 13 is now GA!

We are excited to announce that PowerCLI 13.0 was officially released today. It is a major release full of new and exciting features. Here is what you can find in the new PowerCLI 13: PowerCLI is now fully multi-platform! The vCD module has been updated to support vCD 10.4 and some new features [..]


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Creating custom ESXi images using vSphere…

Creating custom ESXi images using vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) UI and PowerC…

Creating custom ESXi images using vSphere…

I have started to use vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) more and more, especially after upgrading to vSphere 8 as it will be the primary lifecycle management solution going forward for both vSphere image and configuration management. The other reason for using vLCM is that vSphere Update Manager [..]


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Project Trinidad: Merging Security with Modern…

Project Trinidad: Merging Security with Modern Application Observability

Project Trinidad: Merging Security with Modern…

Most production Kubernetes clusters are a melting pot of diverse, complex, highly interconnected services. Despite the availability of several systems for monitoring these clusters, securing them remains challenging. A famous saying in the business world teaches us that “you can’t manage what […]


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Multi-cloud Management Gets an Upgrade with a…

Multi-cloud Management Gets an Upgrade with a New Free Tier Service

Multi-cloud Management Gets an Upgrade with a…

It’s not easy for me to stay close-lipped about exciting new products and services we’re developing before it’s time to officially announce them. So I was happy that I was finally able to share the news about VMware Aria Hub and Aria Graph at VMware Explore US at the end of August in San Francisco.


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Running Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on…

Running Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on VMware Cloud Foundation

Running Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on…

Executive Summary Business Case Red Hat® OpenShift® offers automated installation, upgrades, and lifecycle management throughout the container stack—the operating system, Kubernetes and cluster services, and applications on any cloud. OpenShift helps teams build with speed, agility, confidence, [..]


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Can you exceed the number of FT enabled vCPUs…

Can you exceed the number of FT enabled vCPUs per host or number of FT enabled v…

Can you exceed the number of FT enabled vCPUs…

Not sure why, but the last couple of weeks I have had several questions about FT (Fault Tolerance). The questions where around the limits, what is the limit per VM, what is the limit per host, and can I somehow exceed these? All of this is documented by VMware, but somehow seems to be either […]


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The Unexplored Territory Podcast, Ep. 31 Living…

The Unexplored Territory Podcast, Ep. 31 Living on the edge with VMware Edge …

The Unexplored Territory Podcast, Ep. 31 Living…

The Unexplored Territory Podcast is a bi-weekly show featuring industry experts to discuss cloud, virtualization, Kubernetes, and VMware tech and news.


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VMware SD-WAN Per-Packet vs. Per-Flow Processing

VMware SD-WAN Per-Packet vs. Per-Flow Processing

VMware SD-WAN Per-Packet vs. Per-Flow Processing

In this video, we are detailing the difference between VMware SD-WAN’s ability to process traffic on a per-packet basis vs. competing solutions that process packets on a per-flow or per-session basis and the advantages of VMware SD-WAN. Learn more at https://sase.vmware.com/.


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