SmartNIC – The Next Step in Networking

SmartNIC – The Next Step in Networking

SmartNIC – The Next Step in Networking

SmartNICs – The next step in networking. Join me in this deep dive of SmartNIC capabilities and features, and learn how VMware is ‘full steam ahead’ in incorporating the network software into these NICs — and making them a foundational part of the Virtual Cloud Network by integrating NSX.


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Four Reasons You Can’t Afford to Miss EMPOWER…

Four Reasons You Can’t Afford to Miss EMPOWER Recharge Online 2020

Four Reasons You Can’t Afford to Miss EMPOWER…

Don’t come to us, we’ll come to you! Beamed directly to a monitor of your choosing, EMPOWER Recharge Online 2020 is your opportunity to learn more about the solutions that will help your customers navigate these challenging times. Join us live next week on November 17th, 18th, or 19th to hear the latest EMPOWER updates … Continued The post Four Reasons You Can’t Afford to Miss EMPOWER Recharge Online 2020 appeared first on Power of Partnership.


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vExpert Cloud Management October 2020 Blog Digest

vExpert Cloud Management October 2020 Blog Digest

vExpert Cloud Management October 2020 Blog Digest

Hey everyone and welcome to another month of amazing blogs from around the world! For over a year we’ve been sharing a monthly helping of amazing blogs created by our vExpert Cloud Management Community. These blogs are written by industry professionals and often feature walkthroughs, feature highlights, and news for vRealize Operations, vRealize Network Insight, vRealize The post vExpert Cloud Management October 2020 Blog Digest appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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November Update: VMware Customer Connect…

November Update: VMware Customer Connect Learning™ New & Notable Content

November Update: VMware Customer Connect…

In VMware Customer Connect Learning (formerly VMware Learning Zone), you’ll find a wide variety of live webinars, recorded events, instructional courses, bite-sized how-to videos, exam preps, and On Demands with labs that enable you to get VMware training any time at any place.


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Build a Future Ready Foundation for Hybrid…

Build a Future Ready Foundation for Hybrid Cloud and Modern Apps – in 3 Steps

Build a Future Ready Foundation for Hybrid…

The pace of digital transformation has only quickened in recent months. Although each organization will take a unique path, cloud-ready infrastructure has emerged as a common denominator. And while they might not yet leverage multiple cloud platforms, for most organizations, a hybrid cloud approach is the best way to support this likely future state. The post Build a Future Ready Foundation for Hybrid Cloud and Modern Apps – in 3 Steps appeared first on VMware EMEA Blog.


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Monitor ESXi on ARM using ControlUp

Monitor ESXi on ARM using ControlUp

Monitor ESXi on ARM using ControlUp

VMware has released countless interesting Flings, but I have never seen one get as much exposure or generate as much excitement as their latest: ESXi—their bare metal hypervisor—on ARM. It’s generated a lot of buzz on Twitter and people have been blogging about it incessantly ever since it was […]


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BT launches software-defined network services…

BT launches software-defined network services with VMware’s SD-WAN the first off…

BT launches software-defined network services…

BT announced it has launched a new generation of cloud-optimized managed services with the first offering based on VMware’s SD-WAN technology. VMware’s VeloCloud SD-WAN technology gives customers a single view of their networks as well as a choice of management controls.


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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2020 Virtual:…

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2020 Virtual: Sessions and Demos on Delivering Developer Ready Infrastructure with VMware

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2020 Virtual:…

With KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2020 taking place November 17 – 20, it is an exciting time of year for the Kubernetes community to get together and discuss hard problems that a lot of organizations are trying to solve on their cloud native journey. Keynotes and Sessions VMware is proud to be a Diamond sponsor The post KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2020 Virtual: Sessions and Demos on Delivering Developer Ready Infrastructure with VMware appeared first on Cloud Foundation.


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Application Modernization vExpert October 2020…

Application Modernization vExpert October 2020 Blog Digest

Application Modernization vExpert October 2020…

Welcome to our first Application Modernization vExpert blog digest. The Application Modernization vExpert program, which awards the Application Modernization vExpert title to industry professionals who dedicate their spare time to sharing their knowledge of and experience with VMware products […]


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Quick Tip – How to use Apple Thunderbolt 2…

Quick Tip – How to use Apple Thunderbolt 2 ethernet adapter with ESXi 7.0 or gre…

Quick Tip – How to use Apple Thunderbolt 2…

I was doing some testing on my Apple 2018 Mac Mini with the latest ESXi 7.0 Update 1 release and I needed to setup a separate network connection as the onboard 10GbE was not working for me initially. I was out of ideas but I did remember that I still have my Apple Thunderbolt 2 to […]


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Running CNFs on Bare Metal — Merit or Mirage?…

Running CNFs on Bare Metal — Merit or Mirage? The Abstraction of Virtualization …

Running CNFs on Bare Metal — Merit or Mirage?…

As CSPs turn to containers to help roll out 5G services and pursue new use cases, engineers and architects at CSPs are trying to gauge the benefits of running containers on virtual machines or bare metal. A container wraps a network function in a consistent, portable package that can be […]


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VMware Hands-on Labs Update – Lab Release…

VMware Hands-on Labs Update – Lab Release cycles, Lab Transition Chart

VMware Hands-on Labs Update – Lab Release…

Friends, We wanted to share with you that we have shifted over to a more frequent release model (~30 day cycle) to help better align with product releases. As you can imagine this can be an interesting challenge as we create over 140 labs (250k + words of lab manual content) and localize the labs The post VMware Hands-on Labs Update – Lab Release cycles, Lab Transition Chart appeared first on VMware Hands-On Lab (HOL) Blog.


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The VMware Learning Zone is now VMware Customer…

The VMware Learning Zone is now VMware Customer Connect Learning

The VMware Learning Zone is now VMware Customer…

Have you heard? The VMware Learning Zone (VLZ) has undergone a transformation, and is now VMware Customer Connect LearningTM. Visit the newly re-vamped site for instructional videos, full-length courses, featured series, free live webinars, exam preps, On Demand content with labs, and more.


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Monitoring and Rightsizing Memory Resource for…

Monitoring and Rightsizing Memory Resource for virtualized SQL Server Workloads

Monitoring and Rightsizing Memory Resource for…

Introduction Very often I receive questions like this: “SQL Server takes whatever memory is available, but what does it needs without compromising performance? What metrics to best look at that reflects what a SQL Server needs on a VM regarding memory?” Very valid question, however, not the one that could be answered straight away. The … Continued The post Monitoring and Rightsizing Memory Resource for virtualized SQL Server Workloads appeared first on Virtualize Applications.


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Improved Storage Policy Capacity Management

Improved Storage Policy Capacity Management

Improved Storage Policy Capacity Management

Hidden within the 1.12 update is a significant change in the vSAN object layout that will reduce capacity consumption when changing the Storage Policy configuration. While this change is entirely transparent for most of our customers, we’d still like to discuss what’s happening and why it matters. Background vSAN has a series of interlocking systems The post Improved Storage Policy Capacity Management appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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New Design and Operation Considerations for…

New Design and Operation Considerations for vSAN 2-Node Topologies

New Design and Operation Considerations for…

A 2-node vSAN topology helps our customers address use cases that require remote or edge compute and storage due to constraints in connectivity, performance, or cost. It is a powerful topology, and one of the reasons why we see so many 2-node deployments across all types of scenarios, including …Read More


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The Virtualization Professional’s Career Guide

The Virtualization Professional’s Career Guide

The Virtualization Professional’s Career Guide

We recently spoke with global IT professionals that are either VMware VI admins currently or started their career in that role and are now team managers, directors, or department leads—in companies both large and small. Our goal was to understand more about their responsibilities, areas of interest, career paths, and lessons learned. Those discussions and insights are the basis for this guide—one that we hope informs your journey to continued professional growth and opportunity.


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Photon OS 4.0 Beta Release is now available

Photon OS 4.0 Beta Release is now available

Photon OS 4.0 Beta Release is now available

Photon OS team at VMware is pleased to announce the Beta release of the Photon 4.0. Photon 4.0 builds upon the innovation of our enterprise class, Open Source virtual appliance OS, which can be found powering thousands of deployments the field. With exciting improvements to the 3.0 rev 2 […]


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If vCenter is unavailable: Clustering Service…

If vCenter is unavailable: Clustering Service (vCLS) in VMware vSphere 7.0

If vCenter is unavailable: Clustering Service…

With vSphere 7 U1, VMware introduced vSphere Clustering Service (vCLS), which helps in a situation when vCenter Server becomes unavailable. As you know, if you lose vCenter Server, you also lose the Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), so your VMs are no longer balanced across your cluster.


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