vSphere Bitfusion Now Generally Available!

vSphere Bitfusion Now Generally Available!

vSphere Bitfusion Now Generally Available!

VMware acquired Bitfusion in 2019 with intention of incorporating the Bitfusion software into VMware vSphere 7 as a feature (https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2019/07/vmware-to-acquire-bitfusion.html). The vSphere Bitfusion feature was announced on June 2, 2020 during the Dell Technologies Cloud[…]


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Feature Friday episode 5 – What does…

Feature Friday episode 5 – What does Developer-Ready Cloud mean for VMware Cloud Director providers?

Feature Friday episode 5 – What does…

Welcome to Feature Fridays! This is a new initiative to help enable our partners get the most out of their investment in the VMware Cloud Provider Platform. Each week we will release a new video covering a different topic in more depth. The content will be mostly technical but will also cover […]


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Keeping Agile Teams Productive When Working…

Keeping Agile Teams Productive When Working Remotely

Keeping Agile Teams Productive When Working…

This post was co-authored by Weiman Kow, a product designer in VMware Pivotal Labs’ Singapore office. Agility means being able to quickly react and respond. One thing that organizations have had to urgently respond to, especially in recent times, is the operational shift to increasingly remote […]


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Learn How to Build and Maintain Images with…

Learn How to Build and Maintain Images with KubeAcademy’s New Course

Learn How to Build and Maintain Images with…

We’re excited to announce a new KubeAcademy course— Building Images. Designed for developers, devops engineers, and architects, this intermediate-level course covers different approaches for building images. Completing it will give you the skills and understanding needed to easily start […]


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‘One Click’ VCSA Update

‘One Click’ VCSA Update

‘One Click’ VCSA Update

I have created a vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) workflow that updates VCSA. If integrated into the vSphere Web Client it is just one click from the workflow to start an update of the vCenter – VCSA. There are a couple of options that you can change. Of course then it is more than one click. […]


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Ready for Testing: Updated Tech Preview with…

Ready for Testing: Updated Tech Preview with Big Sur Support

Ready for Testing: Updated Tech Preview with…

At WWDC 2020, the good folks at Apple wow’d us with a look at the next major version of macOS: 11.0 Big Sur, and it’s no stretch for us to say: We’re pleasantly impressed. We’ve been working to update Fusion with support for the new rendition of macOS, and today we’re pleased to share with […] The post Ready for Testing: Updated Tech Preview with Big Sur Support appeared first on VMware Fusion Blog.


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VMware Site Recovery Testing Network Options

VMware Site Recovery Testing Network Options

VMware Site Recovery Testing Network Options

Why should you test your DR plan? I’m regularly surprised at the number of customers I talk to that don’t routinely test their recovery plans. Testing a recovery plan goes a long way to reducing the risk of problems, increasing the comfort with and confidence in the recovery plan. For details about how the recovery The post VMware Site Recovery Testing Network Options appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Two methods to network boot Raspberry Pi 4

Two methods to network boot Raspberry Pi 4

Two methods to network boot Raspberry Pi 4

My Raspberry Pi 4 (8GB) model just came last week and after completing my RADIO (VMware’s R&D Innovation Offsite) session recording, I wanted to setup my new rPI so I can start playing with it when I had some spare time. I also have the 4GB model but it was running quite hot as I […]


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Introduction to Google Cloud VMware Engine

Introduction to Google Cloud VMware Engine

Introduction to Google Cloud VMware Engine

Last month Google announced a first-party and fully managed solution called Google Cloud VMware Engine (GCVE), which was in limited early access since January 2020. Google Cloud VMware Engine is now generally available to all starting in US-east and US-west regions with plans to add eight more […]


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The Importance of Isolation for Security

The Importance of Isolation for Security

The Importance of Isolation for Security

I have wanted to write about the importance of isolation & segmentation in IT infrastructure for a while now, but with everything going on this year it felt like it would be redundant. However, over the last few months there have been several high-severity, high-profile CVEs (some ours, […]


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The VMware Labs flings monthly for June 2020

The VMware Labs flings monthly for June 2020

The VMware Labs flings monthly for June 2020

And another month gone, for some the Summer Holidays have already started while others might have to wait a few weeks or so. This month there have been two new fling releases and seven received an update.


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Solution: Nested ESXi 6.7 install fails with…

Solution: Nested ESXi 6.7 install fails with the error ‘tryFormatDevice’

Solution: Nested ESXi 6.7 install fails with…

Nested ESXi deployments are one of the best ways to test VMware products and their functionality in a lab setup. While I was setting up my 6.7 P01 environment to do some testing, I ran into a weird issue of ‘tryFormatDevice’ that i hadn’t seen before with nested installs. […]


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Top 20 articles for vSphere, June 2020

Top 20 articles for vSphere, June 2020

Top 20 articles for vSphere, June 2020

Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESXi Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) processor support “503 Service Unavailable” error on the vSphere Web Client when logging in or accessing the vCenter Server Enable content Copy/Paste between VMRC client and Windows/Linux Virtual Machine […]


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VMware Provisioning using Hashicorp Terraform –…

VMware Provisioning using Hashicorp Terraform – Part 2

VMware Provisioning using Hashicorp Terraform –…

In the first part of this series, we went over Terraform at a very high level and discussed a basic example of using it to provision a single Windows VM or a single Linux VM. While this is a helpful baseline, it doesn’t realistically help us when defining our application […]


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VMware Acquires True Visibility Suite Team and…

VMware Acquires True Visibility Suite Team and Products from Blue Medora

VMware Acquires True Visibility Suite Team and…

By Ajay Singh, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Management BU, VMware For two years, VMware has been on a journey to deliver self-driving operations management from applications to infrastructure to our customers via VMware vRealize Operations. Powered by AI and predictive analytics, vRealize Operations helps IT run production operations hands-off and hassle-free with The post VMware to Extend Self-Driving Operations with Acquisition of True Visibility Suite Team and Products…Read More


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Site Recovery Manager 8.3 with vVols and…

Site Recovery Manager 8.3 with vVols and Automatic Protection

Site Recovery Manager 8.3 with vVols and…

VMware released Virtual Volumes in 2015. Since then, and especially since Virtual Volumes 2.0, with its support for replication, the question has been “When will this integrate with SRM?” I’m thrilled to say, the answer to that question is “Now!” As of Site Recovery Manager 8.3, now there is support for doing everything that SRM The post Site Recovery Manager 8.3 with vVols and Automatic Protection appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Remote Device Access through Android Device…

Remote Device Access through Android Device Farm, Is it Device as a Service? – V…

Remote Device Access through Android Device…

As I was going through OCTO blogs of VMware, Came across this awesome solution where one of the team from VMware handled and reused thousands of dormant android devices using open source solution (STF). They call the solution Android Device Farm.


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