VMware Completes SaltStack Acquisition to…

VMware Completes SaltStack Acquisition to Bolster Software Configuration Managem…

VMware Completes SaltStack Acquisition to…

Today, I am happy to announce that VMware has closed its acquisition of SaltStack. I want to officially welcome the SaltStack team led by Marc Chenn and Tom Hatch to the Cloud Management team at VMware.


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New Capabilities in PowerCLI 12.1 for VMware…

New Capabilities in PowerCLI 12.1 for VMware Cloud on AWS

New Capabilities in PowerCLI 12.1 for VMware…

PowerCLI 12.1 includes new and enhanced cmdlets for managing Elastic DRS, adding and removing hosts to a specific cluster in an SDDC, support for stretched clusters, and access to vCenter credentials through an SDDC object property. The post New Capabilities in PowerCLI 12.1 for VMware Cloud on AWS appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog.


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New Release PowerCLI 12.1- vLCM Enhancements

New Release PowerCLI 12.1- vLCM Enhancements

New Release PowerCLI 12.1- vLCM Enhancements

What an exciting past couple of weeks we had with VMworld announcements and contents. Now, we bring PowerCLI 12.1 release with some of the notable enhancements concerning vSphere. We have now introduced new cmdlets for managing- vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) Cloud-Native Storage Volumes (CNS volumes) vSAN secure disk wipe vVOL Storage containers Workload Management Clusters Also, The post New Release PowerCLI 12.1- vLCM Enhancements appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog.


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Enhanced Durability During Maintenance Mode…

Enhanced Durability During Maintenance Mode Operations

Enhanced Durability During Maintenance Mode…

vSAN 7 Update 1 incorporates additional protection against data loss by introducing enhanced durability during maintenance operations. This new method helps storing the incremental data writes in case an unexpected host failure occurs within your cluster while a host is in maintenance mode.


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First look of VMware vSphere 7.0 U1 VMs with…

First look of VMware vSphere 7.0 U1 VMs with SAP HANA

First look of VMware vSphere 7.0 U1 VMs with…

Recently VMware announced VMware vSphere 7 Update 1, which introduces not only vSphere with Tanzu, the fastest way to get started with Kubernetes workloads and modernize customers’ application infrastructure, but also vastly increases VM capabilities to scale up to 24 TB of memory and 768 vCPUs …Read More


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Workaround for ESXi-Arm in vSphere 7.0 Update 1

Workaround for ESXi-Arm in vSphere 7.0 Update 1

Workaround for ESXi-Arm in vSphere 7.0 Update 1

In vSphere 7.0 Update 1, a new capability was introduced called the vCenter Cluster Services (vCLS) which provides a new framework for decoupling and managing distributing control plane services for vSphere. To learn more, I highly recommend the detailed blog post linked above by Niels. In […]


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Quick Tip – vmware-iso builder for Packer now…

Quick Tip – vmware-iso builder for Packer now supported with ESXi 7.0

Quick Tip – vmware-iso builder for Packer now…

When vSphere 7.0 GA’ed earlier this year, one of the changes that I had noticed while going through the release notes was the removal of the VNC Server on ESXi. By default, this is disabled but users could enable it on a per-VM basis and connect to a specific VM using VNC. Not many customers […]


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Concourse for VMware Tanzu Is Now Packaged and…

Concourse for VMware Tanzu Is Now Packaged and Optimized for Platform Automation

Concourse for VMware Tanzu Is Now Packaged and…

Matthew Pereira and Scott Foerster contributed to this post. To be good at software, you have to run a cloud platform at enterprise scale. Automation is essential to this task. The automation of patches, updates, and upgrades is the hallmark of a healthy “platform as product” practice. At VMware, we’re always looking for ways to make automation easier for customers. To that end, our efforts have reached a new milestone: The new platform automation release of Concourse is now generally…Read More


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ESXi-Arm Fling Twitter Digest #1

ESXi-Arm Fling Twitter Digest #1

ESXi-Arm Fling Twitter Digest #1

Almost a week into the Fling, there’s already an huge amount of generated content that is very hard to catalogue and organize. It’s been amazing to see the passion and excitement from both VMware, Open Source and Arm communities. There are folks putting their heart and soul into trying things out, e.g. on late nights,


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Configure a VM’s vmware.log File to Send…

Configure a VM’s vmware.log File to Send Messages to vRealize Log Insight

Configure a VM’s vmware.log File to Send…

Have you ever been troubleshooting an issue on a VM and needed to view the detailed information located in the vmware.log file for the VM? When I was an admin, I would download the file from the datastore so I could search through the log messages. The file contains detailed VM activity messages including reconfiguration The post Configure a VM’s vmware.log File to Send Messages to vRealize Log Insight appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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What’s New in SRM & VR 8.3.1

What’s New in SRM & VR 8.3.1

What’s New in SRM & VR 8.3.1

Preservation of vSphere Tags and Categories of Virtual Machines during Failover and Recovery with Site Recovery Manager. Simplified Management of Replicated VMs – Disks added to replicated VMs are automatically replicated. Enhanced flexibility – create Protection Groups and Recovery Plans with […]


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My Raspberry Pi 4 BOM for ESXi-Arm Fling

My Raspberry Pi 4 BOM for ESXi-Arm Fling

My Raspberry Pi 4 BOM for ESXi-Arm Fling

With the release of the highly anticipated ESXi-Arm Fling, I thought it would be useful to share my hardware build-of-materials that I am currently using with ESXi-Arm Fling, especially as folks have been asking about what is possible or things to be aware of before purchasing a Raspberry Pi. I do want to stress that […]


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Better vMotion for Graphics with EVC for GPUs

Better vMotion for Graphics with EVC for GPUs

Better vMotion for Graphics with EVC for GPUs

Various vendors offer Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) cards with different capabilities for various use cases. GPUs were developed as a specialized tool for processing images mainly for videogames and video rendering and editing software. However, recently they are being used in a growing number of CPU intensive use cases that are not only related to picture processing but also to artificial intelligence and machine learning, thanks to their multi-core architecture Up through the vSphere The…Read More


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What is New in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager…

What is New in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.2?

What is New in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager…

Our product team has been hard at work delivering new features and updates that you, our customers, have asked for in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. In this blog, I will cover what’s new in the latest release, 8.2, which is now available for download. Support for VCF and VMware Cloud on AWS The main pillar The post What is New in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.2? appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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Productive Developers and Automated Ops: Why…

Productive Developers and Automated Ops: Why Garmin and HCSC Chose Tanzu Application Service

Productive Developers and Automated Ops: Why…

If there’s one golden rule of digital transformation, it’s that developers must be able to develop new apps and features—quickly, simply, and securely. If there’s another golden rule of digital transformation, it’s that developers must be able to push that new code to production—quickly, simply, and securely. Without these capabilities, it’s less digital transformation and more digital lip service. There are many paths that end up at this destination of developer productivity, but VMware…Read More


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VMware vSphere Clustering Services (vCLS)…

VMware vSphere Clustering Services (vCLS) considerations, questions and answers.

VMware vSphere Clustering Services (vCLS)…

In the vSphere 7.0 Update 1 release VMware introduced a new service called the VMware vSphere Clustering Service (vCLS). vCLS provides a mechanism that allows VMware to decouple both vSphere DRS and vSphere HA from vCenter Server. Niels Hagoort wrote a lengthy article on this topic here. […]


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Solving the Challenges of Care at the Edge

Solving the Challenges of Care at the Edge

Solving the Challenges of Care at the Edge

Just as the workplace has shifted from office buildings to wherever the worker is, healthcare has shifted from hospitals to wherever the patients and caregivers are. This “new normal” is causing IT headaches across all industries. While healthcare has its own IT challenges, it shares these challenges with many verticals. Some of these obstacles include: The post Solving the Challenges of Care at the Edge appeared first on VeloCloud by VMware.


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