Why data granularity matters in monitoring

Why data granularity matters in monitoring

Why data granularity matters in monitoring

There are a wide variety of solutions on the market all claim to have various levels of machine learning, adaptive baselines, market driven analytics, learning algorithms etc… By and large they all collect the data the same way, poll vCenter for performance data via real-time APIs and on at the same time or less frequently poll all The post Why data granularity matters in monitoring appeared first on VMware Cloud Management .


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VMware {code} Hackathon @VMworld 2016!

VMware {code} Hackathon @VMworld 2016!

VMware {code} Hackathon @VMworld 2016!

William Lam and Alan Renouf invites you to VMworld {code} Hackathon held during VMworld on August 29 from 6:30pm-10:00pm! We will provide each team with an already configured vSphere 6.0 Update 2 environment which will consist of a vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) and single physical ESXi host running on top of VSAN. Winners will receive this customized VMware lab ready Intel NUC mini PC!


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A reconstruction of the Delta Airlines…

A reconstruction of the Delta Airlines datacenter outage

A reconstruction of the Delta Airlines…

Delta Airlines suffered a major datacenter outage at the airline Technology Command Center in Atlanta on August 8, 2016. The datacenter lost power at about 2:30 ET in the morning, which caused Delta to implement a ground stop. All departing flights were holded worldwide. Delta canceled roughly 1,000 flights on Monday and another 775 on Tuesday as it worked to get its systems fully operational again. It also canceled more than 300 flights on Wednesday and a handful on Thursday. Delta operates 800+ aircraft.


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VMware NSX Customer Session Guide – #VMworld 2016

VMware NSX Customer Session Guide – #VMworld 2016

VMware NSX Customer Session Guide – #VMworld 2016

Considering rounding out your adoption of the three pillars of the Software-Defined Data Center with network virtualization? Want to see how others have done it? We have more than three… The post VMware NSX Customer Session Guide – #VMworld 2016 appeared first on The Network Virtualization Blog.


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IOmark-VM-HC Benchmark Report for Intel Servers…

IOmark-VM-HC Benchmark Report for Intel Servers and VMware VSAN Storage Software

IOmark-VM-HC Benchmark Report for Intel Servers…

This document is the official benchmark report for the tested configuration using Intel® S2600WT server platforms together with VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) storage software as a hyper-converged system.


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vDCA550-Objective 2.3-5-Given a set of network…

vDCA550-Objective 2.3-5-Given a set of network requirements, identify the appropriate distributed switch technology to Use

vDCA550-Objective 2.3-5-Given a set of network…

VMWare gives you support to use third party Virtual Distributed switches along with their own Virtual Distributed switch. Presently there are two third party vender exists on the market for […]


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vcdx181.com – VMworld

vcdx181.com – VMworld History

vcdx181.com – VMworld

My first VMworld was 2004 in San Diego, where 1400 People from 27 countries attend. It was an amazing experience to spend days with folks, who are focused on Virtualization, like me. I attend all existing VMworld US sessions and became a VMworld Alumni Elite. I attend all existing VMworld Europe Sessions, too. VMware told me, that no one else worldwide did that, too……Read More


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Automate your F5 BIG-IP World with vRealize…

Automate your F5 BIG-IP World with vRealize Orchestrator

Automate your F5 BIG-IP World with vRealize…

By: Alain Geenrits, Blue Medora You have many options to script and automate tasks in your VMware environment: Powershell, Python modules, API calls… One tool from VMware stands out because it is the ‘glue’ in the SDDC (Software-Defined Data Center), and that tool is vRealize Orchestrator (formerly vCenter Orchestrator). When VMware bought the Swiss The post Automate your F5 BIG-IP World with vRealize Orchestrator appeared first on VMware Cloud Management .


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VCDX Change Log – What’s the deal?

VCDX Change Log – What’s the deal? (via I’m all vIRTUAL)

VCDX Change Log – What’s the deal?

One of the changes made last year by the VCDX program team is the need to document your changes if you are resubmitting for another attempt. It also mentions that minor changes can be addressed in the next defense presentation slide deck and significant changes are made to the design, the candidate will be… Read More The post VCDX Change Log – What’s the deal? appeared first on I’m all vIRTUAL.


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VMware NSX Technology Partner Ecosystem Session…

VMware NSX Technology Partner Ecosystem Session Guide #VMworld 2016

VMware NSX Technology Partner Ecosystem Session…

Looking to learn more about how VMware is collaborating with industry leaders and emerging startups to solve customer problems around a range of strategic initiatives and use cases? We have… The post VMware NSX Technology Partner Ecosystem Session Guide #VMworld 2016 appeared first on The Network Virtualization Blog.


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3 Exciting Things to Look Out for at VMworld 2016

3 Exciting Things to Look Out for at VMworld 2016

3 Exciting Things to Look Out for at VMworld 2016

Highlighting a few of the more important items that will be unveiled at VMworld this year. Really looking forward to some clarity (hopefully) and not losing money… unlikely. Let”s look at our top three: 1. Clarity around the VMware, Dell, EMC “thing.” I use this loosely, but a […]]> Highlighting a few of the more important items that will be unveiled at VMworld this year. Really looking forward to some clarity (hopefully) and not losing money… unlikely. Let”s look at our top three: 1. Clarity…Read More


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Apply URL based patch to vCenter Server…

Apply URL based patch to vCenter Server Appliance by using the Appliance Management Interfafce

Apply URL based patch to vCenter Server…

This video covers how to apply a custom repository URL-based patch to the vCenter Server Appliance or Platform Services Controller appliance by using the Appliance Management Interface


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VMworld 2016 to Highlight Future of Networking,…

VMworld 2016 to Highlight Future of Networking, Virtualization and Storage — BizTech

VMworld 2016 to Highlight Future of Networking,…

VMware’s annual conference is set to kick off later this month, and will likely focus on how businesses can adapt and thrive in a multi-cloud world.


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PowerCli – List of Tagged VMs, Datastore and Host

PowerCli – List of Tagged VMs, Datastore and Host

PowerCli – List of Tagged VMs, Datastore and Host

Here is a relatively simple PowerCli one liner that will list the virtual machines based on a VM Tag assigned to them, along with the Datastore(s) that the VM is on and the Host that the VM is currently on.… Continue Reading →


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Virtualization The Future: VMware SRM 6.x Editions

Virtualization The Future: VMware SRM 6.x Editions

Virtualization The Future: VMware SRM 6.x Editions

SRM is DR Automation tool from VMware. From the licensing point of Site Recovery Manager can be purchased either as a standalone product or as part of VMware vCloud Suite® Enterprise Edition. As a standalone product, Site Recovery Manager is available in two editions, Standard and Enterprise. Both editions can only be licensed “per protected virtual machine.” A “protected virtual machine” is defined as a VM that is part of an SRM protection group, regardless of the state of the VM. Site Recovery Manager Enterprise Edition can also be purchased as part of vCloud Suite Enterprise Edition. In this case, Site Recovery Manager is licensed per “per protected processor.” Let’s discuss what’s the difference in between these two editions?


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Log Insight: ESXi Importer Manifest

Log Insight: ESXi Importer Manifest

Log Insight: ESXi Importer Manifest

In my last post, I explained how to convert Log Insight agent groups into importer manifests. This option works great if you have an agent group already defined (e.g. vCenter Server), however agent groups would only be defined for applications that support the Log Insight agent. Since ESXi does not support the Log Insight agent […] The post Log Insight: ESXi Importer Manifest appeared first on SFlanders.net by Steve Flanders.


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Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere…

Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere Availability and Recovery Options

Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere…

Running Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere offers many options for database availability and disaster recovery utilizing the best features from both VMware and Microsoft. For example, VMware vSphere vMotion and VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) can help to reduce planned downtime and balance workloads dynamically, and VMware vSphere High Availability (HA) can help to recover SQL Server databases in the case of host failure.


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vRealize Infrastructure Navigator not appearing…

vRealize Infrastructure Navigator not appearing in the Web Client — ChansBlog

vRealize Infrastructure Navigator not appearing…

I was playing around deploying the latest version of the vRealize infrastructure Navigator (5.8.6.230 – build 3923091) in my HomeLab (vSphere 6.5 with VCSA as the vCenter) and noticed that after the deployment of the VIN appliance and successfully starting… Continue Reading →


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