March 15th: Getting Started with IT Automation and Self Service Provisioning

March 15th: Getting Started with IT Automation and Self Service Provisioning

This post was originally published on this site —On Wednesday March 15th, we will be hosting another “Getting More out of VMware” webinar. Continuing on our theme of automating the SDDC, we will show you how to get started with with IT automation and self service provisioning using vRealize Automation 7.2. Register below, or read for more details!   This webinar is for the practitioners involved in managing IT infrastructure and virtual environments who need to be able to understand how to automate IT service provisioning requests, Read more […]

vRealize Network Insight 3.3 Feature Walkthrough

vRealize Network Insight 3.3 Feature Walkthrough

This post was originally published on this site —vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) continues to enhance the visibility and management of overlay and underlay networks.  With the launch of version 3.3, a number of new features were introduced.  In this blog post, I will cover four of the new features, including new event management options, user-defined event enhancements, improved NAT visibility, and new IP address space support.   New Event Management Options     A key feature of vRNI are the 100+ NSX-focused event checks Read more […]

New Release: Learning PowerCLI – Second Edition Book

New Release: Learning PowerCLI – Second Edition Book

This post was originally published on this site —Recently, the new book Learning PowerCLI – Second Edition was published by Packt Publishing. Learning PowerCLI – Second Edition contains 517 pages of PowerCLI goodness. The book starts with downloading and installing PowerCLI. It continues with basic PowerCLI concepts, and working with PowerShell objects. Managing vSphere host, virtual machines, virtual networks, storage, high availability, clusters, and vCenter Server are the following topics. After patching ESXi hosts and upgrading Read more […]

What Is vRealize Network Insight? Interview with Shobhana Viswanathan (@shobhanav)

What Is vRealize Network Insight? Interview with Shobhana Viswanathan (@shobhanav)

This post was originally published on this site —Recently I was honored to be invited to VMware’s headquarters to conduct a series of video interviews. One of those interviews was with Shobhana Viswanathan, Sr. Product Line Marketing Manager in VMware’s Cloud Management Business Unit. In the interview, we talked about VMware’s new vRealize Network Insight. In the interview, Shobhana tells us about how in June 2016, VMware acquired Arkin, which the company released under the name vRealize Network Insight. vRealize Network Insight Read more […]

Predictive DRS Made Simple

Predictive DRS Made Simple

This post was originally published on this site —In 2016 VMware made big news with our Predictive DRS (pDRS) announcement and analysts and customers have been buzzing about it ever since. Predictive DRS is a game changer and helps you in the fight against resource contention.  As you know, when contention occurs, applications slow down and your users are affected.  Successfully mitigating resource contention is one of the most critical issues faced by any administrator of a virtualized environment. The newest release of vRealize Read more […]

Take the Cloud First Survey here!

Take the Cloud First Survey here!

This post was originally published on this site — Do you know what a Cloud First strategy is? Take the survey now! The concept of a “Cloud First” strategy began in the U.S. federal government and has since spread into other segments, and becomes increasingly important as companies go through a digital transformation. Is it an option for your organization? Cloud First is expected to accelerate enterprise cloud adoption. So what is this cloud-first strategy about, and what is its role in the cloud market? Take the survey now and enter Read more […]

VMware to Showcase Joint Solutions at Google Cloud Next

VMware to Showcase Joint Solutions at Google Cloud Next

This post was originally published on this site —Mobility transforms how organizations do business. Mobility enhances business operations and user experience by enabling the adoption of the latest mobile form factors and allowing organizations to re-imagine business processes and engage customers. Innovations from Google expand across mobile form factors from smartphones, tablets, wearables, ruggedized devices and more. Closing the gap between Android and apps, in addition to minimizing the concern of fragmentation with varying OEMs on Android Read more […]

How to Drive Better Performance with Oracle Enterprise Manager

How to Drive Better Performance with Oracle Enterprise Manager

This post was originally published on this site —By: Lora Johnson   For Oracle DBAs, Oracle Enterprise Manager serves as only one piece of the puzzle to drive better performance across workloads. Connecting your hardware and software together obviously makes it easier to connect the dots between issues, but extending your monitoring to other layers of the IT stack offers insight into how your non-Oracle components may be impacting performance. In this blog post, we’ll highlight three ways you can leverage extended monitoring to optimize Read more […]

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2017-0002

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2017-0002

This post was originally published on this site —— This is a critical security advisory from VMware (VMSA) — Greetings from the VMware Security Response Center ! Today VMware has released the following new security advisory: “VMSA-2017-0002 – Horizon DaaS update addresses an insecure data validation issue” The advisory documents a moderate severity insecure data validation issue (CVE-2017-4897) in VMware Horizon DaaS. All 6.1.x versions are affected. This vulnerability can be exploited by tricking DaaS client users into connecting to a malicious server and sharing all their drives and Read more […]