How to Get vSphere with Kubernetes

How to Get vSphere with Kubernetes

This post was originally published on this site —We’re very excited to announce the general availability of vSphere 7 today! It caps off a massive across-the-board effort by the many engineering teams within VMware. We have built a ton of new capabilities into vSphere 7, including drastically improved lifecycle management, many new security features, and broader application focus and support.  But of course, the biggest new capability is the integration of Kubernetes into vSphere. Many customers have asked – how can I get vSphere Read more […]

vSphere 7 – Announcing General Availability of the New Generation of vSphere

vSphere 7 – Announcing General Availability of the New Generation of vSphere

This post was originally published on this site —vSphere 7 The new generation of vSphere for existing enterprise apps. Available in two editions. VMware vSphere 7, the new generation of vSphere, is now generally available. This major new release brings a massive improvement in the work experience of vSphere administrators, folks who are responsible for the security, performance, and resiliency of the infrastructure and applications that provide all the key services to their organizations. Watch the vSphere 7 digital launch event for the executive Read more […]

British Telecom Accelerates App Development with vSphere

British Telecom Accelerates App Development with vSphere

This post was originally published on this site —This post is by Philip Buckley-Mellor, an infrastructure designer for British Telecommunications (BT) with over 30 years of experience managing and designing infrastructure for large enterprises. His Service and Platforms Team at BT is responsible for delivery of broadband, television, and mobile services to millions of BT customers.  At BT, we focus on delivering outstanding customer experiences through super fast broadband, TV, and mobile. To do this, we are constantly improving applications Read more […]

Custom Forms Enhancements – CSS and Complex Input Types

Custom Forms Enhancements – CSS and Complex Input Types

This post was originally published on this site —The March 2020 release of vRealize Automation (and vRealize Automation 8.1) has two new enhancements to the Custom Forms capabilities in Service Broker: Custom CSS, and Complex Input Types. Custom CSS allows you to import a stylesheet to customise the appearance of forms, which allows you to create a richer user experience. Complex Input Types allows you to create Catalog Items for vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) Workflows that have CompositeType inputs. Custom CSS in Service Broker Forms To demonstrate Read more […]

vSphere 7 – Content Library

vSphere 7 – Content Library

This post was originally published on this site —Content Library has come a long way since its inception in vSphere 6.0. Having such a library allows for virtual machine templates, as well as scripts, text files, and ISO images to be stored efficiently and centralized for sharing within the datacenter. Content Library in vSphere 7 does not disappoint by adding additional features to support VM Template (vmtx) management, further simplifying vSphere content distribution. In vSphere 7, customers can now manage VM templates in a more efficient and Read more […]

vRealize Automation Action Based Extensibility (ABX) now supports PowerShell

vRealize Automation Action Based Extensibility (ABX) now supports PowerShell

This post was originally published on this site —In addition to Python and NodeJS, vRealize Automation now supports PowerShell as a scripting language for writing Action Based Extensibility (ABX) code. Actions are executed based on lifecycle events, using functions-as-a-service (FaaS), to extend the functionality of the platform. PowerShell is only supported for on-premises deployments, and requires an appliance deployed alongside the Cloud Proxy if you’re using vRA Cloud. Note: PowerShell is currently in Beta, so use at your own risk. To Read more […]

New Resource Limits in Cloud Assembly

New Resource Limits in Cloud Assembly

This post was originally published on this site —vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly is expanding limit types with the March feature release.  We now offer improved methods for controlling CPU, Memory, and Storage utilization within a Cloud Zone that is assigned to a Project.  Cloud Zones can be assigned to more than one Project.  This allows a Cloud Administrator to overallocate resources across Projects.  You could then use vRealize Operations to track utilization for compute resources and avoid too much overallocation.  Read more […]

Yes! Code Stream Pipelines as Catalog Item

Yes! Code Stream Pipelines as Catalog Item

This post was originally published on this site —  In the latest release of features in vRealize Automation we have introduced the capability to present Code Stream pipelines as catalog items in the Service Broker service. This feature allows you to take the power of Code Stream infrastructure pipelines, provide them as self-service catalog items, and use the awesome the benefits of custom forms to make offering advanced services easy to consume for your business. In this blog I will walk through setting up a Code Stream pipeline in Service Read more […]

vSphere 7 – Assignable Hardware

vSphere 7 – Assignable Hardware

This post was originally published on this site —A wide variety of modern workloads greatly benefit from using hardware accelerators to offload certain capabilities, save CPU cycles, and gain a lot of performance in general. Think about the telco industry for example: Network Function Virtualization (NFV) platforms utilizing NICs and FPGAs. Or customers that use GPUs for graphic acceleration in their Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployment. The AI/ML space is another example of workloads where some of the applications are enabled to use Read more […]

vSphere 7 – Launch Recap & Links, Week 3

vSphere 7 – Launch Recap & Links, Week 3

This post was originally published on this site —It’s been three weeks since we announced VMware vSphere 7 and vSphere with Kubernetes. You’ve been waiting very patiently for it to become “GA” or Generally Available so that you can get it running in your nested vSphere lab (vSphere can run inside your production vSphere environment for testing and training purposes, just like the Hands-on Labs do). You’ve watched all the videos in the vSphere 7 YouTube playlist. You’ve gone back and read all the other posts and Read more […]