Cloud Assembly VM Guest Management With Ansible

Cloud Assembly VM Guest Management With Ansible

This post was originally published on this site —By Darryl Cauldwell, VMware Solution Architect Advanced Customer Engagement Project Team: Amanda Blevins, Mandy Botsko-Wilson, Carlos Boyd, Darryl Cauldwell, Paul Chang, Kim Delgado, Dustin Ellis, Jason Karnes, Phoebe Kim, Andy Knight, Chris Mutchler, Nikolay Nikolov, Michael Patton, Raghu Pemmaraju vRealize Automation Cloud VMware vRealize Automation Cloud is a product suite comprising of three separate modules, Cloud Assembly, Service Broker, and Code Stream. Cloud Assembly provides a blueprinting Read more […]

vExpert Cloud Management October 2019 Blog Digest

vExpert Cloud Management October 2019 Blog Digest

This post was originally published on this site —  VMware’s vExpert program is made up of industry professionals from around the vCommunity. The vExpert title is awarded to individuals who dedicate their time outside of work to share their experiences and useful information about VMware products with the rest of the community. In July of 2019, we spun off a sub-program called vExpert Cloud Management for vExperts who specialize in products from VMware’s Cloud Management Business unit, namely the vRealize Suite. vExperts share their Read more […]

vSphere & Intel JCC, TAA, and MCEPSC/IFU: What You Need to Know

vSphere & Intel JCC, TAA, and MCEPSC/IFU: What You Need to Know

This post was originally published on this site —VMware has released updates to mitigate several Intel CPU issues, two of which affect security, as well as a regression in how VMware mitigates the previous MDS vulnerabilities. As with other CPU errata and vulnerability mitigations these topics are extremely complicated. Information security often speaks to three core tenets: confidentiality, integrity, and availability. These types of issues often touch all three areas, and require choices based on how your own environments and workloads are designed, Read more […]

Frustrated Managing Your Cloud Environment?

Frustrated Managing Your Cloud Environment?

This post was originally published on this site —Are you frustrated managing your private, hybrid, public or multi-cloud environment? Is the tool you have now not working for your environment today? If you’re thinking about switching vendors and don’t know where to start, or if you’re using a cloud management tool but not sure of all the capabilities, the VMware Cloud Management Buyer’s Guide can help you with both situations. The reason I bring up evaluating your current capabilities is because I often hear from our customers Read more […]

VMworld 2019: Quick notes from Barcelona

VMworld 2019: Quick notes from Barcelona

This post was originally published on this site —As VMworld Europe is behind us, I’d like to share a few highlights for you. But before we dive in, I am  happy to report that our Cloud Management BU had a very strong showing across the board, and the feedback we are getting is very good. More than 4,000 customers attended cloud management-focused sessions, along with 18 customers from all over the world who testified to the value they’ve seen from our hybrid cloud management solutions, and share some of their experiences and best Read more […]

Windows guest initialization with Cloudbase-Init in vCenter

Windows guest initialization with Cloudbase-Init in vCenter

This post was originally published on this site —In a previous post we showed how to leverage Cloudbase-Init to customize Windows guest instances provisioned by VMware Cloud Assembly in an Azure Cloud Account. Now it is time to show the power of Cloudbase-Init in vCenter Cloud Accounts. Cloudbase-Init is the Cloud-Init equivalent for Windows. It provides tools for Windows guest customization, like user creation, password injection, hostname, SSH public keys and user-data scripts. In this post I am going show Read more […]

vRealize Operations Troubleshooting Powered by Machine Learning

vRealize Operations Troubleshooting Powered by Machine Learning

This post was originally published on this site —With the release of vRealize Operations 8.0, we continue to deliver on the vision of Self-Driving Operations powered by advanced AI/ML with the introduction of the Troubleshooting Workbench for faster time-to-identify and time-to-remediate issues in your Software Defined Datacenter. In this post, I will review the capabilities and features of the Troubleshooting Workbench. Start Troubleshooting First, there are many ways to get to the Troubleshooting Workbench. You can go there directly from the Read more […]

Announcing the vRealize Operations Cloud Beta Program

Announcing the vRealize Operations Cloud Beta Program

This post was originally published on this site —We are thrilled that there is a lot of excitement about the release of vRealize Operations 8.0. And, in case you missed it, at VMworld 2019 US we announced the tech preview of our new SaaS offering, vRealize Operations Cloud.  Today we are pleased to share the news that we will open vRealize Operations Cloud beta program* in January. This is a unique and exclusive opportunity, and we are accepting customers now for the beta program. Space is limited, and if you are interested then this is a Read more […]

HBI1812TE – vSphere Upgrade Workshop

HBI1812TE – vSphere Upgrade Workshop

This post was originally published on this site —Over the last year and a half, the vSphere Technical Marketing team have had the pleasure to travel the world. We’ve been running vSphere upgrade workshops and speaking with all kinds of awesome folks. The workshop got an airing at VMworld in San Francisco, and again yesterday at VMworld in Barcelona. The workshop lasts 3 to 4 hours, covering a lot of content. We frequently get asked for copies of the slides from the session. While most sessions at VMworld are recorded and available after the Read more […]

Interested in the Project Pacific beta?

Interested in the Project Pacific beta?

This post was originally published on this site —Ever since we announced the technology preview of Project Pacific at VMworld 2019 back in August, customers and partners have been excited to hear more. It’s easy to see why. Leveraging vSphere to deploy and manage containers and Kubernetes infrastructure is a win-win for both vSphere administrators and application developers alike. While an early private beta is available to select customers today, we plan to expand access to the Project Pacific beta program later this year. If you would like Read more […]