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New Reference Architecture: All-Flash Virtual SAN for VDI

Last week, we hinted at the release of a new reference architecture detailing an all-flash virtual SAN for VDI environments. Today we're pleased to announce the reference architecture has been published and is ready for you to download here:

http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Horizon-View-And-All-Flash-Virtual-SAN-Reference-Architecture.pdf

The Power of Partnership: All-Flash Virtual SAN for VDI

VMware Virtual SAN™ is a software-defined storage platform that aggregates locally attached disks of hosts to create distributed shared storage solution, and the new Virtual SAN 6.0 gives you the power to design and deploy solutions with 100 percent flash-based storage. To demonstrate the technology and integration points, VMware and our ecosystem partners—Avago, Brocade, Dell, and SanDisk—recently created a reference architecture for implementing Virtual SAN in a VDI environment with all SSDs instead of traditional hybrid configuration.

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API Tutorial - Downloading Files from a Content Library Item

This blog post is a part of the blog series published by the Content Library team. Please find all the blog posts by the team at this link.

In Uploading an OVF Template to a Content Library tutorial, we went through the UpdateSession API to upload files to a library item with an example for uploading an OVF template. In this tutorial, we explain the concept of DownloadSession API and show how to use it to download files from a library item.

At the end of this tutorial you should be able to:

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API Tutorial - Uploading an OVF Template to a Content Library

This blog post is a part of the blog series published by the Content Library team. Please find all the blog posts by the team at this link.

Previously, the Basic Life Cycle of a Content Library tutorial explained how to use Content Library APIs to create, update and delete libraries and library items. In this tutorial, we will further explore the APIs to upload content to a library item.

At the end of this tutorial you should be able to:

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API Tutorial - Basic Life Cycle of a Content Library

This blog post is a part of the blog series published by the Content Library team. Please find all the blog posts by the team at this link.

We discussed the requirements and how to prepare the environment to use the Content Library APIs in the Getting Started with the Content Library APIs tutorial. Now we should have an environment ready to make API calls against the Content Library Service in a vCenter Server instance. In this tutorial, we will go through the basic life cycle of a library and library items. The basic operations we will cover are:

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API Tutorial - Getting Started with the Content Library APIs

This blog post is a part of the blog series published by the Content Library team. Please find all the blog posts by the team at this link.

This tutorial will go through the steps required to setup a development environment that uses the Content Library APIs.  At the end of this post you should be able to:

  • quickly run a Content Library API sample
  • setup a development environment to facilitate development and exploration using the Content Library APIs

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Content Library - Blog Series!

Introduction

VMware vSphere® Content Library empowers vSphere Admins to effectively manage VM templates, vApps, ISO images and scripts with ease.  It is a new addition in the vSphere 6.0 release.

This blog series authored by the Content Library Team is aimed at explaining concepts and APIs exposed by the Content Library feature.

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The Power of Partnership: World Wide Technology

Enabling the ecosystem is a critical part of our mission at VMware Developer Center, and World Wide Technology (WWT) is a great example of the ways in which VMware partners are using our products to create integrated SDDC solutions for both traditional and cloud-native applications.

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vSphere PowerCLI 6.0R1 Now Available

VMware vSphere PowerCLI is a command-line and scripting tool built on Windows PowerShell that provides more than 400 cmdlets for managing and automating vSphere and vCloud environments. This release of vSphere PowerCLI introduces a number of new capabilities and expands on the existing cmdlets introducing cmdlets for connecting to vCloud Air and enabling hybrid management of both vCloud and on-premises environments from the same command line.

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New vSphere 6 SDKs and Developer Tools

VMware Developer Center is pleased to announce the release of several new and updated SDKs, tools, and developer resources for vSphere 6, the industry-leading virtualization platform. Sign in to VMware Developer Center for access to the latest resources or read on for more detail. Continue reading