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Predictive DRS Walk Through


As you may recall, in the first Predictive DRS management blog post we discussed the three different methodologies that can be deployed to avoid contention, the value of each of them brings to the table and why its important to deploy all three in your datacenter.  In this blog and in the video below will focus on Read more...
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Features of the New Dell PowerEdge Management Pack


By: Alain Geenrits Most customers that use vRealize Operations to monitor their vSphere environment sooner or later wish to monitor the physical environment too. The servers that run VMware ESX are first to mind. There are a lot of monitoring tools out there, not in the least from server manufacturers themselves, but what about correlating Read more...

David Davis on vRealize Operations – Post #34 – NEW! Predictive DRS with vRealize Operations 6.4


In case you missed my last post, I answered the question “What is vRealize Network Insight (vRNI)?” In this post, I want to cover a NEW feature in the NEW release of vRealize Operations – vROps version 6.4. That new feature is predictive distributed resource scheduler. Now it’s likely that you already use VMware’s DRS in your vSphere infrastructure (most Read more...
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Extend vROps Monitoring with Dell EMC XtremIO


By: Lora Johnson Blue Medora is excited to announce the release of the Blue Medora Dell EMC XtremIO Management Pack for vRealize Operations to give you more visibility into the intersection of Dell EMC XtremIO storage and the virtual layer. With the management pack, you can dive deep into the performance of your storage workloads. Read more...


vRealize Automation 7.2 Has Arrived


Download the latest version here   Enhanced Ease of Use with Out-of-The-Box Support for ServiceNow®, Azure®, and Containers.   As we announced last month, VMware vRealize Automation 7.2 brings new out-of-the box support for ServiceNow®, Microsoft Azure as well as new container management capabilities.   ServiceNow Support  Our new out-of-the-box integration with ServiceNow, will enable Read more...

David Davis on vRealize Operations – Post #33 – What is vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) ?


In case you missed my last post, I covered 360 Degree Troubleshooting with vRealize Operations. In this post, I’ll answer a simple question, “What is vRealize Network Insight”? The simple answer to that question is… vRealize Network Insight (or vRNI) is VMware’s management and monitoring tool for the software-defined network (SDN) But there’s more that you need Read more...
Better Together: vRealize Network Insight and NSX

vRealize Network Insight and NSX – New Infographic


vRealize Network Insight and NSX – Better Together. Looking to solve the puzzling visibility gap across the virtual and physical networks? Trying to find the elusive answer to ensuring health and availability while also enhancing security and compliance? Need to deliver faster time to value? Follow these 3 steps to solve your virtual+physical network puzzle Read more...
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Top Three Server Dashboards in vRealize Operations


By: Brock Peterson Blue Medora provides over 100 dashboards out of the box across the numerous vROps integrations. These dashboards cover everything from compute, storage, and network layers, to converged ecosystems, databases, and application environments. In this blog, we will explore the best compute (ie: server) layer dashboards. Specifically, we will highlight the top three Read more...