Welcome – Come see CNA7806 @ VMworld US 2016!

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Authored by Eamon Ryan, Staff Solutions Architect I wanted to be sure to get my first post out early to promote the session I am co-presenting at VMworld US 2016 this year in Las Vegas – the session details are: Pivotal and VMware: The Lowdown on the High Up – CNA7806 Thursday, Sep 01, 12:00 Read more...

Introducing the Bigger and Better vSphere Integrated Containers

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Introducing the Bigger and Better vSphere Integrated Containers Last year at VMworld, we announced vSphere Integrated Containers, which allows you to deeply embed a container runtime into vSphere. It enables vSphere admins to provision a container images as a virtual machine, allowing them to extend all the enterprise capabilities of vSphere along with the plugins Read more...

My top 10 VMworld Vegas Session picks

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Authored by Ryan Kelly, Staff Systems Engineer, Cloud Management This year VMworld is back in Vegas and it is bigger than ever. While it is going to be a blast to be in Vegas there is a lot more to get excited about. As an employee I can’t register for sessions so that you all Read more...

Cloud Native Applications: Hands-on Labs at VMworld 2016

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Authored by Randy Carson, Senior Systems Engineer     Check out  Cloud-Native Applications Hands of Labs that will be released at VMworld 2016, both are listed under HOL-1730.  If you are not attending VMworld, these labs will be available shortly after.  How is VMware offering container focused solutions?  Check them out.  USE-1 is all about Read more...

My Top 10 VMworld2016 Hands on Lab Picks

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Authored by Ryan Kelly, Staff Systems Engineer, Cloud Management   In no particular order, here are the top 10 labs that I want to take this year at VMworld Cloud Operations With Photon Platform [SPL-1730-USE-2]– This lab will provide an introduction into the new operational models for cloud native applications. Users will set up a Read more...

Get Ready for Another Cloud Native Packed VMworld!

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Get Ready for Another Cloud-Native Packed VMworld! VMworld is less than a week away.  And like last year, we’ve got a lot happening on the Cloud-Native front!  We’ll be providing updates and deep dives into vSphere Integrated Containers and Photon Platform, talking about what our other technologies are doing in this space (e.g. NSX, VSAN, Read more...

Cloud Native Applications: State of the Union

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Authored by Emad Benjamin, Principal Architect, Global Services Advanced Architecture As per the above picture many have talked about Cloud Native Apps (CNA) but only few have done real implementations, and the time is now for this technology trend to become main-stream.  In this group discussion we will have an interactive session on what is cloud native, Read more...

Running Docker on Your Existing Infrastructure with vSphere Integrated Containers

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Authored by Martijn Baecke, Senior Systems Engineer Digital Transformation? DevOps? Docker? What is this all about? Well this is exactly what we will discuss during our session “Running Docker on your existing Infrastructure with vSphere Integrated Containers”at VMworld. Over the last couple of years containers have taken the world by storm. Developers have started using Read more...

Containers for the vSphere Admin

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Authored by Ryan Kelly, Staff Systems Engineer, Cloud Management Following up on the overwhelming response from my blog post from last years observations at VMworld I have been asked to present this in a break out session this year. I spent many years as a vSphere admin at a large corporation and I have come Read more...

VMworld Vegas Pro Tips and Tricks

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Authored by Ryan Kelly, Staff Systems Engineer, Cloud Management As you probably already know, VMworld is back in Vegas this year and bigger than ever. Whether this is your first time attending or you are a seasoned veteran, I have some tips that I think you all will find valuable. VMworld itself is action packed, Read more...