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Docker Containerd Explained in Plain Words

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Authored by Massimo Re Ferre, Technical Product Manager for Cloud Native Apps I have been frequently asked “what’s [Docker] Containerd?” The short answer I gave may be of benefit for the larger community so I am turning this into a short blog post. I hope the condensed format is useful. Background: What’s the Problem Docker Read more...

New Networking and Cloud Native Apps Hands-on Labs Released!

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VMware Hands-On Lab (HOL) by Dave Rollins Today we are releasing the reaming network and Cloud Native Apps labs in 2017 Hands-on Labs catalog.  While we have already released the HOL-1703 and HOL-1725 series of NSX based content, today’s labs focus on VMware Integrated OpenStack and Partner solutions from Check Point and Trend Micro. These Read more...

Cloud Native Apps: State of the Union – CNA7739-GD

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Authored by Emad Benjamin, Principal Architect, Global Services Advanced Architecture The room for this session was packed in Las Vegas, and boy did people come armed with their questions. It was great to see attendees for multiple companies who are paying attention to the Cloud Native Apps (CNA) space.  Now, we promised that what was discussed in Vegas would Read more...

Pivotal and VMware: The Lowdown on the High Up

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Authored by Alka Gupta, Senior Global Technical Alliance Manager Digital era is upon us. Every business is challenged by new innovations, whether it’s new products like Tesla, new business models like venmo or new user experiences like Uber. Customers and end users are expecting businesses to provide experiences that are personalized, localized, mobilized and responsive to their demands Read more...

VMworld Barcelona Pro Tips and Tricks

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Authored by Ryan Kelly, Staff Systems Engineer, Cloud Management We are just weeks away from VMworld’s 2016 Europe Conference in beautiful Barcelona Spain. This year will be my 5th year attending the Europe conference in Barcelona and I have learned a few things I want to share with all of you. I have actually been Read more...

How to enable Docker Remote API on Photon OS

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Authored by Ryan Kelly, Staff Systems Engineer, Cloud Management So you want to connect to the Docker instance on Photon OS remotly from another Docker client? In this guide I will walk you through a few short steps to configure Photon OS to enable the remote docker API. NOTE: This is not considered the secure Read more...

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...