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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...

Photon Platform or vSphere or Both?

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Authored by Ryan Kelly, Staff Systems Engineer, Cloud Management We are back from another successful VMworld and a lot of folks are asking for the slides from this session. While the official slides are being posted on VMworld.com, I want to follow up with a blog post on this for anyone that was unable to attend Read more...

Photon Controller 1.0 First Look

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Authored by Ryan Kelly, Staff Systems Engineer, Cloud Management The 1.0 release of Photon Controller is now available on GitHub. Along with some bug fixes In this major release we see a sexy new UI. Photon Platform development is moving fast and this milestone just goes to show the commitment VMware has to deliver this 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...

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...