The Best of Docker and the Best of VMware

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By Cody De Arkland, Senior Systems Engineer, SLED at VMware vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC) are changing the game of containers for VMware customers. The ability to consume VMware ESXi resources directly, leverage VMware’s best-in-class virtual machine (VM) management tools like vRealize Operations, and the ability to create segmented, multi-tenant ‘Docker enabled’ API endpoints are all Read more...

Microservices Meets Micro-segmentation: Delivering Developer-Ready Infrastructure for Modern Application Development

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Authored by Paul Fazzone, General Manager, Cloud Native Applications Today at Dell EMC World 2017, Pat Gelsinger (VMware CEO) and Bill Cook (Pivotal COO) took to stage to discuss Developer-Ready Infrastructure and describe the customer benefits when microservices meet micro-segmentation. At its core, developer-ready infrastructure is about dealing with the practical realities and complications of Read more...

Using Terraform to deploy Docker Datacenter on Photon Platform

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Authored by Nathan Ness, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, Cloud Native Applications. In this post I will discuss how a developer or infrastructure administrator can use Terraform to automate infrastructure provisioning. I will demonstrate how you can use Terraform with Photon Platform to deploy and scale Docker Datacenter. Terraform is a tool for building, changing, and Read more...

Photon Platform 1.2 Delivers New Features Across Storage, Networking, and Security for Kubernetes

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Authored by Wendy Cartee, Sr. Director of Cloud-Native Marketing We are excited to announce the release of VMware Photon™ Platform 1.2 today! Photon Platform is a container-optimized cloud infrastructure solution for deploying and operating cloud-native applications and microservices. It offers highly secure, fully integrated virtual compute, networking, and storage to simplify and secure cloud-native applications. Read more...

vSphere Integrated Containers 1.1 Delivers New User Experience Enhancements

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Authored by Karthik Narayan, Senior Product Manager, Cloud Native Applications Today, we are pleased to announce the release of vSphere® Integrated Containers™ 1.1! vSphere Integrated Containers was released as part of vSphere 6.5, and the new 1.1 release delivers significant user experience improvements, including a new user interface (UI). What is vSphere Integrated Containers? vSphere Read more...

Stateful Containers on Kubernetes Using vSphere Cloud Provider

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This blog is written by Abrar Shivani who is a software engineer in Cloud Native Applications Storage team. This blog post will provide an overview of vSphere Cloud Provider which exposes persistent storage for containers orchestrated by Kubernetes on top of vSphere. By using a sample WordPress-MySQL application, this blog will provide a step-by-step guide on Read more...

Photon Platform v1.1 is Now Available for Download on Github

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Authored by James Zabala, Principal Architect and Product Lead for Photon Platform Today we’re excited to announce the release of Photon Platform v1.1! This is our fourth major release in 2016 and marks a major milestone in our concerted effort to build a true container-focused cloud platform. Download the bits on Github. Photon Platform is an 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...

VMware Photon Platform: The Private Cloud for Developers

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Authored by Jared Rosoff, Chief Technologist Cloud-Native Applications Over the past few years our customers have been asking us how they can get the developer productivity and agility of the public cloud, but with the cost, security, and control of their private data center. Photon Platform, which we are announcing today at VMworld Barcelona, delivers Read more...