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VMware Pivotal Container Service Hands-on Lab Is Now Live

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By Michael West, Technical Product Manager, VMware The Cloud-Native Apps Business Unit at VMware is pleased to announce that the VMware Pivotal Container Service Hands-on Lab, a new lab focused on Kubernetes and PKS, is now live. What Are VMware Hands-on Labs (HOL)? HOL comprises more than 80 independent labs covering the entire breadth of Read more...
Selenium Grid

Running Selenium Grid on vSphere with vSphere Integrated Containers

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By Tom Schwaller, Senior Technical Product Manager, Michael Roy, Product Line Marketing Manager, and Simone Morellato, Director Technical Product Management One thing that makes containers great is their ability to rapidly spin up a browser-compatibility testing environment. There are plenty of great tools that can then be used to automate this testing, and Selenium is Read more...

Getting Started with Kubernetes-as-a-Service

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By Michael West, Technical Product Manager, VMware As digital transformation moves from a talking point to an IT mandate, infrastructure teams are being asked to step up to expanded roles. An understanding of containers and container orchestration technologies, combined with deep expertise in storage, networking and compute virtualization, are the minimum requirements for platform engineering Read more...
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A Look Into the Kubernetes Master Components

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By Tom Schwaller, Sr. Technical Product Manager, VMware CNABU This blog post looks at the most important control plane components of a single Kubernetes master node — etcd, the API server, the scheduler and the controller manager — and explains how they work together. Although other components, such as DNS and the dashboard, come into play Read more...
IoT

Uncorking Fine Wine by Using an IoT Pipeline with Kubernetes on vSphere

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By Tom Scanlan, Emerging Technologies Practice, Professional Service Introduction The AMER PSO Cross-Cloud team and the PS ERD Emerging Technologies team (which I am a part of) have been developing the following demonstration application to facilitate discussions around Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning (ML) topics with customers and colleagues. This blog post outlines Read more...

Using vRealize Automation to Deploy VMware Virtual Container Hosts as a Service

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By Alka Gupta, Pranay Bakre, Eduardo Meirelles and Bhuvanesh Kumar Ravichandran In the digital economy, the time it takes to bring software to market can be a crucial competitive advantage. Achieving success is increasingly dependent on empowering developers to be rapid innovators. VMware vSphere Integrated Containers does just that—it gives devs an essential tool for streamlining Read more...
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Developer Sandboxes with VIC 1.2

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By Patrick Daigle, Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, Cloud-Native Apps Introduction In version 1.2, vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC) introduced the concept of the native Docker Container Host (DCH). This is a built-in Docker image containing a full-fledged Docker engine that runs using VIC. DCH is packaged as a container and can be instantiated on VIC like any Read more...

How to Deploy Jenkins Using vSphere Integrated Containers

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By Ben Corrie, Senior Staff Engineer, VMware Introduction  Do you ever find yourself actually installing an operating system these days? If so, stop right now. Ever found yourself manually deploying and configuring a database? Manually setting up and configuring language frameworks for an application? Making the same configuration change to more than one computer manually? Read more...

Exploring Project Admiral, VMware’s Container Management Interface

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By Cody De Arkland, Senior Systems Engineer, SLED West Twitter: @codydearkland Personal Blog: Https://www.thehumblelab.com In my last blog, I talked about the ability to leverage vSphere Integrated Containers on a standalone host. We highlighted how this creates a really low barrier for entry, since users can start to consume containers leveraging their existing vSphere infrastructure without Read more...