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  • Custom notification and automation based on host failure in VMware Cloud on AWS

    Physical hardware failure is inevitable, this is true whether it is running in your on-premises datacenter or in the Cloud like VMware Cloud on AWS. Although vSphere HA will automatically restart all affected VMs after detecting a host failure, there is usually additional activities that must be performed by a customer such as notifying all [...]

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    Published on 2020-07-09 | Time 19:21:19

  • Configuring dnsmasq as PXE Server for ESXi 

    One really cool thing that I came to learn while setting up the infrastructure to network boot the latest Raspberry Pi 4 was the use of dnsmasq, which I have used in the past but I did not realize it could do so much more. In addition to providing DNS services, it can also be [...]

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    Published on 2020-07-09 | Time 14:12:45

  • The VMware Labs flings monthly for June 2020

    And another month gone, for some the Summer Holidays have already started while others might have to wait a few weeks or so. This month there have been two new fling releases and seven received an update. New Releases Workspace ONE App Analyzer for macOS True SSO Configuration Utility Update... Continue Reading

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    Published on 2020-07-03 | Time 20:29:23

  • Five of my favorite enhancements in vSphere 7

    It is very easy to focus on the speeds and feeds of a new major vSphere release such as vSphere 7 which also includes a TON of new and exciting capabilities. However, often times it is the tiny improvements that has the most significant impact to our end users, especially when it comes to usability [...]

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    Published on 2020-06-30 | Time 16:56:55

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Hackathon at VMworld US 2019


The 4th annual VMware Code Hackathon is back! VMworld US is literally right around the corner and this is one of my favorite events. The amount of creativity by the attendees is always fascinating. From injecting a PowerShell terminal into the vSphere Client to the creation of a bot which scrapes Reddit for orthographic errors Read more...

VMware{code} Experiences at VMworld US 2019


The VMware{code} booth will feature three {code} experiences involving Raspberry Pi’s, sensors, Kubernetes, and more at VMworld US 2019. Sign up for the experiences here!  1. Introduction to Raspberry Pi and Sensor Programming This VMware{code} Experience is a combination of a 45 minute lecture session and 1 hour coding lesson. Participants will learn the basics Read more...

Survey: Hybrid Infrastructure Automation and Tools


Surveys are an important tool which allows us to gain insights into a wide variety of opinions and feedback. We then take the results of these surveys and use it to formulate the roadmap for several products moving forward to best suite our users and consumers. In our latest survey, we are looking for information Read more...

Kubernetes on a Raspberry Pi Cluster


Kubernetes on a Raspberry Pi Cluster By Kesi Soundararajan I. Introduction Kubernetes is an open source, container orchestration tool that automates the management of containerized applications. Despite its recent 2015 release, Kubernetes has quickly become an industry standard for developers who use containers in their production. To understand more about how Kubernetes works, for this Read more...

Talking Code: VMware Tools Management with PowerCLI


In this edition of Talking Code, we’re taking a look at how simple it is to manage VMware Tools with PowerCLI! VMware Tools Management with PowerCLI For more videos in the Talking Code series, see the Talking Code Archive As always, let us know in the comments what other videos you’d like to see in Read more...