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New Hands-on Labs and Chance to win a DJI Mavic Pro Drone

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Folks, We are incredibly happy to announce our latest release of Hands-on Labs and a very cool DJI Drone Raffle Giveaway for taking any of our eligible Hands-on Labs. Please visit our official contest site for more details Contest runs from April 19th to May 19th 2017 Giveaway is for US residents only, sorry no VMware Read more...

HOL Three-Tier Application, Part 5 – Use Cases

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If you have been following along in this series, first of all, thank you! Here is a summary of our work so far: Download Photon and Build a Template Build the Database Server Build the Application Server Build the Web Server Next, you should have a basic three-tier application created: I tried to use simple components to Read more...

HOL Three-Tier Application, Part 4 – Web Server

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This is the fourth post in the series about building a three-tier application for demonstration, lab, and education purposes. If you have been following along, you have created the base Photon template as well as simple database and application servers. This post covers the final layer of our stack, the web presentation tier. I have said Read more...

VMware Hands-on Labs over 1 Million Labs Served – Thank You

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Folks We are incredibly proud of announcing that we have delivered over 1 Million Hands-on Labs to 269K active users since January 1st 2013.  We really appreciate the help we have received from all of the teams involved for making this happen. Some Fun Facts:  Users on average spend 51 minutes taking a Lab, taking 3.7 Read more...

HOL Three-Tier Application, Part 3 – App Server

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This is the third post in the series about building a three-tier application for demonstration, lab, and education purposes. At this point, you have downloaded Photon OS and prepared the base template according to the specifications and have built and tested the database server, db-01a. Working from the bottom-up, we move to the application server, which sits between Read more...

HOL Three-Tier Application, Part 2 – DB server

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This is the second post in the series about building a three-tier application for demonstration, lab, and education purposes. At this point, you have downloaded Photon OS and prepared the base template according to the specifications. If not, please go to the first post in the series to prepare your environment. I am trying to release Read more...

HOL Three-Tier Application, Part 1

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This is the first post in my series about the multi-tier application we use in some of the VMware Hands-on Labs to demonstrate, among other things, network connectivity, microsegmentation and load balancing. This post will cover downloading the base operating system and performing the configuration tasks common to all of the VMs in the solution. Read more...