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How to create a workflow in F5 BIG-IP for vRO

5 Key vRO Workflows for Your F5 BIG-IP Environment


By: Lora Johnson   As the complexity of IT infrastructures continues to grow, so does the need for automation to simplify tasks that serve as a time suck for IT operations personnel. With vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), you can automate tasks from the simple — like creating a new user in Active Directory — to the Read more...
Wavefront Nest Graph

Nerding out with Wavefront


I’m pretty excited with our acquisition of Wavefront, and I’m glad it’s finally closed. Honestly, what has impressed me with Wavefront is how easy it is to get it to ingest data. In fact, Wavefront has over 80(!) different kinds of data it can ingest. Since I have no life, one weekend, I was able Read more...
vRealize Operations Management Pack for vCloud Air 3.0

VMware Completes Wavefront Acquisition


I’m pleased to announce that the Wavefront acquisition is officially closed. We’ve passed all the hurdles, and done all the paperwork, and now Wavefront is now officially part of VMware. Wavefront is, of course, the leading metrics monitoring service for cloud and modern application environments. If you are interested in signing up for a free trial, go Read more...

vRealize Automation API Samples for Postman


The vRealize Automation REST API provides consumers and administrators access to all services in its service catalog that support the vRealize Automation user interface. All services have a set of use cases that can be achieved programmatically by using these REST APIs. vRealize Automation 7.1 and later documents these APIs in swagger format. We have prepared Read more...
Microsoft Azure Overview Dashboard from Blue Medora

Revealing Elastic Pool Metrics to Drive Better Microsoft Azure Performance


By: Lora Johnson   Cloud adoption continues to grow globally, but at the same time, many organizations are not abandoning their traditional data center model which has resulted in higher usage of a hybrid cloud strategy, leveraging private and public clouds, as well as traditional on-premises data structures. Microsoft Azure seamlessly integrates across the cloud Read more...
High load on a SAP system

How to Drive Better SAP Performance with Virtualization Layer Visibility


By: Christian Fernando   When using SAP native tools such as SAP Solution Manager, it lacks visibility into the underlying virtualization layers, which can result in a blind spot in understanding the complete performance story. The virtualization layer includes the virtual machine, ESXi server, CPU, memory and storage. The ability to quickly see contention of Read more...

NetApp VM Performance Dashboard from Blue Medora

How to Drive Better NetApp Performance with FlexPod


By: Brian Williams   In the second part of our three-post series about Blue Medora’s FlexPod Bundle, I’ll be providing insight into how you can drive better performance across your NetApp Storage workloads. In case you missed it, check out our first blog post in this series which highlights Cisco UCS, “Using FlexPod? How to Drive Read more...
NetApp Storage Topology Dashboard from Blue Medora

How to Extend Visibility From NetApp FAS to Virtual Infrastructure


By: Brock Peterson   Mapping your NetApp FAS environment to your virtual infrastructure within VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) can provide essential insight into how your NetApp performance impacts your virtual environment. Specifically, the ability to map key NetApp resources to ESXi hosts, virtual machines (VMs) and datastores. To garner deeper visibility into your NetApp resources, Read more...