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Start Running a Self-Driving Datacenter – vRealize Operations 7.0 Workload Optimization!

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vRealize Operations 7.0 is the key to your new self-driving driving datacenter!  Going self-driving will save you time and money, reduce your number of fire-drill headaches and make you look like a superstar to your bosses.  To turn on self-driving you need to enable workload optimization which lets you automate the business and operational intent in Read more...

Become a Cloud Ninja with the NEW vRealize Operations Certification for VCPs

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Are you vRealize Operations savvy?  Do you want to showcase your expertise to your boss and peers?  Would you like VMware to endorse your IT operations knowledge and skills?  Well now you can!  VMware has recently launched the vRealize Operations Specialist Digital badge for VMware Certified Professionals (VCP). Now technical experts who understand vRealize Operations Read more...

How Much VMware Cloud on AWS Will I Need?

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There are a number of things to think about before bringing a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC into your business. How do I connect everything together? Which applications and workloads should I move? How do I manage performance, cost and capacity? All of these are GREAT questions and for answers to these check out a Read more...

Automated Workload Balance

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Welcome to your lights-out datacenter!  With vRealize Operation 6.6 automated workload balance is easier and more controllable than ever.  This latest release of vRealize Operation gives you the ability to balance workloads across clusters and datastores, simple controls to govern how much balance you want based on your business needs, three ways to activate it Read more...

Predictive DRS Made Simple

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In 2016 VMware made big news with our Predictive DRS (pDRS) announcement and analysts and customers have been buzzing about it ever since. Predictive DRS is a game changer and helps you in the fight against resource contention.  As you know, when contention occurs, applications slow down and your users are affected.  Successfully mitigating resource Read more...

Predictive DRS Walk Through

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As you may recall, in the first Predictive DRS management blog post we discussed the three different methodologies that can be deployed to avoid contention, the value of each of them brings to the table and why its important to deploy all three in your datacenter.  In this blog and in the video below will focus on Read more...

Predictive DRS

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Resource contention is one of the most critical issues in any virtualized environment.  When contention occurs, applications slow down and your users are affected.  Up until now two different methodologies have been employed to mitigate the risk of contention, with varied results.  But now I want to introduce you to the new “game changing” method Read more...