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5 Must Knows of Automated Workload Balancing with vRealize Operations – David Davis on vROps Post #43

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You’ve heard of VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler, or DRS, right? Of course! Everyone uses DRS in their vSphere cluster to (seemingly) magically balance workloads across hosts without any downtime to the running applications in the virtual machines. With the latest version of vRealize Operations there’s an awesome new “DRS-ish” feature that you need to know Read more...

Upgrading to the NEW vRealize Operations 6.5, Step by Step – David Davis on vRealize Operations – Post #39

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Hopefully you’ve already learned about all the new goodness in new vRealize Operations 6.5. If not, you should know that the new 6.5 has some very cool features including: Integration with vRealize Log Insight for even faster troubleshooting Integration with vRealize Business for Cloud via Business Management tab in vRealize Operations Automate upgrade of in-guest Read more...

What Is vRealize Network Insight? Interview with Shobhana Viswanathan (@shobhanav)

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Recently I was honored to be invited to VMware’s headquarters to conduct a series of video interviews. One of those interviews was with Shobhana Viswanathan, Product Marketing, VMware’s Cloud Management Business Unit where we talked about VMware’s new vRealize Network Insight. In the interview, Shobhana tells us about how in June 2016, VMware acquired Arkin, Read more...

David Davis on vRealize Operations – Post #34 – NEW! Predictive DRS with vRealize Operations 6.4

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In case you missed my last post, I answered the question “What is vRealize Network Insight (vRNI)?” In this post, I want to cover a NEW feature in the NEW release of vRealize Operations – vROps version 6.4. That new feature is predictive distributed resource scheduler. Now it’s likely that you already use VMware’s DRS in your vSphere infrastructure (most Read more...