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David Davis on vRealize Operations – Post #31 – Keeping vRealize Operations Simple with Hicham Mourad – Demo of 5 Critical Workflows

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In case you missed my last post, I talked covered why you should download and how to deploy the latest and greatest vRealize Operations Manager – the new 6.3. In this post, I wanted to share one of my favorite management VMworld 2016 sessions – MGT7718 – The KISS of vRealize Operations! In case you’re wondering, they Read more...

David Davis on vRealize Operations – Post #29 – Top #VMworld 2016 Cloud Management Sessions – Not to Miss!

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Every year at VMworld there is a tremendous bilateral knowledge exchange between VMware experts and VMware users. At VMworld 2016, the knowledge exchange is no different but the technology and topics are. As more and more companies continued to push up the utilization of their virtual infrastructure and are looking for ways to make it more efficient, Read more...

VIDEO – How to Deploy vRealize Operations into a VMware Fusion Lab and Connect to vCenter by David Davis (Post #25)

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VMware’s vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) has traditionally required a fair amount of horsepower and some time to deploy into vSphere infrastructure (which isn’t surprising as it’s such a powerful performance and capacity management tool). What this meant is that if you wanted to get some hands-on experience or do some testing with vROps you usually Read more...

Post #24 – Creating Custom Policies in vROps 6.x

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A large part of the software-defined datacenter is policy-based management (heard of SPBM?) so how do you manage policies in vRealize Operations and how do you create your own custom policies? Let’s find out! Understanding Policies in vRealize Operations 6 Before you start creating custom policies in vRealize Operations 6.x, you should first understand how Read more...