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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...

David Davis on vRealize Operations – Post #20 – Log Insight 2.0 and vROps 6.0 Integration in VMware Hands On Labs

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In my last post, I covered how you can gain access to the latest version of vRealize Operations (formerly vCenter Operations Management Suite) before it’s available to download by using the VMware Hands On Labs (HoL). In that article, I walked you through how VMware’s HoL offers 6 different labs around the vRealize Operations Insight Read more...