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Optimizing Workload Placement in vRealize Automation with vRealize Operations

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Workload placement can be a complex problem. vRealize Automation enforces business and IT policies relating to placement. vRealize Operations can make placement recommendations based on health and capacity metrics. Beginning with vRealize Automation 7.3 and vRealize Operations 6.6, you can leverage the capabilities of both products to optimize your workload placement. The high-level flow across the Read more...

vRealize Automation 7 Catalog API In Action

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I’ve written before about the improvements we made to the self-service API in vRealize Automation 7.0, but where APIs are concerned, working code is worth a thousand words. I’m pleased to present the vRealize Automation Reference Application, an open source sample application we developed to show the new API in action. We had several goals Read more...

vRealize Automation 7.0 – vCloud Air Enhancements

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By now you’ve probably heard about the upcoming vRealize Automation 7.0 release and gotten an overview of what’s coming. In this post, I’d like to talk briefly about one of the areas we’ve been working on — our integration with vCloud Air. The theme for this release and this feature area in particular is simplification. Read more...

Automating your vCloud Automation Center with vCAC APIs

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vCloud Automation Center (now vRealize Automation) has always provided a rich set of capabilities for extending the product’s out-of-the-box functionality. The flip side of these flexible call-outs to integrate with third-party systems during the provisioning and management life cycle is the ability to enable external systems to initiate actions in vCloud Automation Center programmatically rather Read more...