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vRealize Operations Troubleshooting Powered by Machine Learning

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With the release of vRealize Operations 8.0, we continue to deliver on the vision of Self-Driving Operations powered by advanced AI/ML with the introduction of the Troubleshooting Workbench for faster time-to-identify and time-to-remediate issues in your Software Defined Datacenter. In this post, I will review the capabilities and features of the Troubleshooting Workbench. Start Troubleshooting Read more...

A vRealize Operations Super Metric for VM NUMA Optimization

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In the mad rush leading up to VMworld, I saw a cool new fling by Mark Achtemichuk and Mark McGill that provides a report for optimizing your VM CPU configuration for NUMA boundaries. This is something we get a lot of questions about from customers and they want to know if vRealize Operations can provide Read more...
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vRealize Operations REST API: Find Resource by Identifiers

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This past week, I was working with my technical marketing peer, Chris McClanahan on an exciting new demo with vRealize Operations and Cloud Automation Services. Basically, I needed to get the deployment for a virtual machine so I could take some action on an alert. To do this, I was trying to find a way Read more...

Self-Driving Compliance Remediation with vRealize Operations 7.5

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I have spoken to many customers who have been using the vRealize Operations Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator to add remediation actions using their own workflows to vRealize Operations. This provides practically limitless capability to automate routine, first-level runbook tasks and configuration management for SDDC components.  With vRealize Operations 7.5, we jointly released the 3.0 version Read more...

vRealize Operations 7.5 REST API Updates Overview

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With the latest release of vRealize Operations there were some updates to the REST APIs and I’ll cover them in this brief blog. The biggest news is that the Custom Group APIs have been promoted to the public APIs and are placed under the /api/resources group. This means these APIs are now fully supported. If Read more...

Application Aware Operations with vRealize Operations 7.5

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The point of building and running your SDDC is to run applications, so it only makes sense to have some visibility into those applications. Without awareness of the health and availability of applications it is very difficult to measure and meet SLAs for your business or organization. It can also be difficult to identify and Read more...

Introducing the vRealize Operations Super Metric Sample Exchange

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In addition to the launch of vRealize Operations 7.5, we are also launching a new repository for the community to share custom content.  We started a year ago with the Dashboard Sample Exchange and it has grown to almost 130 community dashboards with thousands of downloads.  In cooperation with the VMware {code} team we are Read more...

What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5?  A Technical Overview, Part 3

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Welcome back again to this multi-part blog series on vRealize Operations 7.5, where I will provide a technical overview of all the new and improved features in this release.  The first part covered improvements to Workload Optimization, with new vSAN capability and better visibility into Business Intent policy violations and host group workload.  In part Read more...