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vRealize Cloud Management supports modern applications with programmable provisioning and self-driving operations.

vRealize Cloud Management: We are a TKG Family

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With our recent release, several of our blogs have introduced you to our capability to manage VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) clusters with the vRealize Cloud Management solution, on-premises or in the cloud. As Kubernetes becomes mainstream in enterprises it is essential to operationalize it with a cloud management platform, and with vRealize Cloud Management Read more...
Delay branch for the action to look up the vRealize Operations resource ID.

vRealize Management: Automated Application Monitoring

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If you have both vRealize Automation and vRealize Operations, you have probably wanted to automate the installation of the Telegraf agent used by vRealize Operations for application monitoring. Since agent lifecycle management was limited to the user interface, this was not possible … until vRealize Operations 8.1, that is. With new APIs for lifecycle management Read more...

vRealize Management Extends VMware Cloud Foundation

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Our vRealize Management customers who use VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) are enjoying the benefit of a fully automated SDDC based on the platform they know and trust. This gives them the ability to embrace hybrid cloud from VMware which allows for consistent management and workload mobility from on-prem to VCF-based clouds. With VCF, the IT Read more...

What’s New for Alerts in vRealize Operations 8.1?

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With vRealize Operations 8.1 we delivered some great updates to the alerting framework to cut through alert noise, simplify alert creation, improve notifications and make it easier to manage alert assignments. If you have spent any time at all with monitoring solutions, you know that alert fatigue is real. With these updates, you will see Read more...
A launch in context action for an NSX-vSphere edge.

vRealize Operations Cloud: Complete Visibility with Integrations

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With the initial availability of vRealize Operations Cloud, customers can now quickly and easily get the benefits of powerful Machine Learning enabled capabilities such as the Troubleshooting Workbench, Workload Placement, predictive capacity analytics, and rightsizing recommendations. However, the benefits of vRealize Operations Cloud do not stop there. We have worked hard to deliver integration with Read more...
A vSphere 7 cluster with Workload Management enabled in vRealize Operations 8.1

Container Operations with vRealize Operations 8.1

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With the release of vRealize Operations 8.1, we introduced support for vSphere 7 for Kubernetes. This includes auto-discovery of new object types, such as Supervisor Clusters, Namespaces, vSphere Pods and Tanzu Kubernetes clusters. This is natively built in to the vCenter adapter in vRealize Operations, so there is nothing you need to do other than Read more...
Workbench time range is set to 2 hours before and 30 minutes after the alert triggered. The scope is still set to the default level 1.

Wanted – Your Troubleshooting Workbench Success Stories

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When we launched vRealize Operations 8.0 last year at VMworld US, there was a lot of excitement for the new Troubleshooting Workbench.  This enables faster time to identify and resolve critical issues in your SDDC by using advanced machine learning to collect and correlate evidence related to an alert or any monitored object having performance Read more...
Arguably the most common REST call made by customers is to export metric data.

Performance of vRealize Operations REST APIs

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About three years ago I posted a blog discussing the performance of the vRealize Operations REST APIs. That blog post still gets referenced, but I thought it was time to update since there have been overall platform performance improvements with each release and the original blog doesn’t address a specific question that I keep getting Read more...

Improved Application Awareness in vRealize Operations 8.0

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Customers trust vRealize Operations for Self-Driving Operations powered by AI/ML to provide the best performance, optimize for efficiency and troubleshoot quickly. However, vRealize Operations doesn’t stop there, and if you aren’t already using the application aware monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities of this solution, you will probably change your mind after you read this blog. In Read more...