Cloud Assembly VM Guest Management With Ansible

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By Darryl Cauldwell, VMware Solution Architect Advanced Customer Engagement Project Team: Amanda Blevins, Mandy Botsko-Wilson, Carlos Boyd, Darryl Cauldwell, Paul Chang, Kim Delgado, Dustin Ellis, Jason Karnes, Phoebe Kim, Andy Knight, Chris Mutchler, Nikolay Nikolov, Michael Patton, Raghu Pemmaraju vRealize Automation Cloud VMware vRealize Automation Cloud is a product suite comprising of three separate modules, Read more...

Frustrated Managing Your Cloud Environment?

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Are you frustrated managing your private, hybrid, public or multi-cloud environment? Is the tool you have now not working for your environment today? If you’re thinking about switching vendors and don’t know where to start, or if you’re using a cloud management tool but not sure of all the capabilities, the VMware Cloud Management Buyer’s Read more...

VMworld 2019: Quick notes from Barcelona

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As VMworld Europe is behind us, I’d like to share a few highlights for you. But before we dive in, I am  happy to report that our VMware Cloud Management Business Unit had a very strong showing across the board, and the feedback we are getting is very good. More than 4,000 people attended cloud Read more...

Windows guest initialization with Cloudbase-Init in vCenter

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In a previous post we showed how to leverage Cloudbase-Init to customize Windows guest instances provisioned by VMware Cloud Assembly in an Azure Cloud Account. Now it is time to show the power of Cloudbase-Init in vCenter Cloud Accounts. Cloudbase-Init is the Cloud-Init equivalent for Windows. It provides tools for Windows guest customization, like user creation, password injection, hostname, SSH public keys and Read more...

Announcing vRealize Network Insight 5.1

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Today, VMware is announcing the upcoming release of version 5.1 of both vRealize Network Insight and vRealize Network Insight Cloud. This next version of vRealize Network Insight will build on the momentum of the 5.0 release and include additional capabilities to help you discover, optimize and troubleshoot application security and network connectivity, no matter where Read more...

Introducing the VxRail Management Pack for vRealize Operations

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Right before VMworld San Francisco this year, we introduced the new vSAN ENT+ bundle for your HCI environments.  Better together,  vSAN and vRealize Operations made it easier to manage your ‘day one’ and ‘day two’ hyperconverged operations through self-driving features like:   vSAN-aware Workload Placement and Balancing Continuous Capacity & Cost Optimization Intelligent Remediation Encryption, Deduplication, Compression vSAN Compliance Read more...

Project Magna for vSAN Optimization: Beta Announcement

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We received tons of interest and excitement from the Project Magna tech preview at VMworld 2019 in San Francisco and we’re now very close to kicking off our customer beta program!  vSAN and vRealize Operations combine to make a solution that works better together, allowing IT datacenters to modernize and operationalize their HCI configurations.   Read more...
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vRA and vROps 8: The Peanut Butter & Jelly for Your Hybrid Cloud

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The vRealize team has always driven a “better together” solution between vRealize Automation (vRA) and vRealize Operations (vROps), and with the 8.0 releases of these products we have hit a new high. Together they become the cornerstone of any Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) and provide a pairing not seen since peanut butter and jelly Read more...

vRealize Operations dashboards to monitor VMware Cloud on AWS

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We have seen a number of asks for dashboards that can help with monitoring specific use cases related to VMware Cloud on AWS. With this post, I will share four such dashboards that we have been working on pertaining to VMC monitoring use cases. Special thanks to William Lam for guiding me with the best Read more...

What-If Analysis with vRealize Operations 8.0

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There is more to capacity management for vSphere environments than looking at what’s currently running in your clusters. Clusters are always in flux with VMs and hosts being added and removed. There can be situations that require looking at migrating workloads to other datacenters or the public cloud. If you’ve run into any of these Read more...