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Free eBook: vCenter Log Insight

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Understanding Real-time Log Analytics Whatever the work challenge, suffice to say that we all want to get it right the first time. No one enjoys repeating work because we missed seeing, hearing or understanding important data the first time. That’s one of the things that make products such as vCenter Log Insight so important to Read more...

Integrate Anything with Log Insight Using Syslog

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Why did the Log Insight team choose syslog, invented way back in the 80s, as the input protocol for Log Insight?  The 80s was the decade that brought us CD-ROMs, Doppler Radar and Digital Cell Phones.  It’s hard to believe that the syslog protocol was only a part of sendmail at first.  Now it is Read more...

vCenter Operations Management Tech Tips: Tip #22 – Monitoring Microsoft Hyper-V with VMware vCenter Hyperic 5.8

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In my last installment “vCenter Operations Management Tech Tips: Tip #20 – Monitoring Business Critical Applications with VMware vCenter Hyperic 5.8” I talked about how in vCenter Operations 5.8 we have introduced the first wave of out of the box Dashboards and adapter intelligence. I focused on how vCenter Operations Manager is being enhanced to Read more...

Earthquakes in Log Insight using RSS

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Here’s my fun project for a Friday afternoon: send an earthquake RSS feed to Log Insight. vCenter Log Insight is a powerful log storage and analysis platform, but there is the potential for using this platform for digging into other types information.  I’m going to use earthquake data, but any rss feed should work by Read more...

Introducing a New Blog Series: David Davis on vCenter Operations

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Hi folks, I have some fantastic news for you. Starting tomorrow, we are launching a new blog post series – David Davis on vCenter Operations! This new blog series will be authored by David Davis, an industry personality known for his focus on virtualization and cloud technologies. David will share his experiences and opinions on various Read more...

Introducing version 2.0 of the F5 Networks Management Plug-in for vCenter Orchestrator

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Welcome to Erdős

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Welcome to Erdős   Erdős Number n. The number of “hops” needed to connect the author of a paper with the prolific late mathematician Paul Erdős. An author’s Erdős number is 1 if he has co-authored a paper with Erdős, 2 if he has co-authored a paper with someone who has co-authored a paper with Erdős, etc. Read more...