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Scaling a vRA 7.3 Environment (Part 2)

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Last time we installed a distributed vRA 7.3 environment by using only one node per role. Here comes the time when you have to add another node for each role, to the vRA setup, because vRA has become a critical asset and you want to lower the downtime of the service. There are a few Read more...
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Private vs Public Cloud Costs: Surprising 451 Research Results

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Some amazing news coming out of a new study by 451 Research around Private vs Public Cloud Costs. This just published study found that 41% of IT Decision makers feel that their Private Cloud implementation is cheaper than that of a “like for like” Public Cloud environment. Another 24% of respondents indicated that they were Read more...
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July 19th Webinar: Infoblox + VMware – Reducing Network Delays in VMware Cloud and SDN Environments

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Too often in cloud, virtualized, and SDN deployments, the handoffs and delays with manually provisioning IP addresses and DNS records can add hours, days, or even weeks to the process. The lack of automation also causes inconsistency, outages, and security risks when provisioning and destroying VMs and NSX devices. VMware and Infoblox have teamed up to Read more...

Enabling DevOps with vRealize Automation and Puppet

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Enterprise IT and DevOps teams are under tremendous pressure to efficiently deliver, operate and maintain infrastructure to support the needs of the business and its customers. It can take weeks to deliver production ready infrastructure and in response CIOs are looking for faster, self-service provisioning solutions. Until recently, vRealize Automation (vRA) integrated with various configuration Read more...
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The Importance of Relationship Mapping in vRealize Operations

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By: Kyle Wassink   When introducing others to vRealize Operations (vROps), starting with the foundational components of the platform serves as the best approach. Relationship mapping is one of those foundational components that is used extensively throughout vROps and is critical to a lot of the platforms functionality, and therefore, important to understand.   First, Read more...
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New Contest : Share Your vROps 6.6 Upgrade Story

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The VMware Communities is running a contest on vRealize Operations 6.6 (vROps 6.6). Make sure you check it out and participate by sharing your upgrade experience. Top winners will get exciting prizes! Click HERE to Share Your Story If you are all excited about our new release of vROps 6.6 and have already upgraded, please Read more...

Scaling a vRA 7.3 Environment (Part 1)

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Let’s say you’re the kind of person that doesn’t like wasting resources – you use public transportation, electric if possible (here in Eastern Europe we love EVs), you separate your trash, buy new mountaineering equipment only when necessary, always turn off the lights in the bathroom and you really like the scaling features of virtual infrastructures. Read more...
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Kaminario K2 content pack for vRealize Log Insight

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Overview Kaminario K2 all-flash array delivers multi-petabyte scale storage with the performance and agility to meet the needs of an on-demand world. Kaminario K2 Gen6 is powered by VisionOSTM, a software platform that optimizes best-of-breed commodity hardware resources. K2 is built for delivering applications on highly scalable virtual environments, private clouds or as-a-service infrastructures. K2’s Read more...

vSAN Gets an Upgrade to First Class

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With the release of vRealize Operations 6.6 I am excited to announce that customers can now manage their vSAN deployments with native integration.  No need to install a management pack; just set up your vSAN adapter instances and vRealize Operations will do the rest.  As a critical component of the VMware Software Defined Data Center Read more...
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July 19th: Getting More Out of vRealize to Monitor Multiple Clouds

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Be the multiple clouds hero and manage your entire IT infrastructure proactively. We are continuing our “Getting More Out of VMware vRealize” series with this special webinar on July 19th! How often does your team run into storage issues, slow applications, network latency or growing multi-clouds? To ensure that your infrastructure platform is available when Read more...