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vRA and NSX – Application Services and Design

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In the Intro to App-Centric Networking and Security post, I introduced some of the value and benefits of brining vRealize Automation and NSX together (be sure to give that a review before continuing). Now we’ll dive a bit deeper into the technical details of the integration to gain an understanding of how these solutions can Read more...

5 Must Knows of Automated Workload Balancing with vRealize Operations – David Davis on vROps Post #43

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You’ve heard of VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler, or DRS, right? Of course! Everyone uses DRS in their vSphere cluster to (seemingly) magically balance workloads across hosts without any downtime to the running applications in the virtual machines. With the latest version of vRealize Operations there’s an awesome new “DRS-ish” feature that you need to know Read more...

Reviews by Users: vRealize Wins High Marks

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Our customers love to tell us what’s working, what they love, and what could be better. And we love to hear it! That’s why we collaborated with IT Central Station to interview VMworld attendees in Las Vegas to gather written and video reviews on our products; in this case, vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation, and vRealize Read more...

Enabling Infrastructure as Code

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Infrastructure as Code – The developer’s point of view This week, we’re going to look at infrastructure from the developer’s point of view. Developers by their nature, see everything as code. We’ll refer to this idea as –  Infrastructure as Code. Infrastructure as Code is the process of leveraging code, or machine-readable files, to manage and Read more...
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Horizon View Content pack for vRealize Log Insight

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Overview VMware Horizon View (formerly VMware View) is a virtual desktop infrastructure solution that simplifies desktop management. VMware Horizon View helps provide end users access to all of their virtual desktops, applications, and online services through a single digital workspace. Horizon View consolidates control, delivery and protection of end user compute resources with policies that Read more...

Monitoring HPE 3PAR StoreServ with Blue Medora

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Monitoring HPE 3PAR StoreServ with Blue Medora If data is driving the digital economy, then flash storage is its engine’s turbo charger. All flash arrays (AFA) may not feature in your data center today, but odds are soon they will. According to 451 Research, 48% of enterprises are either currently using them, piloting, or planning Read more...

Optimizing your Java application with Wavefront

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Introduction In this article, we will follow the fictitious First Bank of Ebberød through their somewhat rocky entry into the world of high-frequency algorithmic trading and how Wavefront can help them. The bank has suffered from poor profitability and a lack of innovation for a long time. To address both of these issues, the bank leadership Read more...

Want to Test Drive vRealize Automation? Start with New Hands-on Lab

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Among the 150,000 virtual machines deployed during VMworld 2017, vRealize Automation was one of the TOP 10 most popular Hands-on labs (HOL). It is clear that “IT Automation” today is still top-of-mind for our customers, and IT teams are keen on exploring automation solutions to bring agility and efficiency into their organizations. vRealize Automation, heart Read more...