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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...

vCenter Operations Management Tech Tips: Tip #21 – Management Pack for Amazon Web Services (AWS) (Video)

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Hi everyone! In December 2013 we shipped vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.8.  This release focused on extending the capabilities of Cloud Operations Management with enhanced monitoring for Microsoft applications, support for Hyper-V and Amazon Web Services (AWS), as well as better storage visiblilty and analytics.  It’s all about Heterogeneous Cloud Operations Management.  As a result, Read more...

vCenter Operations Management Tech Tips: Tip #20 – Monitoring Business Critical Applications with VMware vCenter Hyperic 5.8

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With the version 5.8 release of VMware vCenter Hyperic in the VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite, we are introducing the first wave of out-of-the-box Dashboards – built by Application Subject Matter Experts, for Application Owners. The dashboards, installed with the vCenter Operations Managment Pack for Hyperic are built to provide instant value to App Owners. Read more...

Log Insight Survey Launched! We’d like your opinion.

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Please give us 10 minutes of your day for some feedback about your Log Management needs. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XQC6K3P You may have already given Log Insight a shot, or you may be waiting in the wings for a particular feature before you make the leap. Either way, we’d like to learn from you to help direct our Read more...

vCenter Operations Management Tech Tips: Tip #19 – vCenter Operations Manager and Business Critical Applications (Video Demo)

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In the past we have shown you how to manage your Business Critical Applications (BCA) in vCenter Operations Manager.  To do this right we walked you through modeling the application and building tiers, creating supermetrics and KPIs and adding business context to the applications by associating them with lines of business, regions, owners, support levels.  Read more...

VMware vCenter Log Insight 1.5 – Technology and Features

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Today, we announced the general availability of vCenter Log Insight 1.5. You can find the announcement by my colleague, Bill Roth, here. Our amazing engineering team put a lot of effort in creating this release, so I wanted to post a more detailed description of some of the newly introduced features and also provide more information about Read more...