Vblock Management with vRealize Operations Insight

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Vblock is an incredibly popular converged hardware/software offering from our friends at VCE. For those not in the know, VCE is an EMC business, and started life as a joint venture between VMware, EMC, and Cisco. It produces pre-assembled, rack-based solutions which contain Cisco UCS compute notes, Cisco network switches, EMC storage, and VMware software. Read more...

Available to Download Now: vRealize Operations 6.0, vRealize Log Insight 2.5, and vRealize Operations Insight 6.0

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At VMware, we focus on helping customers simplify their IT Operations Management, and have a strong set of solution offerings to that objective. We’re excited to share that today the following VMware products have reached General Availability: vRealize Operations 6.0 (Free Trial; Download; Documentation) vRealize Log Insight 2.5 (Free Trial; Download; Documentation) vRealize Operations Insight Read more...

vRealize Operations Tech Tips #3 – Smart Alerts – Part 3 of 4

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If you have been following this Tech Tips thread over the past couple of weeks you will recall we have introduced you to the new concept of Smart Alerts in vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 with their OOTB recommendation and actions.  You have also seen these alerts in action to help you manage the day-to-day health and performance of your software Read more...

vRealize Operations Tech Tips #2 – Smart Alerts – Part 2 of 4

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Our last blog on this topic was very conceptual, where we introduced you to the new Smart Alerts feature of vRealize Operations.  We explained the new alert definitions and how these alerts are made up of symptoms, recommendations and actions.  These alert definitions are built by subject matter experts and provided to you out-of-the-box (OOTB), Read more...

Introducing vRealize Operations 6.0 – Delivering Intelligent Operations From Apps to Storage

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Folks, today at VMworld Barcelona, we announced VMware vRealize Operations 6.0 (formerly vCenter Operations Management Suite). You can read more about today’s announcements in this press release, as well as in this blog post by Ramin Sayar. In this post, I’d like to give you an overview of what’s new and exciting in vRealize Operations 6.0. For complete details on Read more...

David Davis on vCenter Operations – Post #16 – Storage Throughput Analysis

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In my last post, I covered how to perform Storage Capacity Analysis using vCenter Operations Manager. In this post, I’ll cover a similar, but different topic – analyzing storage throughput. Some of the other posts I’ve created around capacity analysis with vCenter Operations Manager are: Introduction to Capacity Planning from the World View Capacity Analysis of your Read more...