vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 2.0 – What’s new

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We are very excited about the latest release of vRealize Lifecycle Manager that went GA on September 20, 2018. Along side vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager we updated several of our key products in our Cloud Management space. vRealize Automation 7.5 – YAY New UI vRealize Business for Cloud 7.5 vRealize Code Stream 2.4.1 vRealize Operations Read more...

Pivotal Container Service(PKS) integration with Project Hatchway: A technical overview

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Contributions from Alka Gupta and Aman Basotra   For vSphere environments, Project Hatchway offers storage infrastructure choices for container platforms such as Pivotal Container Service so customers can take advantage of container technology for running stateful, data intensive applications such as databases and modern cloud native applications.  The solution enables any storage which can be Read more...

vRealizing IaaS as a Code Multi-Developer Story with vRealize Automation and LifeCycle Suite Content Management

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We are continuing to cover the multi-developer story for IaaS contents as a code. In the previous blog we have shown step-by-step process on how to set up IaaS content development environment using vRealize Automation with Infrastructure blueprint that is available for download from vRA 7.4 appliances. Here we will be focusing on implementing the Read more...

vRA and ServiceNow – beyond the boring stuff

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Many companies are using our vRealize Automation plug-in for ITSM which delivers blueprints to standard ServiceNow catalogs. For the majority of use cases it is working well and many find it useful. And boring as hell. The reason for this is that the plug-in is not giving you everything the vRA portal does. However, just because we Read more...

Provision and Manage Kubernetes Clusters as-a-Service using vRealize Automation and Pivotal Container Service

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Contributions by Pranay Bakre, Alka Gupta   Pivotal Container Service (PKS) aims to simplify how enterprises deploy, run and manage Kubernetes clusters on any cloud. Download the release from PivNet. Every enterprise wants to run containers in production. However, primary questions being asked are: “How do I get Kubernetes to work in my data center? How Read more...

vRealize Log Insight and VMware Log Intelligence: Better Together

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Credit to NICO GUERRERA for blog content (Bio Below)!   vRealize Log Insight 1.0 was released for general availability in 2013, and since then it has steadily grown in features, scale, and customer adoption. I have worked with customers who have deployed up to sixty nodes of Log Insight across multiple clusters and datacenters, ingesting hundreds Read more...

Customizing request forms using the new Custom Forms

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Custom Forms is a new feature in vRA 7.4. They give you the opportunity to redesign and apply a new look and feel for vRA forms. They also provide a rich set of features, such as the ability to re-order the components in the form, many different types of field validations, the ability to use generic components Read more...