What-If Analysis with vRealize Operations 8.0

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There is more to capacity management for vSphere environments than looking at what’s currently running in your clusters. Clusters are always in flux with VMs and hosts being added and removed. There can be situations that require looking at migrating workloads to other datacenters or the public cloud. If you’ve run into any of these Read more...

Project level deployment sharing in vRealize Automation Cloud

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With the latest feature release in October 2019, vRealize Automation Cloud users can configure projects for project level deployment sharing, or for deployments to be owned by a specific user. When creating or editing a Project, you have a new toggle switch to enable or disable Deployment sharing: When Deployment sharing is enabled each member Read more...

What’s New in vRealize Operations 8.0?

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Today marks general availability of vRealize Operations 8.0. I’m excited to tell you about the amazing features available in this release. Grab a coffee or tea and sit back because this is another huge release with lots of exciting new features. Improved Initial Onboarding To start things off, we’ve improved initial onboarding. For new deployments, Read more...

Yes, We Use It Ourselves!! (VMware Code Stream)

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  VMware is a massive development shop!! I mean we have a TON of developers always cranking out new features and capabilities for our solutions. So, it is safe to say that we run into all of the same challenges that other companies that are developing applications run into. In this post, I am going Read more...

Kubernetes Across vRealize Automation Cloud

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  In this post I am going to cover all the areas within vRealize Automation Cloud that can help deploy and manage upstream Kubernetes environments as well as deployments of applications to Kubernetes environments.   VMware Cloud Assembly:   PKS Integration: The first area within VMware Cloud Assembly that has integration to Kubernetes is the Read more...

Allocation Model for Capacity Management in vRealize Operations 7.5

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Capacity management is a critical aspect of managing vSphere clusters. Capacity management goals can vary depending on the type of VMs running in the cluster or based on business requirements. Failure to manage capacity based on business goals can lead to capacity shortfalls or performance problems. In vRealize Operations 6.7 and 7.0, there was only Read more...

Integrations Available For VMware Code Stream

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With VMware Code Stream you can speed software delivery and streamline troubleshooting with release pipelines and analytics. In this post we will go through many of the integrations that are possible with VMware Code Stream. You will see that there are SO many possibilities to interact with virtually any system to make advanced pipelines for Read more...
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Network Automation with Cloud Assembly and NSX – Part 2

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In the first post, I covered how to add Cloud Accounts and view discovered compute and network resources in Cloud Assembly.  If you missed the first post or need a refresher, click here – part 1 – to check it out.  Each of the posts in this series assumes you have access to Cloud Assembly with the Read more...

Service Broker – Serverless Extensibility (ABX) and Workflow (vRO) as Content Sources

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As part of our ongoing enhancements to VMware’s Cloud Automation Services, today we introduce the capability to setup Serverless Extensibility (ABX) and vRealize Orchestrator Workflows (vRO) as Service Broker Content Sources.   First a little refresher on Service Broker Service Broker is that’s part of Cloud Automation Services that are offered via SaaS. It is Read more...