Introducing the vRealize Operations Sizing Tool

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Whether you are deploying vRealize Operations for the first time or you have a current cluster and want to validate your cluster node size and number of nodes you will want to use the vRealize Operations Sizing Tool which was published late last year in conjunction with vRealize Operations 7.0.  This simple, easy-to-use tool provides Read more...

Build A Cloud Automation Service Ready CentOS Template

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  In previous post (here) I walked through how to build a Ubuntu template that was ready to be use in Cloud Automation Services. In this follow-up post I will walkthrough the process to make a Cloud Automation Service Ready CentOS template. This one is super easy!!   Prerequisites: A downloaded copy of CentOS (I test this Read more...

Getting Started with VMware Cloud Automation Services

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On February 20th, we will be hosting another “Getting More out of VMware” webinar.  This one will be on how to get started with VMware Cloud Automation Services.  You won’t want to miss this one! In this webinar we will provide a quick overview of the VMware Cloud Automation Services (Service Broker, Cloud Assembly, and Code Stream), Read more...

Introducing Blueprint Expressions in Cloud Assembly

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One of the core tenets of VMware Cloud Assembly is blueprint creation. Cloud Administrators will use Cloud Assembly to design their services not just in the graphical interface, but also directly editing the infrastructure as code. As customers discover the capabilities of VMware Cloud Assemblies blueprint interface, their requirements and blueprint complexity are going to Read more...

Extracting Data From vRealize Operations with the REST APIs

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A frequent request from the field and VMware customers is, “How can I get data out of vROps using the REST APIs?”  The reasons for this vary, but typically there is a desire to incorporate the metrics and properties from vROps with another data set or monitoring tool.  In this blog post, I’ll give you Read more...