action based extensibility flow

ABX: Serverless extensibility of Cloud Assembly Services

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Serverless Computing is an architectural approach for application development that emphasizes on the stateless function execution as a response of an event trigger. In order to take advantage of this approach one needs to actually make use of a runtime platform (a set of servers) to execute these stateless functions in (… and yes serverless Read more...

Announcing General Availability of VMware vRealize Operations for Power

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VMware and IBM are very excited to announce the general availability of VMware vRealize Operations for Power, a new VMware solution made possible through a strategic collaboration with IBM and Blue Medora. In this solution, vRealize Operations is able to manage Power servers by leveraging Blue Medora management packs to help produce a single pane Read more...
vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum

Introducing VMware vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum!

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VMware is announcing the release of VMware vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum. The new bundle is planned to be available alongside the existing vCloud Suite 2018. vCloud Suite brings together VMware vSphere, the world’s leading compute virtualization platform and the industry-leading VMware vRealize Suite cloud management platform. While vCloud Suite 2018 includes vRealize Suite and vSphere Read more...

Introducing the vRealize Automation Plugin for ITSM version 5.0

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Being able to provide a single pane of glass for IT self service requests provides huge value to an organization by greatly reducing their operating expenses (OpEx). It also speeds up the pace at which the business can innovate and stay on top of competition. For vRealize Automation customers that also use ServiceNow, customers can achieve this Read more...

VMworld Barcelona – Recommended Self-Driving Operations Sessions

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VMworld Barcelona is less than a week away, get excited!  With the latest release of vRealize Operations, there are many sessions that amplify the message of Self-Driving Operations. See below some sessions that we recommend you attend to learn more!   Recommended Self-Driving Operations Sessions:   ​Self-Driving Operations: What’s New with vRealize Operations – MGT1201BE Date: Read more...

Introducing vROpsCLI from Blue Medora

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Written by Steven Miller, DevOps Engineer at Blue Medora   Blue Medora provides some of the best in breed monitoring integrations within VMware vRealize® Operations™ (vROps). Sometimes configuring those integrations, especially for our largest customers, is tedious. In order to help our customers, and the overall vROps ecosystem, we are proud to introduce vROpsCLI, a freely Read more...

Integrate Puppet with Cloud Assembly

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This was originally posted here. Visit VMGuru for more content from Dimitri de Swart and Erik Scholten. In my previous post I configured a vSphere blueprint which can be deployed to my on premises environment using Cloud Assembly. In this post I will walk you through how to integrate Puppet Enterprise with Cloud Assembly and use it in Read more...

vRealize Automation and Ansible

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Configuration Management (CM) refers to the process of handling configuration changes that ensure configuration consistency over time. In the dark corners of the server room, we call this “snowflake avoidance”.  Configuration Management establishes a single source of truth for a set of configuration management item(s).  In the case of vRealize Automation(vRA), configuration management item applies Read more...