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Devopsdays – The Embodiment of the DevOps Culture

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Before attending my first Devopsdays in Minneapolis in July of 2016 I regarded “DevOps” as simply another analyst-hyped entry on my IT buzzword bingo card. To be honest, I hadn’t given it much thought. I had to maneuver around the daily stand up meeting of a core development team in the hallway when I was Read more...

Custom User Roles with vRealize Automation Cloud

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vRealize Automation Cloud and 8.1 offered a number of roles at the Service and Project level for awhile now.  With the July 2020 release in vRealize Automation Cloud, we have the ability to expand beyond the predefined roles currently offered in the services.  Previously we could set an Administrator, User/Member, and Viewer role across the Read more...

DevOps for Infrastructure – Demystifying Infrastructure-as-Code

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In my first blog post and webinar for this DevOps for Infrastructure series, we talked about how the overall DevOps cycle and how vRealize Automation can facilitate DevOps for Infrastructure. I’ve also  blogged previously about Infrastructure as Code and vRealize Automation and how you can get started with the vRealize Automation Terraform Provider. In this Read more...
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vRealize Automation provides self-service Supervisor Namespaces

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With the release of vSphere 7 VMware introduced a new capability called vSphere with Kubernetes. This new capability built directly into the hypervisor opens vSphere up to the amazing world of container management through Kubernetes. It should be no surprise that vRealize Automation is jumping in to provide a management capability which will allow you Read more...

vRealize Automation Cloud and VMware Cloud on AWS

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  Looking for a modern self-service hybrid cloud with DevOps? Discover how vRealize Automation Cloud can rapidly implement a self-service hybrid cloud infrastructure to increase productivity and deployment flexibility.   Automation has become increasingly important for simplifying the management of hybrid cloud infrastructure. As such, organizations are looking for an infrastructure automation solution that spans Read more...

HOW-TO: ABX/vRO Powershell actions which include additional Modules

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vRealize Automation Action Based Extensibility (ABX)  and vRealize Orchestrator 8.1 now supports PowerShell as a scripting language for writing Action Based Extensibility (ABX) and Workflow code respectively. But, how about any dependency modules that you may require for your PowerShell Based ABX & vRealize Orchestration Workflows? Well, there are two methods of building a script Read more...

DevOps: Culture – Collaboration, Empowerment, Autonomy

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Organizations that have successfully transformed their technology delivery through DevOps consistently recognize that it requires much more than tool and process change. We repeatedly find that leading indicators for DevOps success correlate directly with cultural changes required to support innovation and agility. In this post, we look at the ways traditional IT needs to evolve, Read more...