Managing Kubernetes – Part 1: Where We Are Today

posted

Kubernetes is the hottest technology in IT today. It has been the rising star for the last couple of years and is gaining traction within the IT community as the new standard for deploying applications. It all started a few of years back when Docker created an easy way to run containers. That was the Read more...

vRealize Automation: Posting Messages from Code Stream to MS Teams

posted

Posting messages to services such as Slack or MS Teams, is quite easy with Custom Integrations in vRealize Automation Code Stream. With this use case, I’ll demonstrate how you can vastly improve your team’s collaboration capabilities when it comes to consuming CI/CD Pipelines for end-to-end orchestration. For those already familiar with Code Stream, you’ll likely Read more...

DevOps for Infrastructure: From VI Admin To DevOps Champion

posted

To really understand how DevOps can be useful to the virtualisation administrator, we have to take a look at what DevOps is, what problems it tries to solve, and how it solves them. Wikipedia describes DevOps as: a set of practices that combines software development (Dev) and information-technology operations (Ops) which aims to shorten the Read more...

‘Cloud Is’ – Part Three – Control

posted

Gimme, gimme never gets… except if you’re a developer. Being a CIO is tough. It’s a high pressure job with a complex problem set and typically short tenures. Perhaps unfairly, CIO’s are second to last in job duration among the C-Suite, according to the Korn Ferry Institute.  There are many reasons that average enterprise CIO Read more...

The 10 Foundations of DevOps for Traditional Applications: Virtual Machines are Not Dead

posted

Copyright © 2019 VMware, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   Much has been written about the benefits of adopting containers and Kubernetes and about application refactoring and modernization to take advantage of the capabilities of these modern platforms. But what about cases where refactoring application code is either not possible or not worthwhile? Some examples could be: Read more...
VMware vRealize Suite 2019

Announcing General Availability of vRealize Suite 2019, vCloud Suite 2019, and vCloud Suite 2019 Platinum!

posted

VMware vRealize Suite 2019, vCloud Suite 2019, and vCloud Suite 2019 Platinum, the industry leading cloud management platforms are now available for download.   Modern Hybrid Cloud Management Platform VMware vRealize Suite, vCloud Suite, and vCloud Suite Platinum are part of VMware’s hybrid cloud management platform offerings. vRealize Suite is a hybrid cloud management platform Read more...

vRealize Automation 8 – Install and Configuration

posted

vRealize Automation 8 (vRA) brings an entirely new cloud management and automation experience to your on premises datacenter.  While the capabilities are new for on prem, the same codebase and features have been available with our SaaS offering, vRealize Automation Cloud, since January 2019.  We frequently talk about the new micro-services architecture, cloud agnostic deployment capabilities Read more...

VMware #1 in IDC Cloud System Management Software Report 7 Years in a Row!

posted

VMware ranked #1 in IDC Cloud System Management Software Report As mentioned in the press release, VMware has been ranked number one in the IDC cloud system management software report: “Worldwide Cloud System and Service Management Software Market Shares, 2018: Multicloud Strategies Take the Lead.”  The report provides an analysis of the worldwide system and service Read more...

VMware #1 in IDC Automation Software Report 4 Years in a Row!

posted

VMware ranked #1 in IDC Automation Software Report As mentioned in the press release, VMware has been ranked number one in the IDC automation software report: “Worldwide IT Automation and Configuration Management Software Market Shares, 2018: Year of Market Expansion” – second consecutive year for this report.  The report provides a competitive analysis of the worldwide Read more...

Code Stream – Cool Pipeline Tour!

posted

Have you had a chance to check out the new Code Stream? It’s been completely revamped as part of Cloud Automation Services! Not only is it a ton more useable, it’s also way easier to get started with. Chris McClanahan did a blog recently outlining all of the different endpoint types we can interact with Read more...