Where is Operations Management at VMworld 2019 US?

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Get the news. Spread the word. And make your mark!  Have you read the news about VMware operations management in our nicely detailed announcement blog?  The release is HUGE!  So you might be asking yourself, “What is the 1000-foot level news and in which sessions can I get the details?”  This way when you return to the Read more...

Announcing VMware vRealize Operations 8.0

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Today we are very excited to announce the upcoming release of VMware vRealize Operations 8.0, which will continue to deliver new and enhanced capabilities for self-driving operations, helping customers like you to optimize, plan and scale hybrid cloud and HCI deployments while unifying multi-cloud monitoring. Powered by machine learning (ML), this release will provide a Read more...

Just Published – Free eBook: The Gorilla Guide to… VMware vRealize Operations 7.5 by vExpert, David M Davis

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I’m excited to announce that my newly released and updated book The Gorilla Guide to… VMware vRealize Operations 7.5 is now available! In the book I start off with some level-setting about what vRealize Operations does, how it’s architected, the value it brings, and the different editions that are available. From there, the majority of the Read more...

The Future of HCI Ops

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There is no denying that two irresistible forces are driving today’s—and tomorrow’s—use of information technology. First, software is key to driving business outcomes, both for staff productivity and communication, and for creating and exploiting competitive advantages. Second, all software needs to run on a cloud of some kind, be it public or private—or, as is Read more...

Intelligent Remediation Delivers Quick Time to Value

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Troubleshooting … has been a part of the human condition probably since there were humans. Data centers are no great exception, of course, and are becoming complex to the point of requiring better and more intelligent tools to use in the process. Albert Einstein said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we Read more...

Integrated Compliance Helps Manage Risk

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Compliance and risk management are often looked at as the most onerous tasks in the oversight of any large system. Having spent the better part of 25 years in a mix of operations and management roles myself, I’m not going to lie when I tell you I tend to share this view. However, with an Read more...

Efficient Capacity Management Reduces Cost and Risk

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Public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Everyone in the IT world is familiar with (or may be using) the big public clouds as the media coverage is so strong that it pulls you in, like a black hole. And why not? When you consider what the public cloud can Read more...

Continuous Performance Optimization Reduces Downtime

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In today’s data centers, good planning may be a key to successful deployments, but it doesn’t guarantee ongoing success. For that you need to continuously monitor and optimize every aspect of your workloads. You must monitor, analyze, and react to hundreds or thousands of potentially rapidly changing data points, and that assumes a smoothly operating Read more...

Sending AWS CloudWatch Logs to VMware Log Intelligence

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Sending AWS CloudWatch Logs to VMware Log Intelligence   This article was written by Senior Technical Account Manager, Nico Guerrera. See his full bio at the bottom of this article. As more and more customers move workloads to the cloud, we at VMware want to make sure that they can leverage their investment in our Read more...