Rightsizing VMs with vRealize Operations

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Rightsizing VMs is critical to get the best performance of your vSphere infrastructure and your VMs. Rampant oversizing of VMs can cause contention at the host or cluster level, which manifest as CPU ready, CPU co-stop, VM swap, etc. Undersized VMs can cause contention inside the guest OS, which manifest as CPU queuing, memory paging, Read more...

The vExpert Cloud Management Zombie VM Hunt

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  Zombies are everywhere, needlessly consuming resources in every customer’s environment. Zombie VM’s are virtual machines that were provisioned and for one reason or another unintentionally not used. This can be due to stalled or abandoned projects or even incomplete decommissioning procedures. Despite being unused, Zombie VM’s continue to eat valuable Compute, Memory, Storage, and Read more...

Managing VMware Cloud on AWS with vRealize Operations

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So, you’re thinking about leveraging VMware Cloud on AWS (or maybe you’re already there). You might be retiring old HW in your datacenter, maybe expanding your dev-ops needs, or even hosting some of your business critical apps. Regardless of your reason to adopt a hybrid cloud, you’re starting to wonder how you are going to Read more...
Arguably the most common REST call made by customers is to export metric data.

Performance of vRealize Operations REST APIs

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About three years ago I posted a blog discussing the performance of the vRealize Operations REST APIs. That blog post still gets referenced, but I thought it was time to update since there have been overall platform performance improvements with each release and the original blog doesn’t address a specific question that I keep getting Read more...

Improved Application Awareness in vRealize Operations 8.0

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Customers trust vRealize Operations for Self-Driving Operations powered by AI/ML to provide the best performance, optimize for efficiency and troubleshoot quickly. However, vRealize Operations doesn’t stop there, and if you aren’t already using the application aware monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities of this solution, you will probably change your mind after you read this blog. In Read more...

vExpert Cloud Management October 2019 Blog Digest

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  VMware’s vExpert program is made up of industry professionals from around the vCommunity. The vExpert title is awarded to individuals who dedicate their time outside of work to share their experiences and useful information about VMware products with the rest of the community. In July of 2019, we spun off a sub-program called vExpert Read more...

Frustrated Managing Your Cloud Environment?

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Are you frustrated managing your private, hybrid, public or multi-cloud environment? Is the tool you have now not working for your environment today? If you’re thinking about switching vendors and don’t know where to start, or if you’re using a cloud management tool but not sure of all the capabilities, the VMware Cloud Management Buyer’s Read more...

VMworld 2019: Quick notes from Barcelona

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As VMworld Europe is behind us, I’d like to share a few highlights for you. But before we dive in, I am  happy to report that our VMware Cloud Management Business Unit had a very strong showing across the board, and the feedback we are getting is very good. More than 4,000 people attended cloud Read more...
Workbench time range is set to 2 hours before and 30 minutes after the alert triggered. The scope is still set to the default level 1.

vRealize Operations Troubleshooting Powered by Machine Learning

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With the release of vRealize Operations 8.0, we continue to deliver on the vision of Self-Driving Operations powered by advanced AI/ML with the introduction of the Troubleshooting Workbench for faster time-to-identify and time-to-remediate issues in your Software Defined Datacenter. In this post, I will review the capabilities and features of the Troubleshooting Workbench. Start Troubleshooting Read more...