A Day in the Life of IT Operations

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Do you work in IT operations management? If so, do you ever feel like your job description should read “firefighter” sometimes? Maybe you’re struggling to stay ahead of the next crisis. Maybe you’ve read Gene Kim’s The Phoenix Project and thought the IT ops nightmares hit a little too close to home. Or maybe you’re Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS Infrastructure Visibility using Log intelligence

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In the blog post, I will be exhibiting key capabilities of Log Intelligence which helps Customers gain operational insights into VMware Cloud on AWS environment VMware Cloud on AWS Service Overview VMware Cloud on AWS brings VMware enterprise-class Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) software to the AWS Cloud. It enables customers to run production across private, Read more...

Self-Driving Compliance Remediation with vRealize Operations 7.5

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I have spoken to many customers who have been using the vRealize Operations Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator to add remediation actions using their own workflows to vRealize Operations. This provides practically limitless capability to automate routine, first-level runbook tasks and configuration management for SDDC components.  With vRealize Operations 7.5, we jointly released the 3.0 version Read more...
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Metric Correlation with vRealize Operations

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vRealize Operations is a tool of many talents. It keeps an ever-vigilant watch over the performance and capacity of your VMware SDDC. Self-driving operations means that you can focus on other tasks while vRealize Operations takes care of the routine. Workloads can be balanced to avoid capacity constraints and performance bottlenecks. Configuration drifts can be Read more...

EMPOWER 2019 Europe – Recommended Self-Driving Operations Sessions

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EMPOWER 2019 (Europe) is just one week away! For VMware partners who sell, implement, deploy, or build on VMware solutions, EMPOWER is the #1 elite technical and sales training program for all things VMware. We’re really excited about the Self-Driving Operations sessions on the slate at EMPOWER this year. Learn how Self-Driving Operations solidifies VMware’s SDDC Read more...

vRealize Operations 7.5 REST API Updates Overview

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With the latest release of vRealize Operations there were some updates to the REST APIs and I’ll cover them in this brief blog. The biggest news is that the Custom Group APIs have been promoted to the public APIs and are placed under the /api/resources group. This means these APIs are now fully supported. If Read more...

Application Aware Operations with vRealize Operations 7.5

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The point of building and running your SDDC is to run applications, so it only makes sense to have some visibility into those applications. Without awareness of the health and availability of applications it is very difficult to measure and meet SLAs for your business or organization. It can also be difficult to identify and Read more...

What’s New in vRealize Log Insight 4.8

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vRealize Log Insight is VMware’s log analytics tool which allows IT administrators to rapidly troubleshoot their applications and infrastructure. Intuitive search capabilities combined with dashboards makes data extraction easier and dare I say, a little fun! vRealize Log Insight is about to celebrate its sixth birthday since version 1.0 went GA on July 9th 2013. Read more...

vRealize Operations Custom Compliance Templates

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Keeping your corporate data secure is critical to any business. Personal information such as social security numbers, healthcare records, and credit cards are big business for thieves who sell this information on the black market. Healthcare, banking, and retail industries are high-value targets, but the truth is that any business is at risk. Just think Read more...