Introducing the vRealize Operations Sizing Tool

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Whether you are deploying vRealize Operations for the first time or you have a current cluster and want to validate your cluster node size and number of nodes you will want to use the vRealize Operations Sizing Tool which was published late last year in conjunction with vRealize Operations 7.0.  This simple, easy-to-use tool provides Read more...

Extracting Data From vRealize Operations with the REST APIs

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A frequent request from the field and VMware customers is, “How can I get data out of vROps using the REST APIs?”  The reasons for this vary, but typically there is a desire to incorporate the metrics and properties from vROps with another data set or monitoring tool.  In this blog post, I’ll give you Read more...
How to Use vRealize Operations Alerts

What’s Your Issue? How to Use vRealize Operations Alerts

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VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) 7.0 uses Badges as a way to evaluate objects. The three major badges it uses are Health, Risk, and Efficiency. As I’ve written previously, every VMware administrator needs to understand what comprises these badges, and how they are applied to the objects discovered within your stack. Badges summarize a lot of Read more...
Full Stack Monitoring for Hybrid Clouds using NetApp HCI and SolidFire

Full Stack Monitoring for Hybrid Clouds using NetApp HCI and SolidFire

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While Blue Medora provides monitoring data integrations for traditional data center compute platforms from Cisco, Dell EMC, HPE, and Lenovo, we have been expanding our footprint into converged and hyper-converged infrastructures (HCI). Recently we added support for NetApp HCI & SolidFire, including a new management pack for the VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) monitoring platform. Despite Read more...

PSPAK – Product Support Pack File (Way to add support for more Product Versions)

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It’s a proud moment to say that vRSLCM is now a well-known VMware’s product providing Life Cycle Management support for vRealize Suite of products including ‘vRealize Network Insight’ as of now. vRSLCM currently provides support for below listed products: vRealize Automation vRealize Operations Managers vRealize Log Insight vRealize Business for Cloud vRealize Network Insight Once Read more...

Using Host Rules with Business Intent in vRealize Operations 7.0

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This blog post originally appeared on the blog of Brett Johnson, a Senior Consultant with VMware.  It is re-posted here with Brett’s permission.  You can follow Brett on Twitter @BrettJohnson008. vROPS 7.0 launched with a feature called Business Intent which controls workload placement based on vSphere tags Announcement. This feature tackles several use cases one being Read more...