Top 5 Takeaways from vRealize Log Insight Cloud August Release

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  For admins, developers, security, and operation teams looking for insights into petabytes of machine data without learning proprietary query languages, VMware log insight cloud provides a powerful cloud-scale log and event analytics platform with very intuitive user experience. The practical insights from thousands of vRealize Suite customers are helping us shape the direction of Read more...

Terraform Service in vRA ( Cloud Templates )

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Update Sept 21 2020 You probably are aware of the Terraform Provider for vRealize Automation 8 and Cloud and hopefully have read already Sam McGeown’s Blog about it, however with the latest August release for vRealize Automation Cloud ( and in the upcoming vRealize Automation 8.2 ) Terraform OSS becomes a first-class citizen in vRealize Read more...

How to Implement and Apply Network Automation Enterprise-wide

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Network Automation for the Enterprise The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizations in both private and public sectors globally to rethink the way they need to operate in the new normal.  As physical distancing has become part of life, organizations rely on digital services more than ever.  Applications and services will need to be released more Read more...

Custom Resources and Resource Actions in vRealize Automation Cloud

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The ability to create and manage infrastructure and services for your organization just became more flexible and powerful with the introduction of Custom Resources and Resource Actions in vRealize Automation. Taking advantage of the out-of-the-box integration with vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) you can now create Resources and Day-2 actions using vRO workflows in your Cloud Templates Read more...
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DevOps Technology: The DevOps Toolchain

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Tools to support DevOps processes have emerged like bunnies in springtime. There are Open Source tools, custom-built tools, vendor-supported tools, and even toolsets that predate DevOps and have been updated (or simply rebranded) to “DevOps”.   The market is so dynamic, broad, and complex that some fun concepts have been created to help bring some Read more...

Creating a Docker host for vRealize Automation Code Stream

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vRealize Automation Code Stream uses a Docker host to run CI Tasks by spinning up a specified container for the lifetime of the Pipeline, allowing you to execute scripted tasks inside the container and return the results. One question I get asked a lot is “how do I set up a Docker host for Code Read more...

Refreshed vRealize Hands-on-Labs

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VMworld is just around the corner and even though we won’t be able to meet face-to-face this year I’m still looking forward to it! It’s going to be a great event for you, VMware and for our vRealize Cloud Management solutions. As we do at every VMworld we refresh our Hands-on-Labs content for you so you can Read more...
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DevOps: Principles and Outcomes

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As technical resources, we get as excited about a new tool or technology as a carpenter does with a shiny new table saw. However, I am less interested in the tools used to build my new cabinet as I am in whether it functions properly and looks good in my bathroom. Similarly, organizational leaders are Read more...

‘Cloud Is’ – Part Five – Policy Debt

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  Pipes are creaking, the roof is leaking, there’s lead in the paint and asbestos in the walls. Do you build the dream house, rent that modern condo, or do you pick out a new manufactured home online? Either way, once you move into your new home, all your problems are solved, or are they? Read more...