Container management use cases in vRA

Container Management in vRealize Automation

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vRealize Automation vRealize Automation (vRA) is VMware’s industry-leading hybrid cloud management platform. vRA automates the delivery of applications across multiple clouds. Application architects can describe their deployment topology with the converged blueprint designer. vRA blueprints automate the app deployments and make this a repeatable process for the IT organizations as well as the development teams. Container management in vRA vRA offers built-in container Read more...

Scaling a vRA 7.3 Environment (Part 2)

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Last time we installed a distributed vRA 7.3 environment by using only one node per role. Here comes the time when you have to add another node for each role, to the vRA setup, because vRA has become a critical asset and you want to lower the downtime of the service. There are a few Read more...
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July 19th Webinar: Infoblox + VMware – Reducing Network Delays in VMware Cloud and SDN Environments

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Too often in cloud, virtualized, and SDN deployments, the handoffs and delays with manually provisioning IP addresses and DNS records can add hours, days, or even weeks to the process. The lack of automation also causes inconsistency, outages, and security risks when provisioning and destroying VMs and NSX devices. VMware and Infoblox have teamed up to Read more...

Enabling DevOps with vRealize Automation and Puppet

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Enterprise IT and DevOps teams are under tremendous pressure to efficiently deliver, operate and maintain infrastructure to support the needs of the business and its customers. It can take weeks to deliver production ready infrastructure and in response CIOs are looking for faster, self-service provisioning solutions. Until recently, vRealize Automation (vRA) integrated with various configuration Read more...

Scaling a vRA 7.3 Environment (Part 1)

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Let’s say you’re the kind of person that doesn’t like wasting resources – you use public transportation, electric if possible (here in Eastern Europe we love EVs), you separate your trash, buy new mountaineering equipment only when necessary, always turn off the lights in the bathroom and you really like the scaling features of virtual infrastructures. Read more...
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Puppet Wins 2017 VMware Partner Innovation Award

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Congratulations Puppet on winning the regional VMware Partner Innovation Award! Puppet and VMware have a long history partnering that has borne fruit across multiple dimensions.  Most recently the joint work across vRealize Automation and Puppet Enterprise has delivered value to our common customers in the areas of configuration management and automation.   Recently, we announced Read more...
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vRealize Automation 7.3 Dual NIC Support

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VMware vRealize Automation 7.3 introduces the support for two NICs on all nodes. In this blog post, we will cover the steps to configure your vRA environment with dual NICs and look at two vRA 7.3 dual NIC use cases. This blog should be helpful for anyone looking to deploy vRealize Automation 7.3 with dual Read more...
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How to configure Auto-Scaling for Private Cloud

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Purpose: Have you checked the auto-scaling feature provided in public cloud solutions like AWS and Azure and wished to get the same feature in your private cloud environment? Do you have an existing private cloud environment or building a new one and want to make it auto-scale enabled? This post covers this exact topic. It Read more...
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Introducing vRealize Automation 7.3

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We are proud to introduce the latest version of vRealize Automation — 7.3, the next iteration of VMware’s industry-leading cloud automation platform. While this is a an incremental “dot” release on the outside, it packs a punch in feature/functionality on the inside. This release continues the trend of delivering awesome innovations, improved user experience and Read more...