VMworld 2015 – Gets your Hands on our Cloud Automation Software

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by Rich Bourdeau You are coming to VMworld so that you can learn about new software defined services, end user computing and management solutions from VMware. There are over 500 sessions you can attend, but don’t miss the opportunity to get your hands on our products.  Remember the old Chinese proverb: “Tell me, I’ll forget. Show me, Read more...

Accelerate and Control your IaaS with VMware Cloud Management Platform

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Is your private or hybrid cloud deployment having difficulty delivering on the expectations of the business?  Are you using your infrastructure resources efficiently?  With new cloud capabilities, do you seem to be always short on capacity?  Is it cost competitive and able to scale? In this cloud-mobile era, customers have grown accustomed to speedy, on-demand Read more...

Working with vRealize Code Stream and vRealize Orchestrator

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One of the most critical aspects of being able to implement new software is to be able to leverage existing tools in the market. Many companies use Orchestration tools like vRealize Orchestrator to create new workflows that automate those custom one-off tasks.  In this blog post we are going to explore how vRealize Code Stream Read more...

DevOps in the Traditional Enterprise – Leap Ahead in Release Pipeline Management

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Software release management is a challenging process for big enterprises. While most enterprise applications are critical to running the business, most often we see that the process of releasing and updating the application version is a painful and inconsistent. Let’s identify some of the causes of this situation: Low focus on automation: In most organizations, automation efforts Read more...

Gating Rules in vRealize Code Stream

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One of the key features in vRealize Code Stream is the ability to control what happens between individual stages in a pipeline. Let’s say you want to run an automated Selenium test against a Jenkins package. Or, suppose you want someone from your operations team to manually approve a deployment into a production environment. vRealize Read more...

Create a Pipeline in vRealize Code Stream

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In a typical release delivery process, after Dev checks in their enhancements or new features, often several additional groups need to test, stage, and accept the release prior to putting it into production. Not only does the process to deploy and test at each stage often take a long time, groups typically run into issues with coordination and Read more...

Introduction to vRealize Code Stream Video

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by Rich Bourdeau In recent years, in order to improved application delivery, many companies have implemented agile development processes with continuous integration and smaller more frequent releases.  While developers are getting faster at turning out code, getting that code through all the different stages from development and into production remains a huge challenge for most Read more...

Exploring the vRealize Automation 6.1+ Content Pack for Log Insight

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The recently released vRealize Automation 6.1+ Content Pack was designed based on versions 6.1 and 6.2. See the announcement made by Steve Flanders last week. Given the many different possible components of a vRealize Automation implementation, collecting and collating logs can be a challenge. This content pack will help bring views of all logs together and Read more...