vRealize Operations Management Pack for vCloud Air 3.0

VMware Completes Wavefront Acquisition

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I’m pleased to announce that the Wavefront acquisition is officially closed. We’ve passed all the hurdles, and done all the paperwork, and now Wavefront is now officially part of VMware. Wavefront is, of course, the leading metrics monitoring service for cloud and modern application environments. If you are interested in signing up for a free trial, go Read more...
Microsoft Azure Overview Dashboard from Blue Medora

Revealing Elastic Pool Metrics to Drive Better Microsoft Azure Performance

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By: Lora Johnson   Cloud adoption continues to grow globally, but at the same time, many organizations are not abandoning their traditional data center model which has resulted in higher usage of a hybrid cloud strategy, leveraging private and public clouds, as well as traditional on-premises data structures. Microsoft Azure seamlessly integrates across the cloud Read more...
High load on a SAP system

How to Drive Better SAP Performance with Virtualization Layer Visibility

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By: Christian Fernando   When using SAP native tools such as SAP Solution Manager, it lacks visibility into the underlying virtualization layers, which can result in a blind spot in understanding the complete performance story. The virtualization layer includes the virtual machine, ESXi server, CPU, memory and storage. The ability to quickly see contention of Read more...

NetApp VM Performance Dashboard from Blue Medora

How to Drive Better NetApp Performance with FlexPod

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By: Brian Williams   In the second part of our three-post series about Blue Medora’s FlexPod Bundle, I’ll be providing insight into how you can drive better performance across your NetApp Storage workloads. In case you missed it, check out our first blog post in this series which highlights Cisco UCS, “Using FlexPod? How to Drive Read more...
NetApp Storage Topology Dashboard from Blue Medora

How to Extend Visibility From NetApp FAS to Virtual Infrastructure

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By: Brock Peterson   Mapping your NetApp FAS environment to your virtual infrastructure within VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) can provide essential insight into how your NetApp performance impacts your virtual environment. Specifically, the ability to map key NetApp resources to ESXi hosts, virtual machines (VMs) and datastores. To garner deeper visibility into your NetApp resources, Read more...

Upgrading to the NEW vRealize Operations 6.5, Step by Step – David Davis on vRealize Operations – Post #39

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Hopefully you’ve already learned about all the new goodness in new vRealize Operations 6.5. If not, you should know that the new 6.5 has some very cool features including: Integration with vRealize Log Insight for even faster troubleshooting Integration with vRealize Business for Cloud via Business Management tab in vRealize Operations Automate upgrade of in-guest Read more...
Learn how you can leverage FlexPod to drive better Cisco UCS performance

Using FlexPod? How to Drive Better Cisco UCS Performance

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By: Brian Williams   Leveraging FlexPod for your infrastructure offers organizations a number of benefits; for one, giving you an integrated solution that works for you and the specific requirements of your IT infrastructure. FlexPod, which is jointly engineered by Cisco and NetApp, offers a comprehensive architecture with your compute, networking and storage elements of Read more...

Exporting metrics from vRealize Operations

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Introduction Although vRealize Operations provides a rich toolset of data analysis and visualization tools, it is sometimes desirable to export data to an external system or tool for further analysis. This simplest way of doing this is through reports. This is a simple and graphical way of building a data export and offers scheduling and forwarding Read more...
SAP HANA High Disk Utilization Dashboard

How to Pinpoint Storage Problems in Your SAP Environment

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By: Christian Fernando   When using SAP native tools such as SAP Solution Manager, there isn’t visibility into the underlying virtualization layers, leaving a blind spot in understanding the complete performance story. The virtualization layer includes, but is not limited to, the virtual machine, ESXi server, CPU, memory and storage. If I am an SAP Read more...

vRealize Operations Wins Rave Reviews

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  “People can have the Model T in any color – so long as it’s black.” – Henry Ford A quaint view of customer insights, isn’t it? Good thing we take a different approach to IT operations at VMware. I’m pleased to report that our vRealize Operations product continues to win rave reviews from the Read more...