Introducing the New vRealize Operations Service Discovery Management Pack – David Davis on vROps Post #45

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In my continuing series on the vRealize Suite, I’ve been focusing recently on all the new features in vRealize Operations 6.6. In my last post I covered the New Capacity Dashboards in VMware vRealize Operations 6.6 and, before that, the 5 Must Knows of Automated Workload Balancing with vRealize Operations and the Top 7 Dashboards in vRealize Operations 6.6. In this post, we’ll take Read more...

New Capacity Dashboards in VMware vRealize Operations 6.6 – David Davis on vROps Post #44

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VMware vRealize Operations 6.6 offers many new features. Recently I’ve been covering many of these features in this blog series such as my last two posts – the 5 Must Knows of Automated Workload Balancing with vRealize Operations and the Top 7 Dashboards in vRealize Operations 6.6. In this post, we’ll specifically cover the new Capacity Dashboards in vRealize Operations 6.6. Read more...
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IT Must Adopt DevOps with SDN To Drive Relevance

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DevOps with SDN – Critical To Agility   This blog, about DevOps with SDN, continues my “Seven Things That IT Must Do…” series (see list of prior blogs at the bottom of this blog).  SDN stands for Software Defined Networking.     When I think about how DevOps with SDN relates to IT Relevance, I’m considering it Read more...

5 Must Knows of Automated Workload Balancing with vRealize Operations – David Davis on vROps Post #43

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You’ve heard of VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler, or DRS, right? Of course! Everyone uses DRS in their vSphere cluster to (seemingly) magically balance workloads across hosts without any downtime to the running applications in the virtual machines. With the latest version of vRealize Operations there’s an awesome new “DRS-ish” feature that you need to know Read more...

Reviews by Users: vRealize Wins High Marks

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Our customers love to tell us what’s working, what they love, and what could be better. And we love to hear it! That’s why we collaborated with IT Central Station to interview VMworld attendees in Las Vegas to gather written and video reviews on our products; in this case, vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation, and vRealize Read more...

Monitoring HPE 3PAR StoreServ with Blue Medora

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Monitoring HPE 3PAR StoreServ with Blue Medora If data is driving the digital economy, then flash storage is its engine’s turbo charger. All flash arrays (AFA) may not feature in your data center today, but odds are soon they will. According to 451 Research, 48% of enterprises are either currently using them, piloting, or planning Read more...
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IT As Developer Of Infrastructure As Code

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IT As Developer:  One Of The Keys To Relevance This blog is the third installment in a series focused on the question of what IT teams need to do to retain or regain relevance (depending on their circumstance) with line-of-business.  For the full list check out my first blog  on this subject.  In addition to this list Read more...