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How to Tune Your HPE Servers Performance

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By: Lora Johnson   For any IT stack, servers are at the core and a poor performing server can be detrimental to your end users. With the right insight into your servers, you can ensure this is never an issue — gaining the ability to pinpoint problems as they arise and immediately repair before they Read more...

Marketing Internal IT to Line-of-Business

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Public Clouds make marketing internal IT to line-of-business a must do item A couple of weeks ago I posted the first in a series of blogs on big things that IT teams need do to ensure that they remain relevant to their end users.  In that blog, I introduced a list of seven things that Read more...

VMworld 2017 – The Ops Perspective Part 3

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  That’s a wrap! VMworld US 2017 is officially over. It’s been a very exciting week with all the great announcements such as the availability of VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware Cloud Services, PKS, and App Defense to name just a few!! We’ve heard about the future of operations management and the present with cool Read more...
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3 Resources to Drive Better Docker Performance in vRealize Operations

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By: Lora Johnson   Enterprises requiring more dynamic and resilient environments to support modern applications and microservices often turn to container technologies like Docker for its agility and flexibility. The ease with which teams — development, automation and DevOps — can leverage container technologies makes it difficult to gain enterprise-level visibility into infrastructure resource use Read more...
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Simplified Management of VMware Cloud on AWS with vRealize Operations

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VMware Cloud on AWS is going to change how you think about your infrastructure.  This allows you to simply “rent” your own ready-to-go VMware Software Defined Datacenter (SDDC) giving you the flexibility your business needs.  Whether it’s quickly adding new capacity to cover a new project or retiring old cluster hardware and moving those workloads Read more...

IT Teams Need To Finally Implement Self-Service Automation

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Seven things, including Self-Service Automation, that IT teams must do to retain relevance with end users. I was talking with an industry analyst (think Gartner, Forrester, IDC) the other day around a broad range of trends impacting IT. Somehow we got onto a discussion around the issue of IT teams losing relevance with their line Read more...

Improving workload performance with DRS and vROps 6.6

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The DRS Dilemma. vSphere’s Distributed resource scheduler has long been a part of our data centers, keeping an ever vigilant watch over our hosts and their workloads. Distributed resource scheduler, or DRS for short, is responsible for choosing the best host for each of our virtual machines to run on. When you deploy a new Read more...

Leveraging the Platform you Know, Realizing the Benefits of the Self-Healing Data Center

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That pinnacle of IT operational perfection—the self-healing data center—may seem a nearly unobtainable goal, but it’s more a reality today than ever. If we were to package the SHDC, you could say that in 2017 VMware released its next-gen version, with complete cloud management and operational intelligence now available for all software-defined infrastructure from a single, easy Read more...