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How We View Consumption When Designing Services: Self-Managed or As-a-Service

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By Neeraj Arora, Staff Consulting Architect, Professional Services Engineering/Emerging Technology The terms “Public Cloud”, “Private Cloud” and “Hybrid Cloud” need no explanation. We’ve come to know them to represent placement and operating models. By extension, these terms also reference financial or commercial ownership of the cloud providing infrastructure, product or software services. We believe that Read more...

Why Everyone Needs an NSX Nested Lab/Sandbox

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by Jim Streit, VMware NSX Senior Technical Account Specialist (TAS) Does this sound familiar? Your boss just asked you to check out a new VMware software product, like NSX.  Or maybe you need to get ready for an upgrade, or maybe you want to test some configuration changes … but you just don’t have a Read more...

Point of View: IOT and Analytics

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By Neeraj Arora, Professional Services Engineering Emerging Technology Most analysts agree that the number of connected devices will soon outnumber the world’s population, if it hasn’t already. Concurrent with the explosion in the number of devices, there’s been a tremendous growth in the amount of data generated. Whereas this data is being used by some Read more...

Operationalizing VMware vSAN: a new eBook

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by Kevin Lees,  Chief  Technologist, IT Operations Transformation I’m pleased to announce the release of my second book: Operationalizing VMware vSAN co-authored with Paul Wiggett, a Senior Technical Operations Architect at VMware. Like my first book, Operationalizing VMware NSX (download here), Operationalizing VMware vSAN addresses what happens after you’ve designed and implemented a key VMware solution in Read more...

Observability in Multi-Cloud Systems

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By Tom Hite, Sr. Director, Professional Services Emerging Technology and Tom Scanlan, Architect, Professional Services Emerging Technology Many modern software applications operate across multiple clouds, giving rise to the need for broad operating patterns, such as the six sevens. As that pattern notes, a significant challenge many face is understanding the true operating state of the Read more...