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Operationalizing VMware Cloud on AWS PACSI Matrix

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Kevin Lees, Chief Technologist, IT Operations Transformation Andrea Siviero, Principal Architect   VMware Cloud on AWS provides a unified infrastructure framework that enables businesses to integrate their on-premise, VMware SDDC platform with AWS. It does so while providing a common operating environment in which existing tools and skillsets based on familiar VMware software can be Read more...

Organizing and Structuring IT for DevOps

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  Conway’s Law teaches us that how an organization, group or team is structured has a great impact on the outcomes the organization produces. If you split a team responsible for a product into four sub-teams, the final product will be made up of four distinct components or modules. It is important, therefore, to organize Read more...

Site Reliability Engineering in VMware Environments

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Kevin Lees Field Chief Technologist for IT Operations Transformation   Companies seeking to increase velocity and reliability of solutions within their digital business should shift their software development efforts “further to the right” into infrastructure and operations (I&O) teams by adopting tenets of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE). The SRE ethos was conceived at Google to Read more...

Introducing a Multi-Cloud Pattern: The Six Sevens

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by Tom Hite, Sr. Director PS, Emerging Technology   The New Norm: Multi-Cloud Digital Transformation Many organizations are undergoing digital transformation, giving rise to multi-cloud strategies that likely will dominate IT operations for the foreseeable future. A result of our own transformation and working with our very broad and sophisticated customer base, at VMware we Read more...

DevOps: The Three Types of Code

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Introduction In guiding our customers through the journey of implementing and optimizing around best practices in DevOps, we suggest a view that an application comprises three types of code. In this post I aim to describe these three code types and outline the value of understanding them in applying DevOps processes to Infrastructure and Operations Read more...