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vSpeaking Podcast Ep 176: vRealize Suite on VCF 4.1

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VMware recently announced the general availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.1. This new release builds upon the industry momentum and traction from the March announcement of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0 with Tanzu by introducing new features and functionality that deliver developer ready infrastructure, allowing customers to scale without compromise as well as providing key product enhancements that simplify operations. This week on Read more...

vLCM Remediation Update Fails for Possibly Transient Reasons

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HPE customers using vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) to manage ESXi, vendor addon components, and firmware might see the following error when upgrading from vSphere 7 to 7 Update 1. This will happen if, during the remediation precheck, vLCM discovers the service required to stage, deploy updates and reboot the server (iSUT) is either not started Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 175: SRM and VMware Cloud DR

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. In a world where disaster events, including ransomware, are dramatically increasing, you need to protect your data and minimize downtime. VMware delivers a comprehensive portfolio of disaster recovery (DR) solutions that let you balance the speed and cost of recovery with the criticality of your data. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 174: A closer look at vSphere with Tanzu

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  Last year at VMworld, VMware announced Project Pacific, a ground-breaking rethinking of vSphere that deeply integrated Kubernetes with the platform. Earlier this year, we released VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) with Tanzu, which incorporated the Project Pacific technology. While there are many VCF Tanzu customers and many customers are moving to it as part of Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 173: ESXi on Arm Fling

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The highly anticipated ESXi on Arm Fling has just been announced and is NOW generally available as a new VMware Fling! Head over to https://flings.vmware.com/esxi-arm-edition and be sure to carefully read through the Requirements and documentation before try out the bits. We target four platforms: Raspberry Pi 4, as just mentioned, plus Ampere Computing eMAG-based servers for more traditional use-cases and Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast VMworld Discussions – Day 1

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Today was day 1 of VMware’s first ever virtual VMworld conference. Thousands of people from all over the globe tuned into the keynote where VMware unleashed a slew of new products, services, partnerships and integrations including vSphere with Tanzu, Monterey, VMware Cloud DR, a new strategic partnership with Nvidia, and much more. This week on Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast VMworld Discussions Day 0

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VMware is all set to welcome you to their first-ever digital event, VMworld 2020. Get ready for 48 hours of non-stop innovation with industry leaders, subject-matter experts, and thousands of IT professionals. Each day this week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast, Pete and John will be sharing technical interviews from various VMware solutions. VMworld Sessions Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 169 – vSphere 7 Update 1

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This week VMware announced vSphere 7 Update 1 which includes vSphere with Tanzu, updates to vLCM, vSphere Clustering Service, security, scalability enhancments, and more. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Niels Hagoort to walk us through the details of this release. Links Mentioned Announcing vSphere with Tanzu vSphere Clustering Service vSphere 7 Read more...
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Lifecycle Management with vLCM in vSAN 7 Update 1

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Lifycle Management with vLCM in vSAN 7 U1   vSphere 7 introduced an entirely new solution for unified software and firmware lifecycle management that is native to vSphere. vSphere Lifecycle Manager, or vLCM, is a powerful new framework based on a desired state model to deliver simple, reliable and consistent lifecycle operations for vSphere and Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 168: vSAN 7 Update 1

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In one of the largest, most significant releases in memory, vSAN 7 U1 includes a massive number of enhancements to help organizations address the demands of their environment quickly and efficiently. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Pete Keohler to discuss the details of this massive release. Links Mentioned Blogs What’s New Read more...