vSpeaking Podcast Episode 47: vRealize Automation Use Cases

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This week VMware released the latest version of vRealize Automation – 7.3, the next iteration of our industry-leading cloud automation platform. In a future episode we are bringing in the vRA team to walk us through this feature packed release, but thought it might be interesting to start by walking through some vRA basics and use cases. Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 46: NVMe

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If you’re listening to this podcast you’ve probably heard it said that Nonvolatile memory express (NVMe) is the future of storage. The goal is to give flash drives in a storage network the same I/O speed as one connected directly to a computer via PCIe. This week John and I bring on Flash expert Dave Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 44: DellEMC World

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This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast John and I headed out to Vegas for DellEMC World to grab some great conversations with Chad Sakac, the SEV Ops crew (Aaron Buley, Tyler Gates and Russ Cantwell)  and Michael Dell. Enjoy! Show Related Links Watch Sessions and General Sessions Virtual Geek  Sev Ops Videos The Virtually Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 43: VMware Cloud on AWS

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VMware, the leader in private cloud, and Amazon Web Services, the leader in public cloud, are partnering to provide a new VMware vSphere-based cloud service running on AWS. This service will make it easier to run any application, using a common set of familiar software and tools, in a consistent hybrid cloud environment. AWS will Read more...

Demonstrating Highly-Available, Stateful Apps on Docker

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Another great DockerCon event is complete, and we enjoyed showing off the latest VMware solutions for containers and cloud native applications. One question that we fielded from a number of attendees was around how to run stateful applications with Docker swarm mode, vSphere, and persistent storage. If you are also struggling with this question and Read more...

Part 2: Storage Policy Based Management for Containers Orchestrated by Kubernetes

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This blog is written by Balu Dontu and Tushar Thole from Cloud Native Applications Storage team See Part 1 of the blog: Deploying WordPress-MySQL Application with Persistent Storage Create deployment with Persistent Volume Claim Create a MySql deployment Create a MySql deployment using this resource file: [crayon-59527ca6b0a64891769164/]   Key parts here are: Resource defines a Deployment using mysql Docker Read more...

Part 1: Storage Policy Based Management for Containers Orchestrated by Kubernetes

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This blog is written by Balu Dontu and Tushar Thole from Cloud Native Applications Storage team In a previous blog, we learnt how stateful containers orchestrated by Kubernetes can leverage storage exposed by vSphere (vSAN, VMFS, NFS) by using standard Kubernetes volume, persistent volume and dynamic provisioning primitives. Once you start enjoying the convenience of Read more...

Episode 40: vSAN 6.6 Part 1

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Today VMware announced the launch of vSAN 6.6. Even more so than previous releases, this is a feature-packed release with advanced enterprise features that make vSAN faster, more cost effective and more secure than ever before. This week on the vSpeaking Podcast we bring in Jase McCarty to walk us through some of the details Read more...