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VMware Communities Roundtable Podcast – Show Notes #180 – Automation: William Lam & Cody Bunch

Hosts
John Troyer, @jtroyer

Guests
William Lam @lamw Blog
Cody Bunch @cody_bunch Blog

Link to Audio Recording
Automation: William Lam & Cody Bunch

Virtualization News (VMTN Blog)
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vCenter Orchestrator 4.2 Update 1
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vCenter Configuration Manager 5.5
vFabric App Insight 1.1.0
vFabric Applicaton Director 1.0 
VMware Service Manager 9.1 Patch 1
VMware View 5.0.1, 4.6.1
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VMware View Clients 5.0 Windows,1.4 ipad, ubuntu & android
vSphere 5.0 Update 1
VMware vCenter Server 5.0 Update 1
VMware ESXi 5.0 Update 1 
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.0.1
VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat 6.4 Update 1
VMware vShield 5.0.1
VMware vCloud Director 1.5.1
vSphere Update Manager Update 5.0 Update 1

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William Lam Role @ VMware – Part of technical marketing team – covering vsphere, vcloud, API, SDK, CLI & automation – Focus on user awareness

VMware vSphere Blog – VMware Automation

VMware vSphere PowerCLI – vSphere PowerCLI: Windows Powershell Interface for Managing vSphere

VMware vSphere Web Services SDK Documentation

vCloud API Programming Guide

VI Java – Steve Jin (VMware Labs – Flings)

VMware VI (vSphere) Java API

JCLOUDS Overview

Always a need for scripting and automation

VMware vCenter Orchestrator - Drag and Drop automation and Orchestration for the virtual environment

vSphere SDK for Perl Documentation

Getting up to speed on VMware vCenter Orchestrator: Cody Bunch book just released!

How much java script do you need to know for VMware Orchestrator:  a whole lot of not much, unless you are a big fan of coloring outside the lines

Onyx – VMware labs Fling

vBrownBags – vBrownBags are a series of online webinars held using GotoMeeting and covering various Virtualization & VMware Certification topics. 

Additional Links

Congratulations to Chris Greer for Winning Automating vSphere with vCenter Orchestrator 

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