VSS to VDS Diagram 2

How to Do the Old Switcheroo: Migrating vSS to vDS with Zero Downtime

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by Gaurav Pruthi, Lead Cloud Infrastructure Administrator, VMware, and Zaigui Wang, Senior Manager, Cloud Infrastructure Operations, VMware The VMware vSphere® Standard Switch (vSS) contains both data and management planes at the individual host level. This configuration lacked overall management efficiency and hindered integration with other advanced tools and applications. That’s why the decision was made Read more...
Workspace ONE SSO

How Workspace ONE Empowered Colleagues by Making SSO a Reality

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By Robert Coggins, Information Systems Engineer, VMware As a large enterprise with major enterprises as customers, VMware has tens of thousands of colleagues accessing apps daily. Unfortunately, the traditional sign-on process to access those apps is vulnerable to hacking, a fact compounded as each app requires a separate password. At issue is that passwords are Read more...
SAP running on SAP HANA with vSAN

Running SAP HANA on vSAN

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By Chanh Chi, Senior Director, IT, VMware, and Varinder Kumar, IT Director, VMware As part of the VMware on VMware program, IT runs early versions of VMware products in our production environment. We validate the software is running successfully at scale, identify any bugs, evaluate feature requests, and make sure there is business value. VMware Read more...
Dell UnityVSA in VMware Cloud on AWS

Leveraging Dell EMC UnityVSA NAS to Provide NFS on VMware Cloud on AWS

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by Kandy O’Mara, Solutions Architect, VMware As part of our hybrid cloud journey, VMware IT needed to provide a network filesystem (NFS) for VMs and application workloads in VMware Cloud on AWS. These applications include SAP Landscape Virtualization Management (LVM), Atlassian Jira, and the VMware Blog applications. All require shared filesystems, which play an important Read more...
VMworld 2018 Vegas HOL stats

VMworld US 2018 Hands-on Lab: Delivering 120,000+ VMs in Five Days

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By Lyubomir Lyubenov, Cloud Service Architect, VMware, and Jeremy Sage, Senior Cloud Site Reliability Engineer, VMware One of the most popular areas at any VMworld is the Hands-on Lab (HOL), where attendees can test drive VMware technologies without purchasing equipment, software, or licenses. With more than 20,000 attendees in Las Vegas this year, the HOL Read more...
ETL Integration Logical Architecture

How to Implement NSX Micro-Segmentation for Informatica (ETL) using VMware NSX Data Center

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by Rupak Acharjee, Senior Application Admin, VMware To read more about how VMware IT has implemented micro-segmentation using NSX Data Center in various applications, click here. VMware IT uses Informatica as a unified enterprise data integration platform for accessing, discovering, and integrating data from virtually any business system, in any format, and delivering that data Read more...
Oracle SOA OSB Overview with Micro-Segmentation

How to Implement Micro-Segmentation for Oracle SOA and OSB using VMware NSX Data Center

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by Chakravarthy Gajula, Lead Middleware Admin, VMware Middleware logic, via an Oracle service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Oracle Service Bus (OSB), play major integration roles in the VMware enterprise application landscape. Business-critical applications, such as our common SaaS platform (CSP), MyVMware, Oracle eBusiness Suite (eBS), and several other applications depend on these services being constantly available. Read more...
HOL Key Design Principles

How VMware Hands-on Labs Propelled Our IT Teams into the Hybrid Cloud

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By Chris Mutchler, Cloud Service Architect; Lyubo Lyubenov, Cloud Service Architect; and Jeremy Sage, Senior Cloud Site Reliability Engineer, VMware VMware Hands-on Labs (HOL) offer VMware customers special access to the latest VMware technologies without requiring purchase of equipment or licenses. While available year-round, the HOL program sees major use at the VMworld conferences. HOL Read more...
Development stack -Traditional to FAAS

How Technology Powers our Cloud-Native Development Environment

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by Eric Rong, Technical Architect, Business IT, VMware Automating and encapsulating the application development process into a cloud-native environment can dramatically improve development and operational efficiencies. This includes removing as many hurdles as possible so that developers can focus on where they add the most value–the business logic and data. A top priority for VMware Read more...
Independent Entitlement Context

How to Deconstruct a Monolith using Microservices – Getting Ready for Cloud-Native

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By Balaji Parthasarathy, Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture and Experience Design, Business IT, VMware, and Shaji Vayaveetil, Domain Architect, Business IT, VMware In the past, VMware IT built business applications with minimal viable features as fast as we could, like most IT shops. We used existing technology stacks and followed known business requirements. After the initial Read more...