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Connecting Containers Directly to External Networks

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This article comes from Hasan Mahmood, a staff engineer on the vSphere Integrated Containers team. With vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC), containers can be connected to any existing vSphere network, allowing for services running on those containers to be exposed directly, and not through the container host, as is the case with Docker today. vSphere networks Read more...

Learn about the new capabilities of vSphere HA

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Among the new features in vSphere 6.5, there are a set of significant enhancements to the venerable vSphere HA capability.  I am excited to announce a new set of content aimed at helping you learn more about these new features.  In particular, these resources go over Orchestrated Restart and HA Admission Control. To recall, Orchestrated Read more...

Volume Support with vSphere Integrated Containers

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This post comes from Matthew Avery, a member of the vSphere Integrated Containers engineering team. I am excited to discuss volume support with vSphere Integrated Containers and its differences from standard Docker deployments. The important difference to note between VIC and Docker is that VIC leverages the robust vSphere environment in order to interact with pools of Read more...

Basic Network Configuration with vSphere Integrated Containers Engine

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The following is article was written by Andrew Chin of the vSphere Integrated Containers engineering team at VMware This post will discuss basic network configuration options when deploying a Virtual Container Host (VCH) to use vSphere Integrated Containers Engine (VICE).  For general information on vSphere Integrated Containers and Virtual Container Hosts, please see the vSphere Integrated Containers Engine documentation, Read more...

Getting Started with vSphere Integrated Containers Engine

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The following is the first in a series of blog posts by members of the vSphere Integrated Containers Engineering team.  This one is written by Matt Williamson, Sr. Engineering Manager vSphere Integrated Containers Engine (VIC Engine) is an open source project hosted on GitHub and being developed, primarily, by VMware.  It is designed to make it Read more...

What’s New in vSphere 6.5 Paper

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Ever since we announced vSphere 6.5 at VMworld Europe 2016, the reaction we’ve heard has been overwhelmingly positive.  It’s easy to see why, with major new features in areas ranging from vCenter Server and the VCSA, to Security, to the new developer and automation APIs and CLIs.  vSphere 6.5 also features important enhancements to core Read more...

VMware Announces General Availability of vSphere Integrated Containers

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For nearly two decades, we at VMware have been working on helping our customers address the challenge of supporting traditional business critical applications as well as next-generation application.  Today, with the General Availability of vSphere Integrated Containers, we are proud to announce that our customers can count on vSphere to also natively run containerized workloads. Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Program Coming in 2017

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Earlier this year, VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced a strategic alliance to build and deliver a seamlessly integrated hybrid offering that will give customers the full software-defined data center (SDDC) experience from the leader in the private cloud, running on the world’s most popular, trusted, and robust public cloud. VMware Cloud™ on AWS Read more...