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Join us for the VMware Cloud on Dell EMC’s Second Generation Launch Event!

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VMware Cloud on Dell EMC, the fully managed infrastructure as-a-service offering from VMware, has officially launched its 2nd generation service offering aimed towards providing Enterprises with a scalable infrastructure service option offering the best attributes of on-premise and the Cloud. We are very excited about this milestone. Please attend our special CUBE event to see Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Virtual Watchdog

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The new virtual watchdog timer (vWDT) is a new virtual device introduced in vSphere 7. It enables developers and administrators to have a standard way to know whether the guest operating system (OS) and applications, running inside a virtual machine, have crashed. It is an important function for clustered applications to gain high availability. In Read more...

vSphere 7 with Kubernetes Network Service Part 1: The Supervisor Cluster

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(By Michael West, Technical Product Manager, VMware) vSphere 7 with Kubernetes enables operations teams to deliver both infrastructure and application services as part of the core platform.  The Network service provides automation of software defined networking to both the Kubernetes clusters embedded in vSphere and Tanzu Kubernetes clusters deployed through the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service Read more...
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vSphere Mobile Client App

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vSphere Mobile Client App Mobile and other handheld devices are becoming a part of our life by helping us keep up with every possible thing, may it be our health, our social life, or our work. vSphere Client product team wanted to enable admins to keep an eye on their datacenters using these handheld devices. Read more...
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vSphere 7 – vLCM Compatibility Checks

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The previous blog post on vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) covers all its capabilities and explains how vLCM ensures consistency across all ESXi hosts in a cluster using a declarative model. The desired state includes the ESXi base image, optional vendor addons, and firmware & drivers. When hosts drift from the desired state, the configured single Read more...
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vSphere 7 – vSphere Trust Authority

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At VMware we talk a lot about intrinsic security, which is the idea that security in a vSphere environment is baked in to the product at a deep level, not sprinkled on as an afterthought. Security is a huge focus of vSphere 7, even though when we talk about the new features it’s usually about Read more...
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Announcing Flatcar Linux Support on vSphere

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We are excited to share the news that Flatcar Container Linux by Kinvolk is now officially supported on vSphere. Flatcar Container Linux  is a popular container OS and the perfect drop-in replacement to CoreOS Container Linux. CoreOS Container Linux will be end-of-life on May 26, 2020, so users who want to receive ongoing maintenance and Read more...
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vSphere Web Client Support beyond Adobe Flash EOL

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vSphere Web Client in vSphere 7 In vSphere 7, the vSphere Client (HTML5) is the only client to manage all the vSphere workflows. Starting with vSphere 6.7 Update 1, vSphere Client (HTML5) has become feature complete to support vSphere management capabilities as that of the vSphere Web Client (Flash). VMware discussed the topic in this Read more...