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vSphere 6.5 with RoCE (RDMA over Converged Ethernet) and Certification Suite

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With vSphere 6.5, we introduced RDMA over Converged Ethernet  (RoCE). RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) is a network protocol that allows remote direct memory access (RDMA) over an Ethernet network. RoCE dramatically accelerates communication between two network endpoints leveraging DMA over converged Ethernet infrastructure. For more information, please refer to vSphere documentation. RoCE is supported in two modes RoCE Read more...

New Features Coming to vSphere with Operations Management

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This has been a big month for releases, especially for vSphere with Operations Management! Earlier this month, both vRealize Operations (vR Ops) and vRealize Log Insight released updates. Then, just this week, vSphere 6.5.0b was released. Important item of note, vSphere 6.5.0b contains the first update to the vSphere Client (HTML5)! vRealize Operations 6.5 Updates Read more...

First vSphere Client (HTML5) update in vSphere 6.5.0b!

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With the release of vSphere 6.5.0b, we are proud to announce the first update to the vSphere Client! Those that have been using our Flings will not be surprised by the list of functionality updates for the vSphere Client. For almost a year (March 28, 2016 – early celebration!) we’ve been releasing updates to the Read more...
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vSphere and TLS 1.2

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I traditionally don’t write much about compliance. I’ve been very focused on security. But some might ask “Aren’t they the same thing?”  My answer is unequivocally “No” but remember, this is my opinion and in the world of security, we are all entitled to our opinion, right? Security vs. Compliance Security is a practice. It’s Read more...

5 Steps For A Successful Digital Transformation

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In this post, I’d like to talk to you about next-gen infrastructure that is built to support your next-gen apps, as well as all your existing apps, enabling you to lead the Digital Transformation of your organization.   We’ve created an infographic to help you understand the key components of this journey; the 5 steps Read more...

Deploying WordPress in vSphere Integrated Containers

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This article is from Cheng Wang, a Member of Technical Staff on the vSphere Integrated Containers team. WordPress is a popular, open-source tool for the agile deployment of a blogging system. In this article, we offer a step-by-step guide for deploying WordPress in vSphere Integrated Containers. This involves creating two containers: one running a mysql database Read more...

VMware Experts Database Program 2016 Events

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The VMware Experts Database Program The program started in 2013 and sponsored by the Cloud Platform Business Unit boasts completed six successful workshop events.  The program, thus far has focused on gathering MS SQL Server and Oracle experts in either Palo Alto or Sofia Bulgaria (Cork Ireland and Singapore are under consideration for future events) for three Read more...