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#vSphere7 Launch TweetChat with #vSAN7 & #CloudFoundation4

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Our last #vSphereChat on Twitter was truly something special —  not only did we accomplish hosting a tweet chat across THREE different VMware Twitter accounts, but also, we discussed our latest launches – #vSphere7, #vSAN7 and #CloudFoundation4. The transcript is below. There will be another Tweetchat coming up on April 30, 2020 on vSAN at Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Introduction to Kubernetes Namespaces

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The next component I’m going to cover in vSphere with Kubernetes for the vSphere Administrator is Supervisor Namespaces. Namespaces are set up by the vSphere Admin and allow them to control resource limits and other policies. We’ll go into those details below! What is a Kubernetes Namespace? In a large Kubernetes cluster with many projects, Read more...
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vSphere 7 – vSGX & Secure Enclaves

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Virtualization is a pretty revolutionary idea, adding a layer of software to help us solve other problems in IT. From a risk perspective, though, it adds more things to track. This isn’t to say that ESXi is insecure – far from it. ESXi is the most secure hypervisor around (our Common Criteria certifications help demonstrate Read more...
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vSphere 7 with Kubernetes: Announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0 to Take Organizations from Zero to Kubernetes

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vSphere 7 with Kubernetes, the new generation of vSphere for containerized applications, is now generally available through the VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) 4.0 release. Organizations can literally go from zero to Kubernetes, by transforming their current hybrid cloud infrastructure to support containers and Kubernetes by using VCF 4. IT teams can use vSphere’s vCenter Server Read more...
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vSphere 7 with Kubernetes – Declarative GitOps Continuous Delivery for Tanzu Kubernetes clusters

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(By Michael West, Technical Product Manager, VMware) Development teams are moving at ever increasing velocity.  Driven by dynamically changing requirements from the lines of business, they are embracing unprecedented levels of automation.  Infrastructure teams are designing new automation frameworks as well.   The traditional approach has been an imperative framework.   This requires the operations team to Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Lifecycle Management

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We greatly improved lifecycle management in vSphere 7. The new innovations for lifecycle management in vSphere 7 make it easy for customers to have consistent and up-to-date systems. The major lifecycle management improvements in vSphere 7 are vCenter Server Profiles, Update Planner and vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM). vCenter Profiles is way to ensure configuration and Read more...
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VMSA-2020-0006 & CVE-2020-3952: What You Need to Know

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On April 9, 2020 VMware published VMSA-2020-0006, outlining a serious vulnerability which may affect vCenter Server 6.7 and external Platform Services Controllers (PSCs) if certain criteria are met. This post is intended to help VMware customers and partners understand the issue better by collecting common questions. It is not intended to replace official VMSA communication. Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Introduction to the vSphere Pod Service

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It’s an exciting time to be a vSphere administrator! vSphere 7 is now available and there’s lots of really cool things incorporated into it. What I’m going to introduce to you in this blog is the vSphere Pod Service. If you have been following any of the Project Pacific announcements and content from VMworld 2019 Read more...