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What’s New with VMware vSphere 7 Update 1

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Ever since VMware Cloud Foundation with VMware Tanzu was announced in March of 2020, there has been tremendous interest in a single platform for traditional and modern applications.  While many customers are ready to deploy the full integrated software stack in VMware Cloud Foundation, many have also been asking us to deliver the capabilities of Read more...
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vSphere 7 Update 1 – AMD SEV-ES

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In August 2019 VMware joined AMD on stage as they announced their second generation EPYC server-class CPUs. Together we announced support, in a future release of vSphere, for the AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) and Secure Encrypted Virtualization – Encrypted State (SEV-ES) advanced security features of those CPUs. vSphere 7 Update 1 keeps our promise, Read more...
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It’s Time to Modernize Your VDI Platform

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VMware Cloud on Dell EMC and VMware Horizon   Did the quick pivot to work from home catch your organization off guard? Ensuring that employees could be just as productive working out of their homes as they could be in the office was the ultimate litmus test for teams responsible for end-user computing. The year Read more...
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Introducing VMware Skyline Health Diagnostic Tool

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Think about this: how much time do you spend reviewing the logs or coordinating with the VMware GSS team to get the support? Our GSS team members are indeed working hard 24*7 to ensure that you (our customers) get the best possible support experience. Today, when you log a case with GSS, our support teams Read more...
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Bitfusion Client Service – The Bash in the Rue Morgue

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This blog post shows you how to create a Bitfusion Client service for your VMs. Such VMs can boot with remote GPUs pre-allocated and available to applications without any need to invoke Bitfusion on the command line. Introduction – Is That the Short Straw You Drew, Nancy? The biggest value of Bitfusion is that you Read more...
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#vSphereChat Recap: What’s New with vSphere Bitfusion and AI/ML?

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  With the recent announcement and GA of vSphere Bitfusion, what better way to learn about all the features and use cases than with a #vSphereChat? Joining us to answer ten rapid-fire questions were our very own experts: Jim Brogan, (@brogan_record), Mike Adams (@mikej_adams), and Niels Hagoort (@nhagoort). From operating systems to GPU partitioning to Read more...
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Register for the Sept. 15th Announcement Event!

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  Calling all VMware vSphere, vSAN, and Cloud Foundation (VCF) fans!   On September 15th VMware will be announcing key updates to our core platforms. We are excited to share the news about Developer-Ready Infrastructure with you. For IT administrators, operators and decision makers – this is news you don’t want to miss!     Read more...
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vLCM Support for vSphere Auto Deploy

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vSphere Auto Deploy is a great feature that uses PXE boot infrastructure together with vSphere Host Profiles to provision and customize ESXi hosts. Depending on the ESXi host configuration, enforced by its attached Host Profile, state information is stored on the ESXi host itself or by the Auto Deploy server. When the Auto Deploy server Read more...
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vSphere Tags and Custom Attributes

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In this blog we will talk about a feature in vSphere, that can make a vSphere administrator’s life quite easy in terms of managing, sorting and arranging vSphere objects. I am referring to the “Tags and Custom Attributes” feature which can be accessed from the vSphere Client. Searching and sorting objects in a large vSphere Read more...
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Bitfusion Jupyter Integration—It’s Full of Stars

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This little 2020 odyssey describes how to integrate Bitfusion into Jupyter, allowing an AI/ML application in Jupyter notebooks to share access to remote GPUs. Buy Jupiter! If you are working with artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), there is a good chance you are a fan of Jupyter Notebooks or Jupyter Lab. The Jupyter project Read more...