VMware Cloud on AWS – A Closer Look

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Today, VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are announcing a strategic partnership providing the ability to run a full VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) as a cloud service on AWS. This service will include all the enterprise tools you’re familiar with including vSphere, ESXi, VSAN and NSX. This article provides a technical preview of Read more...
vSphere on AWS

VMware and Amazon Web Services Announce Strategic Partnership

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By Mark Lohmeyer, Vice President, Products, Cloud Platform Business Unit, VMware Today, VMware and AWS are announcing a strategic partnership that brings the two leaders in Enterprise IT together to deliver a vSphere-based cloud service running on AWS. This service will make it easier for customers to run any application, using a set of familiar software and tools, Read more...

Building vSphere Plugins with the HTML Client SDK Fling

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  “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.”              — Lewis Carroll   But… if you know you are heading toward the new HTML-based vSphere Client and you want to develop a plugin that is compatible with it, then the road you take is the new HTML Client SDK Read more...

Windows Server 2016 Support

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This week, Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Server 2016. VMware has been testing technical preview releases and is preparing to support Windows Server 2016 on VMware vSphere. Once final validation is complete, VMware will publish support for Windows Server 2016. Please be sure to check the VMware Compatibility Guide for details. Additionally, VMware will Read more...

vSphere Integrated Containers: Updates from VMworld

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VMware Adds Management Portal and Registry Capabilities to vSphere Integrated Containers By Michael Adams, Senior Director, Product Marketing, VMware At VMworld 2015, we unveiled VMware vSphere Integrated Containers, a virtual container host for vSphere that allows IT operations teams to provide application teams with a Docker compatible interface on top of their virtualized infrastructure. (Read Read more...

VMworld 2016 vCenter Server Sessions

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Over the past week we’ve seen a series of blog posts by our colleagues: Security Availability & Resource Management Host Lifecycle Management Extreme Performance Series Intelligent Operations Management & Automation Now it’s our turn! Emad and I have put together a Top 10 list of vCenter Server sessions. These sessions contain a variety of content and hopefully have Read more...

vSphere Client (HTML5) v2.0 – Easy upgrade

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UPDATE: Aug 12, afternoon We have uploaded new bits which should work.  Both the one click update and the manual update instructions should be working now.  If you updated during the period where there were bad files, go here: https://labs.vmware.com/flings/vsphere-html5-web-client#comments and search for the text “Workarounds for fling 2.0 deployment issues” which provides some recovery steps for Read more...

VMworld 2016: Availability and Resource Management Session Guide

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VMworld 2016 US continues to highlight why vSphere is the unparalleled platform for trusted business applications when guaranteed performance and availability are crucial to business success.  We are continuing to evolve the vSphere platform to make it possible for enterprise and managed service providers to provide higher SLAs, while simplifying the configuration and operations overhead. Availability sessions Read more...