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vSphere 7 – Launch Recap & Links, Week 4

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Four weeks of vSphere 7 launch… it’s been quite the adventure. Here’s what’s transpired in the last week! Watch the vSphere 7 Launch Event This was a really great online event! The folks at theCUBE did a wonderful job, and the folks from VMware were informative, interesting, and funny. If you haven’t watched it please Read more...
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Getting To Know vSphere 7: A 5-Part Webcast Series

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I am excited to share that we have kicked off a new 5-part webcast series, in partnership with VMUG, to help you easily learn about vSphere 7. It’s called Getting To Know vSphere 7, and we have put together some great content to share with you. You can go to the series landing page and Read more...
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How to Get vSphere with Kubernetes

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We’re very excited to announce the general availability of vSphere 7 today! It caps off a massive across-the-board effort by the many engineering teams within VMware. We have built a ton of new capabilities into vSphere 7, including drastically improved lifecycle management, many new security features, and broader application focus and support.  But of course, Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Announcing General Availability of the New Generation of vSphere

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vSphere 7 The new generation of vSphere for existing enterprise apps. Available in two editions. VMware vSphere 7, the new generation of vSphere, is now generally available. This major new release brings a massive improvement in the work experience of vSphere administrators, folks who are responsible for the security, performance, and resiliency of the infrastructure Read more...
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British Telecom Accelerates App Development with vSphere

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This post is by Philip Buckley-Mellor, an infrastructure designer for British Telecommunications (BT) with over 30 years of experience managing and designing infrastructure for large enterprises. His Service and Platforms Team at BT is responsible for delivery of broadband, television, and mobile services to millions of BT customers.  At BT, we focus on delivering outstanding Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Content Library

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Content Library has come a long way since its inception in vSphere 6.0. Having such a library allows for virtual machine templates, as well as scripts, text files, and ISO images to be stored efficiently and centralized for sharing within the datacenter. Content Library in vSphere 7 does not disappoint by adding additional features to Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Assignable Hardware

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A wide variety of modern workloads greatly benefit from using hardware accelerators to offload certain capabilities, save CPU cycles, and gain a lot of performance in general. Think about the telco industry for example: Network Function Virtualization (NFV) platforms utilizing NICs and FPGAs. Or customers that use GPUs for graphic acceleration in their Virtual Desktop Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Launch Recap & Links, Week 3

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It’s been three weeks since we announced VMware vSphere 7 and vSphere with Kubernetes. You’ve been waiting very patiently for it to become “GA” or Generally Available so that you can get it running in your nested vSphere lab (vSphere can run inside your production vSphere environment for testing and training purposes, just like the Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Introduction to Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Clusters

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As you can see by all the other blog articles, a LOT of new stuff is available in vSphere 7! What is also new is me working on something other than vSphere Security (Bob Plankers has that now). My new focus is vSphere with Kubernetes and how it affects the traditional vSphere Administrator (VI Admin). Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Improved DRS

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The first release of Distributed Resource Scheduling (DRS) dates back to 2006. Since then, data centers and workloads have changed significantly. The new vSphere 7 release is shipped with DRS enhancements to better support modern workloads by using an improved DRS logic and new accompanying UI in the vSphere Client. The enhanced DRS logic is Read more...