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The Fast Lane for Data Transfer – Paravirtual RDMA(PVRDMA) Support for Native Endpoints.

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Overview   Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) is a revolutionary technology that enables host devices (devices connected over a network) to read and write data present in their main memory without the CPU’s and the operating system’s involvement. In a nutshell, computers connected over a network using a particular type of network card can bypass remote system processors and Read more...
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Securing Applications with vSphere: Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and to celebrate we are doing weekly live streams on different topics related to the weekly themes of the month. This week the overall theme is “Securing Devices at Home and Work,” and in the vSphere world we are thinking about workloads. Applications and workloads are the reason that our Read more...

vMotion Performance Study

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The performance team recently released a whitepaper on the vMotion performance improvements in vSphere 7 (update 1). The improved vMotion logic in vSphere 7 is introduced to greatly reduce the potential performance impact during a vMotion operation, as well as shorting the switch-over time (also referred to as stun-time) when a workload is moved from Read more...

vSphere With Tanzu – Getting Started with vDS Networking Setup

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(By Michael West, Technical Product Manager, VMware)   With the release of vSphere 7 Update 1, VMware has extended the capability of vSphere with Tanzu (formerly vSphere 7 with Kubernetes) to more fully support your existing vSphere environment.  The fastest way to provide developer ready Kubernetes infrastructure to DevOps teams is through vSphere with Tanzu. Read more...
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Announcing the vSphere Security Configuration Guide 7

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We are pleased to announce the availability of the vSphere Security Configuration Guide 7. The vSphere Security Configuration Guide (SCG) is the baseline for hardening and auditing guidance for VMware vSphere itself. Started more than a decade ago, it has long served as guidance for vSphere Administrators looking to protect their infrastructure. In the world Read more...
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Announcing the ESXi-Arm Fling

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Today is an exciting day for us at VMware and I expect for many of you reading this post: the ESXi bits that run on Arm are now available for you to download and start playing with!  Specifically, we’re excited to release the ESXi-Arm Fling. So what is ESXi-Arm? And what is a Fling? And Read more...
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Announcing General Availability of vSphere 7 Update 1

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On September 15 we announced the upcoming release of vSphere 7 Update 1. Today, I am excited to share that it is now generally available. If you missed our announcement webcast on September 15, no problem. You can watch a replay of the webcast “Up-Level to Developer-Ready Infrastructure” anytime you’d like. What’s new in vSphere 7 Update 1?   vSphere 7 Update 1 introduces Read more...
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In-Product Evaluation of vSphere with Tanzu

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We are incredibly excited to announce the availability of vSphere 7 Update 1! This is a jam–packed release that introduces vSphere with Tanzu, the fastest way to get started with Kubernetes workloads on your existing vSphere environment (no VCF or NSX needed). For the first time ever, you can try out the capabilities offered by vSphere with Tanzu for 60 days without ever leaving the Read more...
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Join Us Live for Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

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Happy Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Since 2004, every October in the United States is Cybersecurity Awareness Month (and Fire Safety Month, too – test your smoke alarms!). So often, we are simply reacting to breaches, threats, and audit findings, but we don’t often stop to think about the proactive side to security. Having a month to Read more...