Getting Started with vSphere Integrated Containers Engine

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The following is the first in a series of blog posts by members of the vSphere Integrated Containers Engineering team.  This one is written by Matt Williamson, Sr. Engineering Manager vSphere Integrated Containers Engine (VIC Engine) is an open source project hosted on GitHub and being developed, primarily, by VMware.  It is designed to make it Read more...

BCA User Group Survey Program – IOUG Oracle Survey 2016

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The CPBU user group survey program was started in 2014 with the intention of collecting pertinent and accurate information pertaining to the actual usage of vSphere for both critical and non-critical implementations in a variety of Business Critical Applications and RDBMS disciplines. The program is run by the CPBU as a partnership with “Database Trends Read more...
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New vCenter Server Appliance File-Based Backup / Restore Walkthroughs

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The vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5 is full of new and exclusive features. One of which is the native file-based backup and restore. I’m happy to announce two new guided walkthroughs on the VMware Feature Walkthrough site. These walkthroughs will help illustrate how to setup the vCenter Server Appliance file-based backup feature. But also how to restore your vCenter Read more...

Planning Highly Available, Mission Critical SQL Server Deployments with VMware vSphere

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The VMware Experts Database program (MS SQL Server and Oracle editions) invites the specially selected industry Experts to contribute to the breath of VMware industry knowledge by presenting sessions at VMware events to and developing white papers. Often these papers are commissioned by VMware (sometimes jointly with other partners) and in this case partial funding Read more...

Easily See the Updates to vSphere with Operations Management

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The VMware Product Walkthrough site has been receiving some fantastic updates lately about the new release of vSphere 6.5. The latest updates focus on vSphere with Operations Management in the form of two Use Case videos. These videos will show aspects of how vRealize Operations Manager (vR Ops) can leverage the capabilities of vSphere’s Distributed Read more...
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New Walkthroughs for vCenter High Availability

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I am excited to announce two new walkthroughs for vCenter High availability on the VMware Feature Walkthroughs site! These two new click-by-click product walkthroughs will show you how to enable vCenter High Availability (also known as vCenter HA) and give you the confidence you need to use this exciting new feature in your own environment! Read more...

Interested in VMware Cloud on AWS? Learn more with these videos.

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This year at VMworld Barcelona we provided a technical preview of the VMware Cloud on AWS service. With this partnership, we’re bringing the most trusted private cloud and the most used public cloud together for a seamless and integrated software-defined data center experience. It allows customers to use VMware’s proven tools on AWS’ global footprint. Read more...

Getting Started with Datacenter CLI

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Datacenter Command-Line Interface (DCLI) is one of vSphere’s newest CLIs. DCLI works exclusively with the vSphere Automation API (REST API for vSphere) to provide both an interactive and scriptable mode to monitor and manage all features made available to the REST based API. With the vSphere 6.5 release, DCLI has picked up a ton of Read more...