RHELAH support on vSphere

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Hi everyone, I’m happy to announce support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host (RHELAH) running on ESXi. This enables vSphere admins to offer RHELAH as a supported container host OS to developers either experimenting with or creating container-based applications. Similar to our existing support for RHEL 7.x, open-vm-tools is included as a standard part Read more...

Get your vSphere questions answered at VMworld Europe 2017

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After an action packed week at VMworld US in Las Vegas, the Cloud Platform Business unit has assembled in Barcelona for VMworld Europe 2017. We’re excited to talk to our European friends about the products our group supports: vSphere (and especially vSphere 6.5), and now VMware Cloud on AWS. This post is an attempt to Read more...

IBM STORAGE ENHANCEMENTS FOR vSPHERE WEB CLIENT PLUG-IN SOLUTION

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The recently certified IBM Storage Enhancements for vSphere Web Client Plug-in is one of the most popular  VMware integration points that our storage customers use today. Easily deployed, it allows our customers to enable VMware administrators to independently and centrally manage IBM storage resources in their VMware environments, consistent with their application needs.   THE 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 vSphere Security Sessions

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  VMworld 2016 promises to bring security of the vSphere platform and security in general to the forefront. Over the past 4 years security sessions at VMworld have leaped forward to into the Top 15 out of nowhere! That is all because of a sea change in how security is managed at scale. New and Read more...

Understanding The Layers Of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

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We’re almost half way through the year, and it is shaping up to be a “tipping-point” year for hyper-convergence and HCI. Combine faster CPUs, lower cost flash (with exciting technologies on the horizon) and software innovation with the majority of data centers standardizing on server virtualization, now is the time to extend existing infrastructure investments with newer, Read more...

Top 5 Virtual SAN Posts From 2016 to-Date

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Time doesn’t slow down for anybody, so it’s understandable if you miss some information here and there. Luckily, we’ve got you covered on Virtual Blocks. Take a look back on some of the most popular Virtual SAN posts from the past few months. What’s New-VMware Virtual SAN 6.2 On February 10th, we announced VMware Virtual SAN Read more...

Virtual SAN 6.2 – Deduplication And Compression Deep Dive

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Virtual SAN 6.2 introduced several highly anticipated product features and in this blog, we’ll focus on some of the coolest ones: Dedupe & Compression. These features were requested by VMware customers and I am glad that we listened to the customer. When talking about Dedupe and Compression, one first needs to determine why an organization Read more...