Getting started with VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF)

Getting started with VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF)

After returning from the holidays, one of the items at the top of my agenda was to become more familiarity with VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF). For those of you who are not familiar with VCF, it is basically the ‘easy button’ for deploying the full vSphere stack of products, including virtual storage (vSAN), virtual networking (NSX) as well as monitoring and logging products such as vRealize Operation, vRealize Log Insight and so on. However, it is so much more, because once VCF is stood up,…Read More


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PCIe Device NUMA Node Locality

PCIe Device NUMA Node Locality

During this Christmas break, I wanted to learn PowerCLI properly. As I’m researching the use-cases of new hardware types and workloads in the data center, I managed to produce a script to identify the PCIe Device to NUMA Node Locality within a VMware ESXi Host. The script set contains a script for the most popular […] The post PCIe Device NUMA Node Locality appeared first on frankdenneman.nl.


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Introducing 2020 Certifications and Badges

Introducing 2020 Certifications and Badges

The new 2020 VMware Certifications and Badges are now available. With the year designator, it becomes clearer when you earned it and how current your expertise is. The credential you earn depends on when you complete the requirements. If you met all the requirements in 2019 (starting on January 16, 2019 – ending December The post Introducing 2020 Certifications and Badges appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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vRealize Network Insight Search Poster for NSX-T

vRealize Network Insight Search Poster for NSX-T

Continuing our Search Poster series, we’ve arrived at the NSX-T search poster! Using the search engine inside VMware vRealize Network Insight can be a revealing experience. It has every single bit of data you ever wanted to see about anything in your infrastructure and it’s available at your fingertips. Because of the vast amount of The post vRealize Network Insight Search Poster for NSX-T appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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Project Pacific – VMworld 2019 Deep Dive Updates

Project Pacific – VMworld 2019 Deep Dive Updates

I’m sure most readers will be somewhat familiar with VMware’s Project Pacific at this point. It really is the buzz of VMworld 2019. If I had to describe Project Pacific in as few words as possible, it is a merging of vSphere and Kubernetes (K8s) with the goal of enabling our customers to deploy new, next-gen, distributed, modern applications which may be comprised of container workloads and virtual machine workloads. Not only that, but we also need to provide our customers with a consistent…Read More


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Introducing NSX Service Mesh on VMware Tanzu

Introducing NSX Service Mesh on VMware Tanzu

Authors: Mark Schweighardt, Tom Spoonemore Modern enterprises are sprawling and complicated. They are transitioning from private to public clouds to address, for example, performance, availability, and data residency requirements, and to gain access to advanced services such as analytics and ML. They are also transforming their application architectures from monoliths to distributed microservices. In August 2019, VMware introduced The post NSX Service Mesh on VMware Tanzu: CONNECT & PROTECT…Read More


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Five Tips for a Successful BYO vSAN Cluster

Five Tips for a Successful BYO vSAN Cluster

Five Tips for a Successful BYO vSAN Cluster

Guest blog author Sidharth Swami wrote this article. He is a Sr. Technical Account Manager here at VMware. As such Sidharth spends a lot of time with customers in real-world environments. Thank you, Sidharth, for sharing your time and expertise regarding build-your-own (BYO) vSAN clusters. vSAN Turn-key Appliances and vSAN ReadyNodes are Recommended One of the many The post Five Tips for a Successful BYO vSAN Cluster appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Cloud Migration Series: Part 4 – Planning and…

Cloud Migration Series: Part 4 – Planning and Considerations

Cloud Migration Series: Part 4 – Planning and…

In the first three parts of our Cloud Migration Series, we discussed the hybrid cloud and migration methods, provided an overview of HCX, and talked about the importance of the service mesh. These are all critical to understanding, but even more important are the aspects of planning, design and other considerations. Without proper planning, and The post Cloud Migration Series: Part 4 – Planning and Considerations appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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VMware Once Again a Leader in the 2019 Gartner…

VMware Once Again a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

VMware Once Again a Leader in the 2019 Gartner…

We’re excited that VMware has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure for the third time. This year, we improved our position both on the Ability to Execute and the Completeness of Vision – obtaining the leading position in Completeness of Vision and the only vendor to move up and The post VMware Once Again a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Tanzu Mission Control – VMworld 2019 Updates

Tanzu Mission Control – VMworld 2019 Updates

Tanzu Mission Control – VMworld 2019 Updates

After spending some time watching, digesting and then writing about Project Pacific Deep Dive updates from VMworld 2019, the next item on my to-do list was to get up to speed on VMware Tanzu, or to be more specific, Tanzu Mission Control. The reason I am being more specific is that VMware Tanzu is a broad portfolio of products and features which can be categorized into 3 distinct areas. These areas are Build, Run and Manage. The Build category related to initiatives taking place in the…Read More


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vExpert 2020 Applications are Open!

vExpert 2020 Applications are Open!

The VMware vExpert program is VMware’s global evangelism and advocacy program. The program is designed to put VMware’s marketing resources towards your advocacy efforts. Promotion of your articles, exposure at our global events, co-op advertising, traffic analysis, and early access to beta programs and VMware’s roadmap. Each year, we bring together the people who have The post vExpert 2020 Applications are Open appeared first on VMware vExpert Blog.


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VMware Enterprise PKS 1.6 is now GA!

VMware Enterprise PKS 1.6 is now GA!

We are excited to announce the general availability of VMware Enterprise PKS 1.6 today. In this release, we added more enhanced features to bring a much improved management experience to our customers, including the general availability of Enterprise PKS Management Console and integration with VMware Tanzu Mission Control, a single policy and management engine for The post VMware Enterprise PKS 1.6 Enhances Management for Running Production Kubernetes Workloads appeared first on Cloud Native…Read More


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Feature in Five: Site Recovery Manager DRaaS…

Feature in Five: Site Recovery Manager DRaaS Planned Migration

Feature in Five: Site Recovery Manager DRaaS…

Welcome to “Feature in Five,” our byte-sized videos of industry-leading VMware product solutions, all in—you guessed—five short minutes! Last time, we video-profiled Site Recovery Manager non-disruptive testing; in this edition, we turn our attention to Site Recovery Manager DRaaS Planned Migration. VMware Site Recovery Manager is an automation software that integrates with a replication technology The post Feature in Five: Site Recovery Manager DRaaS Planned Migration appeared first on…Read More


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