What-If Analysis with vRealize Operations 8.0

What-If Analysis with vRealize Operations 8.0

What-If Analysis with vRealize Operations 8.0

There is more to capacity management for vSphere environments than looking at what’s currently running in your clusters. Clusters are always in flux with VMs and hosts being added and removed. There can be situations that require looking at migrating workloads to other datacenters or the public cloud. If you’ve run into any of these The post What-If Analysis with vRealize Operations 8.0 appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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NSX-T Management Cluster Deployment: Part 2

NSX-T Management Cluster Deployment: Part 2

VMware supports only a “three node” NSX-T Management Cluster for production environments, which comes with different deployments options. This blog is “Part 2” of the NSX-T Management Cluster Deployment, which talks about the three deployment options introduced with NSX-T v2.4 and their relevant…Read More


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DRS Pairwise Balancing in vSphere 6.5 and 6.7

DRS Pairwise Balancing in vSphere 6.5 and 6.7

DRS Pairwise Balancing in vSphere 6.5 and 6.7

Or maybe I should have called this blog post, “I’m seeing an excessive number of DRS initiated vMotions on my newly upgraded 6.5 environment”. Recently I was part of a few conversations about the nature of DRS load balancing in systems running vSphere 6.5 and newer. It was noticed that more vMotion operations where occurring The post DRS Pairwise Balancing in vSphere 6.5 and 6.7 appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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vRealize Operations dashboards to monitor…

vRealize Operations dashboards to monitor VMware Cloud on AWS

vRealize Operations dashboards to monitor…

We have seen a number of asks for dashboards that can help with monitoring specific use cases related to VMware Cloud on AWS. With this post, I will share four such dashboards that we have been working on pertaining to VMC monitoring use cases. Special thanks to William Lam for guiding me with the best The post vRealize Operations dashboards to monitor VMware Cloud on AWS appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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Managing VMware Enterprise PKS Clusters in a…

Managing VMware Enterprise PKS Clusters in a Hybrid Cloud with vRealize Automation Cloud

Managing VMware Enterprise PKS Clusters in a…

Contributions from Pranay Bakre and Alka Gupta Many organizations are leveraging Kubernetes to streamline and orchestrate containerized applications and reduce costs in a consistent manner across their on-premises environments as well as public clouds. Kubernetes, however, can be difficult to manage and maintain. This blog describes the use of VMware vRealize Automation Cloud, along with The post Managing VMware Enterprise PKS Clusters in a Hybrid Cloud with vRealize Automation Cloud appeared…Read More


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Creating an Asset Inventory for vSphere…

Creating an Asset Inventory for vSphere Infrastructure

Creating an Asset Inventory for vSphere…

We often talk about how the two biggest ways to stay secure in IT are regular patching and good account & password hygiene. However, there is a big prerequisite to both of these, one that is almost always overlooked: an asset inventory. Without a comprehensive inventory of what devices, virtual machines, and OSes are your The post Creating an Asset Inventory for vSphere Infrastructure appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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Workload Migration Strategies with Cloud…

Workload Migration Strategies with Cloud Foundation – Whitepaper

Workload Migration Strategies with Cloud…

I am pleased to announce the availability of a whitepaper co-authored with John Nicholson, Workload Migration Strategies with VMware Cloud Foundation. This whitepaper provides guidance on how to move existing application workloads, running on your legacy vSphere infrastructure, into your VMware Cloud Foundation based private cloud. It covers two common migration approaches and includes live migration options The post Workload Migration Strategies with Cloud Foundation – Whitepaper appeared…Read More


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