Getting started with VCF Part 3 – vRealize…

Getting started with VCF Part 3 – vRealize…

Continuing on my journey of ramping up on VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF), my next step is to go through the deployment of vRealize Automation. This is again done via the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLM). We’ve already seen how to deploy out vRealize Operations through vRSLM in part 2…Read More


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TGI Kubernetes 102: A pair of deployment tools:…

TGI Kubernetes 102: A pair of deployment tools: Ko and Configula

TGI Kubernetes 102: A pair of deployment tools:…

Come hang out with Joe Beda as he does a bit of hands on hacking of Kubernetes and related topics. Some of this will be Joe talking about the things he knows. Some of this will be Joe exploring something new with the audience. Come join the fun, ask questions, comment, and participate in the live chat! This week we’ll be looking at a couple of interesting deployment tools. First will be ko (https://github.com/google/ko). This is a go focused tool that really streamlines the building and deployment of go based services. Second will be Configula from Brendan Burns (https://github.com/brendandburns/configula). This TGIK8s is a lightening round!


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Everyone and customers are constantly asking each other that question. Thats why I’m sharing it here so no one forgets😊 So What is the Maximum vSAN VMDK Size?

What is the Maximum vSAN VMDK Size?

How big should my VMDKs be on vSAN? I recently was asked about VMDK size best practices with vSAN. The maximum supported VMDK size is 62TB. Much like discussions around the largest size for a vSAN or vSphere cluster (Check out this post!), this is very much a nuanced operational discussion with a lot of The post What is the Maximum vSAN VMDK Size? appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Troubleshooting Scripts – Who acknowledged the…

Troubleshooting Scripts – Who acknowledged the…

Sometimes it is good to know who acknowledged an alarm and when. This SQL query should figure this out. As always you can find it on my GitHub: https://github.com/benonvms/bens-support-scripts/blob/master/doctor-who-ack.sql Please Note: This script is not supported by VMware. And running untrusted…Read More


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vRA 8 Action Placement Demystified

vRA 8 Action Placement Demystified

vRA 8 Action Placement Demystified

The new extensibility framework in vRA 8 called Action Based Extensibility (ABX) provides the ability to leverage FaaS (Function-as-a-Service) to write simple scripts in various programming languages (e.g. Python, Node.js) to fulfil both simple and complex extensibility use cases. An Action can be generic, just a regular script not semantically tied to a specific provider, and the ABX framework The post vRA 8 Action Placement Demystified appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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OVAs Are Now A Content Source in vRealize…

OVAs Are Now A Content Source in vRealize Automation (Welcome Bitnami)

OVAs Are Now A Content Source in vRealize…

There is a great new feature in vRealize Automation Cloud that highlights an acquisition that VMware made last year. Bitnami became part of the VMware family late in 2019 to bring an entire library of prepackaged application stacks to the VMware Marketplace. Bitnami makes it easy to get your favorite open source software up The post OVAs Are Now A Content Source in vRealize Automation (Welcome Bitnami) appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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