Latest Fling from VMware Labs – Horizon Migration Tool

The Horizon Migration Tool helps you migrate published applications and desktops from XenApp to Horizon View. One XenApp farm is migrated to one or more Horizon View farm(s). The GUI wizard-based tool helps you: Validate the View agent status on RDS hosts (from View connection server, and XenApp server) … [Read more...]

Playing around with Tintri Global Center and Tintri storage systems

Advertise here with BSALast week the folks from Tintri reached out and asked me if I was interested to play around with a lab they have running. They gave me a couple of hours of access to their Partner Lab. It had a couple of hosts, 4 different Tintri VMStore systems including their all-flash offering and of course … [Read more...]

@DuncanYB’s recommended reads part 2

Advertise here with BSAThe last edition was 2 weeks ago, in that article I pointed to the rumour of Pernix being acquired by Nutanix and since then it has gone silent. Well almost silent, Frank Denneman has announced he is no longer with Pernix (which was picked up by The Register) so I think it is safe to say there is … [Read more...]

VMworld schedule builder live…

Advertise here with BSAFor those interest, the VMworld session schedule builder is live now and it is part of the content catalog, just log in and start registering. I created a top 15 yesterday, make sure to read that for some tips. Note that sessions tend up to fill quickly, so don’t wait to long with creating … [Read more...]

Another major milestone, 5000 customers reached for VSAN!

Advertise here with BSAYes, new quarterly results are out, and this is crazy, Yanbing (SVP/GM for Storage & Availability BU) dropped the news on twitter last night: Amazing customer momentum in Q2. Hyper-converged license bookings (VSAN+VxRAIL SW) grew >200% YoY. Customer count grew to 5,000! Congrats! — … [Read more...]

My top 15 VMworld sessions for 2016

Advertise here with BSAEvery year I post a list of my top VMworld sessions. It is always challenging to go through the list, I figured I would do it straight before the Schedule Builder goes online as that gives people at least the opportunity to register them. I am going to be strict again this year, 15 sessions and … [Read more...]

Free e-learning course – VMware vRealize Operations Manager Fundamentals [V6.2]

This free e-learning course demonstrates how VMware vRealize Operations Manager delivers intelligent operations management from applications to infrastructure across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. After completing the program, you should be able to: Explain how an … [Read more...]

Configuring Workflow Subscriptions to Extend vRealize Automation 7

You create workflow subscriptions that use the event broker service to monitor the registered services for event messages in vRealize Automation, and then run a specified vRealize Orchestratorworkflow when the conditions in the subscription are met. To configure the subscription you specify the event topic, the … [Read more...]

Create a Custom Resource Action in vRealize Automation 7

To create an advanced service for provisioning, you must create a custom resource to define the item for provisioning. By creating a custom resource, you map as a resource an object type exposed through the API of a vRealize Orchestrator plug-in.  You create a custom resource to define the output parameter of a … [Read more...]

Cool Tool – Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code is a free lightweight but powerful source code editor which runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, OS X and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages (C++, C#, Python, PHP) and runtimes. At its … [Read more...]