New Book – VMware vSAN 7.0 U3 Deep Dive

VMware’s vSAN has rapidly proven itself in environments ranging from hospitals to oil rigs to e-commerce platforms and is the top player in the hyperconverged space. Along the way, it has matured to offer unsurpassed features for data integrity, availability, space efficiency, stretched clustering, and cloud native … [Read more...]

vRealize Automation for Dummies Guide

vRealize Automation For Dummies, VMware Special Edition, helps you understand how you can simplify your cloud experience with vRealize Automation. This handy guide consists of eight chapters to help you navigate network automation in your organization. The chapters cover the following: »  The need for … [Read more...]

Free e-book – Declarative Cloud Infrastructure Management with Terraform

Terraform is a well-known and widely used tool to manage infrastructure as code. As a tool that’s extremely simple to use and requires minimal code experience, Terraform supports developers and organizations in streamlining cloud infrastructure management without changing their cloud providers or resources – only … [Read more...]

Configure the vRealize Orchestrator Plug-in for vCloud Director

During the preparations for an upcoming training course delivery, I ran into some issues while adding a vCloud Director Instance to vRealize Orchestrator. The vCloud Director plugin offers a workflow to add a connection. After providing the host settings and authentication information the workflow throws the following … [Read more...]

Trust self-signed certificates

In this video I’ll show you how to export a self-signed certificate from vCloud Director and import this certificate into the trusted root certification authorities store.   … [Read more...]

VMware Labs has released a new Fling – Imager

Imager provides a FULLY automated and elegantly simple way to build clean Windows 10 VMs from scratch in one seamless flow. Provide Imager with the preferred Windows installation media ISO and it will do all the hard work producing a fully provisioned VM or sysprepped golden image. Use the image within your Horizon … [Read more...]

VMware vEXPERT Award

I've received 3 vEXPERT awards. many thanks @VMware @vExpert @vCommunityGuy Corey Romero, and the VMware Social Media & Community Team. … [Read more...]

Getting Started with VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid

In this short demo, we give a quick overview of VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid capabilities and then show an example of installation and where we will have a Kubernetes cluster ready for application deployment. Learn about Tanzu Kubernetes Grid. … [Read more...]

New Technical White Paper – Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 7.0, Update 3

This Technical White Paper provides tips that help administrators maximize the performance of VMware vSphere 7.0, Update 3. Sections cover hardware selection, ESXi and virtual machines, guest operating systems, and virtual infrastructure management.   … [Read more...]

Free Badge – VMware Skyline Advisor Pro Technologist

The VMware Skyline Advisor Pro Technologist badge validates skills for supporting, managing, and planning environments through proactive monitoring and issue remediation. The badge holder helps organizations use VMware Skyline Advisor Pro to proactively avoid issues before they occur, increase network reliability and … [Read more...]