It’s VMworld Registration Time!

Have you just returned from annual leave? It’s time to look ahead and register for the 2020 edition of VMworld “Online Around The Globe” on September 29th, 30th and October 1st. This year there’s only one VMworld for Americas, EMEA and APJ…and as you would expect, it’s an on-line … [Read more...]

How to connect vROps to TKG running in vSphere with Kubernetes

With the vRealize Operations Management Pack for Container Monitoring you get a wealth on information to monitor what’s happening inside your Kubernetes clusters. You can use the management pack to monitor your Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) clusters, including TKG Service clusters – that are TKG clusters that … [Read more...]

Register today for the vMA & vNS TechCon 2020!

It’s time for our annual vCommunity event around Management & Automation and Networking & Security. It’s time for the vMA & vNS TechCon 2020 – one event with two tracks focussed on two different topics: Management & Automation (vMA) and Networking & Security (vNS). October 29th is … [Read more...]

VMware Cloud Foundation 4: Licensing, Packaging and Bill of Materials

More than a year ago I published an article on VCF licensing, packaging and the bill of materials; this article was written with VCF 3.5 in mind. With VCF 4 available since April 2020, and the recent release of VCF 4.0.1 I decided to write an update on this topic. Let’s first recall, what is […] … [Read more...]

Deploy a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Cluster on vSphere 7

In two previous posts (here and here) I described how to enable vSphere with Kubernetes in vSphere 7. Although VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) is required from a licensing/support perspective to run vSphere with Kubernetes, it’s technically possible to enable vSphere with Kubernetes without VCF. After vSphere with … [Read more...]

Comparing Tanzu Kubernetes Grid offerings

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) provides a consistent, upstream-compatible implementation of Kubernetes, that is tested, signed, and supported by VMware. Tanzu Kubernetes Grid is central to many of the offerings in VMware’s Tanzu portfolio. As you might have noticed, there are currently five different TKG … [Read more...]

Join us on May 28th for a vPubQuiz around VCF & Hybrid Cloud

The vPubQuiz is targeted at a Dutch speaking audience, that’s why this article is also in Dutch. Inmiddels zijn er twee vPubQuizen achter de rug. Op 7 mei hebben we een vPubQuiz over #HCI gehad, op 14 mei was het onderwerp #CloudManagement. Bedankt voor jullie positieve reacties, we hopen dat iedereen dit … [Read more...]

How to deploy vSphere 7 with Kubernetes on a single not-nested ESXi node

In a previous article I explained how to deploy vSphere with Kubernetes on a nested two node ESXi environment. Because the deployment wizard doesn’t check if you have the required number of ESXi hosts available you can even choose to deploy vSphere with Kubernetes on a single host. William Lam already posted an … [Read more...]

vSphere 7 with Kubernetes – 2 Node Lab Deployment

I was really looking forward to get my hands on vSphere 7 with Kubernetes. Although a minimum of 3 hosts is required in a VCF setup, the vSphere Web Client told me a two node cluster should also suffice…and in the meantime I’ve learned even a one node (lab) deployment is an option. In this article […] … [Read more...]

Join us for our first Dutch vPubQuiz!

Ben jij ook zo enthousiast over VMware technologie en houd je wel van een spelletje? Dan is de on-line vPubquiz echt iets voor jou! In drie rondes (donderdag 7, 14 en 28 mei van 16:00 tot 17:00) testen wij jullie kennis op het gebied van #HCI, #CloudManagement en #VMwareCloud en passeren de nieuwste ontwikkelingen de … [Read more...]