Tuesday and Wednesday saw the first and second days of VMworld 2016 Europe – and they were filled with plenty of knowledge, learning, announcements, networking, and fun! Let’s take a look below: Announcements At VMworld, there were a few key announcements made. Notably: VMware Virtual SAN 6.5 Site Recovery Manager 6.5 SRM 6.5 sees the […]
Linux containers, and their use in the enterprise, are evolving rapidly. If I didn’t know this already, what I’m seeing at conferences like ContainerCon would confirm it. We’ve moved on from “what are containers, anyway?” to “let’s hunker down and get it right.” Recently, I attended and spoke at LinuxCon/ContainerCon Europe. Like LinuxCon/ContainerCon North America, […]
As the season shifts and the leaves change color here in New England I’m reminded of the constant transition in technology. In this case the industry shift to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) has really changed the color of infrastructure deployment in the datacenter. At VMware we recognized the power of this new platform early on and […]
This week at VMworld Europe, VMware announced vSphere 6.5 and VSAN 6.5 with an eye on: Simplifying the customer experience; Providing built-in security; and Extending support for traditional and next-gen apps. This great news extends to VMware Horizon customers, as we integrate, support and bundle VSAN and vSphere into our offerings. So, what features in […]
VMworld always provides an opportunity to better understand VMware’s strategic direction for the coming year. This year, there were several key announcements including VMware Cross Cloud Architecture, which allows customers to run, manage, connect and secure their apps across any cloud using a common operations platform. But, you may have missed an announcement pertaining to […]
There is a performance tuning guide available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.Please find the complete white paper here. The Performance Tuning Guide describes how to optimize the performance of a system running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. It also documents performance-related upgrades in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. While this guide contains procedures that are field-tested […]
vRealize Network Insight 3.1 released on October 6th with new a scalability capability. This new capability allows Network Insight to better support large enterprises. In this blog post I will cover the basics of Network Insight architecture, explain the new multi-node clustering feature and walk through the configuration of clustering in the user interface. Architecture […]
For those using and evaluating VMware’s Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) powered by Virtual SAN are reaping the benefits of the next-generation enterprise architecture for a software-defined datacenter that is consistently managed across private and hybrid clouds with the simplicity of vCenter. With the announcement of the VMware Cloud Foundation, VMware extends the vSphere concepts of abstracting and pooling together distributed […]
VMware VMworld 2016 STO9617 SPO Video – Containers & VVols a technical deep dive on new technologies
VMworld 2016: STO9617 SPO – Containers & VVols a technical deep dive on new technologies that revolutionize storage for vSphere From the fine folks at VMware VMworld.
There is a new release of VMware vSphere 6.5, the latest version of its industry-leading virtualization platform. This new release of vSphere features a dramatically simplified experience, comprehensive built-in security, and a universal app platform for running any app.vSphere 6.5 accelerates the customer transition to digital transformation and cloud computing by addressing key challenges: 3. […]
VMware’s VP and GM of Cloud Native Apps gives an overview of Photon Platform news coming out of VMworld 2016 Europe, including Kubernetes-as-a-Service and exciting updates to vSphere Integrated Containers availability. He also discusses how these developments will benefit enterprises. From the fine folks at VMware TV.
Today, VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are announcing a strategic partnership providing the ability to run a full VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) as a cloud service on AWS. This service will include all the enterprise tools you’re familiar with including vSphere, ESXi, VSAN and NSX. This article provides a technical preview of […]