Category: VMware

Evolving the VMware vSphere Security Configuration Guides

If you’ve watched any of my YouTube videos over the last year or so you know that I’m fond of Bruce Schneier’s essay “The Process of Security.” He wrote it in the year 2000, and in it he espouses the...

/ 10 February 2021

What’s New in the Early February 2021 Release of VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

With every release, VMware Cloud on Dell EMC refines itself as an enterprise-optimized infrastructure as-a-Service solution that scales up in density and capacity, providing enterprises with a fully managed, on-premises solution built to handle advanced workloads and virtual desktop environments...

/ 2 February 2021
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Why Choose VMware Virtualization for Kubernetes and Containers

Over the past 20+ years, virtualization has become a standard infrastructure building block for hundreds of millions of applications, including those on public cloud. It triumphed because of the powerful abstraction it provides over physical hardware, allowing for better utilization,...

/ 28 January 2021
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Advanced Cross vCenter Server Migration Integrated in vSphere 7 U1c

The latest vSphere patch is released. Next to various improvements and fixes, the Advanced Cross vCenter Server vMotion (XVM) feature is also part of this patch release! Make sure to check out the release notes of the vSphere 7 Update...

/ 18 December 2020
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Using VMware Cloud Director Sizing Policies for SAP HANA Workloads

One of newer additions to VMware Cloud Director (VCD) is the ability to use a VM sizing policy – or VDC Compute Policy – to provide granular resource control on a per VM basis. In this post, I will review...

/ 15 December 2020
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Join us LIVE in a Few Hours to Talk SECURITY!

What are you doing at 1:30 PM Central today? Why don’t you join our YouTube LIVE Stream where Mike Foley, Ken Drori, and I (Bob Plankers) talk about the present state and future directions of VMware vSphere Security? Mike is...

/ 9 December 2020
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core.vmware.com: A New Site for Technical Information

This past summer the technical marketing teams behind VMware Cloud Foundation, vSAN, and vSphere came together under one hypothetical “roof” inside VMware. Just like with roommates or relationships, when people move in together one big question is “where does all...

/ 7 December 2020
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VMware vCloud Usage Meter 4.3 Deployment Guide

In this blog post, I will show all of the steps required to operationalize vCloud Usage Meter 4.3, or UM, within your data center. With the end of availability of Usage Meter 3.6.1, it is imperative that all VMware Cloud...

/ 1 December 2020
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Photon OS 4.0 Beta Release is now available

Photon OS team at VMware is pleased to announce the Beta release of the Photon 4.0. Photon 4.0 builds upon the innovation of our enterprise class, Open Source virtual appliance OS, which can be found powering thousands of deployments the...

/ 7 November 2020
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VMware Tools Is Now a Separate Product

Overview VMware Tools are an indispensable component of the vSphere environment, be it to enhance the VM’s overall performance or to ensure that VMs are secure, safeguarded, and hardened. VMware tools have always played an essential and critical role. Up...

/ 6 November 2020
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Bitfusion 2.5.0 Release Gives You the Features You Want

VMware announces the release of vSphere Bitfusion version 2.5.0 with exciting new features, these include bare metal support for clients, backwards compatibility for clients, improved health checks, and much more. You can read the details on the TechZone, here. Source:...

/ 6 November 2020
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Quick Fix: vSphere with Tanzu – no persistent volumes available for this claim and no storage class

I’ve been grappling with vSphere with Tanzu for the past week or so and while I haven’t completely nailed how things operate end to end in this new world, i’ve been able to get to a point beyond the common...

/ 4 November 2020