Category: VMware

Performance Study on PMEM in vSphere

Persistent Memory (PMEM) is modern technology that provides us with a new storage tier that will be beneficial for Enterprise Applications that need reduced latency and flexible data access. Examples are (in-memory) database platforms for log acceleration by caching, data...

/ May 16, 2019

Streamline Business Workflows with New Workspace ONE Mobile Flows in Intelligent Hub

Employees today are constantly on the go and information is coming at them from a variety of places. Users are bombarded with tasks and to-dos and can only humanly handle so much at one time. The mobile worker depends more...

/ May 16, 2019

Secure your Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

Are you running Hyper-Converged Infrastructure or about to make the transition to HCI? Moving to HCI requires organizations to rethink how they store and secure their data from the foundation to the application. VMware HCI includes end-to-end security for applications,...

/ May 15, 2019

Which vSphere CPU Scheduler to Choose

The release of vSphere 6.7 Update 2 brought with it a new vSphere CPU scheduler option, the Side-Channel Aware Scheduler version 2 (SCAv2) or “Sibling Scheduler.” This new scheduler can help restore some performance lost to CPU vulnerability mitigations, but...

/ May 15, 2019

OpenShift on the VMware SDDC – Architectural Overview

In this blog, we explore in-depth how VMware and Red Hat are collaborating to better integrate OpenShift Container Platform and VMware’s software-defined data center (SDDC) infrastructure stack per the recent announcement.  We have many mutual customers looking to leverage the...

/ May 9, 2019

HTML5 Web Client Fling: A Feature Catch-up

Flings are awesome! Have you heard about VMware’s Flings website? It’s packed with free tools (130 at the time of writing) that can make your life much easier, and it’s where a number of features are road tested before they...

/ April 30, 2019

Announcing VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

At VMworld last year, we announced Project Dimension, which extends VMware Cloud to deliver the SDDC infrastructure and hardware as-a-service to customers’ on-premises locations. Because it is a cloud service, VMware takes care of operating the infrastructure: deploying it; troubleshooting...

/ April 30, 2019

vSphere and VMware Cloud on AWS at Dell Technologies World 2019

Are you attending Dell Technologies World? The VMware team is excited to meet you at the show. We would love to tell you about the latest offerings on vSphere and VMware Cloud on AWS. Please join us to learn about...

/ April 23, 2019

Removing VMware vCloud Availability 3.0 Plugin from vCenter

Recently, I had this come up where I had to remove the vCloud Availability 3.0 (vCAv) plugin from my lab vCenter. Today, there is not a way to do this through the vCAv on-premises appliance UI – it must be...

/ April 23, 2019

Building a Secure Data Center that You Can Carry in a Backpack with vSphere 6.7

Mobile data centers in the field help modern military forces stay connected and execute their missions. Cubic Mission Solutions works with VMware to deliver lightweight systems for the U.S. military and its allies that are truly portable, easy to use,...

/ April 17, 2019

Overview of VMware vCloud Availability 3.0 – Tenant Deployment, Protection Workflow, Resources

Once the provider site is operational, we are ready to bring the on-premises / Tenant site online for VMware vCloud Availability 3.0 (vCAv). Again, recap of the deployment steps: Deploy vCAv On-Premises Appliance Start configuration wizard Connect to vCAv Cloud...

/ April 16, 2019

vFlash Read Cache Deprecation Announced

We announced the depreciation of vFlash Read Cache (vFRC) in the release notes of vSphere 6.7 Update 2. vFRC continues to be supported for vSphere 6.0/6.5/6.7. However, the next major release will not. VMware vSphere Flash Read Cache is being deprecated....

/ April 15, 2019

What is the Impact of the VMKlinux Driver Stack Depreciation?

Current versions of ESXi 6.x are shipped with both the VMKlinux and the Native driver stack. Modern hardware is, in many cases, using the new Native drivers. However, older hardware may still depend on a VMKlinux driver module. We announced...

/ April 11, 2019

vCenter Server Converge Tool Enhancements in vSphere 6.7 Update 2

vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2 has been announced and with this release there have been enhancements made to the vCenter Server Converge Tool. VMware has now provided a topology overview of your Platform Services Controllers (PSCs) and vCenter Servers in...

/ April 10, 2019